January 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 4 mins
501c3, apple, apple silicon, asahi linux, backups, banking, bismuth, bitcoin, blockchain, btrfs, colors.js, containers, copy-on-write, crypto, data integrity, data storage, defi, dell, docker, energy use, environmentalism, faker.js, finance, flathub, flatpak, fresh air-capable, hector martin, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux podcast, linux unplugged, m1, npm, opensuse, plasma, podcast index, podcasting 2.0, podman, rolling release, server upgrade, snapshots, tiling window manager, tumbleweed, tuxies, vdev, zfs, zpool, zypper
We make some last-minute changes to our server setup and catch up on a bunch of thought-provoking feedback.
January 9th, 2022 | 1 hr 17 mins
adam curry, bitcoin, blockchain, clockworkpi, dave jones, decentralize, devterm, fireside, fountain, hive blockchain, jupiter broadcasting, keysend, lightning, linux podcast, linux unplugged, namespace, no agenda show, open source, openrss, peer-to-peer, podcast index, podcasting 2.0, podcastwallet, podping, rss, rust, satoshi, sats, value for value, value4value
A new initiative uses open source to keep podcasting decentralized and add new features.
January 2nd, 2022 | 51 mins 44 secs
arch server, ashift12, backup, bare metal, btrfs, cni, compression, containers, copy-on-write, dell, e5-2667, filesystems, hard disk, hard drive, hardware, idrac, intel, ipmi, jbod, jupiter broadcasting, kindle, kindle comic converter, linux podcast, linux unplugged, nas, new wes, noatime, opensuse, podman, pool, poweredge, r730xd, raid1, raidz2, remote backup, remote management, server, snapshots, supermicro, tumbleweed, vdev, xeon, zfs, zfs send, zpool
Our new server setup is bonkers, but we love it.
December 28th, 2021 | 48 mins 48 secs
2022 linux predictions, apple, arch, asahi, bitcoin, btrfs, canonical, deck, flathub, flatpak, flutter, fuschia, gaming on linux, homeassistant, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, log4j, m1, nft, opensuse, raspberry pi, risc-v, rust, snap, snap packages, snapcraft, starlink, steam, steam deck, system76, thunderbird, ubuntu, valve
We do our best to predict what will happen in 2022, and own up to what we thought might happen in 2021.
December 21st, 2021 | 42 mins 37 secs
alma linux, asahi linux, canonical, centos stream, cosmic, cudatext, debian, desktop environments, element, ems, fedora, flathub, free software, garuda linux, gnome shell, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, kinoite, linux distro, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mate, matrix, micro, nano, nextcloud, nixos, ntfs3, open-source, opensuse, pipewire, podman, pop!_os, proton, quickemu, silverblue, sway, text editors, tilde, tuxies, ubuntu, vim, visual studio code, vscode, wireguard, xfce
It's the second annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2021.
December 14th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
amazon, application menu, auto tiling, carl richell, docker, dxvk, flathub, flatpak, gnome 40, gtk, jupiter broadcasting, launcher, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux unplugged, live streaming, mesa, neko, pop! shop, pop!_os, proton, raspberry pi 400, raycast, recovery, refresh os, slackware, system76, systemd-boot, tiling window manager, ubuntu 21.10, ventoy, watch together, webrtc, workspaces
We each try out the new Pop_OS! and Carl Richell from System76 joins us to get into the details.
December 7th, 2021 | 58 mins 50 secs
ai, audapolis, audio editing, btrfs, centos stream 9, cryptocurrency, descript, epel 9, firefox 91, flatpak, fragmentation, gnome 40, ingenuity, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter extras, leap, linux podcast, linux unplugged, machine learning, nasa, nebula, opensuse, popcorn pocket computer, raid, scale, slackware, snap, ssd, suse, tim canham, tumbleweed, yast, zypper
This was not the year of the Linux Desktop. We’ve been slacking on the mailbag, so we go on a feedback frenzy and answer some hard questions about desktop Linux.
November 30th, 2021 | 1 hr 23 secs
application development, bubblewrap, cli, command line, containers, desktop apps, disk space, docker, docker-slim, endlessos, fedora, flathub, flatpak, flatpak runtime, flatseal, fragmentation, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, ostree, packaging, pocket popcorn computer, sandboxed apps, security, shared libraries, snap, snapcraft, steam, will thompson
The Director of EndlessOS joins us to respond to recent Flatpak criticism.
November 23rd, 2021 | 1 hr 19 secs
apple tv, application launcher, bumper, catt, chromecast, cm4, dlna, docker, element, emby, ffmpeg, gaming on linux, hardware decoding, infuse, jellycon, jellyfin, junction, jupiter broadcasting, kodi, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matrix, nvenc, opensuse tumbleweed, perfect media server, plex, quicksync, raspberry pi compute module 4, roku, steam, steamos 3.0, synapse, syncplay, transcode, tumbleweed-cli, twups, valve, xbmc
We revisit some old assumptions about the open-source Plex-alternative, Jellyfin. We each try it out, and along the way, gain a few insights about open source.
November 16th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
ai, almalinux, arch linux, arm, btrfs, centos, cli, command line, docker, docker-compose, flatpak, gaming on linux, immutable filesystem, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kexec, kinoite, lcars, leap, linux podcast, linux unplugged, manjaro, ml, mp4, mp4grep, nextcloud, obs, open build service, open source, opensuse, package management, plasma, podman, proton, red hat, rhel, rocky linux, rpm, samba, silverblue, sles, smb, snapper, snapshots, steam deck, steam os 3.0, stream, subtitles, suse, tng, transactional updates, transcription, tumbleweed, valve, yast, zypper
Can we live with openSUSE Tumbleweed?
November 9th, 2021 | 53 mins 44 secs
2021 tuxies, arch update, backup, battleye, borg backup, btrfs, carl richell, cli, command line love, containers, docker, easy anti-cheat, fedora 35, gaming on linux, gui, jupiter broadcasting, kalendar 0.1, kde, kinoite, linus tech tips, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mastodon, ncdu, ncurses, nextcloud, pop!_os, proton, qt, rust, silverblue, steam, system76, terminal, tui, tuxies, unity, unix, valve, vorta, zfs
Is the true path to mastering Linux fully embracing the command line? Why it's time to change our mindset about the terminal.
November 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 14 mins
anaconda, btrfs, containers, dnf, family friendly fedora, fedora 34, fedora 35, fedora cloud, firecracker, flathub, flatpak, gnome 41, helvum, htop, immutable workstation, jack, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, kde spin, kerla, kinoite, krfb, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matthew miller, nintendo switch emulator, oci, ostree, package management, patchbay, pipewire, podman, pro audio, pulseaudio, rdp, remote desktop, rpm-ostree, rust, ryujinx, session manager, silverblue, tailscale, vnc, wayland, wireguard, wireplumber, x11
We check-in with Fedora Project lead Matthew Miller on the state of the project, then conduct our exit interview with Fedora 34, and review Fedora 35.
October 26th, 2021 | 59 mins 54 secs
canonical, croc, crocgui, element one, elon musk, ems, fdroid, firefox snap, gnome 40, go, isp in space, jupiter broadcasting, kdeconnect-ios, kubuntu, linux in space, linux podcast, linux unplugged, magic wormhole, mate, matrix, mir, openwrt, peplink, plasma, poe, preempt_rt, signal, spacex, speed test, starlink, starlink-grpc-tools, telegram, ubuntu 21.10, unity, whatsapp, wireless internet, yaru, zfs data loss
We attempt a live production over Starlink, and dig into the secrets of this giant Linux network in space.
October 19th, 2021 | 55 mins 47 secs
almalinux migration tool, apple, arch linx, asahi, battery, boringtun, btrfs, centos converter, charging, cinnamon, endeavour os, garuda, hector martin, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linus tech tips, linux podcast, linux unplugged, m1 max, m1 pro, macbook, manjaro, motd, onetun, pop server, pop!_os 21.10, port forwarding, quickemu, raspberry pi, rhel, rust, rust-motd, sd card, snapshots, spacecadetpinball, ssd, steam deck verified, system76, timeshift, tlp, utm, valve, ventoy, wireguard, ytcc
We try out POP!_OS on the Raspberry Pi 4, and chat with its creator Jeremy Soller from System76.
October 12th, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
almalinux, amd, apple m1, centos, cgroup v2, firefox snap, flutter, gnome 40, gpu acceleration, impish indri, jupiter broadcasting, kde 5.22.5, krita, kubuntu, latte-dock, liberty linux, linux 5.13, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mac os, macbook hate, mate 1.26, microsoft, microsoft store, nftables, nuc, nvidia, pci passthrough, phoronix test suite 10.6, pipewire, plasma desktop, qemu 6.0, quickemu, raspberry pi, rhel, suse, systemd, tpm, ubuntu 21.10, virtio, virtualization, windows 11, wsl, wslg, yaru
Wimpy stops by with a new tool that will change your virtualization game, and we share our thoughts on Ubuntu 21.10 and take the flavor challenge.
October 5th, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
1440p, 144hz, almalinux foundation, alsa, amd, arm64, centos, cheese, christian f.k. schaller, egpu, fedora, flatpak, garuda, geekbench, greensysadmin, gstreamer, helvum, jack aboutboul, jupiter broadcasting, libcamera, linux desktop, linux graphics, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linux-ck, linux-zen, nixos, nvidia, nvme, old hardware, old pc, opensuse, pipewire, pop!_os, profile-sync-daemon, pulseaudio, raspberry pi, rust, sandboxed apps, thinkpad x1 carbon, thunderbolt, tubearchivist, tubesync, tumbleweed, v4l2, video camera, wayland, wim taymans
It's the worst time ever to upgrade or buy a new PC, so we cover our favorite tips for getting the most out of your current hardware. Then we pit a 2014 desktop against a 2021 laptop and find out if our old clunker can beat the Thinkpad.