Linux nerd, dog owner, and functional programmer. Co-host of TechSNAP and Linux Unplugged.
Wes Payne has hosted 134 Episodes.
Linux Action News 262
October 13th, 2022 | 20 mins 46 secs
activities, android, apple, asrock, aura, canonical, captive portal, chrome os, chromebooks, cloud gaming, compliance, data leak, desktop linux, discrete graphics, dns, enterprise, firefox, google, gpu, grapheneos, gunnir, intel arc graphics, ios, kate, kde, kwin, kwrite, lenovo, linux action news, linux news podcast, mesa, mullvad vpn, neon, open-source graphics, pixel, plank, plasma 5.26, plasma big screen, plasmoids, privacy, security, software upgrades, stadia, system settings, thunderbolt, ubuntu pro, vlc, vpn, wayland, widgets, wifi, x11
Plasma 5.26's standout features, Canonical flips the script on Red Hat, and why Android is leaking traffic outside VPNs.
Linux Action News 261
October 6th, 2022 | 19 mins 26 secs
6.1, accessibility, ai, amd, assistive software, backups, binary blob, btrfs, ceph, chat, clevo, collabora, data compression, debian, dyslexia, end-to-end encryption, face recognition, fedora, firmware, h.265, hardware, hevc, hybrid cloud, ibm, intel graphics, io_uring, jason ekstrand, k8s, keyboard shortcuts, kubernetes, lcd, linux 5.19.12, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux news podcast, lovelace, mail 2.0, mesa, ml, nextcloud, nextcloud hub 3, nextcloud talk, nvidia, nvk, object storage, odf, open source graphics, openshift, openstack, photos 2.0, radv, raid, raid5, raid6, raspberry pi 4, red hat, rook, rust, security, send protocol v2, send/receive, snapshots, software-defined storage, spectrum fusion, turing, v3d, virtio, vulkan, xfs
Our thoughts on IBM slicing up more of Red Hat, what stands out in Nextcloud Hub 3, and a few essential fixes finally landing in the Linux kernel.
Linux Action News 260
September 29th, 2022 | 20 mins 37 secs
22.09, aerospace, apple m, asahi lina, asahi linux, asteroid, call blocking, call screening, dart, dimorphos, drm, e2ee, element, encryption, flight 33, gcc, glibc, gnu toolchain infrastructure project, gti, hdmi, ingenuity, jpl, kernel, kinetic impact, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, linuxcopter, mars 2020, marshelicopter, matrix, matrix-js-sdk, mobile linux, nasa, perseverance, plasma mobile gear, podcasts, red hat, rust, sdk, security, sfc, sleep timer, software freedom conservancy, sourceware, space exploration, vulnerability, wayland
The controversial change for the GNU Toolchain, critical vulnerabilities in popular Matrix clients, and the significant milestone for the Ingenuity LinuxCopter this week.
Linux Action News 259
September 22nd, 2022 | 20 mins 45 secs
20.04, 6.1, accent panel, asahi linux, asus, async, builder, c, canonical, chromebook, concurrency, coreboot, files, foreign function api, framework, framework chromebook, glib, gnome 43, google, gpu drivers, gtk, gtk 4, intel e1000, intelligent edge computer, iot, java 19, jvm, latency, libadwaita, linus torvalds, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, lts, m-n threading, miguel ojeda, nxp i.mx8m, openjdk, parallel programming, pe100a, performance, perl, pixelbook, preemptive multitasking, privacy setting screen, quick settings, reactive, right to repair, risc-v, rust, system76, thelio, thelio redesign, throughput, titan c, virtual threads, wayland
GNOME 43 highlights, Canonical's new hardware partner, and why we're disappointed in the Framework Chromebook.
Linux Action News 258
September 15th, 2022 | 23 mins 32 secs
2038 problem, ai, alien labs, async i/o, at&t, busybox, chromebook, chromeos, cryptocurrency miner, dark mode, digital wallets, ebpf, edr, embedded devices, facebook, firewall, fork, google, interpreter, io_uring, iptables, jens axboe, josh triplett, linux action news, linux foundation, linux foundation europe, linux news podcast, linux plumbers conference, lpc, malware, meta, mettle metasploit, ml, musl, nftables, nvme, open source, open source summit europe, opencl, openwallet foundation, openwrt 22.03, optimization, owf, performance, pixelbook, polymorphic encoder, posix_spawn, pytorch, reverse shell, router, rust, security, shellcode, shikata ga nai, shikitega, vfork, virus, vulnerability, western digital, wifi 6, xmrig
The Linux Foundation takes a victory lap, Google kills another community-loved project, and key moments from the Linux Plumbers Conference.
Linux Action News 257
September 8th, 2022 | 19 mins 58 secs
a2dp aac receiver, aac decoder, arch, electron, fwsetup, grub, linux action news, linux news podcast, mircosoft teams, nmap 7.93, opus, pipewire 0.3.57, progressive web app, pwa, subsea cloud, suse 30th, uefi, unbootable system, underwater datacenter, underwater datacenter environmental impact, webview2
Linux goes underwater, Microsoft kills the Teams' Linux app, and the nasty GRUB bug some of us could not avoid.
Linux Action News 256
September 1st, 2022 | 17 mins 27 secs
accessibility, bios, canonical, debian, debian debates, dhcp, feral interactive, firmware, foss, fwupd, gamemode, gaming on linux, general resolution, ipv6, linux action news, linux hardware support, linux kernel, linux news podcast, lvfs, mptcp, multi-path tcp, networking, networkmanager, non-free firmware, pine64, risc-v, snap packages, snapcraft, software freedom, star64, starfive, ubuntu, uefi
Debian’s firmware future is up for debate, Pine64 teases a RISC-V SBC, and some of your favorite tools just got new tricks.
Linux Action News 255
August 25th, 2022 | 20 mins 11 secs
aarch64, alyssa rosenzweig, apple m, asahi, asahi linux by the end of the year, firefox 104, flatpak 1.14.0, flatpak command-line, gpu driver, idle ui, imagination bxe-4-32, kernel patches, kexec, kickstarter, linux action news, linux foundation technical advisory board, linux news podcast, mesa, metal, neverball, opengl, perl, risc-v, risc-v dev board, sifive, starfive, super early bird special, tab, visionfive 2, webmin
Details on two new efforts in the Linux kernel, the Pi-like RISC-V board that just hit its funding goal, and a significant milestone for Asahi GPU driver development.
Linux Action News 254
August 18th, 2022 | 19 mins 39 secs
abi, android 13, anti-cheat, aosp, arch linux, art runtime, asus, bluetooth le, btrfs, carlos o'donell, checksums, copy-on-write, debian, debian day, debian's 29th birthday, defcon, doom, dt_gnu_hash, dt_hash, eac, easy anti-cheat, elf, encryption, epic, gabi, gaming on linux, glibc, glibc 2.36, gnu c library, google, google play, gpl, hardware hacking, ifixit, ios, jailbreak, john deere, kyle wiens, libstrangle, linux 5.20, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, lru vm, major version number, mobile, oneplus, pierre-loup griffais, pixel, predictive back gesture, preempt_rt, proton, proton 7.0.4, real-time kernel, right to repair, rust, samsung galaxy, security, semantic versioning, sick codes, steam, tablets, timing attack, touchscreen, valve, windows, windows ce
A Linux jailbreak that's a win for Right to Repair, our favorite things in Android 13, and the major features that just missed the Linux 6.0 window.
Linux Action News 253
August 11th, 2022 | 21 mins 56 secs
apt, bare metal, bernstein v u.s., btrfs stream v2, cbl-mariner, chainguard, compute express link, crypto mixer, cryptocurrency, cxl, decentralization, ethereum, fedora, ffmpeg 5.1, fio, firefox, foss, free speech, github, io_uring, ipfs, kodi, kubernetes, kubevirt, linux 5.15, linux 5.20, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, major version number, matthew green, media storage, microsoft, mpv, nfs, npm, oem install, open source, operating system, preempt_rt, purdue, python, raspberry pi 4 gpu driver, red hat, rpm, rust, sigstore, snapcraft, specially designated nationals, supply chain security, tornado cash, ubuntu 22.04.1, unattended install, vlc, xfs
GitHub steps in it this week, Microsoft's Linux distribution now runs on bare metal, FFmpeg gets IPFS support, and the odd thing going on with the kernel.
Linux Action News 252
August 4th, 2022 | 19 mins 59 secs
amd, apple m1 nvme, apple soc, arm64, asahi linux, bluetooth, cm4, comet lake, compute module, docker, dxvk, fedora 37, fedora workstation, fesco, flatpak, gaming on linux, git, github, halo infinite, hardware, intel, io_uring, kde, lenovo, linaro, linus torvalds, linux, linux 5.19, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux gaming, linux laptop, linux news podcast, m2, macbook air, malware, mark pearson, mesa, meta, need for speed 3, ninja blade, nvidia, oem, pi 400, plasma, preempt_rt, proton, raspberry pi 4, risc-v, rust, security, shared fences, skylake, steam, steam deck, steam market share, stephen lacy, supply chain attack, valve, virtual keyboard, vulkan, wifi, xfs, zstd
The real story behind the "Massive GitHub Malware attack," significant updates for the Steam Deck, and the inside scoop on Lenovo's big Linux ambitions.
Linux Action News 251
July 29th, 2022 | 18 mins 33 secs
abb, automotive linux, bios, btrfs, bytedance, c++, carbon, centos, compression, copy-on-write, desktop linux, dm-crypt, ecryptfs, encryption, ext4, filesystems, fscrypt, general motors, gnome 43, go, google, gpl, hardware initialization, hybrid cloud, ibm, intel, kernel scheduler, kexec, linutronix, linux 5.20, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux server, llvm, locking, luks, matt hicks, native filesystem encryption, open source, performance-critical software, pipewire, plasma, preempt_rt, preemption, programming languages, raspberry pi, realtime, red hat, rust, snapshots, this week in gnome, this week in kde, tiktok, ultifi, uncompressed kernel, x86, zfs
Red Hat hints at its future direction, why realtime might finally come to Linux after all these years, and our reaction to Google's ambitious new programing language.
Linux Action News 250
July 21st, 2022 | 14 mins 39 secs
apple, apple silicon, apt, asahi lina, asahi linux, bugss, decentralized chat, e2ee, element, federation, foss, gles, glmark2, gpu, hector martin, krita, libudev1, linux action news, linux news podcast, m1n1, m2, mac os ventura, matrix, mesa, microsoft, microsoft store, obs, open source, openbsd, opengl, package managers, scale 19x, ubuntu, udev, video rooms, windows store
Microsoft makes a hard about-face, a significant fix for Ubuntu 22.04 is in the works, and the recent breakthrough by the Asahi Linux project.
Linux Action News 249
July 14th, 2022 | 22 mins 26 secs
alan coopersmith, amd, app image, arvind krishna, cve, debian, debian testing, desktop linux, egpu, enterprise linux, glinux rodete, google, gpu, graphics driver, ibm, kde slimbook 4, launch lite, linux action news, linux hardware, linux news podcast, lts, matt hicks, matthew garrett, mechanical keyboard, microsoft, open firmware, open hardware, oracle, out-of-bounds access, package managers, paul cormier, plasma, probono, red hat, rhel, rolling release, secure boot, secured-core pcs, security, sieve, system76, thunderbolt, tpm, ubuntu, uefi, wayland, x.org, x11
Why Google says we should all go rolling, Red Hat's got a new boss, Microsoft gets called out, and why it might be the year of Linux hardware.
Linux Action News 248
July 7th, 2022 | 21 mins 11 secs
arm, canonical, centralization, cgroups, chrome, code repository, copilot, coreboot, deepcomputing, fedora, fedora 37, foss, git, github, give up github, lemur pro, lennart poettering, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, memory pressure, mesa, oom, opengl, psi, pulseaudio, raspberry pi 4, red hat, risc-v, roma, sfc, software freedom conservancy, swap, system76, systemd, systemd-oomd, ubuntu, ubuntu mate, vcs, vulkan, xcalibyte
The new movement to leave GitHub, an Ubuntu bug biting 22.04 users, the hardware platform Fedora might start taking seriously, and a major desktop dev departs Red Hat.
Linux Action News 247
June 30th, 2022 | 14 mins 53 secs
accessibility, address book, apple, apple m2, asahi linux, bios, bytecode, christian schaller, efi, fedora 37, fedora coreos, fedora server, fesco, firefox, gaming on linux, geolocation, gpt, gtk4, hector martin, high-contrast, homeserver, kvm, linux action news, linux news podcast, lukas tyrychtr, m1n1, matrix, mozilla, pcie, pdf, red hat, rhel, security, steam, steam deck, stratis 3.1, synapse, synapse 1.61.1, text editor, thunderbird, thunderbolt, url preview, valve, vi, vim, vim9 script, vimscript
Fedora gets serious about its server editions, our thoughts on Valve's increased Steam Deck production, and the surprising results of booting Linux on the Apple M2 SoC.