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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 5th, 2017 | 23 mins 35 secs
bitcoin, canonical, conservancy, gnome advisory board, ibm, jupiter broadcasting, law, librem 5, linux action news, linux action show, linux kernel enforcement statement, linux news, plasma mobile, sco, sflc, software freedom conservancy, software freedom law center, tormoil, ubuntu
The Plasma Mobile project sets humble goals, Firefox learns new tricks, a TOR flaw for Linux users, and Canonical joins the Gnome Advisory Board.
Plus a new report claims every Bitcoin transaction uses as much energy as your house in a week, and two legal matters that may have long-term impacts on the Linux community.
October 28th, 2017 | 26 mins 29 secs
android, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, flatpak, google play, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux mint, linux news, podcast, solus, solus 4, tor, zfs on linux
Big changes coming to Linux Mint, hope for ZFS upstream in Linux, and Mozilla helps out TOR. Plus how Russia may help legitimize cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, and Solus makes a call for help.
October 22nd, 2017 | 33 mins 38 secs
dex, gnome, intel me, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux desktop, linux kernel community enforcement statement, linux news podcast, lirbrem, lvfs, nextcloud, pursim, red hat, samsung, ubuntu 17.10, ubuntu mate, xubuntu
Linux on Samsung phones, Intel ME disabled on Purism laptops, big Kernel news, and Ubuntu 17.10 is out.
October 14th, 2017 | 24 mins 40 secs
cryptocurrency, fwupd, jupiter broadcasting, lan, librem 5, linux action show, linux news, linux-steam-integration, monero, oneplus, oxygen os, plasma 5.11, purism, snaps, solus, steam
Fixing Steam on Linux for good, new toys for Fedora and Plasma users, OnePlus gets busted, and Librem 5 gets funded.
October 7th, 2017 | 32 mins 35 secs
bitcoin, bitcoin gold, chromeos, equihash, ethereum, lightningasic, linux news, munich, oracle, sailfish x, segwit2x
Google's new hardware fails to impress, Sailfish X becomes a reality, and the most disappointing thing about Munich's slide back to proprietary software. Plus why Bitcoin Gold is the people's coin.
October 1st, 2017 | 24 mins 32 secs
atari console, canonical, linux lts, microsoft, nextcloud, nextcloud encryption, osi, skype for linux, ubuntu 17.10, wayland, xfree kwin
Atari has a Linux powered console, some brief Ubuntu updates, and the biggest Kernel news in years.
September 24th, 2017 | 24 mins 54 secs
android, drm, eff, eme, facebook, foss, gnome, librem 5, linux, patents, pipewire, react.js, red hat, replicant, ubports, ubuntu
A huge week for mobile Linux, big multimedia news, DRM causes more upset and great patent news for FOSS.
September 16th, 2017 | 26 mins 39 secs
bluebourne, bluetooth, firefox containers, gnome, jupiterbroadcasting, kde, linux news, linux podcast, manjaro laptop, plasma mobile, purism, ubuntu
Gnome users have something to celebrate, Purism and KDE are working together, and Manjaro has some hardware.
September 10th, 2017 | 25 mins 39 secs
asteroidos, china bitcoin, connect watch, debian, docker market share, ico, jupiter broadcasting, lineages, linux action show, linux news, mozilla, nginx, nginx plus, online comments, opensuse market share, podcast, project treble, sailfish, smartwatch, talk, winbtrfs
Why AsteroidOS on your wrist is worth watching, what Project Treble means for future custom ROMs, Debian's Docker dominance, and why China might shut down Bitcoin exchanges.
September 3rd, 2017 | 25 mins 57 secs
android, blockchain, essential, kernel, linux, open source, phoenix os, reddit, ubuntu
More Ubuntu news, source being opened and closed, Android finally getting serious about the kernel, disappointments from Essential, Blockchain is about way more than Bitcoin and great news for Linux desktop marketshare.
August 26th, 2017 | 26 mins 52 secs
android oreo review, chrome enterprise, containers, jolla, jupiter broadcasting, librem 5, linux news, microsoft, openstack, purism, red hat, sailfish, ubuntu budgie
New Linux hardware, Purism's Librem 5, and Jolla's €50 Sailfish ROM. Plus Google goes for Microsoft's heart, while Microsoft gets cozier with Red Hat and SUSE pretends not to be upset about it.