April 13th, 2023 | 14 mins 24 secs
acer iconia, android, apple m2, asahi, btrfs, btrfs performance, chrome 113, collabora, controller, copy-on-write, daniel almeida, direct3d 12, driver, e-waste, firefox, graphics api, i2c, intel atom, kde plasma 6, linux 6.4, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, linux server, metal, nate graham, novatek, performance, plasma 6, qt 6, qu wenruo, rust, scrub, suse, sustainability, tablet, touchscreen, v4l2, virtio, vulkan, webgl, webgpu
A classic gadget gets a Linux-powered new lease on life, the next project getting Rusty, great news for Btrfs users, and more.
April 5th, 2023 | 14 mins 58 secs
android, apache arrow, beta release, bloomberg, btrfs, canonical, celery, chromeos, cpufreq, curl, desktop linux, discourse, django, encryption, fde, fedora, flutter, flutter installer, foss, foss contributor fund, fscrypt, full disk encryption, gnome 44, google, kde, kde discuss, keyboard backlight, kvm, kvm-cpufreq, linux 6.2, linux 6.4, linux action news, linux news podcast, mesa 23, msi, msi laptops, msi-ec driver, netboot, netboot iso, networkmanager, nikita kravets, open-source funding, pipewire, power management, power profile, python, saravana kannan, systemd, tpm, trusted platform module, ubuntu, ubuntu 23.04, virtual machines, virtualization, zfs, 🦞
A fresh take on open-source funding, Fedora’s plan for better encryption out of the box, and our impressions of the latest Ubuntu Beta.
March 30th, 2023 | 20 mins 52 secs
alma linux, android, apache, arch, azure, background app portal, background apps, backporting, backports, bug, bugzilla, canonical, cbl mariner, centos, centos stream 9, cinnamon, clutter, console, cve, desktop environment, device security, distros, docker, docker hub, docker-sponsored open source, enterprise, enterprise linux, file chooser, flatpak, focal fossa, free teams, freefont, gcc, github, gnome 44, gnome software, google, gtk4, jann horn, kernel, linux, linux action news, linux desktop, linux mint, linux news podcast, lomiri, lts, lunar lobster, maps, microsoft, mobile, mutter, nix, notifications, open source, opengl, ota-1 focal, patches, perl, programming, project zero, python, qt, quick settings, redhat, redis, responsible disclosure, rhel, rocky linux, rolling release, rust, security, severity, stable kernel, systemd, ubports, ubuntu, ubuntu 23.04, ubuntu cinnamon, ubuntu cinnamon remix, ubuntu flavor, ubuntu touch, ubuntu unity, unity8, upstream, vim, vulnerabilities, waydroid, wayland, wsl
What we're liking about GNOME 44, how Microsoft's Linux distro is trying to attract more users, and we bust a CentOS myth.
January 5th, 2023 | 17 mins 1 sec
Android is getting RISC-Y, the handy new Google tool going open source, the next nail in the coffin for ZFS on Ubuntu, and why you were right about smart speakers all along.
December 8th, 2022 | 17 mins 25 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, android, android 13, apple m1, apple silicon, arm, asahi linux, buffer overflow, capability-based-security, capsicum, cockpit, cpufreq driver, d-bus, d-installer, fedora, firefox, floppies, floppy disk driver, freebsd, gaming on linux, gl2, gles 2.0, gnome, google, graphics drivers, icmp, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, m2 hardware, memory safety vulnerabilities, mobility phosh, opengl, opensuse, ping, purism, rust, rust adoption, security, suse, tumbleweed, vulkan, wayland, web-based installer, x11, yast
The Linux kernel has some exciting updates this week, including a significant Asahi milestone and some good news for Android. Then we take openSUSE's new web-based installer for a spin.
October 13th, 2022 | 20 mins 46 secs
activities, android, apple, asrock, aura, canonical, captive portal, chrome os, chromebooks, cloud gaming, compliance, data leak, desktop linux, discrete graphics, dns, enterprise, firefox, google, gpu, grapheneos, gunnir, intel arc graphics, ios, kate, kde, kwin, kwrite, lenovo, linux action news, linux news podcast, mesa, mullvad vpn, neon, open-source graphics, pixel, plank, plasma 5.26, plasma big screen, plasmoids, privacy, security, software upgrades, stadia, system settings, thunderbolt, ubuntu pro, vlc, vpn, wayland, widgets, wifi, x11
Plasma 5.26's standout features, Canonical flips the script on Red Hat, and why Android is leaking traffic outside VPNs.
June 16th, 2022 | 17 mins 28 secs
accent color, adobe, android, aws, canonical, christian ketterer, cpu, creative suite, david duncan, deep learning, desktop linux, electron, email, f-droid, fedora, fedora 37, fedora cloud edition, fesco, foss, gestures, google cloud, graphics, k-9 mail, kde, kvm, kwin, linux action news, linux news podcast, mozilla, mzla, native apps, neural network, open-source, openstack, overview, photo editing, photopea, photoshop, plasma 5.25, risc-v, ryan sipes, secure boot, starfive visionfive, thunderbird, touch, ubuntu, uefi, usb, ventoy, virtualization, web apps
We get the details behind Thunderbird acquiring K-9 Mail, share the best new features of Plasma 5.25, check-in on Ubuntu's RISC-V development status, and discuss Photoshop coming to Linux via the web.
May 26th, 2022 | 16 mins 10 secs
5.19, android, automation, broadcom, btrfs, calyx institute, calyxos, copy-on-write, cuda, david box, david sterba, debian, dell, eightwave, emc, f-droid, ffmpeg, foss, gimp, gnome, google summer of code, gpl, gsoc 2022, hans-christoph steiner, kde, libreoffice, linus torvalds, linux 5.18, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, pat gelsinger, pipewire, plasma, pulseaudio, sdsi, software defined silicon, stretch, suse, tor, ubuntu 22.10, vlc, vmware
April 7th, 2022 | 19 mins 13 secs
android, bain capital, chromeos, containerization, desktop linux, docker, fingerprint reader, flatpak, fwupd, gaming on linux, gui-based linux recovery environment, lenovo, linux action news, linux news podcast, live migration, logitech, lutris, lxd 5, mathieu comandon, new anaconda, packaging, pci device passthrough, steam deck, virtualization, vtpm, wacom, wizard
Docker surprises everyone, new Fedora tools in the works, and an old debate with a fresh take.
March 10th, 2022 | 18 mins 23 secs
ai, amd, android, austin, bios, blake kostner, cassidy james blaede, cm4all, cpu, cve-2022-0847, danielle fore, dirty pipe, element, element call, elementary os, end-to-end encryption, hangouts, hardware, kvm, linux 5.8, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux security, matrix, max kellermann, mcu, ml, openbmc, peer-to-peer, pipelines, pixel 6, qemu, samsung galaxy s22, sfu, silicon, sip, synapse, texas, uefi, unix pipe, virtualization, voip, webrtc, zero-copy, zoom
Why Dirty Pipe is a dirty dog, the explosive adoption of Linux at AMD, and an important update on elementary OS.