Software Engineer. Linux systems aficionado and developer in @Fedora, @Mageia_org, and @openSUSE. DevOps Engineer at @datto. Views are my own.
March 26th, 2019 | 1 hr 10 mins
alcosynth, ansible, asus firmware hack, backdoor, backtrack, cellular hacking, convergence, curl, curl 21st birthday, debconf, debian, desktop linux, firmware updates, install fests, jupiter broadcasting, kali linux, kernel modules, linux advocacy, linux hardware support, linux podcast, nano, nexdock 2, open source, proprietary firmware, ruby on rails, shadowhammer, sigintos, switching people to linux, synthehol, tainted kernel, text editors, unplugged, wifi
Why we sometimes go too far with our Linux advocacy, and a few humble strategies to switch people to Linux.
February 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 15 mins
cgroups, cgroups v2, clear linux, community, containers, darktable, debian, desktop linux, digikam, email, eta, fedora 31, firewalls, geary, intel, iptables, jupiter broadcasting, lfnw, linux podcast, meatspace, meetups, mx linux, netdata, photography, pi musicbox, progress bar, scale, shorewall, snap packages, snapcraft, systemd, unplugged
Will there ever be another "big" Linux distro, or has that time passed?
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.
January 15th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
amazon, apple, apt search, cddl, celluloid, centos, chezmoi, chromeos, cloudkit, computer mouse, delphix, documentdb, dotfiles, ephemeral browser, fedora, foundationdb, foundationdb record layer, gnome, gpl, jupiter broadcasting, linux apps, linux on chromeos, linux podcast, mpv, neal gompa, ota 7, rhel, sql, stratis, ubports, ubuntu touch, unplugged, zfs, zol
ZFS on Linux is becoming the official upstream project of all major ZFS implementations, even the BSDs. But recent kernel changes prevent ZFS from even building on Linux. Neal Gompa joins us to discuss why it all matters.