Keynote presenter from Texas LinuxFest and established industry expert Thomas Cameron joins us to discuss the end of the distro wars, the future of Linux jobs, his personal take on IBM's acquisition of Red Hat, some really great Linux job tips, and much more.
Plus we catch up on some community news from old friends, complain about a few Linux bugs, and share a "magical" app pick.Support LINUX Unplugged
- Hiding Data In Music Might Be The Key To Ditching Coffee Shop WiFi Passwords | Hackaday — By encoding data into the audible range of music, coffee shops could broadcast their WiFi passwords inside their Sia-heavy playlists. (Why is it always Sia?) Cell phones could then detect the password and automatically connect.
- Dropbox added support for zfs, eCryptFS, xfs, and btrfs filesystems — The latest version 77.3.127 Dropbox added support for zfs (on 64-bit systems only), eCryptFS, xfs (on 64-bit systems only), and btrfs filesystems.
- Fedora To Stop Providing i686 Kernels, Might Also Drop 32-Bit Modular/Everything Repos - Phoronix — Under this secondary proposal, Fedora 31 would stop producing and distributing Modular and Everything i686 repositories.
- Changes/Noi686Repositories - Fedora Project Wiki — Stop producing and distributing the Modular and Everything i686 repositories.
- Kernel 5.2 KVM VFIO Bug
- LinuxServer Joins Open Collective
- Download – Endeavour OS — We’re proud to present you our very first stable release
- Passing the AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam — Whether you need the Cloud Practitioner certification for work or as a personal goal, studying and staying on track is hard because life gets in the way. Join this study group and we’ll help you pass the exam by meeting on a bi-weekly basis and going over the main topics covered in the certification exam.
- Free Cloud Courses at Linux Academy
- Thomas Cameron at Texas Linux Fest 2019 — Thomas Cameron has been an IT Professional since 1993. He's worked with Linux at multinational financial services companies, transportation companies, manufacturing, and more. He's a Red Hat Certified Architect, and was a regional chief architect at Red Hat. He's currently on the Amazon Linux team at Amazon.
- The Perfect Media Server - 2019 Edition — There's a ton of resources on serverbuilds but you should definitely take a few minutes to browse the excellent CPU spreadsheet before buying a new CPU. You'll probably think twice about that Sandy Bridge chip now (in a good way).
- croc: Easily and securely send things from one computer to another — croc is a tool that allows any two computers to simply and securely transfer files and folders.
- GPD Products
- GPD Pocket: 7.0' Indiegogo