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 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.
December 8th, 2022 | 17 mins 25 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, android, android 13, apple m1, apple silicon, arm, asahi linux, buffer overflow, capability-based-security, capsicum, cockpit, cpufreq driver, d-bus, d-installer, fedora, firefox, floppies, floppy disk driver, freebsd, gaming on linux, gl2, gles 2.0, gnome, google, graphics drivers, icmp, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux desktop, linux news podcast, m2 hardware, memory safety vulnerabilities, mobility phosh, opengl, opensuse, ping, purism, rust, rust adoption, security, suse, tumbleweed, vulkan, wayland, web-based installer, x11, yast
The Linux kernel has some exciting updates this week, including a significant Asahi milestone and some good news for Android. Then we take openSUSE's new web-based installer for a spin.
October 13th, 2022 | 20 mins 46 secs
activities, android, apple, asrock, aura, canonical, captive portal, chrome os, chromebooks, cloud gaming, compliance, data leak, desktop linux, discrete graphics, dns, enterprise, firefox, google, gpu, grapheneos, gunnir, intel arc graphics, ios, kate, kde, kwin, kwrite, lenovo, linux action news, linux news podcast, mesa, mullvad vpn, neon, open-source graphics, pixel, plank, plasma 5.26, plasma big screen, plasmoids, privacy, security, software upgrades, stadia, system settings, thunderbolt, ubuntu pro, vlc, vpn, wayland, widgets, wifi, x11
Plasma 5.26's standout features, Canonical flips the script on Red Hat, and why Android is leaking traffic outside VPNs.
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.
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.
June 13th, 2021 | 24 mins 58 secs
0.113, adaptive translucency, app grid actions, appimage, elisa, enabling linux in safety applications, flatpak, freebsd, freesync, gnome 40.2, gnome software, hellosystem, kevin backhouse, linux action news, linux news podcast, macos alternative, off-line updates, plasma 5.22, polkit, polkit privilege escalation, preempt_rt, probono, root shell, screencasting with fractional scalingm, simon peter, variable refresh rate, wayland, x11
The premier Linux desktops get some futuristic new features, and we break down the seven-year-old vulnerability in your Linux box revealed this week.
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.
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.