Linux Action News

Our weekly take on the free and open source world.

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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.

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  • Linux Action News 10

    July 15th, 2017  |  30 mins 32 secs
    beaker, fedora, linux, podcast, pop!_os, solus, system76, ubuntu, windows 10, yunit

    Fedora 26 is out, progress on the Unity 8 fork, Ubuntu in the Windows Store, more Pop!_OS details, peer to peer web browsing and more.

  • Linux Action News 9

    July 9th, 2017  |  28 mins 31 secs
    2017 linux laptop survey, endless, gnome, iot, linux, linux news, mozilla, mycroft, podcast, raspberry pi, sailfish, tuxedo, ubuntu, upstream, youyota

    Endless OS gets a big update, Tuxedo announces its own distro, Mycroft's hilariously rough edges, and Mozilla's plans to tame IoT.

  • Linux Action News 8

    July 2nd, 2017  |  25 mins 1 sec
    chris fisher, debian, flatpack, gnome, hyper-threading, intel, joe ressington, linux news, microsoft, mir, podcast, pop!_os, snap, suse, system76, ubuntu, wayland, windows store

    SUSE hits the Windows Store, System76 announces Pop!_OS, Mir is back with a plan, and Debian warns of Hyper-Threading issues.

  • Linux Action News 7

    June 25th, 2017  |  24 mins 49 secs
    2017 linux laptop survey, 4k, 60fps, focus, gstreamer, hardware acceleration, jolla, linux, linux news, mozilla, opus, project common voice, ubuntu, unity 7, unity-session, va-api, vaapi

    More hardware acceleration comes to desktop Linux, Mozilla launches ambitious new projects, Unity 7 fans can rejoice & Jolla has an important update.

  • Linux Action News 6

    June 18th, 2017  |  30 mins 41 secs
    canonical livepatch, debian, debian 9, firefox 54, freenas 11, jessie, minio, omv, openmediavault 3, stretch, tails 3, ubports

    More competition in desktop Linux, Debian 9, Tails 3, Firefox 54, FreeNAS 11 & OpenMediaVault 3 get released.

  • Linux Action News 5

    June 11th, 2017  |  26 mins 44 secs
    docker, fractional scaling, gnome, gnupg, linuxkit, lubuntu, lxde, lxqt, ubuntu, wireguard

    A look at the future of the Ubuntu desktop and one of its flavors, plus Docker aims to improve Linux security upstream with LinuxKit.

  • Linux Action News 4

    June 4th, 2017  |  34 mins 42 secs
    agl, ambient os, automotive grade linux, coreboot, gtk3, plasma desktop, software conservancy, xfce

    Two Linux desktop classics make big strides, Coreboot joins the Conservancy, and Toyota cars will soon run Linux. And we discuss Andy Rubin's plan to take over the world.

  • Linux Action News 3

    May 28th, 2017  |  41 mins 42 secs
    chrome, coreboot, devuan, firefox, librem, linux news podcast, nextcloud, purism, solus

    NextCloud goes global, Devuan hits one, Solus keeps expanding, Firefox is trying, but Chrome has won. And more progress on Coreboot.

  • Linux Action News 2

    May 21st, 2017  |  36 mins 58 secs
    android o, appcenter, desktop team, elementary os, extensions, gnome, linux, linux subsystem, mycroft, pay-what-you-want, survey, tizen, ubuntu, windows server, wsl

    Ubuntu's Gnome plans start to form, and they want your input. The Linux subsystem is coming to Windows Server, and Mycroft is finally ready to ship.

  • Linux Action News 1

    May 14th, 2017  |  32 mins 41 secs
    android, canonical, fedora, fuchsia, ipo, lede, linux, linux news, microsoft, openwrt, suse, treble, ubuntu, wsl

    Canonical IPO is a go, Microsoft brings more Linux to Windows, OpenWRT and LEDE agree on Linux-for-routers peace plan, and Google launches project Treble.

  • Linux Action News 00

    May 5th, 2017  |  30 mins 21 secs
    android, debian, devuan, google, grsecurity, linux, mp3, nexus, open source, raspberry pi, security

    It's not even the first proper episode but Chris and Joe talk about kernel security, UEFI Secure Boot, the latest Raspberry Pi news, Nexus devices being abandoned and MP3 becoming (sort of) free.