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.
December 15th, 2022 | 19 mins 7 secs
2fa, activitypub, almalinux, apple silicon, borrow checker, btrfs, centos, centos stream, cern, chrome, cpu-entry-area, decentralized, efi, federation, fediverse, fermilab, gcc, gccrs, gnu compiler collection, google, graphics drivers, intel arc, intel on demand, io_uring, jupiter.tube, kaslr, kernel, kernel address space layout randomization, lhc, linux 6.1, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, live streaming, llvm, lts, merge window, mfa, mglru, monitoring, object storage, opengl, opentelemetry, otp, peertube, peertube 5, pinephone, raid5, raid6, red hat, rhel, rust, scientific computing, security, video editing, vulkan, wayland, wine, wine on wayland, youtube
Why the next kernel will be "the merge window from hell," a holiday gift for Wayland users, and how the open source community could do more to take on YouTube.
July 29th, 2022 | 18 mins 33 secs
abb, automotive linux, bios, btrfs, bytedance, c++, carbon, centos, compression, copy-on-write, desktop linux, dm-crypt, ecryptfs, encryption, ext4, filesystems, fscrypt, general motors, gnome 43, go, google, gpl, hardware initialization, hybrid cloud, ibm, intel, kernel scheduler, kexec, linutronix, linux 5.20, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux server, llvm, locking, luks, matt hicks, native filesystem encryption, open source, performance-critical software, pipewire, plasma, preempt_rt, preemption, programming languages, raspberry pi, realtime, red hat, rust, snapshots, this week in gnome, this week in kde, tiktok, ultifi, uncompressed kernel, x86, zfs
Red Hat hints at its future direction, why realtime might finally come to Linux after all these years, and our reaction to Google's ambitious new programing language.
December 27th, 2021 | 34 mins 22 secs
asahilinux, bcachefs, bitcoin, centos, etherium, liberty linux, linux 2022 predictions, linux action news, linux news podcast, m1 linux, plasma, red hat, steamdeck, suse, systemd-homed, ubuntu
We kick off our annual predictions episode with what we got right and wrong this year and then attempt to predict what will happen in 2022.
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.
June 27th, 2021 | 22 mins 25 secs
3d, animation, arm, blender, blender lts, canonical, centos, cgi, debian, freebsd, freenas, green obsidian, gregory kurtzer, ixsystems, kubernetes, linux action news, linux news podcast, my book live, red hat, rhel, rocky linux, rocky linux 8.4, secure boot, secured core, sifive risc-v, tpm, truenas scale, trusted computing, ubuntu, western digital, windows 11, zfs
The news this week that pushes Linux ahead in the enterprise, the challenges Windows 11 might bring, and we go hands-on with the new Debian-based TrueNAS SCALE.
June 20th, 2021 | 24 mins 26 secs
boiling steam, bpfprogram, centos, cloudlinux, debian, ebpf, freebsd developer summit, improved linux firewire support, isrg, kernelcare, lennart poettering, librarycare, linus torvalds, linux action news, linux news podcast, matthew ahrens, miguel ojeda, nano 5.8, openzfs, oracle, os-release file update, prossimo, raidz expansion, red hat, rust linux kernel, steam on chromeos, systemd, systemd-firstboot, tuxcare, ubuntu, uchecker, valve, vdev, zfs, zpool
Linux's résumé got a nice boost this week; why Google is paying for more kernel development, and how CloudLinux might be pulling ahead of the CentOS pack.
May 22nd, 2021 | 26 mins 47 secs
alpine, amd, andrew lee, android 12, apple, automotive linux, browser, centos, christian schaller, chrome os 91, chromebooks, cups, decentralized, dns, f-droid, federation, firefox, fosdem, freenode, freenode limited, gentoo, google, gpu acceleration, greg kroah-hartman, hypocrite commits, infotainment, instant messaging, intel, irc, libera.chat, linux 5.13, linux action news, linux apps, linux graphics, linux news podcast, macos, matrix, mattermost, matthew hodgson, mesa, michael larabel, mike sweet, mozilla, nvidia, oauth, openprinting, phoronix, printers, printing, private internet access, process isolation, red hat, security, setrequireuseraction, site isolation security architecture, slack, snap packages, snapcraft, spaces, umn, web
Our take on the Freenode exodus, Linux Apps going public in Chrome OS, and Red Hat's desktop hiring spree.
May 2nd, 2021 | 23 mins 58 secs
almalinux, apple m1, arm64, asahi linux, btrfs, centos, cloudlinux, elementary os 6 beta, fedora 34, gallium driver, gnome 40, hypocrite commits, hypocrite patches, i see dead µops, kernel ban, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, m1 gpu, m1 mesa driver, mesa, micro-op cache, new spectre exploits, opengl, pipewire, plasma wayland, red hat enterprise linux 8.4, resf, rhel 9, rocky linux 8.3 rc1, rosenzweig, stream 9, systemdoomd, transparent compression, ubuntu efi bug, umn, unified grub, university of california san diego, university of minnesota, university of virginia
A spicy mix of distro news, including Rocky Linux's first milestone release, and our follow-up on the University of Minnesota’s kernel ban.
April 4th, 2021 | 27 mins 58 secs
almalinux, arch installer, archinstaller, centos, cloudlinux, eglstreams, gbm, georges stavracas, gnome 41, gnome hig, ibm, libadwaita, libhandy, linux, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft, nvidia, obs, obs studio wayland, openserver, pipewire, portals, red hat, rhel, rocky linux, sco, ubuntu on windows preview, ubuntuwsl, unix, unixware, wayland mesa patches, windows, wsl 2, wslconf, xinuos
The first CentOS clone is out, but it's the second part of their announcement that might be the most important.
Plus our reaction to SCO reigniting their decades-long fight with IBM and Red Hat, and the big news in GTK-land you might have missed.