LINUX Unplugged

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • Episode 42: Fine Wine or Sour Ports | LUP 42

    May 27th, 2014  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Liam from Gaming on Linux joins us to discuss the Witcher 2 port fiasco, and why Linux’s reputation as a gaming platform could be on the line.

    Plus a heated Manjaro discussion, your feedback, and a BIG announcement!

  • Episode 41: Arch’s Uprising | LUP 41

    May 20th, 2014  |  1 hr 27 secs

    Is this the year of Arch? We dig through the results from our listener survey, compare our audience’s answers with another recent large survey and find some surprising results.

    Plus how the “Power Linux User” is underrepresented by developer attention!

  • Episode 40: Developers Get Qt | LUP 40

    May 13th, 2014  |  51 mins 8 secs

    We chat with two of the LXQt developers, and find out what’s behind this major undertaking. Then we discuss our favorite packages for a Linux home server, and the brand new Ubuntu Orange cluster box.

    Plus your feedback, our follow up, and much more!

  • Episode 39: Fragmentation Timebomb | LUP 39

    May 6th, 2014  |  55 mins 59 secs

    Ubuntu will be rolling out their first generation Qt based desktop environment, Mir, Wayland and X11 are competing, and developers are crying fragmentation.

    But how would we shape the future if we could wave a magic wand? And is fragmentation a problem?

  • Episode 38: The Rest of the Fest | LUP 38

    April 29th, 2014  |  47 mins 38 secs

    We had a chance to chat with folks from Firefox, the EFF, SUSE, and more. Plus we discuss the real benefits to Linux conventions like LinuxFest Northwest.

  • Episode 37: Client Side Drama | LUP 37

    April 22nd, 2014  |  49 mins 48 secs

    We discuss the pros & cons of Client Side Decorations and their potential issues.

    Plus our thoughts on the best password managers, your follow up and more!

  • Episode 36: Beware of Underdog | LUP 36

    April 15th, 2014  |  56 mins 27 secs

    Are boutique distributions a bag of hurt for new users?

    We love a good underdog, but sometimes our excitement gets the best of us and we recommend something that’s not appropriate for a switcher to land on.

  • Episode 35: Windows eXPired | LUP 35

    April 8th, 2014  |  1 hr 10 mins

    XP support ends today and we’ll celebrate the occasion by debating what prevents technical users switching to Linux, address some common myths, and set a course for our new howto show.

  • Episode 34: Drive-By Advice | LUP 34

    April 1st, 2014  |  1 hr 7 mins

    We debate the validity of recent anti-Linux comments made on a Leo Laporte's nationally syndicated “Tech Guy” radio show, and the more subtle and larger “built-in bias” many in the tech community still hold towards Linux.