Inquisitive nonsense and other such things.
July 18th, 2018 | 1 hr 28 mins
atari vcs, atarios, blockchain phone, fedora, gtk4, htc exodus, linux podcast, linux users group, lug, mir, python, ssh, ubuntu, unplugged, wayland, yum
Atari has released details about its upcoming Linux powered console, some of us are sold… And some of us are rather skeptical.
July 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 16 mins
arm, aur malware, best practices, dolphin share, firefox for android, gentoo, github, kdenlive, linux podcast, lockbox, minimal ubuntu, plasma desktop, unplugged, wine, wineconf
We reflect on recent FOSS security screw ups and ponder a solution powered by community.
June 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 25 mins
article 13, blender, deepin 15.6, gog galaxy wine, librem 5, linux community podcast, linux unplugged, pclinuxos, puretube, texstar, trackmania nations forever
Free Software projects concerned about Article 13 are claiming it could destroy free software as we know it. We debate this controversial copyright law about to be voted on in the EU.
June 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
acer, bsdcan, chromebook linux apps, copperheados, flatpak, foss talk, linux podcast, mars rover runs linux, plasma 5.13, snaps, southeast linux fest, texas linuxfest, winepal
There is trouble at CopperheadOS, Plasma has a shiny new release, and we share the story of how Linux has powered the curiosity rover for 17 years.
June 6th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
electron, gitea, linux podcast, overload, pulseaudio-dlna, trackmania nations forever
Microsoft has purchased GitHub, sending shock-waves through the free software community. We discuss the bidding war that took place, and it leaves us questioning what the future of Electron might be.
May 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
best linux laptop, canonical, fedora 26, fedora 29, gnome donation, librem 15, linux podcast, mark shuttleworth, netbsd audit, openstack, red hat, thunderbolt networking, xps 13
After we make ourselves at Gnome, we look at some future open source goodies coming your way, look at how Canonical’s upstream pitch, and get excited about the next great Linux filesystem hope.
May 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
best linux laptop, evernote, gnome performance, lenovo thinkpad, librem 15, linux podcast, mycroft blockchain, nextcloud, oryx pro, qownnotes, qt, rust, tennibot, tusk, ubuntu core, x270, xps 13
What is the best laptop for Linux in 2018? How about the best Evernote killer, and production setup? We cover the best of the best this week.
May 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 21 mins
archiveos, gs connect, gtk, linux podcast, plasma sprint, purism fsp reverse engineering, qt, snap store malware, swaywm, system76 vs lfvs, ubuntu data collection
The Linux community is eating its own this week, as attention seeking plucky YouTuber’s trade on free software’s good name for clicks. We learn the real story behind some of the Internet’s recent free software freak-out.
May 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 16 mins
chrome os linux apps, cockpit, containers, docker, glibc, gvisor, linux podcast, nextcloud, red hat summit, wave-share
Chrome OS is officially getting full-fledged Linux apps, and we ponder if this is truly a win for Linux.
May 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 33 mins
bpf, darktable tips, fedora 28, fedora atomic workstation, first impressions, gnome 3.28, iptables vs bpf, kubuntu, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lts, plasma, review, ubuntu 18.04, vortex linux maintainer
Ubuntu and Fedora have new releases, and our early impressions are great. We’ll share the features that we think make these distros some of the best Linux desktop releases ever.
April 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 20 mins
bionic beaver, blloc phone, bolt, fedora 28, gnome memory leak, kbackup, kubuntu 18.04 review, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linux users group, lug, pipewire, plasma desktop, wayland
We get the inside scope from the Ubuntu flavors prepping for the 18.04 release, and then we finally make good on a long running threat.
April 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
azure sphere, clonezilla bittorrent, fontfinder, galen hunt, kdenlive, linux media, linux unplugged, mate, mcu, microsoft linux, podcast, ubuntu highdpi, youtube
Azure Sphere is Microsoft making silicon as a service with Linux at its core. We’ve chatted with the folks behind Azure Sphere and breakdown this huge announcement.
April 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 14 mins
bugs, elementary os, enospc, falkon, latte-dock, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest, native apps, nvidia, plasma desktop, plasma-vault, podcast, steam machines, ubuntu beta, zap to 2, zfs on linux bug
We have some Plasma problems this week, but we’re still putting it into production in our most ambitious event yet.
April 3rd, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
a radical proposal to keep your personal data safe, apple hires linux devs, elementary os, freedombox, juno, linux talk show, linux unplugged, podcast, privacy, qubes 4.0, richard stallman, steam machines, valve
Richard Stallman has some practical steps society could take to roll back the rampant and expanding invasion of our privacy.
March 27th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
debian, electron, fluxbox, hyper, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, microsoft open-sources wsl, plasma, red hat, slax 9.4, slax review, wayfire, wayland
A new version of Slax is out this week, and they might just be onto something really unique. We take this Debian powered, Fluxbox running, net bootin distro for a test drive.
March 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
bolt, gnome 3.28, gstreamer, headless spotify, ilan rabinovitch, interview, linux podcast, linux unplugged, little snitch for linux, opensnitch, private internet access, scale16x, spotifyd, thunderbolt 3, webos
We’re playing just one interview from SCaLE this year, tons of community news, and two handy app picks.