Linux nerd, dog owner, and functional programmer. Co-host of TechSNAP and Linux Unplugged.
April 11th, 2021 | 22 mins 17 secs
adblockers, amazon, apple, arm, asahi linux, aws, azure, browser extensions, browser performance, cloud, cname-unmasking, edid, firefox, fragmentation, freedesktop.org, google, google chrome, hector martin, icloud, ingenuity, iommu, kde qt 5 patch collection, linux 5.13, linux action news, linux desktop, linux graphics, linux kernel, linux news podcast, linux-next, m1, mars, michael larabel, microsoft, mouser electronics, mozilla, nasa, nvidia, pcie, perseverance, phoronix, plasma, qt, qt 6, quantum, risc-v, rust, science, servo, sifive hifive unmatched, space exploration, ublock origin, vaapi, vgpu, vgpu_unlock, virtual gpu, virtualization, wayland, webrender
Don't buy that M1-powered Apple machine just yet, solving Wayland-driven fragmentation, and why Firefox is about to get an upgrade on Linux.
April 4th, 2021 | 27 mins 58 secs
almalinux, arch installer, archinstaller, centos, cloudlinux, eglstreams, gbm, georges stavracas, gnome 41, gnome hig, ibm, libadwaita, libhandy, linux, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft, nvidia, obs, obs studio wayland, openserver, pipewire, portals, red hat, rhel, rocky linux, sco, ubuntu on windows preview, ubuntuwsl, unix, unixware, wayland mesa patches, windows, wsl 2, wslconf, xinuos
The first CentOS clone is out, but it's the second part of their announcement that might be the most important.
Plus our reaction to SCO reigniting their decades-long fight with IBM and Red Hat, and the big news in GTK-land you might have missed.
March 28th, 2021 | 22 mins 24 secs
1.1.1h, carl richell, chip shortage, computer chips, cpu, cve, daniel newman, desktop environment, digital rights, elliptic curve, extensions, foss, free software, free software foundation, fsf, gesture, gnome 40, gnome foundation, gnome shell, gnu, gpu, gtk 4, hardware, kif leswing, libreplanet, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, mutter, neil mcgovern, open letter, openssl, patch, richard stallman, rms, security, silicon, system76, touchpad, upgrade, vulkan, workspaces
GNOME 40 is out and we chat with the project’s Executive Director about the technical and visual improvements in the new release.
March 21st, 2021 | 23 mins
android, canonical, dalton durst, etcher, f1, fedora 34, fuschia, gjs, gnome 40, gnome extensions, gnome os, google, google i/o, gtk 4+, just perfection, legacy apps on wayland, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux phone, milestone release, mutter, ota-16, overscan, pinephone, pixel 3a, raspberry pi, raspberry pi imager, red hat, sri ramkrishna, ssh, ubuntu mobile, ubuntu touch, volla phone, wayland, wi-fi, x11, xorg, xwayland 21.1, zircon
Mobile Linux OSes are looking better than ever this week, a new effort to keep legacy applications running on Linux, and the signals indicating a Fuchsia release is nigh.
March 13th, 2021 | 24 mins 1 sec
apple m1, asahi linux, boothole, bootloader, cloud, corellium, cosign, devicetree, eqt, fulcio, gnome 40 virtual monitors, grub 2.06, kubernetes, kvm, let's encrypt, linux action news, linux audio, linux foundation, linux news podcast, linux on m1, m1n1, nodejs, npm, paravirtualized drivers, purdue google, python, rancher labs, rekor, security, signature transparency log, signing service, sigstore, software supply chain, supply chain attack, suse ipo, tumbleweed, u-boot, virtio sound driver, virtual machines, webpki
The A-Team assembled to make open source more trustworthy, why we might be about to find out how much SUSE is worth, and some essential project updates.
March 7th, 2021 | 29 mins 41 secs
5.12, 5.12-rc1, canonical, cgroups, chrome, chromeos, chromium, cinnamon de, container plumbing days, containers, dart, data loss, double ungood, electron, extended stable, firefox, flutter 2, fuschia, google, gtk, hot reload, ken vandine, linus torvalds, linux action news, linux desktop apps, linux mint, linux news podcast, memory leak, namespaces, native applications, package manager, red hat, security, security updates, snap packages, snapcraft, software updates, swap, swap partition, swapfile, ubuntu, ubuntu installer, ui, update manager, virtualization
Canonical reveals long-term Ubuntu plans that you might have missed, and the "double ungood" warning from Linus this week.
February 28th, 2021 | 25 mins 52 secs
almalinux, asus, browser wars, canvas, centos, centos stream, clang, cloud native, containers, dell, expansion card, facebook, fedora, firefox 86, framework, gnome, google, gpu, gustavo silva, hacker laptop, kernel self protection project, konveyor, kubernetes, kubevirt, kvm, laptop, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, llvm, memory safety, modular, mtv, multiple picture-in-picture, nathan chancellor, nirav patel, nvme, oculus, openshift 4.7, openshift virtualization, orchestration, peter lauterbach, reader mode, red hat, repairable, rhel, rhel for open-source infrastructure, rocky linux, security, total cookie protection, upgradeable, usb-c, virtual machines, vm, webgl, wifi 6e, windows
Red Hat is still in damage control mode, a new hacker laptop called Framework makes bold promises, and what Google is spending money on in the Linux kernel.
February 21st, 2021 | 20 mins 21 secs
5.12, alexandros frantzis, apple, btrfs, codeweavers, collabora, containerd, containers, darrick wong, f prime, f´, gl, helicopter, idmapped mounts, ingenuity, jpl, linaro, linus torvalds, linux action news, linux gaming, linux kernel, linux news podcast, linuxcopter, lxd, m1, mars 2020, nasa, nvidia, openbsd, perseverance, proton, runc, space exploration, spaceflight, sparkfun, steam play, systemd, systemd-homed, virtio-fs, virtual machines, virtualization, vulkan, wayland, wine, wine-staging, x11, xfs, xwayland, zoned storage
We share some exclusive details about the Linux-powered gear that just landed on Mars, and the open-source frameworks that make it possible.
February 14th, 2021 | 27 mins
amd, android, azure, azure marketplace, breeze twilight, btrfs, canonical, cloud, custom keyboard, drm, epyc, fosdem 2021, fuchsia, google, intel xe graphics, kate, kde, kickoff menu, launch, launch configurable keyboard, lenovo, linux 5.11, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, microsoft, open hardware, plasma 5.21, rsync, rust, ryzen, ryzen 5000, skroutz, ssh tunnels, starnix, syscall emulation, syscall user dispatch, system76, tcp, ubuntu, wayland, wifi 6e, wine, zircon
Microsoft and Ubuntu's relationship is under a new spotlight this week.
February 6th, 2021 | 22 mins 35 secs
almalinux beta, apache rust, centos, cloud native computing foundation, container registry, docker distribution, docker hub backend, eben upton, encryption, github, gpg key, guacamole, harbor, hector martin, internet security research group, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, memory safe, microsoft repository, mod_tls, openssl, raspberry pi os, raspbian, rust, rustls, security, snap packages, snapcraft, ssl, stack overflow developer survey, tiobe index, tls, ubuntu core 20, vs code
The story behind a Microsoft repo shipping in Raspberry Pi OS, Canonical updates a special version of Ubuntu, and a couple of milestones the Linux world hit this week.
January 31st, 2021 | 20 mins 54 secs
almalinux, app store, ars technica, aws, baron samedit, bleepingcomputer, brian exelbierd, broadcam, centos, cloudlinux, ctrl iq, cve-2021-3156, debian, element, federated chat, fedora, gamestop, google, greg kroah-hartman, gregory kurtzer, hpc, jim salter, linux 5.10, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, matrix, mattermost, play store, qualys, red hat, robinhood, rocky linux, root, samsung, scott branden, security, software bug, sudo, telegram, the register, ubuntu, vulnerability, wallstreetbets
Google removes Matrix chat-client Element from the Play store, sudo has a major flaw with a long-tail, and Rocky Linux gets a boost.
January 24th, 2021 | 33 mins 58 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, apple m1, apple silicon, asahi linux, aws, centos, corellium, elastic, elasticsearch, foss, gnome 3.38, gnome 40, gtk4, hector martin, kibana, let's encrypt, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, mariadb, microcontrollers, mysql, nvme, open source, openzfs, osi, pi pico, project sandcastle, raspberry pi foundation, red hat, red hat developer program, rhel, rocky linux, security, ssl, sspl, tls, ubuntu
Why we don't think Red Hat's expanded developer program is enough, our reaction to Ubuntu sticking with an older Gnome release, and a tiny delightful surprise.
January 17th, 2021 | 30 mins 45 secs
almalinux, anti-cheat, apple m1, asahi linux, blizzard, breeze theme, centos, chrome, chromium, cloudlinux, containers, destiny 2, direct3d, docker, docker-compose, fedora, fingerprint manager, fingerprint reader, fractional scaling, google, haswell gt1, hector martin, iboot, igor seletskiy, igpu leak, intel, kde, ken thomases, kickoff menu, krunner, kubernetes, kwin, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, macos, meltdown, microsoft edge, pe, plasma 5.21, podman, red hat, security mitigations, spectre, systemd, vulkan, wayland, windows, wine 6.0, xfce, xfce 4.16
Impressive updates for some beloved open source projects, and AlmaLinux—a leading CentOS alternative—is born.
January 10th, 2021 | 26 mins 40 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, app grid, apple m1, asahi linux, collabora, commercial software, decentralized, dock, erik kurzinger, federation, gnome 40, gnome shell, gpu, gtk, hector martin, kde, library, linux action news, linux news podcast, live streaming, lts, mesa, nvidia, overview, panfrost, peertube, plasma, qt, qt 5.15, qt 6, the qt company, toolkit, touch gestures, tuukka turunen, video hosting, video streaming, wayland, wendell wilson, x11, xorg, xwayland
We explain the recent Qt upset, and then go hands-on with the new PeerTube release.
January 3rd, 2021 | 22 mins 32 secs
amd, amd radeon, bfs, big navi, centos, centos stream, con kolivas, concurrency, exfat, facebook, gnome, gnome 40, gnome circle, gnome os, google stadia, graphics drivers, gtk 4, intel, intel xe graphics, kde, ktask, kvm, lennart poettering, linus torvalds, linux, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft, oomd, oracle, plasma, radeon rx 6000, rdp, red hat, ryzen 5000, samsung, scheduling, spinlocks, systemd, systemd-homed, udev, wayland, wsl2, zen 3
A lot of open source development was packed into 2020, we recap some of the standout moments you should know about.
December 27th, 2020 | 27 mins 26 secs
2021 linux predictions, bitcoin prediction, linux action news, linux predictions, review
Our annual predictions episode kicks off with a review of what we got right and wrong for 2020, and then we speculate wildly about what could happen in 2021.