Linux Action News

Our weekly take on the free and open source world.

About the show

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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Episodes

  • Linux Action News 118

    August 9th, 2019  |  28 mins 41 secs
    19.10, android, ark compiler, eoan ermine, fuchsia os, gpu, grub, hardware interfaces, harmony os, huawei, jupiter broadcasting, kepler, libreoffice 6.3, linux action show, linux format, linux journal, linux news podcast, maxwell, microkernel, nouveau, nvidia documentation, pascal, ubuntu, volta, zfs on linux, zfs on root

    Ubuntu integrates ZFS even further, NVIDIA starts publishing GPU documentation, and Harmony OS makes its debut.

  • Linux Action News 117

    August 4th, 2019  |  28 mins 6 secs
    android choice screen, contract for the web, dns-over-https, doh, freeoffice, gnome shell, google in europe, gulkan, jupiter broadcasting, kwin, linux academy, linux action show, linux app summit, linux news podcast, manjaro, openvr, plasma, vr desktop, xrdesktop

    Manjaro's news starts us off and leads us into a bigger philosophical question about open source development.

  • Linux Action News 116

    July 28th, 2019  |  29 mins 49 secs
    16-core risc-v, accelerometers, alibaba, android, coreos container linux, cve-2019-13615, fedora coreos, immutable infrastructure, jean-baptiste kempf, linux action show, linux news podcast, mozilla webthings, pingtouge, sailfish os, seitseminen, spearphone, videolan, vlc, webthings gateway

    Fedora CoreOS is introduced and its future looks bright, VLC's president debunks security claims, Mozilla debuts an open-source router firmware and the Android flaw that might be our favorite in years.

  • Linux Action News 115

    July 21st, 2019  |  21 mins 38 secs
    antergos, dolphin, emulators, endeavouros, evilgnome, gnome extension malware, gpodder maintainer, jupiter broadcasting, linux 5.3, linux action show, linux news podcast, macbook keyboard linux support, retroarch, roms, steam, ubuntu-wsl

    We're pleasantly surprised by a new Linux distro, EvilGnome malware spies on Gnome Shell users, and more good news for MacBook Linux users.

  • Linux Action News 114

    July 12th, 2019  |  21 mins 45 secs
    canonical, e-marked, fedora, firefox 68, firefox addon outage, flatpak, gnome-software, ibm, internet villain, ispa, jupiter broadcasting, linux news podcast, linux-distros, mozilla, pale moon breach, post mortem, raspberry pi 4, red hat deal, snap plugin, snap store, usb-c

    Another project breach raises significant questions, Fedora considers dropping Snaps in Gnome Software, and has the ISPA let Mozilla off the hook?

  • Linux Action News 113

    July 7th, 2019  |  36 mins
    2019 internet vilain, buster, chromeos, control group, debian 10, dns over https, dns queries, docker, doh, fuchsia, galliumos 3, ispa, jupiter broadcasting, linus vs tanenbaum, linux action show, linux news podcast, mcmrarm, microkernel, mozilla news service, mozilla vpn, namespace, unionfs, zircon

    We try out Debian 10 Buster and cover what's new. There is a fresh Linux distro for Chromebooks that is very appealing, and the ISPA calls Mozilla a villain.

  • Linux Action News 112

    June 30th, 2019  |  34 mins 3 secs
    20.04 lts, buster, cortex-a72, debian, eben upton, firefox random password generator, gregkh, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux news podcast, linux-distro, microsoft, people.kernel.org, raspberry pi 4, raspbian, sasha levin, ubuntu 19.10, ubuntu 32-bit

    We've got the new Raspberry Pi 4 and share our thoughts, why Microsoft applied to join the linux-distros mailing list, and Ubuntu's 32-bit future is clarified.

  • Linux Action News 111

    June 23rd, 2019  |  26 mins 24 secs
    32bit, android tablets, bitcoin, canonical, change.org, chrome tablets, chromeos, cryptocurrency, facebook, fedora, flatpak, i386, libra, linux action show, linux news podcast, mattermost, openmandriva, sack vulnerabilities, slack ipo, snap, steam, ubuntu

    Ubuntu sets the Internet on fire, new Linux and FreeBSD vulnerabilities raise concern, while Mattermost raises $50M to compete with Slack.

  • Linux Action News 110

    June 16th, 2019  |  31 mins 45 secs
    apple, bitcoin, cern, chris beard, cloud native computing foundation, cryptocurrency, facebook cryptocurrency, firefox premium, huawei, jupiter broadcasting, libra, libra association, linux academy, linux action show, linux news podcast, malt, microsoft, mozilla services, paypal, sailfish, sailfish fork, stablecoin, stripe, uber, vpn service

    Elders in the community show us how to properly build services, Huawei is reportedly working on a Sailfish OS fork and Apple joins the Cloud Native club.

  • Linux Action News 109

    June 9th, 2019  |  34 mins 59 secs
    android, apache 2.0 license, azure, bruce perens, bsl, business source license, chrome, chromecast, cockroachdb, copyleft, dbaas, enahce tracking protection, facebook container, fedora, firefox, google pixel, huawei, lineage, linux action show, linux desktop, linux news podcast, mariadb, microsoft, national secuirty, oracle, osi, stadia, ubuntu

    Mozilla's master strategy becomes clear, CockroachDB surrenders to the software as a service reality, while Microsoft and Oracle link up.

  • Linux Action News 108

    June 2nd, 2019  |  21 mins 19 secs
    azazel rootkit, chinaz, docker root bug, docker symlink, gparted 1.0, hiddenwasp, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux news podcast, mirai, unity editor, w3c, web hypertext application technology working group, whatwg, winnti-linux, world wide web consortium, xhtml

    Frankenstein Linux malware and a Docker bug that's blown out of proportion get our attention this week.

  • Linux Action News 107

    May 26th, 2019  |  31 mins 32 secs
    antergos, av1, dark mode css, endeavour, ffmpeg, firefox 67, firefox profile, github sponsors, google glass 2, google glass enterprise, jupiter broadcasting, kaios, linux action show, linux news, manjaro, opensuse leap, videolan, webrender

    Firefox has a new speed trick, openSUSE Leap has a time-traveling kernel while the project plans for the future, and we react to Antergros coming to an end.

  • Linux Action News 106

    May 19th, 2019  |  29 mins 14 secs
    ai, amp, amp hiding url, amp-cache, deep learning, dual booting chromebook, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux news podcast, machine learning, mds, microsoft ai lab, pixelbook, python, pytorch model, red hat mds, signed exchange, signed-exchange, south korean linux switch, space partition tree and graph, sptag, sxg, vector search, zombieload

    ZombieLoad's impact on Linux, AMP to start hiding Google from the URL, and the huge Linux switch underway.

  • Linux Action News 105

    May 12th, 2019  |  31 mins 31 secs
    alpine linux, alpine root account, android, appstream, cve-2019-5021, gartner blockchain study, google, ibm acquisition, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes, linux action show, linux news podcast, linux on chromebooks, project mainline, red hat enterprise 8, red hat summit, rhel 8, ubuntu, windows terminal, wsl 2

    RHEL 8 is released, we report from the ground of the big announcement, Microsoft announces WSL 2 with a real Linux kernel at the core, and details on their new open source terminal.

  • Linux Action News 104

    May 5th, 2019  |  35 mins 12 secs
    amazon managed blockchain, blockchain, ethereum, fedora 30, firefox addon failure, hyperledger, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes, librem one, linux action show, linux news podcast, mark shuttleworth, matrix, multi-cloud, openstack, purism, red hat, rhel, riot, ubuntu advantage for infrastructure, ubuntu support

    Fedora 30 is out, we share our thoughts. Purism's new Librem One service is launched, we're rather skeptical and the reason might surprise you.

  • Linux Action News 103

    April 28th, 2019  |  20 mins 27 secs
    amazon ec2 a1, apple aws bill, aws, docker hub hack, docker on arm, dockercon 2019, france secure telegram, ibm, iot, linux action show, linux news podcast, machine learning, neoverse, nextcloud 16, red hat, suspicious login detection, tchap

    Docker Hub gets hacked, Nextcloud 16 has a new feature to prevent hacks, and France's 'Secure" Telegram replacement gets hacked within an hour.