Linux nerd, dog owner, and functional programmer. Co-host of TechSNAP and Linux Unplugged.
Wes Payne has hosted 134 Episodes.
Linux Action News 278
February 2nd, 2023 | 19 mins 43 secs
appcenter, appimage, canonical, cosmic desktop, debian, dynamic render, elegance, elementary os 7, freebsd, hellosystem, horus, human interface guidelines, iced toolkit, improved battery life, libxfce4windowing, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, macos, multi-monitor, offline updates, pop!_os, qt, rust programming language, security, simplicity, support, system76, ubuntu community, ubuntu pro, usability, virtualbox, wayland, xfce, xwayland
A lot happened in the free desktop world this week, we cover the impressive releases, changes, and surprises.
Linux Action News 277
January 25th, 2023 | 15 mins 48 secs
32-bit applications, 64-bit, cisco, container runtime, containers, copy protection, cve, cve-2019-5736, desktop distro, docker, end of life, esm, extended security maintenance, fedora, gaming on linux, giuseppe scrivano, h.264 codec, h.265, hardware enablement, hwe, image-overwrite attacks, iot, kubernetes, linus torvalds, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux desktop, linux distributions, linux news podcast, lts, lukasz zemczak, media foundation, memfd, multiarch, nixos, obs, open build system, openh264, opensuse, pe format, podman, prctl, proton, runc, security, software patents, steam, ubuntu, ubuntu 22.04.2, ubuntu community, ubuntu pro, user namespaces, video codecs, wine, wine 8.0, wow64
An Ubuntu expiration date approaches, openSUSE has a new handy solution, and the container security issue that remains unfixed.
Linux Action News 276
January 19th, 2023 | 16 mins 44 secs
adblock plus, adblocking, auditing, browser extensions, buffer overflow, c, christoph hellwig, cve-2023-0179, daniel berrange, declarativenetrequest, emulated network, firefox, firefox 109, go, iptables, jfs, journaling filesystems, kernel, libvirt, libvirt 9.0, linux, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, macos, manifest v3, mozilla, netfilter, networking, nft_payload, nftables, oss-sec, packet filtering, passt, perl, privilege escalation, python, qemu, qumranet, red hat, reiserfs, responsible disclosure, security, snapshots, stack overflow, sysctl, ublock origin, unprivileged user namespaces, virtualization, vlan, webrequest api, windows
A high-profile Linux kernel network flaw, we put JFS on a death watch, and break down the controversial Firefox update this week.
Linux Action News 275
January 12th, 2023 | 12 mins 21 secs
alexander motin, amd, arc, buffers, canonical, daniel van vugt, drm, dynamic triple buffering, file systems, gaming on linux, gnome 44, gpu re-clocking, gpu system processor, gpus, greg kroah-hartman, gsp, gtk4, intel arc, ixsystems, karol herbst, kde, kde wiki, linear, linux 4.9, linux 6.1, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts kernel, memory copies, multi-monitor support, mutter, nate graham, nouveau, nvidia, nvidia vulkan driver, nvk, open-source graphics, openzfs, oss, performance, phoronix, plasma 5.27, raspberry pi, rtx 2000, rust, the talos principle, uncachable buffers, uncompressed data, usb-c, vulkan, vulkan 1.0, x11, zfs
OpenZFS has performance gains inbound, the end of a Linux era, and the achievement unlocked by the open-source NVIDIA driver.
Linux Action News 274
January 5th, 2023 | 17 mins 1 sec
Android is getting RISC-Y, the handy new Google tool going open source, the next nail in the coffin for ZFS on Ubuntu, and why you were right about smart speakers all along.
Linux Action News 273
December 29th, 2022 | 17 mins 33 secs
akademy 2022, anaconda, apple hardware, apple silicon, application themeing, arm, arm acquisition, asahi linux, canonical, christian schaller, cpufreq, d-installer, dbus, drm, fedora, flutter, gaming on linux, gles, gnome, gnome shell, gpu, gtk4, hector martin, kde, libadwaita, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, m1, m2, nvdla, nvidia, open-source graphics drivers, opengl, opensuse, pipewire, plasma, proton, raspberry pi, rust, sdd, steam deck, steamos, trim, ubuntu, valve, wayland, web-based installer, wireplumber, yast
There are some stories so big they need a little more air time.
Linux Action News 272
December 22nd, 2022 | 15 mins 16 secs
act, actions, amd, audio, automation, bluetooth, christopher barnatt, ci/cd, continuous deployment, continuous integration, desktop linux, eben upton, electronics, explaining computers, git, gitea, gitea actions, gpu acceleration, graphics, hardware, hardware acceleration, kde, linux action news, linux news podcast, nvidia, open-source, pi 5, pipewire, plasma, pulseaudio, qt, raspberry pi, samsung, security, software, software development, supply chain, technology, vulnerabilities, wayland, wireplumber, x11, xfce, xfce 4.18
Why we won't see a new Raspberry Pi until 2025, the first steps to Plasma 6 are being taken, and PipeWire gets a major Bluetooth upgrade.
Linux Action News 271
December 15th, 2022 | 19 mins 7 secs
2fa, activitypub, almalinux, apple silicon, borrow checker, btrfs, centos, centos stream, cern, chrome, cpu-entry-area, decentralized, efi, federation, fediverse, fermilab, gcc, gccrs, gnu compiler collection, google, graphics drivers, intel arc, intel on demand, io_uring, jupiter.tube, kaslr, kernel, kernel address space layout randomization, lhc, linux 6.1, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, live streaming, llvm, lts, merge window, mfa, mglru, monitoring, object storage, opengl, opentelemetry, otp, peertube, peertube 5, pinephone, raid5, raid6, red hat, rhel, rust, scientific computing, security, video editing, vulkan, wayland, wine, wine on wayland, youtube
Why the next kernel will be "the merge window from hell," a holiday gift for Wayland users, and how the open source community could do more to take on YouTube.
Linux Action News 270
December 8th, 2022 | 17 mins 25 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, android, android 13, apple m1, apple silicon, arm, asahi linux, buffer overflow, capability-based-security, capsicum, cockpit, cpufreq driver, d-bus, d-installer, fedora, firefox, floppies, floppy disk driver, freebsd, gaming on linux, gl2, gles 2.0, gnome, google, graphics drivers, icmp, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, m2 hardware, memory safety vulnerabilities, mobility phosh, opengl, opensuse, ping, purism, rust, rust adoption, security, suse, tumbleweed, vulkan, wayland, web-based installer, x11, yast
The Linux kernel has some exciting updates this week, including a significant Asahi milestone and some good news for Android. Then we take openSUSE's new web-based installer for a spin.
Linux Action News 269
December 1st, 2022 | 17 mins 29 secs
accel, anker, arm gpu, camera footage, chromecast update, clamav, classic ubuntu ecosystem, composefs, compute accelerator subsystem, cve-2022-36449, drm-accel, drm-next, eufy, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, loopback mounts, mir, ostree, ota-24, paul moore, pixel 6, podman, project zero, ubuntu touch, unity, unity remix, wayland
Old school Ubuntu has a new cool, Google calls out Google, and some IoT news you can use.
Linux Action News 268
November 24th, 2022 | 15 mins 46 secs
accel, ai, apple silicon, arch linux, asahi installer, asahi linux, audio, bluetooth, broadcom, compute accelerator subsystem, direct rendering manager, drm, external usb, habana labs, hardware acceleration, headphones, inet wireless daemon, integrated speakers, intel, intel gna, intel wifi, iwd 2.0, linux action news, linux audio, linux news podcast, linux plumbers conference, m1, m1n1, m2, macbook, michael larabel, ml, networking, nvidia nvdla, oded gabbay, peter robinson, phoronix, phy driver, power management, power saving, power usage, reverse engineering, s2idle, s3 suspend, thunderbolt 4, usb 3, usb boot, wifi, wireless, wireless internet
The contested subsystem coming soon, a sobering assessment of wireless support in Linux, and a triumph for free software.
Linux Action News 267
November 17th, 2022 | 15 mins 59 secs
accelerated graphics, ami, aws, cm4, codecs, coreos, craig loewen, dvcs, facebook, fedora, fedora cloud, fedora linux 37, firefox, git, gnome 43, google, google summer of code 2023, gsoc, gtk 4, h.264, hyperv, hypervisor, linux 6.1, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, memory safety, mercurial, meta, microsoft, miguel ojeda, networking, open source, pi4, raspberry pi, rust, rust for linux, sapling, translation layer, v3d, vcs, version control, virtual file system, vulkan, wifi, windows store, windows subsystem for linux, wsl, wsl 1.0
We tried Fedora 37 on the Pi 4, the Google surprise this week, and our thoughts on the WSL 1.0 release.
Linux Action News 266
November 10th, 2022 | 18 mins 40 secs
.net, .net 7, arm64, camera api, canonical, coder radio, community, compression, documentation, fireside chat, fwupd 1.8.7, gpu, graphics api, haptic, ibm power, intel, intel innovation 2022, kamaros, khronos, libcamera, linus torvalds, linux action news, linux news podcast, lvfs, mark shuttleworth, microsoft, open-source, opengl, pat gelsinger, prague, pwa, star labs, starfighter, teams, thunderbolt 4, ubuntu summit, uefi, vulkan, work-from-home, xz
Microsoft's new goodies for Linux users, the Ubuntu Summit wraps up, and our takeaways from the recent fireside chat with Linus Torvalds.
Linux Action News 265
November 3rd, 2022 | 17 mins 27 secs
4k random writes, apple m1, asahi linux, batching callbacks, bcachefs, buffer overflow, cow, disk allocator, fedora 37, freebsd, freebsd 14, freebsd ports, git, git forge, gitea, gitea fork, gitea limited, hector martin, idle power draw, irc, jason donenfeld, kent overstreet, kernel maintainers, lazy rcu, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, mac studio, non-profit, on-disk format changes, open letter, open-source governance, openssl, openssl 3.0.7, power savings, power usage, raid 5, raid 6, read-copy-update synchronization, security vulnerability, twitter, wireguard, x.509
What you need to know about that new OpenSSL vulnerability, the big bcachefs update we've been waiting for, and why the community is creating a Gitea fork.
Linux Action News 264
October 27th, 2022 | 11 mins 57 secs
22.10, 486 support, apple m1, asahi, btrfs, canonical, cpufreq, fedora 37, gitea, gnome 43, gpio, gpu driver, gtk4, hyperpixel, i486, kinetic kudu, linux action news, linux news podcast, lvm, m2, micropython, openssl, openssl 3.0.7, pipewire, raspberry pi pico w, steam snap, stratis, ubuntu, virtual linux workstation, wireplumber, xfs, zfs
The focus of the new Ubuntu release, Gitea's surprising announcement, and Linux prepares to drop another architecture.
Linux Action News 263
October 20th, 2022 | 17 mins 20 secs
camkes, cve-2022-41674, cve-2022-42719, cve-2022-42720, cve-2022-42721, cve-2022-42722, fedora 37, firefox 106, formal verfication, impervious, impervious.ai, kataos, libwebrtc 103, linux 6.1, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux wifi flaw, lts, mac80211, microkernel, release party, risc-v, rust, sel4, sparrow, suse, tu darmstadt, wayland, webrtc, wlan frames
What makes Google's new OS so secure, a critical WiFi vulnerability in the Kernel, and why Linus is tapping the hype breaks for Linux 6.1.