January 2nd, 2018 | 57 mins 2 secs
Wes & the Beard kick Chris out to share their top tips for starting 2018 out right, plus a holiday surprise from Linux Journal, a new device for Google’s Fuchsia & an unfortunate new flaw in a processor near you.
December 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 25 mins
We break from the unformat of the show for a special holiday chat about the top moments in the world of Linux this year that impacted us the most.
December 19th, 2017 | 1 hr 16 mins
We debate the best distros of 2017, get into some community news, and a bcachefs and Gentoo challenge update & also learn a bit about Canonical’s new Multipass project.
Plus a few Linux commands that are guaranteed to destroy your install.
December 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 32 mins
It’s time to replace Patreon, YouTube, Twitter/Facebook & other centralized platforms of the web. But can open source answer the call? This week we look at a few projects that could replace today’s information silos if Linux users just step up & more!
December 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 23 mins
Why Bitcoin is the next Linux, the Gentoo Challenge is in full swing, and we catch you up on the latest community news, a throwback app pick & more!
November 29th, 2017 | 1 hr 39 mins
Red Hat, Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, and others come together to push common sense GPL enforcement & a whole batch of community news.
Plus we call out the Register, DRM’s dirty little secret & how Linux users can make a difference.
November 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 24 mins
Google gets caught red handed and goodies in the new Linux kernel. But the meat of the show is Lynis a tool to audit your Linux box, create reports & teach you how to better secure your system.
Plus the groundwork for the Gentoo Challenge & more!
November 15th, 2017 | 1 hr 49 mins
A new version of Fedora hits the web and we share our thoughts & chat with a member of the project, Noah joins us & we’re all excited about Firefox quantum.
Plus Gnome 4’s ambitious goals, a new Linux Kernel that really matters, OpenShot woes & more!
November 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
Community news & app picks this week before we get into a bizarre story that could rip up parts of the open source community.
Plus Elementary OS’s secret weapon to get more native apps, our tips for great High-DPI under Linux & some Enlightenment love.
October 31st, 2017 | 1 hr 33 mins
Two of Ubuntu’s top contributors join us to chat about the 17.10 release, working upstream with Gnome, the future of SNAPS in Ubuntu & goals for 18.04. Plus Flatpak gets mature & the Linux Foundation is working on open source AI, Kodi problems & more!
October 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 34 mins
An easy solution to get high performance remote Linux desktop, how to interact with an open source project or community & looking back at some of Fedora’s recent accomplishments.
Plus Canonical is on the path to an IPO, pirates embrace Flatpack & more!
October 17th, 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
We review Ubuntu 17.10 & discuss some of the major achievements this release represents. Plus we break down an important Linux kernel news story, get updates from the community & more!
October 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
We review Purism’s Librem 15, the high performance 15.6″ laptop built for Linux with physical radio kill switches.
Plus the snap coming to a desktop near you, we report back from SeaGL & discuss some future changes to your humble weekly Linux talk show.
October 3rd, 2017 | 1 hr 36 mins
How does Ubuntu get built? Chris is back from the Ubuntu Rally in NYC and has a full report, some interviews & stories to share.
Plus Jos Poortvliet & Frank Karlitschek join us to talk about NextCloud’s new End-to-end Encryption.
September 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 24 mins
It’s Wes & the Beard this week as we cover tons of stories. TopIcons is officially unmaintained, KDE launches the XFree kwin project in an attempt to get rid of XWayland, Synergy goes closed source, Microsoft & Canonical build a custom linux kernel & more
September 19th, 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
A game changing project for Linux multimedia has been officially announced today, so we chat with the brilliance behind PipeWire, Wim Taymans.
Plus community news of the week & why the rapid decline of the “open source media” matters more than ever.