LINUX Unplugged

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 94: 11 Years of Linux Benchmarking | LUP 94

    May 26th, 2015  |  1 hr 36 mins

    Michael Larabel joins us to discuss his initiative of daily automated performance benchmarking & reflects on 11 years of running Phoronix.com.

    Plus our first take on Fedora 22, the best options for users that require Microsoft Office under Linux & more!

  • Episode 93: Rollback Romanticism | LUP 93

    May 19th, 2015  |  1 hr 32 mins

    After an Ubuntu update goes really bad Chris reflects on how snappy, a transactionally updated version of Ubuntu, could have avoided this problem.

    Plus a review of the System76 Meerkat PC, Russia plans to fork Sailfish OS & more!

  • Episode 92: Linux Wife, Happy Life. | LUP 92

    May 12th, 2015  |  1 hr 12 mins

    We get an update on our resident Mac users switch to Linux & the challenges she's run into. Ubuntu makes a deal with Microsoft and promises to ship snappy on the Internet of Things.

    Plus hints on how Debian PPAs might work, the first $9 Linux rig & more!

  • Episode 91: Open Source Kollaboration | LUP 91

    May 5th, 2015  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Aaron Seigo joins us to discuss the Kolab project. We also discuss the Roundcube project’s fundraiser & possible Kolab integration.

    Plus our Virtual LUG reviews Ubuntu 15.04, and we discuss what’s so desktop focused about Ubuntu 15.10 & much, much more!

  • Episode 90: How The Fest Was Fun | LUP 90

    April 28th, 2015  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Exclusive interviews from the floor of LinuxFest Northwest 2015, meet the man who brought Netflix to Linux, how Intel builds the MinnowBoard for Linux, the state of ZFS on Linux. Plus a quick look at Plasma 5.3, Telegram’s surprising popularity & more!

  • Episode 89: Oh Deere, RMS was Right | LUP 89

    April 21st, 2015  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Manufactures claim software integrated with hardware means the end user never truly owns the device, and simply owns a license to use it. Plus MacBook Linux woes, the quick look at the ThinkPad Yoga 3 running Linux, the biggest systemd myth busted & more!

  • Episode 88: Churning Over Btrfs | LUP 88

    April 14th, 2015  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Our discussion of Linux filesystems goes in depth. Plus a few corrections from last week & some follow up. We also look at the release of Linux 4.0, some of the more humorous press coverage it's received & the “big feature” Linus could care less about.

  • Episode 87: btrfs Meltdown | LUP 87

    April 7th, 2015  |  1 hr 31 mins

    After yet another gotcha takes down a critical Linux workstation, is it officially time to consider avoiding btrfs when it matters?

    Plus what happened to the Evolve OS project & why they are now called Solus.

  • Episode 86: Evolve Your OS | LUP 86

    March 31st, 2015  |  1 hr 16 mins

    The proprietor of Evolve OS stops by to discuss what makes Evolve OS a unique Linux desktop & the challenges smaller projects face. Plus a look at tiny powerful Linux gadget that we think might be worth backing, a debate about “the look” of apps & more!

  • Episode 85: Give the Kids Linux | LUP 85

    March 24th, 2015  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Will Secure Boot hamper boutique Linux distributions and hurt desktop Linux innovation? Our panel debates. Also getting started with Linux the right way.

    Plus a recap of the first ever Kansas Linux Fest, our errata, your feedback & more!

  • Episode 84: On the Verge of Convergence | LUP 84

    March 17th, 2015  |  1 hr 10 mins

    We get the scoop on how Ubuntu Touch plans to tackle Android’s market share & the challenges involved in moving some of our favorite apps.

    Plus what makes the perfect laptop for our crew, why the future of Btrfs looks very bright & an Ubuntu MATE Update.

  • Episode 83: Numixing Fedora | LUP 83

    March 10th, 2015  |  1 hr 18 mins

    Ozon OS promises to make Fedora approachable for the rest of us, Ubuntu makes the switch to systemd & then we’ll debate the likely effectiveness of the new Linux Kernel development “Code of Conflict”.

    Plus feedback, story updates & more!

  • Episode 82: Ubuntu MATE Gets Legit | LUP 82

    March 3rd, 2015  |  1 hr 42 mins

    We round out our SCALE13x coverage with a few more exclusive interviews, then get an update on the fast growing Ubuntu MATE project.

    Plus a look back at Gnome 1.0’s release, Firefox OS on a pocket watch, the great wearable debate & much more!

  • Episode 81: Unplugging the Past | LUP 81

    February 24th, 2015  |  1 hr 27 mins

    Join us as we peer into the past and revisit some big topics!

  • Episode 80: ARMed with Arch | LUP 80

    February 17th, 2015  |  1 hr 5 mins

    One of the core developers of Arch Linux ARM joins us to chat about this rapidly developing platform, how Arch is used in ARM deployments & more. Plus an update on Ubuntu Phone & the first fully sandboxed portable Linux desktop app is demoed this weekQ

  • Episode 79: Ubuntu Calling | LUP 79

    February 10th, 2015  |  1 hr 15 mins

    The first Ubuntu phone goes on sale tomorrow & we ask the interesting questions. The details on the launch of the phone, some of the great apps & what’s still missing.

    Plus the new Raspberry Pi hates being flashed & we read a quick batch of great emails.