May 27th, 2018 | 24 mins 17 secs
android malware, chromeos, essential phone, linux action news, linux apps on chromebooks, linux news podcast, lxqt, opensuse leap 15, portable systemd services, vsock
OpenSUSE Leap 15 is released, along a new LXQt, the Essential Phone getting canceled, and why older Chrombooks might be receiving the big Linux apps update.
April 29th, 2018 | 25 mins 38 secs
adapta, chrome os linux apps, gimp, kubuntu, librem 5, linux action news, linux news podcast, mate, material design, purism, ubports, ubuntu 18.04, ubuntu touch, xubuntu
Ubuntu 18.04 is out and we round up the new features, the flavors, and our first takes.
April 22nd, 2018 | 32 mins 14 secs
azure os, azure sphere, german government nextcloud, gnome memory leak, google allo, google talk, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft linux, rcs, reactos, trisquel review
Trisquel has a new release, and Chris tries out the new ReactOS. Plus our thoughts on Microsoft announcing their own Linux, the German government switching to NextCloud, and the fix is in for Gnome Shell's infamous "Memory leak".
April 15th, 2018 | 28 mins 34 secs
android patch gap, gamemode, google play, lineage, linux action news, linux news podcast, mozilla health report, open source news, zfs data loss
ZFS' first data loss bug comers to Linux, GameMode could have some serious potential, and Mozilla thinks the Internet is in bad shape.
April 1st, 2018 | 28 mins 39 secs
chromeos tablet, facebook container, firefox, firefox os, kodi auto complete, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft, open source, oracle vs google, wsl
ChromeOS comes to tablets, and we ponder why... Google removes Kodi from autocomplete results in an apparent bow to pressure, Firefox combats Facebook tracking, and Oracle vs Google is back for their biggest fight yet.
March 18th, 2018 | 25 mins 56 secs
acme v2, boxes, chromium snap, debian, eric raymond, firefox 59, firefox snap, gnome 3.28, let's encrypt, linux action news, linux news, open source ups, plattsburgh bitcoin ban, raspberry pi 3b+, upside, wil wheaton, wildcard certs
Gnome's new tricks, our favorite thing about the Raspberry Pi 3B+, Eric Raymond's call for an open source UPS, and the US city that banned Bitcoin mining.
March 11th, 2018 | 21 mins 11 secs
amp, blocks, debian, fedora iot, github, kali linux, linux action news, linux news, openwatch, scale review, scale16x, wsl
OpenWatch is trying to free your wrist and empower modular smart watches, Fedora's solution to the IoT mess, and more AMP shenanigans from Google to take over the web.
March 4th, 2018 | 23 mins 25 secs
chrome os, containers, crostini, heads, hyoer-v, jolla, kernel_lockdown, librem, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft, pursim, red hat, sailfish 3, secure boot, uefi secure boot
Developers are the new gold rush for OEMs and selling Linux is their way to get you to buy. Purism takes big steps to make their laptops more secure, the Linux kernel is ready for lockdown mode, and the new uses for Sailfish just might surprise you.
February 3rd, 2018 | 30 mins 57 secs
coreos, fsf bitcoin donation, gnome, gtk, kubernetes, lan, librem 5, libreoffice, linux action news, linux action show, linux news podcast, matrix, qt, red hat, riot.im, satus.im, snapcraft summit, snaps, testing plasma mobile, wayland
Red Hat shakes up the container world with its CoreOS purchase. Skype ships as a snap and Chris has a report from Canonical's recent development sprint.
November 5th, 2017 | 23 mins 35 secs
bitcoin, canonical, conservancy, gnome advisory board, ibm, jupiter broadcasting, law, librem 5, linux action news, linux action show, linux kernel enforcement statement, linux news, plasma mobile, sco, sflc, software freedom conservancy, software freedom law center, tormoil, ubuntu
The Plasma Mobile project sets humble goals, Firefox learns new tricks, a TOR flaw for Linux users, and Canonical joins the Gnome Advisory Board.
Plus a new report claims every Bitcoin transaction uses as much energy as your house in a week, and two legal matters that may have long-term impacts on the Linux community.