LINUX Unplugged

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

366 episodes of LINUX Unplugged since the first episode, which aired on August 12th, 2013.

  • Episode 110: Return of the Localhost | LUP 110

    September 16th, 2015  |  59 mins 27 secs

    We cover some great open source projects that help you live life off-line, as if you were online. We also discuss the upstream contributions from Munich & an awesome block level back up system.

    Plus some great feedback, a road trip update & more!

  • Episode 109: Who Will Build The Builders | LUP 109

    September 8th, 2015  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Debian aims for reproducible builds of all packages. We’ll explain what that means & why other distributions may be jumping onboard with the idea. Plus impressive early performance results under Mir & Gnome’s 3.18’s best features you're not hearing about!

  • Episode 108: Insecurity by Design | LUP 108

    September 1st, 2015  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Top law enforcement officials in the US want backdoors in all encryption systems. Details on the upcoming road show, Kubuntu's new look, saying goodbye to an old friend & some Go powered retro feedback.

  • Episode 107: Freedom Isn't Free | LUP 107

    August 25th, 2015  |  1 hr 53 mins

    We celebrate the 24th birthday of Linux by looking back to it’s early days, discuss the new SSD optimized Linux file system, the rather normal things Linux is doing on Mainframes & how the community at large reacts to crowdfunding & much more!

  • Episode 106: Connecting the Docks | LUP 106

    August 19th, 2015  |  56 mins 26 secs

    Live from the floor of LinuxCon 2015 we capture Bruce Schneier’s take on hacking attribution, how HP supports Linux internally & our impressions of the big convention.

    Plus how Docker is going big this year & which type of Linux event is right for you.

  • Episode 105: Vulkan the Metal Slayer | LUP 105

    August 11th, 2015  |  1 hr 17 mins

    We chat with the CTO behind Mycroft, an open source AI for everyone. Then discuss Android’s adoption of Vulkan & the nice new Linux exclusive features coming to Firefox. Plus file syncing & discuss the really great options that have cropped up recently.

  • Episode 104: Miles of WiFi | LUP 104

    August 5th, 2015  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Ubuntu publishes their roadmap for the next few releases & we discuss what the future might hold for “Ubuntu Personal”. Plus the major challenges Linux gaming is facing.

    Then we’ve got insights from the experts on building robust wifi… Powered by Linux!

  • Episode 103: OSCON Secret Sauce | LUP 103

    July 28th, 2015  |  1 hr 36 mins

    Great interviews from the floor of OSCON 2015! How FastMail uses Linux, managing thousands of Apache instances, an open source Slack killer, Tizen on all the things & much more.

    Plus why the Ubuntu MATE project is dropping the Ubuntu Software & more!

  • Episode 102: Canonical, Dell & AMD Games | LUP 102

    July 20th, 2015  |  1 hr 32 mins

    Noah joins us in studio for a fun edition of Unplugged! Updates are landing on Ubuntu Phones, the ridiculous work around for a major performance boost on AMD cards, the real problem with Dell’s latest Ubuntu laptops & more!

  • Episode 101: Will Flash Be Trashed? | LUP 101

    July 14th, 2015  |  1 hr 43 mins

    A renewed push to kill flash hits the web & we discuss the possible advantages for Linux users. A KDE user trying out Gnome for a week & the real issues he touches on.

    Plus your take on openSUSE’s big changes & follow up to our take on it.

  • Episode 100: Still Minty Fresh | LUP 100

    July 7th, 2015  |  56 mins 22 secs

    We reflect on 100 episodes of LINUX Unplugged, the themes from episodes past & then review Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon edition.

    Then we’ll discuss an exciting new form factor for x86 based Ubuntu PCs & the exciting use cases for them.

  • Episode 99: Finger on the Pulse of Video | LUP 99

    June 30th, 2015  |  1 hr 41 mins

    Will Pinos bring to Linux Video What PulseAudio did for audio? We discuss this major development that breaks during the show.

    Also, a debate about the usefulness of boring distributions. Plus some big follow up, the Mumble room gets unplugged & more!

  • Episode 98: Not OK Google | LUP 98

    June 23rd, 2015  |  1 hr 27 mins

    We look at some tools that make installing Linux on multiple computers a snap, discuss our favorite backup and reload approaches & then debate over Chromium auto-downloading a binary.

    Plus a great interview with the Openoid project from SELF2015 & more!

  • Episode 97: Better Open Source Options | LUP 97

    June 16th, 2015  |  1 hr 58 mins

    What makes the Linux awesome? Community. We’ve got coverage from SELF 2015 & an on the ground report from OpenTech 2015.

    Plus why open source needs to follow the Apple model and get started with students & how Red Hat stays connected to the community.

  • Episode 96: Fedora's Bright Future | LUP 96

    June 9th, 2015  |  1 hr 6 mins

    The Fedora Project Lead Matthew Miller joins us to discuss what’s coming up in Fedora 23 & reflect on Fedora 22.

    Plus Mark Shuttleworth unveils another device running Ubuntu, Angela stops by with a switch to Linux update, some quick story updates & more!

  • Episode 95: Disjunctive Normal Fedora | LUP 95

    June 1st, 2015  |  1 hr 48 mins

    A follow up on our Fedora 22 review, including a few areas we missed. How Google’s Cardboard could kickstart open source VR & whats coming to Gnome 3.18

    Plus our take on the state of openSUSE, why 2015 might really be the year of the Linux Laptop & more!