January 25th, 2023 | 15 mins 48 secs
32-bit applications, 64-bit, cisco, container runtime, containers, copy protection, cve, cve-2019-5736, desktop distro, docker, end of life, esm, extended security maintenance, fedora, gaming on linux, giuseppe scrivano, h.264 codec, h.265, hardware enablement, hwe, image-overwrite attacks, iot, kubernetes, linus torvalds, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux desktop, linux distributions, linux news podcast, lts, lukasz zemczak, media foundation, memfd, multiarch, nixos, obs, open build system, openh264, opensuse, pe format, podman, prctl, proton, runc, security, software patents, steam, ubuntu, ubuntu 22.04.2, ubuntu community, ubuntu pro, user namespaces, video codecs, wine, wine 8.0, wow64
An Ubuntu expiration date approaches, openSUSE has a new handy solution, and the container security issue that remains unfixed.
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.
August 18th, 2022 | 19 mins 39 secs
abi, android 13, anti-cheat, aosp, arch linux, art runtime, asus, bluetooth le, btrfs, carlos o'donell, checksums, copy-on-write, debian, debian day, debian's 29th birthday, defcon, doom, dt_gnu_hash, dt_hash, eac, easy anti-cheat, elf, encryption, epic, gabi, gaming on linux, glibc, glibc 2.36, gnu c library, google, google play, gpl, hardware hacking, ifixit, ios, jailbreak, john deere, kyle wiens, libstrangle, linux 5.20, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, lru vm, major version number, mobile, oneplus, pierre-loup griffais, pixel, predictive back gesture, preempt_rt, proton, proton 7.0.4, real-time kernel, right to repair, rust, samsung galaxy, security, semantic versioning, sick codes, steam, tablets, timing attack, touchscreen, valve, windows, windows ce
A Linux jailbreak that's a win for Right to Repair, our favorite things in Android 13, and the major features that just missed the Linux 6.0 window.
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.
March 3rd, 2022 | 23 mins 7 secs
anti-cheat, automative linux, autosd, bungie, centos sig, centos stream, collabora, coreboot, david chinner, destiny 2, filesystems, firmware support package, fsp 3.0, gaming on linux, jupiter broadcasting, linux action news, linux news podcast, matthew wilcox, philipp deppenwiese, proton, reiserfs, rhel, risc-v, software maintenance, software-defined silicon, stadia, steam deck, usf, valve, xfs, y2038k
Why it might be time to lower your RISC-V expectations, Intel's moves to close up CPU firmware, and a quick state of the Deck.
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.
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.
September 26th, 2021 | 23 mins 39 secs
almalinux ubi, android technical debit, android upstream kernel, anti-cheat, battleye, canonical, easy anti-cheat, gaming on linux, generic kernel image intiative, gki, gnome 41 review, gnome power modes, gtk4, horizontal workspaces, libawaita, linux plumbers conference, lpc2021, mutter improvments, pipewire, proton, steam deck, todd kjos, ubuntu advantage, ubuntu extended support, universal base image, upstream first, valve, wine
Canonical gives Linux admins a lucky break, the details on Android's slow shift to an upstream Kernel, a breakthrough for Linux gaming, and our take on GNOME 41.
August 29th, 2021 | 20 mins 56 secs
30 years of linux, airpods, alyssa rosenzweig, amd, apple, apple silicon, asahi linux, bluetooth, bpf, bsd, c, codeweavers, core scheduling, dcp, debian, dell, ebpf, faststream, fedora, fuchsia, gaming on linux, gnome on m1, google, gpl, gpu acceleration, greg kroah-hartman, hardware privacy, hyperthreading, intel, isovalent, linus torvalds, linux 5.14, linux action news, linux birthday, linux foundation, linux news podcast, meltdown, microsoft, moxie, opensuse, performance, pipewire 0.3.34, proton, qemu 6.1, raspberry pi 400, red hat, risc-v, rust, sean michael kerner, security, smt, spectre, steam, unicore32, valve, windows, wine, x86
Why the Linux kernel received so much mainstream attention this week, some of our favorite open-source projects get great updates, and why we're concerned about Linux Foundation members transferring innovation from Linux to closed source software at an industrial scale.
July 17th, 2021 | 23 mins 17 secs
anti-cheat, arch linux, aws, cloud pc, elasticsearch fork, gabe newell, kibana, linux action news, linux news podcast, media-hub, millions of units, native linux, open distro, opensearch, pixel 2, proton, proton lock-in, rdp, server side public license, steam deck, steam deck desktop, steamos, ubuntu touch ota-18, valve, windows 365
Steam Deck looks impressive; we cover the details you care about and one aspect that concerns us.