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.
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.
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.
June 30th, 2022 | 14 mins 53 secs
accessibility, address book, apple, apple m2, asahi linux, bios, bytecode, christian schaller, efi, fedora 37, fedora coreos, fedora server, fesco, firefox, gaming on linux, geolocation, gpt, gtk4, hector martin, high-contrast, homeserver, kvm, linux action news, linux news podcast, lukas tyrychtr, m1n1, matrix, mozilla, pcie, pdf, red hat, rhel, security, steam, steam deck, stratis 3.1, synapse, synapse 1.61.1, text editor, thunderbird, thunderbolt, url preview, valve, vi, vim, vim9 script, vimscript
Fedora gets serious about its server editions, our thoughts on Valve's increased Steam Deck production, and the surprising results of booting Linux on the Apple M2 SoC.
December 19th, 2021 | 19 mins 56 secs
airplay, alibaba cloud security team, apache, arm smmu, asahi, check point, christian brauner, cisa, crowdstrike, cve-2021-45046, cybersecurity, dave jones, echo-cancel module, ext4, hector martin, icloud, jack, java, jen easterly, linux 5.17, linux action news, linux news podcast, log4j, log4shell, m1, macos 12.1, mandiant, mount api, obs, pipewire, podcast index, podcasting 2.0, raw image mode, steam, wireplumber
The nasty Log4Shell vulnerability isn't solved yet, this week saw a new round of attacks and patches.
November 14th, 2021 | 22 mins 57 secs
8.5, almalinux, ansible, apple m1, apple silicon, asahi linux, btrfs format changes, canonical, centos stream, debian 11, deck delay, extent-tree-v2, global roots, gtk3, hector martin, josef basik, jupiter broadcasting, linux action news, linux news podcast, locking contention, lxde, lxqt, m1 pro, michael larbel, multipass, mutter, openbox, ostree, phoronix, plasma on m1, proton, qemu, raspberry pi os, red hat enterprise, rhel, risc-v, silverblue, simon long, steam deck, steamos, steamos read only, valve, vulkan, weekly linux news, window manager
A desktop from Linux past has a surprising update this week, AlmaLinux pulls ahead of the pack, and Canonical ships software for the Apple M1.
November 7th, 2021 | 17 mins 28 secs
.net, asahi, collabra, cramer, fedora 35, flutter, fwupd, george kiagiadakis, github, google bug bounty, hector martin, hot reload, ibm, julia liuson, jupiter broadcasting, kernel exploitation, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux vendor firmware service, lvfs, lxqt, m1 pro, matthew miller, microsoft, nat friedman, pipewire, rhel 9, thomas dohmke, timothy cramer, ubuntu firmware tool, weekly linux news, wireplumber
Significant changes at GitHub, Ubuntu starts work on a new desktop tool, why WirePlumber is a big deal, and we bust some Red Hat FUD.
August 15th, 2021 | 23 mins 41 secs
accent color, accesibility, appcenter, apple m1, asahi linux, brendan gregg, calamares installer, dark style, debian 11 bullseye, ebpf foundation, elementary os 6 odin, exfat, facebook, flatpak, gnome 3.38, google, gpu, hector martin, hypervisor, isovalent, jupiter broadcasting, kvm, linux action news, linux news podcast, lvfs, m1n1, macos, mail, marcan, microsoft, multitasking, multitouch gesture, netflix, oem install, pantheon-tweaks, pcie, permissions, portals, python, risc-v, tasks, western digital
What's new in Debian 11, and an example of the Linux Foundation funneling free software to their corporate friends.
April 11th, 2021 | 22 mins 17 secs
adblockers, amazon, apple, arm, asahi linux, aws, azure, browser extensions, browser performance, cloud, cname-unmasking, edid, firefox, fragmentation, freedesktop.org, google, google chrome, hector martin, icloud, ingenuity, iommu, kde qt 5 patch collection, linux 5.13, linux action news, linux desktop, linux graphics, linux kernel, linux news podcast, linux-next, m1, mars, michael larabel, microsoft, mouser electronics, mozilla, nasa, nvidia, pcie, perseverance, phoronix, plasma, qt, qt 6, quantum, risc-v, rust, science, servo, sifive hifive unmatched, space exploration, ublock origin, vaapi, vgpu, vgpu_unlock, virtual gpu, virtualization, wayland, webrender
Don't buy that M1-powered Apple machine just yet, solving Wayland-driven fragmentation, and why Firefox is about to get an upgrade on Linux.
February 6th, 2021 | 22 mins 35 secs
almalinux beta, apache rust, centos, cloud native computing foundation, container registry, docker distribution, docker hub backend, eben upton, encryption, github, gpg key, guacamole, harbor, hector martin, internet security research group, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, memory safe, microsoft repository, mod_tls, openssl, raspberry pi os, raspbian, rust, rustls, security, snap packages, snapcraft, ssl, stack overflow developer survey, tiobe index, tls, ubuntu core 20, vs code
The story behind a Microsoft repo shipping in Raspberry Pi OS, Canonical updates a special version of Ubuntu, and a couple of milestones the Linux world hit this week.