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.
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.
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 29th, 2022 | 18 mins 33 secs
abb, automotive linux, bios, btrfs, bytedance, c++, carbon, centos, compression, copy-on-write, desktop linux, dm-crypt, ecryptfs, encryption, ext4, filesystems, fscrypt, general motors, gnome 43, go, google, gpl, hardware initialization, hybrid cloud, ibm, intel, kernel scheduler, kexec, linutronix, linux 5.20, linux action news, linux news podcast, linux server, llvm, locking, luks, matt hicks, native filesystem encryption, open source, performance-critical software, pipewire, plasma, preempt_rt, preemption, programming languages, raspberry pi, realtime, red hat, rust, snapshots, this week in gnome, this week in kde, tiktok, ultifi, uncompressed kernel, x86, zfs
Red Hat hints at its future direction, why realtime might finally come to Linux after all these years, and our reaction to Google's ambitious new programing language.
July 14th, 2022 | 22 mins 26 secs
alan coopersmith, amd, app image, arvind krishna, cve, debian, debian testing, desktop linux, egpu, enterprise linux, glinux rodete, google, gpu, graphics driver, ibm, kde slimbook 4, launch lite, linux action news, linux hardware, linux news podcast, lts, matt hicks, matthew garrett, mechanical keyboard, microsoft, open firmware, open hardware, oracle, out-of-bounds access, package managers, paul cormier, plasma, probono, red hat, rhel, rolling release, secure boot, secured-core pcs, security, sieve, system76, thunderbolt, tpm, ubuntu, uefi, wayland, x.org, x11
Why Google says we should all go rolling, Red Hat's got a new boss, Microsoft gets called out, and why it might be the year of Linux hardware.
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.
May 26th, 2022 | 16 mins 10 secs
5.19, android, automation, broadcom, btrfs, calyx institute, calyxos, copy-on-write, cuda, david box, david sterba, debian, dell, eightwave, emc, f-droid, ffmpeg, foss, gimp, gnome, google summer of code, gpl, gsoc 2022, hans-christoph steiner, kde, libreoffice, linus torvalds, linux 5.18, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, pat gelsinger, pipewire, plasma, pulseaudio, sdsi, software defined silicon, stretch, suse, tor, ubuntu 22.10, vlc, vmware
January 27th, 2022 | 16 mins 24 secs
ads, advertisement, anti-cheat, arm, cpu, cve-2021-4034, dynamic cloud sync, gaming on linux, gpu, hifive unmatched, iot, kde, linux action news, linux news podcast, marketing, mobile, nvidia, plasma, policykit, polkit, proton, pwnkit, qt, qt digital advertising platform, risc-v, sifive, silicon, softbank, steam, steam deck, valve
The big disruption that looks like a bust, a security issue you need to pay attention to, and some great news for the Steam Deck.