February 22nd, 2023 | 14 mins 23 secs
alchemist, apache 2.0, arc, bookworm, bpf, btrfs, centos 7, cgroups, cgroups v1, cgroups v2, control group, debian, debian installer, dg2, discrete graphics, docker, dreamworks, ebpf, geforce rtx 30 ampere, gpu, gsp, hollywood, how to train your dragon, intel arc graphics, kernel newbies, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux foundation, linux kernel 6.1 lts, linux news podcast, mcrt renderer, mesa, mesa 23, monte carlo raytracer, moonray, non-free firmware, nouveau, nvidia, openmoonray, puss in boots, ray tracing, resource allocation, runtime verification, rust, systemd, systemd 253, user-defined bpf objects, video production, video rendering
Our favorite features in Linux 6.2, the Hollywood tool getting open-sourced, and a systemd update you need to know about.
February 2nd, 2023 | 19 mins 43 secs
appcenter, appimage, canonical, cosmic desktop, debian, dynamic render, elegance, elementary os 7, freebsd, hellosystem, horus, human interface guidelines, iced toolkit, improved battery life, libxfce4windowing, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, macos, multi-monitor, offline updates, pop!_os, qt, rust programming language, security, simplicity, support, system76, ubuntu community, ubuntu pro, usability, virtualbox, wayland, xfce, xwayland
A lot happened in the free desktop world this week, we cover the impressive releases, changes, and surprises.
October 6th, 2022 | 19 mins 26 secs
6.1, accessibility, ai, amd, assistive software, backups, binary blob, btrfs, ceph, chat, clevo, collabora, data compression, debian, dyslexia, end-to-end encryption, face recognition, fedora, firmware, h.265, hardware, hevc, hybrid cloud, ibm, intel graphics, io_uring, jason ekstrand, k8s, keyboard shortcuts, kubernetes, lcd, linux 5.19.12, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux news podcast, lovelace, mail 2.0, mesa, ml, nextcloud, nextcloud hub 3, nextcloud talk, nvidia, nvk, object storage, odf, open source graphics, openshift, openstack, photos 2.0, radv, raid, raid5, raid6, raspberry pi 4, red hat, rook, rust, security, send protocol v2, send/receive, snapshots, software-defined storage, spectrum fusion, turing, v3d, virtio, vulkan, xfs
Our thoughts on IBM slicing up more of Red Hat, what stands out in Nextcloud Hub 3, and a few essential fixes finally landing in the Linux kernel.
September 1st, 2022 | 17 mins 27 secs
accessibility, bios, canonical, debian, debian debates, dhcp, feral interactive, firmware, foss, fwupd, gamemode, gaming on linux, general resolution, ipv6, linux action news, linux hardware support, linux kernel, linux news podcast, lvfs, mptcp, multi-path tcp, networking, networkmanager, non-free firmware, pine64, risc-v, snap packages, snapcraft, software freedom, star64, starfive, ubuntu, uefi
Debian’s firmware future is up for debate, Pine64 teases a RISC-V SBC, and some of your favorite tools just got new tricks.
August 18th, 2022 | 19 mins 39 secs
abi, android 13, anti-cheat, aosp, arch linux, art runtime, asus, bluetooth le, btrfs, carlos o'donell, checksums, copy-on-write, debian, debian day, debian's 29th birthday, defcon, doom, dt_gnu_hash, dt_hash, eac, easy anti-cheat, elf, encryption, epic, gabi, gaming on linux, glibc, glibc 2.36, gnu c library, google, google play, gpl, hardware hacking, ifixit, ios, jailbreak, john deere, kyle wiens, libstrangle, linux 5.20, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, lru vm, major version number, mobile, oneplus, pierre-loup griffais, pixel, predictive back gesture, preempt_rt, proton, proton 7.0.4, real-time kernel, right to repair, rust, samsung galaxy, security, semantic versioning, sick codes, steam, tablets, timing attack, touchscreen, valve, windows, windows ce
A Linux jailbreak that's a win for Right to Repair, our favorite things in Android 13, and the major features that just missed the Linux 6.0 window.
July 14th, 2022 | 22 mins 26 secs
alan coopersmith, amd, app image, arvind krishna, cve, debian, debian testing, desktop linux, egpu, enterprise linux, glinux rodete, google, gpu, graphics driver, ibm, kde slimbook 4, launch lite, linux action news, linux hardware, linux news podcast, lts, matt hicks, matthew garrett, mechanical keyboard, microsoft, open firmware, open hardware, oracle, out-of-bounds access, package managers, paul cormier, plasma, probono, red hat, rhel, rolling release, secure boot, secured-core pcs, security, sieve, system76, thunderbolt, tpm, ubuntu, uefi, wayland, x.org, x11
Why Google says we should all go rolling, Red Hat's got a new boss, Microsoft gets called out, and why it might be the year of Linux hardware.
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 14th, 2022 | 20 mins 49 secs
adaptable linux platform, alp, ampere, arch, audio editing, debian, debian /usr merge, debootstrap, fedora, jack, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux4tegra, mutter, nouveau, nvidia, openssh 9.0, opensuse, pipewire, pro audio, quantum cryptography, raspberry pi os, reiser5, scp, sle, ssh, stefan behlert, tegra, ubuntu, userconf, usr, vst, wayland, wine
SUSE has a skunkworks distro in development, the transition Debian is struggling with, and some long-awaited improvements to Raspberry Pi OS.
March 31st, 2022 | 15 mins 18 secs
aarch64, alibaba, amd, apt, arm, arm64, async, battery life, bluetooth, canonical, compute express link, cxl, darrick wong, dave chinner, debian, deprecation, design review, entropy, filesystems, gcc, google, hardware feedback interface, hfi, high performance computing, hpc, idle, intel, jack, kernel maintenance, kernel shutdown time, linus jitter dance, linus torvalds, linux, linux 5.18, linux action news, linux audio, linux gaming, linux news podcast, llvm, lwn, martin wimpress, mrbeebenson, nvme, p-state, phoronix, pipewire, power management, power state, power usage, pulseaudio, random number generator, reiserfs, rng, rolling release, rolling rhino remix, security, shadow call stack, shadowcallstack, stack buffer overflow, thermal subsystem, ubuntu, urandom, wireplumber 0.4.9, xfs, xfs online repair, zoom
A new rolling remix of Ubuntu is grabbing attention, AMD has big Linux plans, and why Linux 5.18 looks like another barn burner release.
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.