UK podcaster and FOSS advocate.
October 1st, 2017 | 24 mins 32 secs
atari console, canonical, linux lts, microsoft, nextcloud, nextcloud encryption, osi, skype for linux, ubuntu 17.10, wayland, xfree kwin
Atari has a Linux powered console, some brief Ubuntu updates, and the biggest Kernel news in years.
September 24th, 2017 | 24 mins 54 secs
android, drm, eff, eme, facebook, foss, gnome, librem 5, linux, patents, pipewire, react.js, red hat, replicant, ubports, ubuntu
A huge week for mobile Linux, big multimedia news, DRM causes more upset and great patent news for FOSS.
September 16th, 2017 | 26 mins 39 secs
bluebourne, bluetooth, firefox containers, gnome, jupiterbroadcasting, kde, linux news, linux podcast, manjaro laptop, plasma mobile, purism, ubuntu
Gnome users have something to celebrate, Purism and KDE are working together, and Manjaro has some hardware.
September 10th, 2017 | 25 mins 39 secs
asteroidos, china bitcoin, connect watch, debian, docker market share, ico, jupiter broadcasting, lineages, linux action show, linux news, mozilla, nginx, nginx plus, online comments, opensuse market share, podcast, project treble, sailfish, smartwatch, talk, winbtrfs
Why AsteroidOS on your wrist is worth watching, what Project Treble means for future custom ROMs, Debian's Docker dominance, and why China might shut down Bitcoin exchanges.
September 3rd, 2017 | 25 mins 57 secs
android, blockchain, essential, kernel, linux, open source, phoenix os, reddit, ubuntu
More Ubuntu news, source being opened and closed, Android finally getting serious about the kernel, disappointments from Essential, Blockchain is about way more than Bitcoin and great news for Linux desktop marketshare.
August 26th, 2017 | 26 mins 52 secs
android oreo review, chrome enterprise, containers, jolla, jupiter broadcasting, librem 5, linux news, microsoft, openstack, purism, red hat, sailfish, ubuntu budgie
New Linux hardware, Purism's Librem 5, and Jolla's €50 Sailfish ROM. Plus Google goes for Microsoft's heart, while Microsoft gets cozier with Red Hat and SUSE pretends not to be upset about it.
August 19th, 2017 | 24 mins 16 secs
bitcoin fork, debian, encyrpted zfs, gnome, gpd pocket, jupiter broadcasting, lineage, linux news, oggcamp, pyra, raspbian, solus
A big batch of Debian updates, Gnome turns 20, Joe's report from OggCamp, the Solus trifecta, encrypted ZFS comes to Linux finally, and Bitcoin is forking, again.
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.