Inquisitive nonsense and other such things.
August 6th, 2023 | 1 hr 17 mins
2fa, adguard home, aegis authenticator, built-in monitoring software, cloud storage, content filtering, davx5, dns, doorbell button, element, email, encryption, esp32 smart doorbell, esphome, etesync, file sync, freetube, frontends, gl.inet routers, grapheneos, home assistant, libredirect, linux, local integration, mass surveillance, mesh vpn, messaging services, nextcloud, nextdns, nitter, notifications, online safety bill, open source, pi-hole, privacy, privacy friendly, privacy resources, privacy rights, privacy tips, privacy tools, privacyguides.org, privacytools.io, proton calendar, proton drive, real-time chat, self-hosting, send, signal, simplelogin, simplex chat, starlink, storage, surveillance self-defense, syncthing, tailscale, uk government, vendors, vpns, wireguard
Why Linux reigns for privacy; our recommendations for secure tools from chat to DNS.
July 30th, 2023 | 1 hr 13 mins
ansible, anytype.io, automation platform, berlin with brent, brunch, chicago meetup, gl-inet routers, gnome window management, jetporch, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, meetup, mosaic concept, nextcloud conference 2023, obsidian, open podcast api, paypal locked grapheneos, privacy tool, privacy tools for linux, rust, rust’s beginnings, self-hosted email, suse, suse liberty linux, travel update, wes, window management
Two important news stories, plus our thoughts on GNOME’s new windowing proposal and the Framework 16.
July 23rd, 2023 | 1 hr 9 mins
alma linux, berlin, budgie, bytebitten, charging profiles, cpu freq control, cpu power limits, ddev, fan control, flipper zero, germany, infinitybook pro 14 gen8, intel i7-13700h cpu, intel iris xe graphics, intel raptor lake-h processor, iso keyboard layout, kubuntu, linux, linux 6.2, meetups w/brent, nixos, nixpkgs, omemo, plasma 5.27.6, privacy-preserving powertools, thunderbolt 4, tuxedo computers, tuxedo control center, tuxedo os 2, tuxedoos, ubuntu, ubuntu 22.04, usb-c charging options, wget, wild fire update, xmpp
Do they build them better in Germany? We try out the next-generation InfinityBook Pro 14 and dig into TUXEDO OS.
July 16th, 2023 | 1 hr 25 mins
$10 million investment, almalinux, almalinux’s future, ciq, ciq collaboration, clone grift wars, data collection, downstream distributor, endless os, enterprise linux, fedora workstation, forking rhel, ibm, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, metrics system, oracle, privacy-preserving telemetry, rhel developers, rocky linux, rocky linux's stance, suse, suse announcement, suse open source foundation, telemetry, thunderbird 115, vendor lock-in
Have Oracle and SUSE lost their minds? Plus, we dig into Fedora's proposal to add telemetry collection to Workstation.
July 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
almalinux, bobrossquotes, btrfs, canonical, centos, centos stream, chromeos, composability, conshax, container, debian, ffmpeg, floss.social, future of desktop linux, gnome boxes, immutability, immutable desktop, juju, jupiter broadcasting, lan, linux action news, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lxd, nix-shell, nixos, opensuse microos, prosody, redhat, reliability, rhel, rocky linux, security, silverblue, snap store, snapcraft, snaps, snikket, stability, ubuntu core, ubuntu core desktop, workshops, xmpp, youtube-dl
Can Ubuntu make a great immutable desktop? We're trying the brand-new "Everything is a Snap" Ubuntu Core Desktop.
July 2nd, 2023 | 1 hr 14 mins
ai, almalinux, berlin buds, berlin meetup, centos stream, conservancy blog, data privacy, extreme privacy, fcc, fedora, fedora linux, geocache found, gpl issues, ham broadcast, ham sandwich, ibm, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, low cost rhel programs, nasa, privacy, red hat, rocky, rocky linux, sdr tuner, springdale linux, srpms, tech ethics, technology news
Just about every take on the Red Hat news seems to have missed the mark.
June 25th, 2023 | 1 hr 9 mins
amd radeon, asus, cai, cyberattack, darknet diaries, data brokers, eff, extreme privacy, gnome rdp, go2tv, grapheneos, have i been pwned, immich, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux podcast, linux unplugged, moveit, nextcloud, nixos, obs, odni, pai, privacy, seedvault, self-hosting, stable diffusion, stalkerware, tailscale, wireguard, 🦒
Chris tears into two old PCs, and builds a surprisingly powerful multi-monitor Wayland workstation.
June 18th, 2023 | 1 hr 13 mins
adobe cc on linux, amateur radio software for linux, arrl, ask noah show, atmospheric research, awesome ham radio repositories, bluetuith, boost implications, chromeo, closed source ham radio software, cooler master, davinci resolve, framework, ft8, ham official documentary, ham radio linux superstation, ham radio operators, hamming it up, hamnix, jupiter broadcasting, kdenlive, lightworks, linux and ham community, linux podcast, linux unplugged, pink floyd, portable ham radio, pre-built distros, remote ham radio, sam and dave, taxes, technician license, the clash, tui bluetooth manager
Is Ham Radio a natural hobby for Linux users? An old friend joins us to explain where the two overlap.
June 11th, 2023 | 1 hr 10 mins
altispeed, ans, apfs, ask noah, ask noah show, bookworm, charlotte, comma, debian 12, debian bookworm, element, flatpak, fluffychat, fountain, fractal, gnome 43, ham radio, jmp, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma 5.27, kinoite, ktailctl, lfnw, libreoffice, linux 6.1 lts kernel, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matrix, mesh vpn, nix, nix-index, nix-shell, nixos, noah chelliah, podcasting 2.0, raspberry pi, red hat, self, southeast linuxfest, suse, synapse, thinlinx, virtual lug, wireguard, xfce 4.18
We get the inside scoop on SouthEast LinuxFest, and share a few stories from the early days of the Linux community.
June 4th, 2023 | 1 hr 1 min
build system, disko, distribution model, distro tooling, jupiter broadcasting, ktailctl, libreoffice, linux distro model, linux podcast, linux unplugged, live swap linux distributions, mesh vpn, netbird, nix, nix-portable, nixos, nixos anywhere, nixos foundation, nixos-anywhere, obsolete, production server, red hat, reproducibility, s3 costs, tailscale, wireguard
We attempt to swap Linux distributions live on our production server, to prove that new tooling makes the Linux distro model obsolete.
May 28th, 2023 | 1 hr 13 mins
android, automation, bitcoin dad pod, bitfocus companion, call for papers, chatgpt, daniel micay, dmr, docker-polaris, elgato, f-droid, ft8, git, gmrs, gnome plugin, google account deletion, grapheneos, grapheneos restructuring, gtk, ham, happy birthday brent, jupiter broadcasting, lapce, linux audio setup, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest northwest, lsp, modal editing, music streaming, nextcloud cookbook, pipewire, please run that, polaris, redox os, rope science, rust, rust code editor, security, stream deck, turtle, vim, wasi, xi, 🦒
We take a "Rust-only tools" challenge for a week and admit what worked, and what sucked. Plus, a surprise guest.
May 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 10 mins
ai, aprs, asahi linux, bard, brew, btrfs, contact scopes, custom-built pc, desktop linux, desktop session, digipeater, display manager, display server, docker-compose, electron, full text search, garden gnome, giraffeneos, gmscompatconfig, grapheneos, ham radio, hector martin, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linux unplugged case, llm, mesh network, nix, nixos, odroid, odroid case, odroid-h3+, pipewire, podcastguru, privacy, pulseaudio, red hat, rhel, right to repair, rust, security, signal from the noise, software insurance, spotify, subtitles, systemd, text-to-speech, upstream, wayland, x11, x86, xorg, youtube full text search, yt-dlp, yt-fts, zfs, 🦒
How we found peace with the Linux community’s perpetual debates; and our tricks for finding the signal from the noise.
May 14th, 2023 | 1 hr 8 mins
ada & zangemann, ai regulation, antitrust case against microsoft, baller boosts, berlin, contribute, deep personal connection, define free software, eu parliament, free software foundation europe, fsfe, get involved, history, involvement, journalists, jupiter broadcasting, liability, light sensor, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matthias kirschner, public code, rog ally, soil moisture, steamdeckhq, water valve, zipcode vote
The push for free software takes years, maybe even generations. Brent gets the inside story from the Free Software Foundation Europe.
May 7th, 2023 | 59 mins 50 secs
arch, archwiki, awesome-hyprland, dynamic tiling, easy configuration, ecowitt weather station, esp32, garden automation, hall of fame, hyprland, hyprland wiki, installation, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, manual installation, master tutorial, nb, nix, nixos, notes, nvidia gpus, opensuse tumbleweed, running hyprland, smooth animations, the sprinkler geeks, xwmx/nb
The first new desktop environment in a while that has caught our attention, and it promises to unlock the full power of cutting-edge Linux.
April 30th, 2023 | 52 mins 10 secs
apt, audiobookshelf, bash, bashrc, boston harbor, boston harbor marina, bullseye, containers, debian, dendron, determinate nix installer, determinate systems, digital estate planning, docker, fedora, finland, hugo, hugo extended build, jupiter broadcasting, jupiterbroadcasting.com, kde, linux podcast, linux spring meetup, linux unplugged, nala, nix, nix-shell, nixos, olympia meetup, package managers, pacstall, password manager, personal knowledge management, plasma, podgrab, pop!_os, postal-code boost, rss, sam hughes, self-hosting, spotify, spring meetup, static site, suicide linux, the sprinkler geeks, tumbleweed
Two listeners race to set up a web server on Suicide Linux. One slip-up and it's all gone. Who will survive?
April 23rd, 2023 | 52 mins 1 sec
amd, arm, asahi linux, asahi-fedora-builder, backups, btrfs, budgie, daily driver, digital estate planning, dnf5, document, dual booting, fedora, fedora 38, fedora workstation, flathub, flatpak, gnome 44, gtk4, hardware acceleration, if i die, intel, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, logseq, m1 max mbp, music-player, obsidian, phosh, pipewire, plasma 5.27, reaper, right-to-repair, rust, sway, systemd, tiling window manager, video glitches, wayland
Why Fedora 38 might Sway you to try it; and how it runs on the MacBook M1 Max.