UK podcaster and FOSS advocate.
June 3rd, 2018 | 31 mins 1 sec
atari vcs, broadcom, clutter, endless layoffs, endlessos, eric anholt, essential, gnome 3, gnome on pi, huawei, linux news podcast, locked bootloader, raspberry pi, saumsung updates, v3d, vc4
Ubuntu-based Atari VCS crowd-funding is going very well, Endless employees are hit with layoffs, and why GNOME might be too fat for Pi.
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.
May 20th, 2018 | 22 mins 22 secs
18.04, android, asteroid os, efail, gnome binaries, gnupg response to efail, kubuntu 32bit, linux news podcast, malware in snap store, nautilus binaries, openpgp, steam link, wearos, windows subsystem for linux, wsl
Asteroid OS reaches 1.0, and Joe gives it a go. GNOME developers consider removing the ability to launch binaries, but punt for now. And the lessons learned from malware in the Snap Store.
May 13th, 2018 | 29 mins 2 secs
android of things, android p, chrome os linux apps, container linux, coreos, crosvm, google i/o 2018, kubernetes, linux news podcast, opensshift azure, project trebble, red hat, wsl on arm
It's confirmed Linux apps are coming to Chrome OS. Google is finally putting pressure on OEMs to ship security patches, and we try Android of Things.
May 6th, 2018 | 33 mins 21 secs
32bit, 64bit, cockpit, elementary os, fedora 28, fedora atomic, korora, linux action show, linux news podcast, lubuntu, lxqt, solus, ubuntu mate, ubuntu mate 18.10, void linux
Fedora fights for the user, Ubuntu Flavours draw the line, and why we're worried small distributions are starting to collapse.
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 8th, 2018 | 22 mins 54 secs
augmented reality, debian, firefox reality, linux kernel, linux news, linux-libre, microcode updates, mozilla, open source news, risc-v, steam machines, tor messenger, valvle, virtual reality
The Linux kernel gets a spring cleaning, things are going well for RISC-V, and Linux-Libre is clearly prioritizing freedom over security with their recent update.
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 25th, 2018 | 29 mins 11 secs
acrn, blockchain, firefox dns, firefox master password, gnome memory leak, iot, lg, linux foundation, linux in cars, linux news, open source, webos
webOS is back, and the Linux Foundation has a Hypervisor for your car. Plus some of GNOME's performance issues, Firefox changes, and the hidden files in Bitcoin's blockchain.
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 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.