Linux Action News

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

156 episodes of Linux Action News since the first episode, which aired on May 5th, 2017.

  • Linux Action News 123

    September 15th, 2019  |  25 mins 4 secs
    centos 8, cloudflare, dns-over-https, doh, firefox test pilot program, firefox vpn, fwupd, gnome 3.34, gnome firmware, linux academy, linux action show, linux news podcast, linux watch, lvfs, pinetime, private network beta

    Speed is the big story around GNOME 3.34, two new major Firefox security features start to roll out, and we explain the CentOS 8 delay.

  • Linux Action News 122

    September 8th, 2019  |  24 mins 32 secs
    android 10 features, block autoplay, browser fingerprinting, codeready containers, dark theme, digital wellbeing, enhanced tracking protection, firefox 69, focus mode, gesture navigation, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, linux action show, linux news podcast, live caption, location controls, mozilla, pine64, pinebook pro, pinephone, privacy controls, red hat, security updates, ship date, smart reply, sound amplifier

    Android 10 has a lot we like while the PinePhone is real and closer than we thought.

  • Linux Action News 121

    September 1st, 2019  |  20 mins 24 secs
    chris beard, chromebook, chromeos, coding education challenge, cryptocurrency, email, endless, enterprise, exfat, firmware, gnome, gram, kernel, linux action show, linux news podcast, microsoft, mozilla, oin, patents, telegram, thunderbird

    Microsoft continues to prove how much it loves Linux while Google tries to eat their lunch, mixed news from Mozilla, and good stuff from GNOME.

  • Linux Action News 120

    August 25th, 2019  |  27 mins 15 secs
    android 10, ccc, confidential computing, firmware update, firmware-manager, fwupd, google, ibm, intel, linux action show, linux foundation, linux news podcast, lvfs, microsoft, openpower foundation, openpower summit, pop!_os, power isa, power9, ppc, red hat, rubygems, rust, system76, webmin backdoor

    More tools to keep your Linux box and cloud servers secure this week, OpenPOWER responds to Risc-V competition, and we ponder the year-long open-source supply chain attacks.

  • Linux Action News 119

    August 16th, 2019  |  20 mins 46 secs
    amp, amp + ssr, best practices badge program, core infrastructure initiative, hidpi, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes security audit, linux action news, linux news podcast, multi-display,, security audit working group, xfce 4.14, xubuntu

    We go hands-on with the big Xfce release that took four years and five months to develop. Kubernetes gets an audit that might just set a precedent, and Google has a new feature for AMP that has us all worked up.

  • Linux Action News 118

    August 9th, 2019  |  28 mins 41 secs
    19.10, android, ark compiler, eoan ermine, fuchsia os, gpu, grub, hardware interfaces, harmony os, huawei, jupiter broadcasting, kepler, libreoffice 6.3, linux action show, linux format, linux journal, linux news podcast, maxwell, microkernel, nouveau, nvidia documentation, pascal, ubuntu, volta, zfs on linux, zfs on root

    Ubuntu integrates ZFS even further, NVIDIA starts publishing GPU documentation, and Harmony OS makes its debut.

  • Linux Action News 117

    August 4th, 2019  |  28 mins 6 secs
    android choice screen, contract for the web, dns-over-https, doh, freeoffice, gnome shell, google in europe, gulkan, jupiter broadcasting, kwin, linux academy, linux action show, linux app summit, linux news podcast, manjaro, openvr, plasma, vr desktop, xrdesktop

    Manjaro's news starts us off and leads us into a bigger philosophical question about open source development.

  • Linux Action News 116

    July 28th, 2019  |  29 mins 49 secs
    16-core risc-v, accelerometers, alibaba, android, coreos container linux, cve-2019-13615, fedora coreos, immutable infrastructure, jean-baptiste kempf, linux action show, linux news podcast, mozilla webthings, pingtouge, sailfish os, seitseminen, spearphone, videolan, vlc, webthings gateway

    Fedora CoreOS is introduced and its future looks bright, VLC's president debunks security claims, Mozilla debuts an open-source router firmware and the Android flaw that might be our favorite in years.

  • Linux Action News 115

    July 21st, 2019  |  21 mins 38 secs
    antergos, dolphin, emulators, endeavouros, evilgnome, gnome extension malware, gpodder maintainer, jupiter broadcasting, linux 5.3, linux action show, linux news podcast, macbook keyboard linux support, retroarch, roms, steam, ubuntu-wsl

    We're pleasantly surprised by a new Linux distro, EvilGnome malware spies on Gnome Shell users, and more good news for MacBook Linux users.

  • Linux Action News 114

    July 12th, 2019  |  21 mins 45 secs
    canonical, e-marked, fedora, firefox 68, firefox addon outage, flatpak, gnome-software, ibm, internet villain, ispa, jupiter broadcasting, linux news podcast, linux-distros, mozilla, pale moon breach, post mortem, raspberry pi 4, red hat deal, snap plugin, snap store, usb-c

    Another project breach raises significant questions, Fedora considers dropping Snaps in Gnome Software, and has the ISPA let Mozilla off the hook?

  • Linux Action News 113

    July 7th, 2019  |  36 mins
    2019 internet vilain, buster, chromeos, control group, debian 10, dns over https, dns queries, docker, doh, fuchsia, galliumos 3, ispa, jupiter broadcasting, linus vs tanenbaum, linux action show, linux news podcast, mcmrarm, microkernel, mozilla news service, mozilla vpn, namespace, unionfs, zircon

    We try out Debian 10 Buster and cover what's new. There is a fresh Linux distro for Chromebooks that is very appealing, and the ISPA calls Mozilla a villain.

  • Linux Action News 112

    June 30th, 2019  |  34 mins 3 secs
    20.04 lts, buster, cortex-a72, debian, eben upton, firefox random password generator, gregkh, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux news podcast, linux-distro, microsoft,, raspberry pi 4, raspbian, sasha levin, ubuntu 19.10, ubuntu 32-bit

    We've got the new Raspberry Pi 4 and share our thoughts, why Microsoft applied to join the linux-distros mailing list, and Ubuntu's 32-bit future is clarified.

  • Linux Action News 111

    June 23rd, 2019  |  26 mins 24 secs
    32bit, android tablets, bitcoin, canonical,, chrome tablets, chromeos, cryptocurrency, facebook, fedora, flatpak, i386, libra, linux action show, linux news podcast, mattermost, openmandriva, sack vulnerabilities, slack ipo, snap, steam, ubuntu

    Ubuntu sets the Internet on fire, new Linux and FreeBSD vulnerabilities raise concern, while Mattermost raises $50M to compete with Slack.

  • Linux Action News 110

    June 16th, 2019  |  31 mins 45 secs
    apple, bitcoin, cern, chris beard, cloud native computing foundation, cryptocurrency, facebook cryptocurrency, firefox premium, huawei, jupiter broadcasting, libra, libra association, linux academy, linux action show, linux news podcast, malt, microsoft, mozilla services, paypal, sailfish, sailfish fork, stablecoin, stripe, uber, vpn service

    Elders in the community show us how to properly build services, Huawei is reportedly working on a Sailfish OS fork and Apple joins the Cloud Native club.

  • Linux Action News 109

    June 9th, 2019  |  34 mins 59 secs
    android, apache 2.0 license, azure, bruce perens, bsl, business source license, chrome, chromecast, cockroachdb, copyleft, dbaas, enahce tracking protection, facebook container, fedora, firefox, google pixel, huawei, lineage, linux action show, linux desktop, linux news podcast, mariadb, microsoft, national secuirty, oracle, osi, stadia, ubuntu

    Mozilla's master strategy becomes clear, CockroachDB surrenders to the software as a service reality, while Microsoft and Oracle link up.

  • Linux Action News 108

    June 2nd, 2019  |  21 mins 19 secs
    azazel rootkit, chinaz, docker root bug, docker symlink, gparted 1.0, hiddenwasp, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux news podcast, mirai, unity editor, w3c, web hypertext application technology working group, whatwg, winnti-linux, world wide web consortium, xhtml

    Frankenstein Linux malware and a Docker bug that's blown out of proportion get our attention this week.