September 19th, 2021 | 23 mins 49 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, apple m1 gpu support, asahi linux, black lotus labs, cab file, chromeos, fedora, firefox snap, fwupd, gallium3d, gcc, gnome, gtk hdr, high dynamic range, krita, ksmbd, ksmbd vulnerability, linux action news, linux hdr display support, linux news podcast, lvfs, m1, m1 firmware distribution, m1 port, metal, mozilla, opengl, plasma, qt hdr, rebootless firmware update, red hat workstation engineering team, richard hughes, ubuntu, uefi, wayland, wsl elf flaw, x.org developers conference, xdc
Desktop Linux graphics are about to get a significant investment, Mozilla and Canonical work together on a Firefox Snap, and some key new insights into the Linux port to Apple’s M1.
Plus, why WSL’s first Linux malware in the wild matters.
August 29th, 2021 | 20 mins 56 secs
30 years of linux, airpods, alyssa rosenzweig, amd, apple, apple silicon, asahi linux, bluetooth, bpf, bsd, c, codeweavers, core scheduling, dcp, debian, dell, ebpf, faststream, fedora, fuchsia, gaming on linux, gnome on m1, google, gpl, gpu acceleration, greg kroah-hartman, hardware privacy, hyperthreading, intel, isovalent, linus torvalds, linux 5.14, linux action news, linux birthday, linux foundation, linux news podcast, meltdown, microsoft, moxie, opensuse, performance, pipewire 0.3.34, proton, qemu 6.1, raspberry pi 400, red hat, risc-v, rust, sean michael kerner, security, smt, spectre, steam, unicore32, valve, windows, wine, x86
Why the Linux kernel received so much mainstream attention this week, some of our favorite open-source projects get great updates, and why we're concerned about Linux Foundation members transferring innovation from Linux to closed source software at an industrial scale.
August 1st, 2021 | 22 mins 47 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, apple silicon linux support, bento, block device uuid, block layer tree, chrome os persistent desk bar, chromeos virtual desktops, component shortages, debian on apple m1, disk sequence number, disk_event_media_change, framebuffer, high latency systems, ioctl, linux 5.15, linux action news, linux news podcast, mainline kernel, matteo croce, microsoft global counter patch, mozilla vpn, new linux ntfs driver, nixos, split-tunneling, steam beta new ui, surface revenue drop, sysfs, systemd, uevent netlink socket, uevents, windows oem revenue
Microsoft's next kernel patch fixes a long-standing Linux issue, we'll share the details. Plus ChromeOS's next power user feature you haven't heard of, and Valve's broader plans that came into focus this week.
January 24th, 2021 | 33 mins 58 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, apple m1, apple silicon, asahi linux, aws, centos, corellium, elastic, elasticsearch, foss, gnome 3.38, gnome 40, gtk4, hector martin, kibana, let's encrypt, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, mariadb, microcontrollers, mysql, nvme, open source, openzfs, osi, pi pico, project sandcastle, raspberry pi foundation, red hat, red hat developer program, rhel, rocky linux, security, ssl, sspl, tls, ubuntu
Why we don't think Red Hat's expanded developer program is enough, our reaction to Ubuntu sticking with an older Gnome release, and a tiny delightful surprise.
January 10th, 2021 | 26 mins 40 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, app grid, apple m1, asahi linux, collabora, commercial software, decentralized, dock, erik kurzinger, federation, gnome 40, gnome shell, gpu, gtk, hector martin, kde, library, linux action news, linux news podcast, live streaming, lts, mesa, nvidia, overview, panfrost, peertube, plasma, qt, qt 5.15, qt 6, the qt company, toolkit, touch gestures, tuukka turunen, video hosting, video streaming, wayland, wendell wilson, x11, xorg, xwayland
We explain the recent Qt upset, and then go hands-on with the new PeerTube release.