June 8th, 2023 | 15 mins 58 secs
apple, asahi linux, canonical, directx 12, fedora, flatpak, game porting toolkit, immutable linux desktop, libreoffice, linux action news, linux news podcast, metal, red hat, snaps, ubuntu core, wine
Ubuntu gets serious about the immutable desktop, red flags from Red Hat, and the little tricks Apple used to patch Wine.
May 11th, 2023 | 13 mins 5 secs
announcements, anti-cheat, apple, attendance, authenticated user, aws, canonical, corrupt batch requests, cve-2023-28410, cve-2023-32233, embedded open-source summit, escalation of privilege, financial strain, fragmentation, google, i915 linux kernel graphics driver, intel, intel linux graphics driver vulnerability, intel security center, jh7110, kernel 6.2.10, linux action news, linux foundation, linux gaming, linux news podcast, local privilege escalation, memory buffer, netfilter flaw, netfilter nf_tables, open source developers, open source summit north america, policy authorization tools, proof-of-concept code, risc-v sbc, roblox, root privileges, snapshot fuzzing, starfive, sustainable ecosystem, system takeover, ubuntu 23.04, valve, visionfive 2, wine
We get you up to speed on two serious flaws, Linux's recent gaming loss, Ubuntu doubling down on RISC-V, and news from the Open Source Summit North America.
May 3rd, 2023 | 10 mins 34 secs
ai, amazon, amd, apple, asahi lina, asahi linux, briar, c macros, canonical, collabora, czech republic, display drivers, e2ee, element chat, encryption, end-to-end encryption, fake reviews, fakespot, google, graphics, hackfest, hdr, hdr hackfest, india, intel, ioctl, kde, linux 6.4, linux action news, linux desktop, linux kernel, linux news podcast, matrix, miguel ojeda, mozilla, nvidia, pakistan, pin-init, pin-init api, privacy, product reviews, red hat, restrict, rust, rust for linux, security, system76, unsafe rust, vlc
The results from the recent HDR Hackfest, Mozilla's new acquisition, and the concerning crack down on free software encryption.
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.
July 21st, 2022 | 14 mins 39 secs
apple, apple silicon, apt, asahi lina, asahi linux, bugss, decentralized chat, e2ee, element, federation, foss, gles, glmark2, gpu, hector martin, krita, libudev1, linux action news, linux news podcast, m1n1, m2, mac os ventura, matrix, mesa, microsoft, microsoft store, obs, open source, openbsd, opengl, package managers, scale 19x, ubuntu, udev, video rooms, windows store
Microsoft makes a hard about-face, a significant fix for Ubuntu 22.04 is in the works, and the recent breakthrough by the Asahi Linux project.
June 30th, 2022 | 14 mins 53 secs
accessibility, address book, apple, apple m2, asahi linux, bios, bytecode, christian schaller, efi, fedora 37, fedora coreos, fedora server, fesco, firefox, gaming on linux, geolocation, gpt, gtk4, hector martin, high-contrast, homeserver, kvm, linux action news, linux news podcast, lukas tyrychtr, m1n1, matrix, mozilla, pcie, pdf, red hat, rhel, security, steam, steam deck, stratis 3.1, synapse, synapse 1.61.1, text editor, thunderbird, thunderbolt, url preview, valve, vi, vim, vim9 script, vimscript
Fedora gets serious about its server editions, our thoughts on Valve's increased Steam Deck production, and the surprising results of booting Linux on the Apple M2 SoC.
June 9th, 2022 | 14 mins 53 secs
amd, amd ryzen 7 pro, apple, arm, cisco, decentralization, developer laptop, e2ee, element, element call, encryption, federation, fedora 34, hp dev one, linux action news, linux laptop, linux news podcast, m1, m2, macos ventura, matrix, nvidia, nvidia open-source, openh264, opensuse leap 15.4, pop!_os, privacy, push-to-talk, qemu, r515, rosetta 2, security, sev-es, sle 15 sp4, slsa 4, spatial audio, suse, susecon, system 76, ubuntu 21.10, walkie-talkie, x86 emulation
SUSE Enterprise is already switching to the new NVIDIA open kernel driver, a Matrix-powered Walkie-Talkie, and the details on Apple's Rosetta for Linux.
October 17th, 2021 | 19 mins 10 secs
25th anniversary edition, almalinux foundation, apple, apple supports blender, arch, breeze blue ocean theme, centos, cloudlinux ceo, code reviews, deck, igor seletskiy, kde, kickoff, linux action news, linux news podcast, macos, matthias ettrich, metal, multi-screen layouts, plasma, rhel, steamos, ubuntu 21.10 review, valve, wayland, wsl, xwayland
We cover what's special about Plasma's 25th-anniversary edition, chat with CloudLinux's CEO, and detail why Apple supporting Blender is good for all of us.
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.
May 31st, 2021 | 32 mins 57 secs
.net foundation, amd, andrew lee, android, aosp, app store, apple, arm, audacity, azure, chat, cla, dahlia os, dart, elon musk, fbi, fimage, flutter, foss, freenode, fuchsia os, gabe newell, geekshed, google, gpl, have i been pwned, hibp, infosec, intel, ios, irc, libera.chat, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, martin keary, matrix, mesa, microkernel, microsoft, muse group, musescore, nest hub, nextcloud, nintendo, opengl, password management, pavel djundik, pixel, proton, pwned passwords, security, steam, steam machine, steampal, steamvr, switch, tantacrul, technoking, telegram, tesla, troy hunt, valve, vlc, vulkan, wine, zirkon
Our reaction to the new Freenode developments, and Audacity's latest shock to the community.