LINUX Unplugged

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 58: Cult of Community | LUP 58

    September 16th, 2014  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Is the role of “Community Manager” a fraud perpetrated by companies trying to exploit the fruits for their community? We debate. Plus we discuss your systemd follow up, the recent purchase of openSUSE’s parent company Attachmate & more!

  • Episode 57: systemd Haters Busted | LUP 57

    September 9th, 2014  |  1 hr 23 mins

    The majority of systemd hate appears to be coming from just two sources. At least that’s what we suspect & call them out.

    Plus a review of OpenMediaVault and how it compares to FreeNAS, a quick look at Tox & what the heck is Fedora’s DNF?

  • Episode 56: One Packager for All | LUP 56

    September 2nd, 2014  |  1 hr 28 mins

    The systemd group has a proposal for universal software management scheme for all Linux distributions. We’ll debate the philosophical impact & explain why it’s all powered by btrfs.

    Plus some thoughts on the ultimate DM & the true cost of a MacBook!

  • Episode 55: LinuxCon 2014 Unplugged | LUP 55

    August 26th, 2014  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Learn about Linux in big networking, what the future holds for SUSE & more from LinuxCon 2014.

    Plus, are you feeling a bit down? Maybe it’s because Linux users are being told to shut up about Desktop Linux. We’ll discuss why this an short sighted idea.

  • Episode 54: Microsoft's Munich Man | LINUX Unplugged 54

    August 19th, 2014  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Sam from the Moka project stops by to chat about making Linux look better. Then we get into the role open source plays in self driving cars.

    Plus we bust some of the FUD around Munich’s much reported plan to abandon Linux and switch back to Windows.

  • Episode 53: Ubuntu with Rodent | LUP 53

    August 12th, 2014  |  1 hr 20 mins

    The new Beta of ElementaryOS has shipped and we discuss where they are heading, the community interaction issues & their genius move with some tricky hardware support.

    Plus the long term cost of Ubuntu Touch, using ZFS on Linux successfully & more!

  • Episode 52: CRUX Interview | LUP 52

    August 5th, 2014  |  1 hr 24 mins

    Our team reviews the famous CRUX Linux and we discuss this unique distribution with one of its long time developers.

    Plus details about Fedora COPR and is Desktop Linux stuck in an uncanny valley? We debate.

  • Episode 51: OSCON Behind The Story | LUP 51

    July 29th, 2014  |  1 hr 40 mins

    We’ve got more interviews from OSCON & we debate if fragmentation is simply the result of winning

    Plus why the Linux community needs a reality check about the popularity of the MacBook & how poor the solutions are for MacBook owners who want to run Linux

  • Episode 50: Linux Look-Back | LUP 50

    July 22nd, 2014  |  58 mins 20 secs

    We look back at five years of Linux memories, and reminisce about the bad old days of the Linux desktop.

    Plus our favorite ways to track performance, desktop Linux app containers that are already here and shipping and much more!

  • Episode 49: Rapid Fire Journalism | LINUX Unplugged 49

    July 15th, 2014  |  1 hr 15 mins

    We chat about our time with the new Plasma 5 desktop from KDE, then we discuss the poor state of Linux news & what the real solution is that has major ramifications for the community.

    Plus a Command Line challenge update & our big plans for next week!

  • Episode 48: KaOS Theory | LUP 48

    July 8th, 2014  |  1 hr 19 mins

    We chat with Jos Poortvliet about the future of KDE, Plasma 5 Desktop, then review a KDE distribution with a direction: KaOS.

    Plus: The great news for the Blender project, our OSCON plans and much more!

  • Episode 47: Desktopaholics Anonymous | LUP 47

    July 1st, 2014  |  37 mins 8 secs

    We come clean on our struggle with loving every Linux desktop, until we start up the hate. We discuss huge news for CoreOS & take a closer look at OwnCloud 7s server-to-server syncing.

    Plus troubleshooting KDE sound problems & a new community initiative!

  • Episode 46: SouthEast LinuxFest Unplugged | LUP 46

    June 24th, 2014  |  54 mins 2 secs

    We’ve got another round of great exclusive interviews from the floor of SouthEast LinuxFest 2014.

    Find out why Slackware is still going strong, the BSD kindness brigade & more!

  • Episode 45: The Triple-Boot Phone | LUP 45

    June 17th, 2014  |  24 mins 46 secs

    Chris shares his experience with triple booting Firefox OS, Ubuntu Touch and Android on his Nexus 5 and the surprising results.

    Plus some grounded feedback and much more!

  • Episode 44: Bedrock: A New Paradigm | LUP 44

    June 10th, 2014  |  46 mins 38 secs

    The founder of Bedrock Linux joins us to discuss their ambitious distribution that lets you utilize the userland of all your favorite distributions at once

    Plus Alienware slaps Linux users in the face with a dead fish, your feedback, and more!

  • Episode 43: Mint 17: Fresh or Stagnant? | LUP 43

    June 3rd, 2014  |  1 hr 3 mins

    We’ll take a look at the new features of Linux Mint 17, and discuss the new Cinnamon release. Then we’ll debate if distro derivatives are a bad thing.

    Plus: Is Red Hat too over controlling of Gnome? Candidates for the Gnome Foundation’s board think so.