LINUX Unplugged

Weekly Linux talk show with no script, no limits, surprise guests and tons of opinion.

About the show

An open show powered by community LINUX Unplugged takes the best attributes of open collaboration and turns it into a weekly show about Linux.

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  • Episode 10: The Ubuntu Hangover | LINUX Unplugged 10

    October 15th, 2013  |  53 mins 50 secs

    What does a post Ubuntu world look like, which distro would rise to the top? Our specially crafted team of armed and dangerous Linux users weigh in.

    PLUS: Rise up against your bearded distro gatekeepers!

  • Episode 9: The Ubuntu Situation | LINUX Unplugged 9

    October 8th, 2013  |  1 hr 21 mins

    With their focus on mobile, and a rather lackluster release around the corner, we debate if Ubuntu’s switch to Unity is costing them now.

  • Episode 8: Cloud Guilt | LINUX Unplugged 8

    October 1st, 2013  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Should Linux users be anti-cloud? Why do so many of us feel guilty for using the”cloud”?

    This week will dig into this conundrum and maybe even solve this more and more complex question.

  • Episode 7: Full SteamOS Ahead | LUP 7

    September 24th, 2013  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Valve has announced SteamOS, and we have our analysis of how this will impact the Linux ecosystem at large, the challenge Valve faces, and the reasons Valve is the right company to pull this effort off.

  • Episode 6: The Android Problem | LINUX Unplugged 6

    September 17th, 2013  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Is that exploit in your pocket? This week we'll ask if Android is Stallman's worst nightmare, making Tivo look like a quaint abuser of Linux. And how Linux is poised to push past it's current limitations over the next few years.

  • Episode 5: Wrath of Linus | LINUX Unplugged 5

    September 10th, 2013  |  1 hr 8 mins

    We break down what has Linus so upset, and the Internet in an NSA induced fever. Plus GOG makes a public statement about Linux that has us scratching our heads, and your feedback.

  • Episode 4: Are Linux Users Cheap? | LINUX Unplugged 4

    September 3rd, 2013  |  1 hr 22 mins

    We crunch the Steam and Ubuntu Software Center numbers and we have to ask: Are Linux users cheap? Or is the answer more complex than that?

  • Episode 3: Go Dock Yourself | LINUX Unplugged 3

    August 26th, 2013  |  1 hr 14 mins

    After rebuilding his KDE desktop better and stronger than before, Chris and Matt dig into what really seems to be troubling the Gnome project, what really makes a desktop easy to use, and if the Ubuntu Edge campaign was a sophisticated PR stunt.

  • Episode 2: Edge of Failure | LINUX Unplugged 2

    August 19th, 2013  |  1 hr 4 mins

    As the final hours countdown we chat about the fate of the Ubuntu Edge camping and debate with our live callers about the bigger picture.

    Plus our thoughts on the new KDE release, Steam, and a few more thoughts on elementary OS.

  • Episode 1: Too Much Choice | LU1

    August 12th, 2013  |  1 hr 11 mins

    Does the Linux community lean on the age old excuse of choice, to brush of the real limitations of desktop Linux environments? We debate that, and then discuss the growing reasons to roll your own email server.