Linux nerd, dog owner, and functional programmer. Co-host of TechSNAP and Linux Unplugged.
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.
December 20th, 2020 | 31 mins 24 secs
3d modeling, accelerated mobile pages, ai, amp, amp cache, android things, android updates, ar, aws, blender, blender foundation, borealis, cerulean, chromebooks, chromeos, chromium os, cloudready os, crostini, decentralized, dendrite, facebook, gnome 40, google, gtk 4.0, header bidding, iot, java, linux action news, linux containers, linux news podcast, matrix, matrix social network, matrix.to, microsoft, neverware, project treble, qualcomm, raspberry p 3, security updates, snapdragon 888, steam, terence eden, unity, vr
Another Google project meets an untimely demise, but we find the silver lining.
December 13th, 2020 | 30 mins 34 secs
alder lake, amd zen 3, capabilities, centos, centos stream, creative labs soundblaster ae-7, fedora, fuchsia, google, gregory kurtzer, intel, linux 5.10, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts kernel, nintendo switch, nosymfollow, pci express, raspberry pi vc4, red hat, rocket lake, rocky linux, security, universal base image, v3dv, zircon
We explain the major changes to CentOS this week and break down the top four criticisms.
December 6th, 2020 | 29 mins 34 secs
aks, alsa, apple m1, budgie 10.5.2, chromium 84, cinnamon 4.8, cncf, containers, eks, eqt, gks, gnome 3.38.2, gnome 5.20.4, gnome os, graphics drivers, igalia, k3s, k8s, kde plasma 5.20.4, kubernetes, linux action news, linux hardware, linux mint 21, linux news podcast, mesa, michael larabel, phoronix, phoronix test suite, pulseaudio, rancher, rancher labs, raspberry pi os, suse, v3dv, vulkan, wayland
Desktop Linux users saw a lot of new features land this week, and SUSE might just have a new cloud-winning strategy.
November 29th, 2020 | 30 mins 10 secs
alexa, amazon, android, aws, breaking change, browser wars, canonical, cloud, cognito, containers, docker, email, feed reader, google, kinesis, linux action news, linux filesystems, linux news podcast, memory, microsoft, ntfs, oomd, outage, paragon, project astoria, project latte, psi, rate limiting, rdp, roomba, status page, systemd, ubuntu lts, udev, verified publisher program, vivaldi mail, wayland, weston, windows 10, wsl, wslg
What caused the recent major AWS outage, the breaking changes that just arrived upstream, and a new mail client for Linux.
November 22nd, 2020 | 30 mins 6 secs
apple m1, arm, browser wars, canonical, cef, chrome embedded framework, docker, docker desktop, eff, electron, epiphany, eqt, gimp, github, golang, google, librem 5, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, michael catanzaro, microsoft, mozilla, oauth, phosh, purism, riaa, servo, suse, ubuntu, youtube-dl
The details behind youtube-dl's return to GitHub, our thoughts on the rumored SUSE IPO, and our concerns with Servo's new home.
November 15th, 2020 | 26 mins 45 secs
accountsservices, backups, bitcoin, breaking changes, cilium, containers, cryptocurrency, cve, dbus, debian, ebpf, encryption, gdm3, gnome, kubernetes, kvm, linux action news, linux news podcast, lxc, networking, paypal, pine64, pinephone, plasma mobile, proxmox, proxmox backup server, rust, security, systemd, ubuntu, udev, user space, zfs
The Ubuntu bug you need to patch, PayPal's Bitcoin support goes live, and a breaking change inbound to systemd.
November 8th, 2020 | 26 mins 2 secs
android, arm, bpf, btf, cillium, co-re, dell, dell privacy driver, dell privacy screen, dtrace, ebpf, firefox, google root program, hardware kill switch, https, identrust, internet security, kubernetes, let's encrypt, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, monitoring, networking, raspberry pi 400, raspberry pi keyboard, raspbian, root certificates, ssl, tls
We review the Raspberry Pi 400. Then discover new features coming to Linux powered Dells.
November 1st, 2020 | 25 mins 15 secs
boothole, btrfs, codeplay, conservancy, fedora iot, gnome 3.38, james prior, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft, riaa, risc-v, risc-v linux pc, rolling cipher circumvention, secure boot flaw, sifive, ubuntu wsl, youtube-dl takedown
A RISC-V development PC is in the works, we have the details and try to set expectations.
March 14th, 2020 | 26 mins 8 secs
a cloud guru, add-ons, amazon, android, aws, bitnami, bottlerocket, cd, ci, containers, docker, docker desktop, docker hub, extensions, feature phone, firefox 74, gnome 3.36, google play, gresik, jupiter broadcasting, k8s, kaios, kubernetes, linux academy, linux action show, linux news podcast, linux weekly podcast, magisk, microsoft, microsoft edge, mobile, mozilla, pivotal, root, rust, saas, safetynet, software development, ssh, tanzu, tls, update, virtualization, vmware, vsphere 7, wsl2
Solid releases from GNOME and Firefox, bad news for custom Android ROM users, and a new container distro from Amazon.