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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.