Passionate open source advocate, Linux 🐧 enthusiast & podcaster 🎤 Lives in 🇬🇧 with his wife & daughter. Works for @Canonical making @Ubuntu & @snapcraftio.
April 16th, 2019 | 57 mins 40 secs
19.04, ansible, chromebooks, devops, devuan, devuan conference, disco dingo, electronplayer, gnome, jupiter broadcasting, linus tech tips, linux, linux podcast, long term support, lts, ltt, manjaro, mesa, ncspot, ncurses, partyloud, pop!_os, privacy, red hat, rhce, rhcsa, root on zfs, rust, security, simplot, snapcraft, spotify, systemd, traffic simulator, ubuntu, unplugged, yaru, zfs, zfs on linux
Ubuntu's new release is here, and this one might be one of the most important in a while. But is it worth upgrading from an LTS? We review and debate just that.
April 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
archivebox, git, gpd pocket, grace hopper celebration, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux podcast, lutris, pengwin, proton, rebranding, snapcraft, steam, ubuntu mate, unplugged, visual studio code, vscode, wkhtmltopdf, wlinux, wsl
The way we’ve been thinking about Desktop Linux is all wrong. We start by defining Desktop Linux, and where it might be going in the future.
April 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
accelerated graphics, apache, apache foundation, codecs, compiling software, f5, ffmpeg, firefox, gentoo, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, machine learning, mozilla, nano, nginx, notifications, open source, open source audio, opus, raspberry pi, raspberry pi keyboard and mouse, text editors, ubuntu mate 18.04 beta 1 for raspberry pi, unplugged, vi, vlc, vocoder, wasi, webassembly
Is there really any advantage to building your software vs installing the package? We discuss when and why you might want to consider building it yourself.
March 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
aws, canonical, chrome os, cloud, cloud computing, config files, containerd, containers, crostini, debian, devuan, docker, firefox, flowblade, fractional scaling, gnome, gnome 3.32, hidden files, home directory, ios, ipad, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes, linux apps, linux podcast, lyft, meetup, open source, shotcut, simplified computing, systemd, systemd-nspawn, tablet, ubuntu, unplugged
We reveal all and look at the mess that is our home directories. How we keep them clean, back them up, and organize our most important files.
February 26th, 2019 | 58 mins 46 secs
4.19, alexa, ansible, arm, automation, domoticz, embedded, gnome, google assistant, google home, hardware acceleration, home assistant, home automation, jupiter broadcasting, kde, latency, linux kernel, linux operating system fundamentals, linux podcast, live streaming, lts, mate, mqtt, mutter, obs, open source, openhab, plasma, podcast generator, podcasting, raspberry pi, smart assistant, smart home, smart hub, smart lights, subsync, subtitles, ubuntu, ubuntu 18.04.2, ubuntu mate, unplugged, z-wave
We head to the Raspberry Pi corner and pick the very best open source home automation system.
February 12th, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
apparmor, containers, copr, cryptominers, discover, dnf, docker, fedora, fedora 30, fedora schedule, gtk, journalism, jupiter broadcasting, kde, korkerds, linux journalism, linux podcast, lxc, opensuse, opensuse challenge, packagekit, pantheon, plasma 5.15, red hat, rolling release, runc, scale 17x, security, selinux, solvitaire, suse, tumbleweed, uberwriter, unplugged, user metrics, uuid, vala, vulnerability, wireguard, yast, zdnet, zypper
The hype around a new security flaw hits new levels. Fedora has a bunch of news, and we discover what's new in the latest Plasma release.
February 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 14 mins
bitcoin, cryptocurrency, dhcp, dns sinkhole, dnsmasq, docker, ethereum, fosdem 2019, ftldns, gnome shell performance, gtk, gtk+, jupiter broadcasting, jupterdev telegram, linux podcast, overclock nvidia gpu, pi-hole, snapcraft, unplugged, vlc 4
Why FOSDEM might be the quintessential community event, and our thoughts after playing with Pi-Hole.
January 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
18.04, 19.04, canonical, chromecast, containers, cool-retro-term, debian, disco dingo, docker, ell, firefox, firefox 65, flatpak, fractional scaling, free content, fx_cast, gradio, jupiter broadcasting, kernel patch, kodi, kodi 18, lfnw, librem 5, linux podcast, lts, mate, mozilla, open source home theater, ppa, pureos, purism, scale, scale 17x, shortwave, study group, ubuntu, unplugged, wayland, x11, yaml
We're playing Robin Hood with the content, and a new member of our team joins to tell you all about it.
December 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
32bit, amazon, android, beowulf cluster, blink, chrome, clear linux, cloud, clr-boot-manager, dell, edge, emulator, external graphics, game streaming, intel, ios, ish, jack, juju, laptop, linux, linux podcast, lxd, maas, microsoft, pulseaudio, raspberry pi, shell, sputnik, steam, steam link, systemd, theodore dubois, thunderbolt, thunderbolt dock, ubuntu, udev, unplugged, webkit, x86, xps13, xubuntu
We chat with a developer who's gotten Linux running on iOS devices, do a deep dive into Clear Linux, and discuss Xubuntu ending 32bit support.
November 27th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 secs
backups, base platform, community, dropbox, ext4, fedora, fedora 31, gnome, gpu, iss, kde, lfnw, linux podcast, linuxfest northwest, martin wimpress, matthew miller, mergerfs, nasa, open source, packaging, packaging winter, plasma, red hat, security, silverblue, snapcraft, snapraid, switching to linux, thunderbolt, tooling, trust, unplugged, wimpy, windows, xfs, zfs
Fedora might take a year off, to focus on it self. Project Lead and Council Chair Matthew Miller joins us to explain this major proposal.
November 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
10 year support, 18.04, android, automation system, bolt, deepin, gaming on linux, linux, linux dock, linux kernel, linux podcast, lts, mainline, minitube, nvidia, prime, prime-select, remote desktop, settlers of catan, steam, steam link, thunderbolt, thunderbolt dock, ubuntu lts, ubuntu security podcast, unite-shell, unity, unplugged, valve, very long term support, webtty, x11, xpra, youtube-dl
Android and Ubuntu are working exceptionally hard to create longer support cycles. We’ll highlight the work that makes this possible, and what’s motivating these two different projects to strive for Very Long Term Support.
November 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
bitwarden, canonical, canonical ipo, emulation, f.k. schaller, firmware, linux podcast, lvfs, mark shuttleworth, microsoft, open invention network, open source, pcsx, pipewire, playstation, red hat, snes9x, supertuxkart, thunderbolt, ubuntu, unplugged, usb-c, wayland, zune
Christian F.K. Schaller from Red Hat joins us to discuss seamless Linux upgrades, replacing PulseAudio, some of the recent desktop Projects Red Hat’s been working on... And the value they get from them.
October 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 43 mins
bsd, cockpit, dbxfs, dell, dell precision 5530, dropbox, fedora, fedora 29, flathub, flatpak, gaming on linux, ibm, linus, linux, linux podcast, linuxserver.io, meetbsd, modularity, nextcloud, open hardware, proton, protondb, red hat, rhel, samsung, samsung osg, steam, system76, thelio, thunderbolt, unplugged, zfs
We speculate about a future where IBM owns Red Hat, and review the latest Fedora 29 release that promises a new game changing feature.
October 16th, 2018 | 1 hr 42 mins
chrome os, dalton durst, dxvk, elementary os, flatkill, flatpak, gnome, gpd pocket 2, gtk3 themes, juno, kde, linux podcast, linux unplugged, ota5, palm, photopea, plasma, ubports, vulkan
elementary OS’ latest and greatest released today, and we talk with Dan and Cassidy from the project about their biggest release yet.
October 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 10 mins
andy grover, application menus, appmenu, creative selection, device mapper, eazel, gnome, gnome history, google, google plus, hardware acceleration, irl glasses, ken kocienda, linux podcast, nautilus, plasma, project stream, project strobe, red hat, stratis storage, todoist, unplugged, xfs
Red Hat developer Andy Grover joins us to discuss Stratis Storage, an alternative to ZFS on Linux and its recent milestone.
September 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
appcenter, cookies, dell precision 5530, elementary os, feedback, google, google chrome, kde plasma, linux audio, linux podcast, open source funding, pipewire, playonlinux, tidelift, traefik, unplugged, usability, wlinux, wsl, zfs
We chat with Nate Graham who’s pushing to make Plasma the best desktop on the planet. We discuss his contributions to this effort, and others.