Linux Action News
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Weekly Linux news and analysis by Chris and Joe. The show every week we hope you'll go to when you want to hear an informed discussion about what’s happening.
Linux Action News 41
February 18th, 2018
32 mins 11 secs
amp, amp for email, amp stories, dtrace, firefox ads, gpl2, linux action show, linux news, linux on galaxy, nintendo switch, plasma, podcast, ubuntu, ubuntu metrics
A famous Solaris tool comes to Linux, Firefox is baking in ads, and Google wants to take over the web with AMP.
Linux Action News 40
February 11th, 2018
30 mins 57 secs
android x86, appcenter, elementary os, fail0verflow, hidpi, iot, juno, linux action show, linux news podcast, mate, mozilla, nextcloud 13, nintendo switch, plasma desktop, project things, vlc 3
It's week of major project releases, elementary OS gears up for some contested changes, and Mozilla has a solution for the world's IoT mess.
Linux Action News 39
February 3rd, 2018
30 mins 57 secs
coreos, fsf bitcoin donation, gnome, gtk, kubernetes, lan, librem 5, libreoffice, linux action news, linux action show, linux news podcast, matrix, qt, red hat, riot.im, satus.im, snapcraft summit, snaps, testing plasma mobile, wayland
Red Hat shakes up the container world with its CoreOS purchase. Skype ships as a snap and Chris has a report from Canonical's recent development sprint.
Linux Action News 38
January 28th, 2018
34 mins 33 secs
bsd usage, convergence, intel, linus torvalds, linux action show, linux news podcast, meltdown, mycroft mark ii, pursim, spectre, ubuntu lts, wayland, xorg
Ubuntu is switching back to Xorg, Linus calls out Intel, and are the BSDs dying?
Plus how you can start testing Plasma Mobile, Pursim aims for convergence, and Mycroft is back!
Linux Action News 37
January 21st, 2018
24 mins 33 secs
credit card compromise, debconf17, glinux, linux action show, linux news podcast, marcus baw, meltdown, nhos, nhsbuntu, oneplus, openhealthhub cic, red hat, spectre, ubuntu, wine 3.0
A major open source milestone, some OnePlus users compromised, Google switches to Debian, and we have Spectre and Meltdown updates.
Linux Action News 36
January 14th, 2018
24 mins 1 sec
aarch64, arm64, armv8, barcelona, fedora, google amp, linux action show, linux news podcast, lkml.org, nextcloud talk, switch to foss, ubuntu 17.10.1
Barcelona is switching to FOSS the right way, Nextcloud launches P2P encrypted video calls, big changes are coming to Google's AMP, and why the BSD camp is laughing at Linux this week.
Linux Action News 35
January 7th, 2018
27 mins 54 secs
anbox, bitcoin, bradley kuhn, eben moglen, fuchsia, google, intel, karen sandler, lan, linux, linux action show, linux news, meltdown, ota 3, pixelbook, project anbox, sfc, sflc, software freedom conservancy, software freedom law center, spectre, ubports, x86
We start with good news, fun speculation, and an open source success story. Then we get into Meltdown and Spectre.
Linux Action News 34
December 19th, 2017
31 mins 55 secs
2018 predictions, apache, arch, bitcoin, bitcoin predictions, fedora, gnome, linux 2018 predictions, linux action show, linux news, linux top 10, pipewire, plasma, server, ubuntu, vulcan, wayland
Our top 4 predictions for Linux in 2018, and then we shift gears and give you the top 6 things we hope just might happen.
Linux Action News 33
December 18th, 2017
27 mins 57 secs
2017 trends, desktop linux, linux action show, linux headlines of 2017, linux news, linux news podcast
Chris and Joe look back at the big news stories of 2017, some notable trends, the changes that impacted Desktop Linux users, and the topics that dominated the community discussion.
Linux Action News 32
December 17th, 2017
27 mins 22 secs
amazon linux 2, firefox, intel me, linux action show, linux news, looking glass, mozilla, openssh, podcast, software freedom conservancy, software freedom law center, windows 10
Mozilla violates users' trust, Amazon has a new Linux, OpenSSH is coming to Windows, and Intel blocks disabling of the Management Engine.
Plus an update on the Conservancy's fight with the Software Freedom Law Center and more.
Linux Action News 31
December 10th, 2017
24 mins 55 secs
android go, arm, bitcoin, fake news, intel me, linux action show, linux news, linux news podcast, mediatek, mozilla, oath, yahoo
The Ghost of Yahoo and Mozilla go to battle, the right way to abandon a project, the coming UK Bitcoin crackdown, and Android GO is released to OEMs.
Linux Action News 30
December 3rd, 2017
35 mins 7 secs
bitcoin, blockchain, common voice, debian, ethereum, facebook, google, gpl2, gplv2, ibm, linux action show, linux lts, linux news, mozilla, podcast, project deep speech, raspbian, red hat
Bitcoin breaks $10k and we ponder its true value, big companies join the compliance-first approach to GPLv2, we spot some red flags in the latest Raspbian x86 release, and Mozilla has a new open source project.
Linux Action News 29
November 26th, 2017
23 mins 57 secs
android, brad spengler, google, i3, kees cook, linus torvalds, linux kernel, location data, mir, security, sway, tracking, ubuntu, wayland, xfce
Android tracking more invasive than previously known, Ubuntu wants your ideas for Mir, Linus gets heated about Kernel security and we focus on the technical issue at the heart of the matter.
Linux Action News 28
November 19th, 2017
27 mins 14 secs
arm, atomic, backdoor, fedora, firefox, linux, linux action show, linux news, lts kernel, mate, oneplus, project quantum, qualcomm, red hat, unity 7, xubuntu
Fedora goes modular, Firefox makes a quantum leap, and a Linux classic makes a come back. Plus a big moment for the Kernel, Red Hat goes ARM, and OpenPlus has a backdoor with a twist.
Linux Action News 27
November 11th, 2017
30 mins 5 secs
18.04, adwaita, apple, bitcoin, canonical, chromeos, crossover, cups, dex, gaming, gpl, linux action show, linux news, linux on galaxy, podcast, segwit2x, steam, ubuntu, valve, wine
Linux on Galaxy phones is further along than expected, Bitcoin's bad week explained, and CrossOver enables Windows apps, on ChromeOS.