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 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.
March 22nd, 2023 | 19 mins 24 secs
ai, alt-svc, amazon linux, amazon linux 2023, apple silicon, asahi linux, aws, canonical, chatgpt, confidential computing, confidential computing consortium, conformance test, context-aware, curl, curl 8, daniel stenberg, deck, deepl, dnf, ec2, ethical ai, ethical ai rating, fedora, files, gl es, http, http/2, http/3, hub 4, kernel live patching, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, metal, microsoft, nextcloud, nextcloud hub 4, office 365, opengl, openssl 3, openstreetmaps, peertube, quic, rhel, rust, smart picker, speech-to-test, stable diffusion, talk, trusted execution environment, ubuntu, versioned repositories, vulkan, whisper, xonotic
Nextcloud moves to the front of the pack with their new release, a moment to appreciate curl, and Amazon goes all in with Fedora.
March 9th, 2023 | 13 mins 50 secs
abi, agx, app store, app verification, apple silicon, asahi linux, canonical, cloud office, collabora online, deutsche telekom, direct uploads, eu, firmware, flathub, flathub focus groups, flathub payments, flatpak, fractional scaling, fractional_scale_v1, g13, g14, gnome, gnome 44, gnome foundation, gnome shell, google docs, governance, gpdr, gpu, graphics drivers, gtk3, gtk4, lifetimes, linux action news, linux app store, linux kernel, linux news podcast, m1, m2, memory safety, microsoft office, mutter, nextcloud, nextcloud office, opengl, privacy, productivity, robert mcqueen, rust, rust in the kernel, saas, security, self-hosting, t-mobile, triple buffering, universal packages, wayland protocols, wp_viewport
Nextcloud's big new customer, some last-minute surprises in GNOME 44, and Flathub's ambitious plans for 2023.
February 9th, 2023 | 16 mins 53 secs
aarch64, apple silicon, arm, asahi linux, dendrite, dvr, element, fedora, fedora 35, fedora 38, fedora asahi, flathub, flatpak, fosdem, fosdem 2023, gnome 44, gnome software, interoperability, linux action news, linux news podcast, llvm, matrix, matrix 2.0, matthew hodgson, mesa, mythtv 33, peer-to-peer, podcasting 2.0, software packaging, synapse, unfiltered flathub, universal package formats, voip
We round up some news from FOSDEM 2023, update a 21-year-old project, and the Fedora fix that's been a few releases in the making.
December 29th, 2022 | 17 mins 33 secs
akademy 2022, anaconda, apple hardware, apple silicon, application themeing, arm, arm acquisition, asahi linux, canonical, christian schaller, cpufreq, d-installer, dbus, drm, fedora, flutter, gaming on linux, gles, gnome, gnome shell, gpu, gtk4, hector martin, kde, libadwaita, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, m1, m2, nvdla, nvidia, open-source graphics drivers, opengl, opensuse, pipewire, plasma, proton, raspberry pi, rust, sdd, steam deck, steamos, trim, ubuntu, valve, wayland, web-based installer, wireplumber, yast
There are some stories so big they need a little more air time.
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.
November 24th, 2022 | 15 mins 46 secs
accel, ai, apple silicon, arch linux, asahi installer, asahi linux, audio, bluetooth, broadcom, compute accelerator subsystem, direct rendering manager, drm, external usb, habana labs, hardware acceleration, headphones, inet wireless daemon, integrated speakers, intel, intel gna, intel wifi, iwd 2.0, linux action news, linux audio, linux news podcast, linux plumbers conference, m1, m1n1, m2, macbook, michael larabel, ml, networking, nvidia nvdla, oded gabbay, peter robinson, phoronix, phy driver, power management, power saving, power usage, reverse engineering, s2idle, s3 suspend, thunderbolt 4, usb 3, usb boot, wifi, wireless, wireless internet
The contested subsystem coming soon, a sobering assessment of wireless support in Linux, and a triumph for free software.
November 3rd, 2022 | 17 mins 27 secs
4k random writes, apple m1, asahi linux, batching callbacks, bcachefs, buffer overflow, cow, disk allocator, fedora 37, freebsd, freebsd 14, freebsd ports, git, git forge, gitea, gitea fork, gitea limited, hector martin, idle power draw, irc, jason donenfeld, kent overstreet, kernel maintainers, lazy rcu, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, mac studio, non-profit, on-disk format changes, open letter, open-source governance, openssl, openssl 3.0.7, power savings, power usage, raid 5, raid 6, read-copy-update synchronization, security vulnerability, twitter, wireguard, x.509
What you need to know about that new OpenSSL vulnerability, the big bcachefs update we've been waiting for, and why the community is creating a Gitea fork.
September 29th, 2022 | 20 mins 37 secs
22.09, aerospace, apple m, asahi lina, asahi linux, asteroid, call blocking, call screening, dart, dimorphos, drm, e2ee, element, encryption, flight 33, gcc, glibc, gnu toolchain infrastructure project, gti, hdmi, ingenuity, jpl, kernel, kinetic impact, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, linuxcopter, mars 2020, marshelicopter, matrix, matrix-js-sdk, mobile linux, nasa, perseverance, plasma mobile gear, podcasts, red hat, rust, sdk, security, sfc, sleep timer, software freedom conservancy, sourceware, space exploration, vulnerability, wayland
The controversial change for the GNU Toolchain, critical vulnerabilities in popular Matrix clients, and the significant milestone for the Ingenuity LinuxCopter this week.