February 16th, 2023 | 18 mins 45 secs
bluetooth, canonical, cve-2023-22490, cve-2023-23946, desktop effects, discover, flatpak, fosdem, git, github, gitlab, global shortcuts, gtk, gtk5, kde, kde neon, krunner, kwin, linux action news, linux action show, linux news podcast, nvidia, open source, plasma, plasma 5.27, plasma widgets, preempt_rt, real-time kernel, rpm-ostree, security, steam, steam deck, symbolic link, symlink, tiling, tiling desktop, tiling window manager, ubuntu, ubuntu pro, vakve, vulnerabilities, wayland
Some Git flaws you need to know about, we reflect on 10 years of Steam on Linux, and then dive into the much anticipated Plasma 5.27.
December 22nd, 2022 | 15 mins 16 secs
act, actions, amd, audio, automation, bluetooth, christopher barnatt, ci/cd, continuous deployment, continuous integration, desktop linux, eben upton, electronics, explaining computers, git, gitea, gitea actions, gpu acceleration, graphics, hardware, hardware acceleration, kde, linux action news, linux news podcast, nvidia, open-source, pi 5, pipewire, plasma, pulseaudio, qt, raspberry pi, samsung, security, software, software development, supply chain, technology, vulnerabilities, wayland, wireplumber, x11, xfce, xfce 4.18
Why we won't see a new Raspberry Pi until 2025, the first steps to Plasma 6 are being taken, and PipeWire gets a major Bluetooth upgrade.
November 17th, 2022 | 15 mins 59 secs
accelerated graphics, ami, aws, cm4, codecs, coreos, craig loewen, dvcs, facebook, fedora, fedora cloud, fedora linux 37, firefox, git, gnome 43, google, google summer of code 2023, gsoc, gtk 4, h.264, hyperv, hypervisor, linux 6.1, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, memory safety, mercurial, meta, microsoft, miguel ojeda, networking, open source, pi4, raspberry pi, rust, rust for linux, sapling, translation layer, v3d, vcs, version control, virtual file system, vulkan, wifi, windows store, windows subsystem for linux, wsl, wsl 1.0
We tried Fedora 37 on the Pi 4, the Google surprise this week, and our thoughts on the WSL 1.0 release.
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.
August 4th, 2022 | 19 mins 59 secs
amd, apple m1 nvme, apple soc, arm64, asahi linux, bluetooth, cm4, comet lake, compute module, docker, dxvk, fedora 37, fedora workstation, fesco, flatpak, gaming on linux, git, github, halo infinite, hardware, intel, io_uring, kde, lenovo, linaro, linus torvalds, linux, linux 5.19, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux gaming, linux laptop, linux news podcast, m2, macbook air, malware, mark pearson, mesa, meta, need for speed 3, ninja blade, nvidia, oem, pi 400, plasma, preempt_rt, proton, raspberry pi 4, risc-v, rust, security, shared fences, skylake, steam, steam deck, steam market share, stephen lacy, supply chain attack, valve, virtual keyboard, vulkan, wifi, xfs, zstd
The real story behind the "Massive GitHub Malware attack," significant updates for the Steam Deck, and the inside scoop on Lenovo's big Linux ambitions.
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 23rd, 2022 | 19 mins 29 secs
akamai, api, bob scheifler, borrow-checker, botnet, breaking changes, browser wars, canonical, crypto-mining, cryptocurrency mining, dirk hohndel, firefox, git, go, golang, gpu rendering, graphics toolkit, htop, kde, keynote, language pack, lars knoll, linus torvalds, linux, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, malware, memory management, mit, network infiltration, oliver smith, open source summit, panchan, performance, plasma, qt, raspberry pi, rust, safety, sandboxed apps, security, snap, snap packages, snapcraft, software development, ssh, systemd-worker, the qt company, top, trolltech, ubuntu, unix, volker hilsheimer, x window system, x11
Some highlights from Linus' recent fireside chat, Qt gets a new leader and a Linux botnet we should probably take seriously.
September 12th, 2021 | 23 mins 13 secs
almalinux, amazon, amd, azure sphere os, block i/o, cbl-mariner, centos stream, cgroups, clang, cockpit, commit messages, community platform engineering group, compile_test, concurrency, control groups, cpu scheduling, epel, facebook, fedora, filesystems, gcc, git, github, google, hardware support, idle, intel kernel bot, ksmb, linus torvalds, linux 5.10, linux 5.15, linux action news, linux action news promise, linux news podcast, llvm, locking, memcg accounting, microsoft, news, ntfs, openshot, paragon, performance regression, preemption, realtime, red hat, rhel, rocky linux, rpm, rt, rtlinux, sonic, source control, tts, version control, werror, wslg
Linus Torvalds attempts to get kernel developers to clean up their code, the performance regression that almost shipped, and the major production struggle Red Hat acknowledged this week.
April 25th, 2021 | 24 mins 41 secs
5.11, aarch64, academia, active directory, al viro, amd radeon, btrfs, budgie, canonical community team, cbl-mariner, fedora 34, ffmpeg, freerdp, git, github, gnome 3.38.5, gnome settings, greg kroah-hartman, grsecurity, human research, hypocrite commits, ieee, immature vulnerability, ingenuity, irb, jpl, kubuntu, linux 5.12, linux action news, linux foundation, linux kernel, linux news podcast, linuxcopter, lubuntu, maintainer, mars, mars 2020 helicopter mission badge, microsoft, n64, nasa, nintendo, opengl, patches, perseverance, plasma 5.21, power mode selector, private home directories, pulseaudio, red hat summit 2021, research ethics, security, static analysis, systemd-oomd, ubuntu 21.04, university of minnesota, vrr, wayland, weston, wsl, wsldvcplugin, wslg, xubuntu
The University of Minnesota has been banned from the Linux kernel. We'll share the history, the context, and where things stand now around the controversial research that led to the ban.