Editor-in-Chief at Jupiter Broadcasting, with the best shows on Linux, Security, Privacy, Community, Development, and News. Everyday's a holiday!
Chris Fisher has hosted 511 Episodes.
481: Just a Prompt Away
October 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 25 mins
ai, artificial intelligence, aur, automatic1111, bcache, bcachefs, btrfs, cacheing, canonical, compvis lmu, container-toolkit, copy-on-write, cow, cuda, deep generative neural network, docker, docker compose, dreamstudio, emad mostaque, gnome, gtk4, intel arc, interim release, iwd, jupiter broadcasting, kinetic kudu, latent diffusion, linux 5.19, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lmu munich, lure, lvm, machine learning, ml, nautilus, nvidia, open source, pipewire, runway, stability.ai, stable diffusion, storage, thelio, ubuntu 22.10, wifi, wpa_supplicant, zfs
The Internet is going crazy with AI-generated media. What's the open-source story, and is Linux being left out?
480: Taming the Beast
October 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 26 mins
alma linux, amd ryzen 9, btrfs, clear linux, codecs, dev one, discrete gpu, external gpu, fedora, geocache, gpl, graphics toolkits, gtk, h.264, h.265, iced, intel arc, jupiter broadcasting, linux 6.0, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxworld, lvm, mesa, nixos, north cascades, nvidia, ohio linux fest, open-source graphics, phoronix test suite, rtx 3060 ti, rust, software patents, system76, thelio, unigene superposition, zfs
Linus Tech Tips blows it again, and we clean up. Plus, we push System76's updated Thelio Workstation to the breaking point.
479: Good Software, Bad Blood
October 9th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
acastus photon, accessibility, amd, auto move windows, c, codecs, collaboration, cosmic, elm, elm architecture, fedora, geocache, gnome, gnome extensions, google, gtk, h.264, h.265, iced, igpu, intel, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lokinet, mpeg-la, nextcloud, nextcloud hub 3, nvidia, open-source graphics, osint, pelias, pop!_os, red hat, rust, sharepoint, silverblue, software licenses, software patents, solaris, stadia, system76, tasks, todo, uav
What the heck is going on? Fedora is dropping features, GNOME is getting Iced, and the mistake we'll never make again. We've got a lot to sort out.
478: The Best of Both Worlds
October 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
android, awesomewm, calyxos, degoogle, dwm, europa clipper, f-droid, flight controller, game streaming, gaming on linux, geocache, google, grapheneos, ham radio, ingenuity, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, linux in the ham shack, linux podcast, linux unplugged, magic wormhole, maple syrup, mars 2020, nasa, nixos, open-source-rover, photo sync, proton, science, solaris, space, stadia, steam, storj, tim canham, valve, voyager, vulkan
We go hands-on at NASA's JPL and learn why Linux is the best OS for Earth and Mars.
477: The Feeling of Fast
September 25th, 2022 | 1 hr 25 mins
amd, android, auto-tiling, curses, docker, f(x)tec pro1 x, fsarchiver, geekbench, gentoo, ghostbsd, gnome, grapheneos, hardware upgrade, hp dev one, hugo, ios, iphone, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lte, modern hardware, nixos, openbenchmarking, performance, phoronix test suite, pop!_os, proc, productivity, rust, superposition, sysctl, system76, systeroid, thinkpad, tiling, tui, ubuntu touch, window management, workspaces, workstation, x240, x250
We finally give Brent his new laptop and get his reaction. Plus our best pick for replacing stock Android with something private.
476: Canary in the Photo Mine
September 18th, 2022 | 1 hr 27 mins
ai, android, autotag, casaos, cloud backup, cloud storage, crowdsec, data storage, decentralized storage, face-recognition, fail2ban, garmin, glacier, google photo, headway, jupiter broadcasting, kde, librephotos, linux mint, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lomorage, ml, mobius sync, navigation, openstreetmap, osmand, photo backup, photo sharing, photo sync, photoprism, photosync, photoview, pigallery2, plasma, rclone, s3, s3fs, self-hosted, stingle, storj, syncthing, uhuruphotos, warrant canary, wazuh, webdav
We've gone deep to find our perfect Google Photos replacement. This week we'll share our setup that we think works great, is easy to use, and is fully backed up.
475: Brent's Bug Battle
September 11th, 2022 | 1 hr 9 mins
ai, anti-virus, apple silicon, av, baller boost, bug reports, c#, cash app, desktop linux, documentation, dotnet, edr, endpoint protection, fedora, fountain.fm charts, git-lfs, gnome, hamburger menu, hpsc, idrive, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kubuntu, large file storage, lightning, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lup mascot, ml, nasa, neon, nextcloud, nix, odin, photoprism, photosync, plasma, podcasting 2.0, podverse, pop!_os, powerpc, qt, rad750, readme, risc-v, robosats, sifive, space exploration, syncthing, synology photos, thor, todo, unity, unraid, wayland, woden, x11, x280, yggdrasil
Brent has been on a bug-finding marathon. We review what he's discovered and share some hard-learned lessons.
474: Linux's Malware Inevitability
September 4th, 2022 | 1 hr 13 mins
anti-malware, antivirus, apple, canonical, element, endlessos, federation, flutter, fragmentation, google photos, ham radio, harmonoid, immutable os, ios, jupiter broadcasting, libmpv, linux podcast, linux unplugged, local media, macos, malware, matrix, media player, mpv, nemo, nix, peertube, photo backup, pluma, power users, privacy, rhel, security, ubuntu, ubuntu unity, unity tweak, unity7, virus, x11
Can Linux do better? Apple is scrambling to build always-on malware protection into the next macOS as its market share grows. A precautionary tale for Linux users.
473: End of the Road
August 28th, 2022 | 1 hr 23 mins
barrier, cassidy james blaede, colo, dark mode, dell xps, email, endless, endless os, espanso, eula, evolution, flathub, flatpak, framasoft, gnome, gnome-info-collect, gnu guix, googerteller, ham radio, immutability, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, keybase, linux podcast, linux unplugged, meetups, mesh network, metrics, mobilizon, mumble, nebula, offline os, ostree, security, server, tailscale, telemetry, textexpander, thunderbird, torrent, visidata, vpn, wireguard
We've reached the end of the road in our immutable Linux series, and an old friend stops by to give us the inside scoop on Endless OS.
472: 5 Problems With NixOS
August 21st, 2022 | 1 hr 10 mins
abi, anti-cheat, backward compatibility, colo, containers, eac, elf, endless os, fhs, flathub, flatpak, gaming on linux, glibc, heroic games launcher, ilo, jupiter broadcasting, kde, libc, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matrix, nano, nix, nixos, plasma, proton, server, stability, steam, steam deck, steam-run, valve, vscode, win32, wine, wireguard
The five most common problems when trying out an immutable Linux distro like NixOS. Plus, why one Linux dev says just target WINE.
471: The Cottonwood Disaster
August 14th, 2022 | 1 hr 13 mins
3d emoji, android, anki, asus, audio, beelink mini, boosts, california, columbus, e-ink, element, embedded os, endless, endlessos, fedora, flashcards, fluffychat, fountain, gnome, hp probook, hugo, jb.com, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, linux mint, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lrn, matrix, meetups, microsoft, new-user distro, nixos, ohio linuxfest, oregon, package manager, pi juice, raspberry pi, rust, slovenia, smartpi touch 2, spaced repetition, usb interface, value4value, vivobook, website, x1 carbon
Our garage Linux server has died, and this time we’re looking at data loss. We attempt to revive our zombie box and reflect on what went wrong.
470: Let's Call It an Upgrade
August 7th, 2022 | 1 hr 23 mins
acer, amd, atom, bluetooth, btrfs, budget build, budget-friendly pc, celeron, cinnamon, classic linux, cloud professor, dell, desktop linux, element, ftp, git, github, hardware acceleration, ingenuity, intel, jupiter broadcasting, lenovo, linux mint 21, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxcopter, london, low-end boxes, lts, manageiq, mars 2020, matrix, meetups, muffin, mutter, nasa, nextcloud, nixos, nixos-generators, octodroid, package formats, process monitor, quick sync, raleigh, raspberry pi 4, rclone, terraform, thin client, thinkpad, thumbnail generator, timeshift, vanessa, x-apps, xps
We present a buffet of budget Linux boxes. From $40 to $400 you'll be surprised by what we found. Then we attempt to find the perfect distro for them.
469: Tough Linux Love
July 31st, 2022 | 59 mins 55 secs
ansible, axel f, bluetooth problems, commodore 64, cryptomator, cups, dell, distrobox, dragonball z, flatpak, glinux, gnome, gokus, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mac, macos, macos vs linux, nix, plasma, printer support, rclone, silverblue, snap, tdarb, thinkpad, toolbox, vegeta, x220, xfce, xps 13
Is the Linux desktop hard to love? A long-time user experience developer argues it is, and we respond to his criticisms.
468: The Read Only Scenario
July 24th, 2022 | 1 hr 30 mins
apt, bottles, bulletproof, darktable, dnf, endless os, fedora, fish, flathub, flatpak, holoiso, hp, hpe, image-based, immutable os, impervious, jupiter broadcasting, kexec, kinoite, linux podcast, linux unplugged, nix, nixos, ostree, overlay, package management, raspberry pi, rollback, rpm-ostree, sata hat, self-hosted, silverblue, steam deck, steam deck guide, tailscale, transactional, uefi firmware, ventoy, xfce
A fundamental change is coming to desktop Linux, and Silverblue might be our hint at where things are going.
467: All Hands on Deck
July 17th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
80hd, arch, battery life, bios, boostcli, desktop linux, droidcam, filesystem, flatpak, furtherance, graphics card, grub, jupiter broadcasting, kde, larix broadcaster, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux unplugged, manjaro, microsoft, nebula, neon, non-free drivers, nvidia, pacman, partitioning, proton, python, read-only filesystem, repl, rust, steam deck, tech pants, touchscreen, ubuntu, uefi, v4l2loopback, valve, virtual keyboard, x11
We try and bust a common Linux distro myth. Then what surprised Chris about his new Steam Deck.
466: The Night of a Thousand Errors
July 10th, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
bpython, brunch with brent, cassini, curiosity rover, database, deep space network, disk space, docker, dua-cli, extras, f prime, ingenuity, ipython, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, jupyter notebooks, lennart poettering, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mars, mars helicopter, matrix, microsoft, nasa, ncdu, nix, open source, outage, perseverance rover, postgresql, ptpython, python, raspberry pi, robotics, rust, solaris, spacecraft, sql, steam deck, sun microsystems, synapse, systemd
We were fixing servers all night, but at least we have a great story. A special guest joins us to help make a big show announcement.