March 30th, 2023 | 20 mins 52 secs
alma linux, android, apache, arch, azure, background app portal, background apps, backporting, backports, bug, bugzilla, canonical, cbl mariner, centos, centos stream 9, cinnamon, clutter, console, cve, desktop environment, device security, distros, docker, docker hub, docker-sponsored open source, enterprise, enterprise linux, file chooser, flatpak, focal fossa, free teams, freefont, gcc, github, gnome 44, gnome software, google, gtk4, jann horn, kernel, linux, linux action news, linux desktop, linux mint, linux news podcast, lomiri, lts, lunar lobster, maps, microsoft, mobile, mutter, nix, notifications, open source, opengl, ota-1 focal, patches, perl, programming, project zero, python, qt, quick settings, redhat, redis, responsible disclosure, rhel, rocky linux, rolling release, rust, security, severity, stable kernel, systemd, ubports, ubuntu, ubuntu 23.04, ubuntu cinnamon, ubuntu cinnamon remix, ubuntu flavor, ubuntu touch, ubuntu unity, unity8, upstream, vim, vulnerabilities, waydroid, wayland, wsl
What we're liking about GNOME 44, how Microsoft's Linux distro is trying to attract more users, and we bust a CentOS myth.
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.
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.
January 5th, 2023 | 17 mins 1 sec
Android is getting RISC-Y, the handy new Google tool going open source, the next nail in the coffin for ZFS on Ubuntu, and why you were right about smart speakers all along.
April 14th, 2022 | 20 mins 49 secs
adaptable linux platform, alp, ampere, arch, audio editing, debian, debian /usr merge, debootstrap, fedora, jack, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux4tegra, mutter, nouveau, nvidia, openssh 9.0, opensuse, pipewire, pro audio, quantum cryptography, raspberry pi os, reiser5, scp, sle, ssh, stefan behlert, tegra, ubuntu, userconf, usr, vst, wayland, wine
SUSE has a skunkworks distro in development, the transition Debian is struggling with, and some long-awaited improvements to Raspberry Pi OS.
January 13th, 2022 | 21 mins 12 secs
amazon, anaconda, bing, bitcoin legal fund, breach of copyright, breach of fiduciary duty, cockpit, desktop linux, dorsey, duckduckgo, fedora, gnome 42, google, gtk, lightning network, linux action news, linux news podcast, mt. gox, mutter, rhel, tulip trading, wayland, web console, window manager, x11
Fedora and Red Hat users are getting a web-based installer, and a new legal situation for Bitcoin smells like retro SCO FUD.
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.
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.
March 21st, 2021 | 23 mins
android, canonical, dalton durst, etcher, f1, fedora 34, fuschia, gjs, gnome 40, gnome extensions, gnome os, google, google i/o, gtk 4+, just perfection, legacy apps on wayland, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux phone, milestone release, mutter, ota-16, overscan, pinephone, pixel 3a, raspberry pi, raspberry pi imager, red hat, sri ramkrishna, ssh, ubuntu mobile, ubuntu touch, volla phone, wayland, wi-fi, x11, xorg, xwayland 21.1, zircon
Mobile Linux OSes are looking better than ever this week, a new effort to keep legacy applications running on Linux, and the signals indicating a Fuchsia release is nigh.