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.
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 11th, 2022 | 21 mins 56 secs
apt, bare metal, bernstein v u.s., btrfs stream v2, cbl-mariner, chainguard, compute express link, crypto mixer, cryptocurrency, cxl, decentralization, ethereum, fedora, ffmpeg 5.1, fio, firefox, foss, free speech, github, io_uring, ipfs, kodi, kubernetes, kubevirt, linux 5.15, linux 5.20, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, major version number, matthew green, media storage, microsoft, mpv, nfs, npm, oem install, open source, operating system, preempt_rt, purdue, python, raspberry pi 4 gpu driver, red hat, rpm, rust, sigstore, snapcraft, specially designated nationals, supply chain security, tornado cash, ubuntu 22.04.1, unattended install, vlc, xfs
GitHub steps in it this week, Microsoft's Linux distribution now runs on bare metal, FFmpeg gets IPFS support, and the odd thing going on with the kernel.
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.
July 7th, 2022 | 21 mins 11 secs
arm, canonical, centralization, cgroups, chrome, code repository, copilot, coreboot, deepcomputing, fedora, fedora 37, foss, git, github, give up github, lemur pro, lennart poettering, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, memory pressure, mesa, oom, opengl, psi, pulseaudio, raspberry pi 4, red hat, risc-v, roma, sfc, software freedom conservancy, swap, system76, systemd, systemd-oomd, ubuntu, ubuntu mate, vcs, vulkan, xcalibyte
The new movement to leave GitHub, an Ubuntu bug biting 22.04 users, the hardware platform Fedora might start taking seriously, and a major desktop dev departs Red Hat.
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
May 11th, 2022 | 21 mins 21 secs
christian schaller, cuda, driver, fedora, firmware, foss, gaming, gaming on linux, graphics, hardware, hardware acceleration, linux action news, linux news podcast, mesa, nouveau, nvidia, open-source, red hat, vulkan
NVIDIA has announced its plans for an open-source GPU driver. Christian Schaller, the Director for Desktop, Graphics, Infotainment and more at Red Hat, gives us the inside scoop on this historic announcement.
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.
March 28th, 2021 | 22 mins 24 secs
1.1.1h, carl richell, chip shortage, computer chips, cpu, cve, daniel newman, desktop environment, digital rights, elliptic curve, extensions, foss, free software, free software foundation, fsf, gesture, gnome 40, gnome foundation, gnome shell, gnu, gpu, gtk 4, hardware, kif leswing, libreplanet, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, mutter, neil mcgovern, open letter, openssl, patch, richard stallman, rms, security, silicon, system76, touchpad, upgrade, vulkan, workspaces
GNOME 40 is out and we chat with the project’s Executive Director about the technical and visual improvements in the new release.