March 9th, 2023 | 13 mins 50 secs
abi, agx, app store, app verification, apple silicon, asahi linux, canonical, cloud office, collabora online, deutsche telekom, direct uploads, eu, firmware, flathub, flathub focus groups, flathub payments, flatpak, fractional scaling, fractional_scale_v1, g13, g14, gnome, gnome 44, gnome foundation, gnome shell, google docs, governance, gpdr, gpu, graphics drivers, gtk3, gtk4, lifetimes, linux action news, linux app store, linux kernel, linux news podcast, m1, m2, memory safety, microsoft office, mutter, nextcloud, nextcloud office, opengl, privacy, productivity, robert mcqueen, rust, rust in the kernel, saas, security, self-hosting, t-mobile, triple buffering, universal packages, wayland protocols, wp_viewport
Nextcloud's big new customer, some last-minute surprises in GNOME 44, and Flathub's ambitious plans for 2023.
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 24th, 2022 | 15 mins 46 secs
accel, ai, apple silicon, arch linux, asahi installer, asahi linux, audio, bluetooth, broadcom, compute accelerator subsystem, direct rendering manager, drm, external usb, habana labs, hardware acceleration, headphones, inet wireless daemon, integrated speakers, intel, intel gna, intel wifi, iwd 2.0, linux action news, linux audio, linux news podcast, linux plumbers conference, m1, m1n1, m2, macbook, michael larabel, ml, networking, nvidia nvdla, oded gabbay, peter robinson, phoronix, phy driver, power management, power saving, power usage, reverse engineering, s2idle, s3 suspend, thunderbolt 4, usb 3, usb boot, wifi, wireless, wireless internet
The contested subsystem coming soon, a sobering assessment of wireless support in Linux, and a triumph for free software.
June 9th, 2022 | 14 mins 53 secs
amd, amd ryzen 7 pro, apple, arm, cisco, decentralization, developer laptop, e2ee, element, element call, encryption, federation, fedora 34, hp dev one, linux action news, linux laptop, linux news podcast, m1, m2, macos ventura, matrix, nvidia, nvidia open-source, openh264, opensuse leap 15.4, pop!_os, privacy, push-to-talk, qemu, r515, rosetta 2, security, sev-es, sle 15 sp4, slsa 4, spatial audio, suse, susecon, system 76, ubuntu 21.10, walkie-talkie, x86 emulation
SUSE Enterprise is already switching to the new NVIDIA open kernel driver, a Matrix-powered Walkie-Talkie, and the details on Apple's Rosetta for Linux.
March 23rd, 2022 | 18 mins 43 secs
5.18, apfs resizer, asahi alpha, color.js, corruption, faker.js, gbm, generic buffer manager, hypocrite commits, kernel research, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, m1, m1 performance on linux, mit, ngo, node.ipc, pandora's box, protestware, risc-v, russian ip, series f, sifive, technical advisory board, ubuntu 22.04, ukraine, umn, university of minnesota, upstream, wayland on nvidia
A significant follow-up to one of the biggest Linux stories, the Pandora's box the MIT Technology Review claims open-source devs just opened, and Linux on the M1 finally ships.
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.
September 19th, 2021 | 23 mins 49 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, apple m1 gpu support, asahi linux, black lotus labs, cab file, chromeos, fedora, firefox snap, fwupd, gallium3d, gcc, gnome, gtk hdr, high dynamic range, krita, ksmbd, ksmbd vulnerability, linux action news, linux hdr display support, linux news podcast, lvfs, m1, m1 firmware distribution, m1 port, metal, mozilla, opengl, plasma, qt hdr, rebootless firmware update, red hat workstation engineering team, richard hughes, ubuntu, uefi, wayland, wsl elf flaw, x.org developers conference, xdc
Desktop Linux graphics are about to get a significant investment, Mozilla and Canonical work together on a Firefox Snap, and some key new insights into the Linux port to Apple’s M1.
Plus, why WSL’s first Linux malware in the wild matters.
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 21st, 2021 | 20 mins 21 secs
5.12, alexandros frantzis, apple, btrfs, codeweavers, collabora, containerd, containers, darrick wong, f prime, f´, gl, helicopter, idmapped mounts, ingenuity, jpl, linaro, linus torvalds, linux action news, linux gaming, linux kernel, linux news podcast, linuxcopter, lxd, m1, mars 2020, nasa, nvidia, openbsd, perseverance, proton, runc, space exploration, spaceflight, sparkfun, steam play, systemd, systemd-homed, virtio-fs, virtual machines, virtualization, vulkan, wayland, wine, wine-staging, x11, xfs, xwayland, zoned storage
We share some exclusive details about the Linux-powered gear that just landed on Mars, and the open-source frameworks that make it possible.