UK podcaster and FOSS advocate.
August 12th, 2017 | 31 mins 36 secs
4k video on linux, android, canonical, discord, firefox, flatpak, google, hardware accelerated codecs, linux battery life, linux news, snaps, solus, streaming os updates, ubuntu, ubuntu 17.10, video playback
Flatpak and Snaps get a boost, changes to the Ubuntu community, and development on Ubuntu 17.10 and taken an interesting turn. Plus good news about Firefox and Android updates.
August 6th, 2017 | 29 mins 15 secs
bitcoin cash, btrfs, gnome desktop, krita, linux action news, linux news, permabit, podcast, red hat, ubuntu
Surprising details in how Ubuntu's Gnome desktop is getting implemented, Krita hits some troubles but the community comes to the rescue, Bitcoin splits, Firefox sends, and Red Hat gives up on Btrfs.
July 29th, 2017 | 31 mins 33 secs
adobe, debian, fedora, fedora 26, flash, linux news, mozilla, opensuse, project common voice, reproducible builds, ubuntu
A good week for desktop Linux with news from Ubuntu, Fedora, and openSUSE. Plus our take on the pending death of Flash, some great work by the Debian project, and Mozilla updates us on Project Common Voice.
July 22nd, 2017 | 30 mins 12 secs
17.10, 18.04, desktop survey, firefox, firefox market share, google glass, intel nuc, linux news, phoenix os, podcast, remix os, ubuntu
Android for the desktop might be dead, Google Glass is back, Firefox is going extinct, and the latest Ubuntu is ready for a shakedown.
July 15th, 2017 | 30 mins 32 secs
beaker, fedora, linux, podcast, pop!_os, solus, system76, ubuntu, windows 10, yunit
Fedora 26 is out, progress on the Unity 8 fork, Ubuntu in the Windows Store, more Pop!_OS details, peer to peer web browsing and more.
July 9th, 2017 | 28 mins 31 secs
2017 linux laptop survey, endless, gnome, iot, linux, linux news, mozilla, mycroft, podcast, raspberry pi, sailfish, tuxedo, ubuntu, upstream, youyota
Endless OS gets a big update, Tuxedo announces its own distro, Mycroft's hilariously rough edges, and Mozilla's plans to tame IoT.
July 2nd, 2017 | 25 mins 1 sec
chris fisher, debian, flatpack, gnome, hyper-threading, intel, joe ressington, linux news, microsoft, mir, podcast, pop!_os, snap, suse, system76, ubuntu, wayland, windows store
SUSE hits the Windows Store, System76 announces Pop!_OS, Mir is back with a plan, and Debian warns of Hyper-Threading issues.
June 25th, 2017 | 24 mins 49 secs
2017 linux laptop survey, 4k, 60fps, focus, gstreamer, hardware acceleration, jolla, linux, linux news, mozilla, opus, project common voice, ubuntu, unity 7, unity-session, va-api, vaapi
More hardware acceleration comes to desktop Linux, Mozilla launches ambitious new projects, Unity 7 fans can rejoice & Jolla has an important update.
June 18th, 2017 | 30 mins 41 secs
canonical livepatch, debian, debian 9, firefox 54, freenas 11, jessie, minio, omv, openmediavault 3, stretch, tails 3, ubports
More competition in desktop Linux, Debian 9, Tails 3, Firefox 54, FreeNAS 11 & OpenMediaVault 3 get released.
June 11th, 2017 | 26 mins 44 secs
docker, fractional scaling, gnome, gnupg, linuxkit, lubuntu, lxde, lxqt, ubuntu, wireguard
A look at the future of the Ubuntu desktop and one of its flavors, plus Docker aims to improve Linux security upstream with LinuxKit.
June 4th, 2017 | 34 mins 42 secs
agl, ambient os, automotive grade linux, coreboot, gtk3, plasma desktop, software conservancy, xfce
Two Linux desktop classics make big strides, Coreboot joins the Conservancy, and Toyota cars will soon run Linux. And we discuss Andy Rubin's plan to take over the world.
May 28th, 2017 | 41 mins 42 secs
chrome, coreboot, devuan, firefox, librem, linux news podcast, nextcloud, purism, solus
NextCloud goes global, Devuan hits one, Solus keeps expanding, Firefox is trying, but Chrome has won. And more progress on Coreboot.
May 21st, 2017 | 36 mins 58 secs
android o, appcenter, desktop team, elementary os, extensions, gnome, linux, linux subsystem, mycroft, pay-what-you-want, survey, tizen, ubuntu, windows server, wsl
Ubuntu's Gnome plans start to form, and they want your input. The Linux subsystem is coming to Windows Server, and Mycroft is finally ready to ship.
May 14th, 2017 | 32 mins 41 secs
android, canonical, fedora, fuchsia, ipo, lede, linux, linux news, microsoft, openwrt, suse, treble, ubuntu, wsl
Canonical IPO is a go, Microsoft brings more Linux to Windows, OpenWRT and LEDE agree on Linux-for-routers peace plan, and Google launches project Treble.
May 5th, 2017 | 30 mins 21 secs
android, debian, devuan, google, grsecurity, linux, mp3, nexus, open source, raspberry pi, security
It's not even the first proper episode but Chris and Joe talk about kernel security, UEFI Secure Boot, the latest Raspberry Pi news, Nexus devices being abandoned and MP3 becoming (sort of) free.