UK podcaster and FOSS advocate.
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 25th, 2018 | 20 mins 47 secs
fedora, lineageos, linux news podcast, risc-v, signal, signal foundation, tech talk today, ubuntu, unity 8, whatsapp
Open Source salvation from Android and iOS gets closer this week, an update on Ubuntu's metrics collection, and huge news for Signal and RISC-V Linux fans.
February 18th, 2018 | 32 mins 11 secs
amp, amp for email, amp stories, dtrace, firefox ads, gpl2, linux action show, linux news, linux on galaxy, nintendo switch, plasma, podcast, ubuntu, ubuntu metrics
A famous Solaris tool comes to Linux, Firefox is baking in ads, and Google wants to take over the web with AMP.
February 11th, 2018 | 30 mins 57 secs
android x86, appcenter, elementary os, fail0verflow, hidpi, iot, juno, linux action show, linux news podcast, mate, mozilla, nextcloud 13, nintendo switch, plasma desktop, project things, vlc 3
It's week of major project releases, elementary OS gears up for some contested changes, and Mozilla has a solution for the world's IoT mess.
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.
January 28th, 2018 | 34 mins 33 secs
bsd usage, convergence, intel, linus torvalds, linux action show, linux news podcast, meltdown, mycroft mark ii, pursim, spectre, ubuntu lts, wayland, xorg
Ubuntu is switching back to Xorg, Linus calls out Intel, and are the BSDs dying?
Plus how you can start testing Plasma Mobile, Pursim aims for convergence, and Mycroft is back!
January 21st, 2018 | 24 mins 33 secs
credit card compromise, debconf17, glinux, linux action show, linux news podcast, marcus baw, meltdown, nhos, nhsbuntu, oneplus, openhealthhub cic, red hat, spectre, ubuntu, wine 3.0
A major open source milestone, some OnePlus users compromised, Google switches to Debian, and we have Spectre and Meltdown updates.
January 14th, 2018 | 24 mins 1 sec
aarch64, arm64, armv8, barcelona, fedora, google amp, linux action show, linux news podcast, lkml.org, nextcloud talk, switch to foss, ubuntu 17.10.1
Barcelona is switching to FOSS the right way, Nextcloud launches P2P encrypted video calls, big changes are coming to Google's AMP, and why the BSD camp is laughing at Linux this week.
January 7th, 2018 | 27 mins 54 secs
anbox, bitcoin, bradley kuhn, eben moglen, fuchsia, google, intel, karen sandler, lan, linux, linux action show, linux news, meltdown, ota 3, pixelbook, project anbox, sfc, sflc, software freedom conservancy, software freedom law center, spectre, ubports, x86
We start with good news, fun speculation, and an open source success story. Then we get into Meltdown and Spectre.
December 19th, 2017 | 31 mins 55 secs
2018 predictions, apache, arch, bitcoin, bitcoin predictions, fedora, gnome, linux 2018 predictions, linux action show, linux news, linux top 10, pipewire, plasma, server, ubuntu, vulcan, wayland
Our top 4 predictions for Linux in 2018, and then we shift gears and give you the top 6 things we hope just might happen.
December 18th, 2017 | 27 mins 57 secs
2017 trends, desktop linux, linux action show, linux headlines of 2017, linux news, linux news podcast
Chris and Joe look back at the big news stories of 2017, some notable trends, the changes that impacted Desktop Linux users, and the topics that dominated the community discussion.
December 17th, 2017 | 27 mins 22 secs
amazon linux 2, firefox, intel me, linux action show, linux news, looking glass, mozilla, openssh, podcast, software freedom conservancy, software freedom law center, windows 10
Mozilla violates users' trust, Amazon has a new Linux, OpenSSH is coming to Windows, and Intel blocks disabling of the Management Engine.
Plus an update on the Conservancy's fight with the Software Freedom Law Center and more.
December 10th, 2017 | 24 mins 55 secs
android go, arm, bitcoin, fake news, intel me, linux action show, linux news, linux news podcast, mediatek, mozilla, oath, yahoo
The Ghost of Yahoo and Mozilla go to battle, the right way to abandon a project, the coming UK Bitcoin crackdown, and Android GO is released to OEMs.
December 3rd, 2017 | 35 mins 7 secs
bitcoin, blockchain, common voice, debian, ethereum, facebook, google, gpl2, gplv2, ibm, linux action show, linux lts, linux news, mozilla, podcast, project deep speech, raspbian, red hat
Bitcoin breaks $10k and we ponder its true value, big companies join the compliance-first approach to GPLv2, we spot some red flags in the latest Raspbian x86 release, and Mozilla has a new open source project.
November 26th, 2017 | 23 mins 57 secs
android, brad spengler, google, i3, kees cook, linus torvalds, linux kernel, location data, mir, security, sway, tracking, ubuntu, wayland, xfce
Android tracking more invasive than previously known, Ubuntu wants your ideas for Mir, Linus gets heated about Kernel security and we focus on the technical issue at the heart of the matter.
November 19th, 2017 | 27 mins 14 secs
arm, atomic, backdoor, fedora, firefox, linux, linux action show, linux news, lts kernel, mate, oneplus, project quantum, qualcomm, red hat, unity 7, xubuntu
Fedora goes modular, Firefox makes a quantum leap, and a Linux classic makes a come back. Plus a big moment for the Kernel, Red Hat goes ARM, and OpenPlus has a backdoor with a twist.