Passionate open source advocate, Linux 🐧 enthusiast & podcaster 🎤 Lives in 🇬🇧 with his wife & daughter. Works for @Canonical making @Ubuntu & @snapcraftio.
Martin Wimpress has been a guest on 41 episodes.
455: I run NixOS BTW
April 24th, 2022 | 1 hr 16 mins
adam curry, ansible, arion, automation, canonical, community, containers, dark style preference, dave jones, deb-get, declarative, docker, flatpak, github, gnu, guix, jammy jellyfish, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, martin wimpress, mate 22.04, mqtt, nftables, nix, nixos, nvidia, pimox7, podcasting 2.0, podfather, podman, poetry, poetry2nix, pop!_os, preempt-rt, proxmox, raspberry pi 4, real time kernel, snapcraft, tailscale, tmux, ubuntu 22.04, unsnap, virtualisation, wayland, wimpy, x.org
We've hit a bump in the road with the NixOS challenge, and share what it might not be great at. Plus, what we didn't cover in our Ubuntu 22.04 review.
441: Planet Incinerating Technology
January 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 4 mins
501c3, apple, apple silicon, asahi linux, backups, banking, bismuth, bitcoin, blockchain, btrfs, colors.js, containers, copy-on-write, crypto, data integrity, data storage, defi, dell, docker, energy use, environmentalism, faker.js, finance, flathub, flatpak, fresh air-capable, hector martin, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux podcast, linux unplugged, m1, npm, opensuse, plasma, podcast index, podcasting 2.0, podman, rolling release, server upgrade, snapshots, tiling window manager, tumbleweed, tuxies, vdev, zfs, zpool, zypper
We make some last-minute changes to our server setup and catch up on a bunch of thought-provoking feedback.
435: Desktop Burnout
December 7th, 2021 | 58 mins 50 secs
ai, audapolis, audio editing, btrfs, centos stream 9, cryptocurrency, descript, epel 9, firefox 91, flatpak, fragmentation, gnome 40, ingenuity, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter extras, leap, linux podcast, linux unplugged, machine learning, nasa, nebula, opensuse, popcorn pocket computer, raid, scale, slackware, snap, ssd, suse, tim canham, tumbleweed, yast, zypper
This was not the year of the Linux Desktop. We’ve been slacking on the mailbag, so we go on a feedback frenzy and answer some hard questions about desktop Linux.
434: Endlessly Flat
November 30th, 2021 | 1 hr 23 secs
application development, bubblewrap, cli, command line, containers, desktop apps, disk space, docker, docker-slim, endlessos, fedora, flathub, flatpak, flatpak runtime, flatseal, fragmentation, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, ostree, packaging, pocket popcorn computer, sandboxed apps, security, shared libraries, snap, snapcraft, steam, will thompson
The Director of EndlessOS joins us to respond to recent Flatpak criticism.
431: Command Line Love
November 9th, 2021 | 53 mins 44 secs
2021 tuxies, arch update, backup, battleye, borg backup, btrfs, carl richell, cli, command line love, containers, docker, easy anti-cheat, fedora 35, gaming on linux, gui, jupiter broadcasting, kalendar 0.1, kde, kinoite, linus tech tips, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mastodon, ncdu, ncurses, nextcloud, pop!_os, proton, qt, rust, silverblue, steam, system76, terminal, tui, tuxies, unity, unix, valve, vorta, zfs
Is the true path to mastering Linux fully embracing the command line? Why it's time to change our mindset about the terminal.
427: Life Changing Virtualization
October 12th, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
almalinux, amd, apple m1, centos, cgroup v2, firefox snap, flutter, gnome 40, gpu acceleration, impish indri, jupiter broadcasting, kde 5.22.5, krita, kubuntu, latte-dock, liberty linux, linux 5.13, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mac os, macbook hate, mate 1.26, microsoft, microsoft store, nftables, nuc, nvidia, pci passthrough, phoronix test suite 10.6, pipewire, plasma desktop, qemu 6.0, quickemu, raspberry pi, rhel, suse, systemd, tpm, ubuntu 21.10, virtio, virtualization, windows 11, wsl, wslg, yaru
Wimpy stops by with a new tool that will change your virtualization game, and we share our thoughts on Ubuntu 21.10 and take the flavor challenge.
426: This Old Linux PC
October 5th, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
1440p, 144hz, almalinux foundation, alsa, amd, arm64, centos, cheese, christian f.k. schaller, egpu, fedora, flatpak, garuda, geekbench, greensysadmin, gstreamer, helvum, jack aboutboul, jupiter broadcasting, libcamera, linux desktop, linux graphics, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linux-ck, linux-zen, nixos, nvidia, nvme, old hardware, old pc, opensuse, pipewire, pop!_os, profile-sync-daemon, pulseaudio, raspberry pi, rust, sandboxed apps, thinkpad x1 carbon, thunderbolt, tubearchivist, tubesync, tumbleweed, v4l2, video camera, wayland, wim taymans
It's the worst time ever to upgrade or buy a new PC, so we cover our favorite tips for getting the most out of your current hardware. Then we pit a 2014 desktop against a 2021 laptop and find out if our old clunker can beat the Thinkpad.
401: Own Your Mailbox
April 13th, 2021 | 58 mins 51 secs
android, aosp, audio gear, bottom panel, c, c++, coder, coder radio, dns, dock, email, freenas mini, garage sale, gnome 40, google, helicopter, imap, ingenuity, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter garage, linux podcast, mail server, mail-in-a-box, mars, mda, memory safety, mta, mx, nasa, perseverance, pop3, robe, rust, science, security, small business, spf, swag, unplugged, workspaces
Do as we say, not as we do. This week we're setting off to host our own email. We'll cover the basics, what's we're using, and why.
391: GNOME 40ified
February 2nd, 2021 | 59 mins 32 secs
allan day, bitcoin, browser wars, caleb connolly, carl george, chromium, cross platform, dart, desktop environments, dogecoin, epiphany, firefox, flutter, gamestop amc, gnome 40, google, gtk4, horizontal workspaces, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, martin wimpress, oneplus 6, oneplus 6+, sata, slim.ai, ssd, stocks, ticker, ubuntu desktop, ubuntu installer, ubuntu mate, unplugged, ventoy, videolan, vlc, wimpy, window management
We try out GNOME 40 and its new workspace layout. Who we think this works well for, and who might want to avoid it.
368: The Best is Yet to Come
August 26th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
2.5 admins, alan pope, alex kretzschmar, btrfs, bug reports, bug-a-thon, chowdown, coder radio, discord, drew devore, fedora 33, fedora iot, fedora test week, fetchcord, free software, joe ressington, jupiter broadcasting 3.0, lan, linux, linux action news, linux podcast, martin wimpress, matrix, michael dominick, minix, mumble, open source, popey, self-hosted recipes, the new show, unix, unplugged, unplugged core contributors, wimpy, wimpy’s world
It's a new day for Jupiter Broadcasting and the show, we share our big news.
351: Lenovo Loves Linux
April 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
a cloud guru, arm, bashtop, dnf, earlyoom, fedora 32, fedora core os, fingerprint reader, firewall, firewalld, gamemode, gcc 10, gnome 3.36, iptables, jupiter broadcasting, lenovo, linux laptops, linux podcast, martin wimpress, matthew miller, nftables, pipewire, python 2, python 3.8, rockpro64, systemd 245, sysusers.d, ubuntu 20.04, unplugged, wireguard
Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller joins us to discuss Lenovo shipping ThinkPads loaded with Fedora, and our review of the new 32 release.
344: Our Week with Windows
March 10th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
a cloud guru, appcenterforeveryone, apt, canonical, chocolatey, containers, denver, docker, elementary, elementaryos, google photos, hayden barnes, html5, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes, linux podcast, macos, opensilver, package management, plasma, plasmoid, silverlight, snapshots, ubuntu, unplugged, windows, windows 10, windows subsystem for linux, windows terminal, wsl, wslconf, zfs, zsys
We load up Windows 10 with WSL2, the new Terminal, and give it a go to see what it does better than Linux. Then we dive into the deep end and attend the first-ever WSLConf.
342: Shrimps have SSHells
February 25th, 2020 | 59 mins 19 secs
a cloud guru, arch linux, authentication, aws, beyondcorp, bless, certificates, cloud, collascii, command line, display manager, drone, faa, gif, jeremy stott, jif, jupiter broadcasting, lambda, lca, lfnw, linux podcast, ly, lyft, manjaro, manjaro 19.0, ncurses, netflix, openid connect, openssh, pam, raspberry p 4, regulation, rolling release, scale, security, ssh, sshrimp, terminal, tui, uav, uber, ubuntu, unplugged, usb-c, zero trust, zero trust ssh, zfs
A radical new way to do SSH authentication, special guest Jeremy Stott joins us to discuss Zero Trust SSH.
326: Dell, elementary, Fedora, oh my!
November 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
alsa, appcenter, christian schaller, dell, elementaryos, fedora 31, firecode, flatpak, fonts, gnome, jack, jupiter broadcasting, kexec, kexecboot, linux audio, linux laptops, linux podcast, pick, pinebook pro, pipewire, pulseaudio, raspberry pi, raspberry pi 4, red hat, sideload, ubuntu, unplugged, xps, xps 13
Dell expands their linux hardware lineup, why elementary OS's Flatpak support sets the bar, and we chat with Christian Schaller of Red Hat about Fedora 31 and what's around the corner.
323: It's Pronounced 19.10
October 15th, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
19.10, appeditor, archive.org, chromium, coreboot, dos, eoan, eoan ermine, flatpak, gnome, gnome 3.34.1, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kde plasma, kismet, linux podcast, menulibre, plasma 5.17, snapcraft, snaps, system76, ubuntu 19.10, ubuntu mate, unplugged, wavemon, zfs, zfs on linux, zfs on root, zol
We risk it all and try ZFS on root with Ubuntu 19.10, and share our first impressions and what improvements we can't live without.
322: Just Enough VPN
October 8th, 2019 | 46 mins 54 secs
atari, atari vcs, cli, cmus, dhcp, dns, dnsmasq, email, encrypted email, jupiter broadcasting, linus, linux, linux podcast, microsoft, networking, openpgp, raspberry pi, rust, spotify, spotify-tui, subspace, thunderbird, tui, unplugged, vpn, wireguard
We reveal our secrets for bridging networks with WireGuard and Linux-powered networking.