May 18th, 2023 | 12 mins 32 secs
battery life, bcachefs, charging capabilities, ev battery software, fedora, file system, infotainment os, kde, kernel, lawsuit, linux, linux action news, linux news podcast, norway, open-source infotainment, plasma 6, podcast, software update, tesla, tesla lawsuit
Bcachefs hits a major milestone, how the Red Hat cuts impact Fedora, Plasma 6 plans, and the software update bricking EV batteries.
May 3rd, 2023 | 10 mins 34 secs
ai, amazon, amd, apple, asahi lina, asahi linux, briar, c macros, canonical, collabora, czech republic, display drivers, e2ee, element chat, encryption, end-to-end encryption, fake reviews, fakespot, google, graphics, hackfest, hdr, hdr hackfest, india, intel, ioctl, kde, linux 6.4, linux action news, linux desktop, linux kernel, linux news podcast, matrix, miguel ojeda, mozilla, nvidia, pakistan, pin-init, pin-init api, privacy, product reviews, red hat, restrict, rust, rust for linux, security, system76, unsafe rust, vlc
The results from the recent HDR Hackfest, Mozilla's new acquisition, and the concerning crack down on free software encryption.
April 20th, 2023 | 15 mins 49 secs
arm 64, asahi, budgie, chilling effect, cra, cyber resilience act, dead space, dnf5, docker hub, dxvk, eu, europe, fedora 38, fedora workstation, flathub, game compatibility, github, gnome 44, kde, legislation, lfnw, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux desktop, linux foundation, linux gaming, linux news podcast, mesa 23, non-commercial, open-source, osi, pierre-loup griffais, plasma 5.27, posh, proton 8.0, rust, rust foundation, rust project, software development, sway, trademarks, unfiltered flathub, valve, vulkan 1.3, wine
What we like about Fedora 38, why the Rust foundation is in hot water, and more.
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.
March 16th, 2023 | 16 mins 57 secs
blue team, commercialization, compositing, compositor restarts, container images, container registry, david edmundson, defensive security, docker, docker free team organizations, docker hub, docker-sponsored open source, dreamworks, elixir, fedora 37, github, github container registry, graphics, gtk, ipmi, ipmitool, justin cormack, kali, kali purple, kde, leftpad, linux action news, linux news podcast, localstack, moonray, name squatting, oci, openfaas, openmoonray, pentesting, purple team, qt, qt 6, qubes os, quobes os 4.1.2, ray tracing, red team, rendering, sanctions, security, virtual machines, wayland
Docker's open-source crackdown, the Wayland regression solved this week, and why ipmitool's repo has been locked.
March 2nd, 2023 | 19 mins 32 secs
aya neo 2, btrfs, david sterba, direct i/o, ext4, ffmpeg, filesystems, free software, gaming device, gpd, gpu acceleration, hardware interrupts, hardware noise tool, hwnoise, jean-baptiste kempf, kde, linux 6.2, linux 6.3, linux action news, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux news podcast, linux scheduler, micro-optimizations, multi-threading, nintendo switch, noise tracer, open source, pc gaming, performance, plasma, plasma 5.27, plasma 6, qt, qt 6, qt6, raid5, raid6, risc-v, risc-v extensions, rust, rust in the kernel, scheduling, steam deck, suse, threads, valve, video encoding, vlc
FFmpeg gets new superpowers, Plasma’s switch to Qt6 gets official; what you need to know. Plus we round up the top features coming to Linux 6.3.
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.
January 12th, 2023 | 12 mins 21 secs
alexander motin, amd, arc, buffers, canonical, daniel van vugt, drm, dynamic triple buffering, file systems, gaming on linux, gnome 44, gpu re-clocking, gpu system processor, gpus, greg kroah-hartman, gsp, gtk4, intel arc, ixsystems, karol herbst, kde, kde wiki, linear, linux 4.9, linux 6.1, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts kernel, memory copies, multi-monitor support, mutter, nate graham, nouveau, nvidia, nvidia vulkan driver, nvk, open-source graphics, openzfs, oss, performance, phoronix, plasma 5.27, raspberry pi, rtx 2000, rust, the talos principle, uncachable buffers, uncompressed data, usb-c, vulkan, vulkan 1.0, x11, zfs
OpenZFS has performance gains inbound, the end of a Linux era, and the achievement unlocked by the open-source NVIDIA driver.
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.
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.