LINUX Unplugged

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

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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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  • 317: Performance Picks for Kicks

    September 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    adwaita, cpu tuning, cpufreq, dark mode, dark style preference, exfat, freedesktop, game mode, geometric picking, gnome, gnome 3.34, jupiter broadcasting, level1tech, linux podcast, meshroom, microsoft, mutter, network transparency, nvidia, open invention network, performance, photogrammetry, remote desktop, throttling, unplugged, vendor themes, wayland, waypipe, wendell wilson, xkcd

    We take a trip to visit Level1Tech's Wendell Wilson and come back with some of his performance tips for a smoother Linux desktop.

  • 316: Self-Hosted Secrets

    August 27th, 2019  |  55 mins 22 secs
    bfq, bitwarden, cloud, dan lynch, docker, fedora, foss, io scheduler, jupiter broadcasting, lastpass, linux podcast, linux unplugged, low-memory-monitor, memory pressure, oggcamp, oom, oomd, password managers, passwords, pine64, pinebook pro, podman, rust, self hosted, self hosted show, systemd, usb, usbtop, wayland

    Safely host your own password database using totally open source software. We cover BitWarden, our top choice to solve this problem.

  • 315: Wayland Buddies

    August 20th, 2019  |  56 mins 51 secs
    backups, fedora, fedora 31, firmware, firmware manager, flameshot, gnome, i686, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter extras, linux podcast, linux unplugged, modularity, nvidia, opendrop, opensuse, plasma, process-wallpaper, rclone, restic, richard brown, rust, suse, system76, wlroots, xorg x11

    We spend our weekend with Wayland, discover new apps to try, tricks to share, and dig into the state of the project.

  • 314: Bigger. Faster. Harder to Maintain.

    August 13th, 2019  |  56 mins 20 secs
    4k, adder, arch linux, centos, cki, continuous integration, coreboot, distro hoppers, fedora, jupiter broadcasting, kconfig, kde, laptop, linux kernel, linux podcast, linux unplugged, livepatch, major hayden, open firmware, openqa, opensuse, patchwork, plasma, quicktile, red hat, system76, thunderbolt, ubuntu lts, wobbly windows, xfce

    It's huge, and it's getting bigger every month. How do you test the Linux Kernel? Major Hayden from Red Hat joins us to discuss their efforts to automate Kernel bug hunting.

  • 313: I Spy With My Little Pi

    August 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 2 mins
    codimd, fedora, fedora minimization team, freeoffice, jupiter broadcasting, kexec, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxboot, manjaro, motion, motion detection, motion sensor, motioneye, pihole, pulic domain books, raspberry pi 4, raspberry pi desktop kit, seagl, shinobi, topgrade, uefi, windows kexec

    We put the Raspberry Pi 4 to the desktop test, and try it as our daily driver.

  • 312: What Modern Linux Looks Like

    July 30th, 2019  |  57 mins 33 secs
    containers, darling, docker, embedded devices, etcd, fedora coreos, freeoffice, iot, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, macos, manjaro, podman, raspberry pi 4, raspberry pi desktop kit, softmaker, thinkpad, thinktiny, ubucon, ubuntu core, wine

    Manjaro takes significant steps to stand out, and the shared problem major distributions are trying to solve, and why it will shape the future of Linux.

  • 311: 32 Hours of Outrage

    July 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    32bit, amazon linux, aws certified solutions architect, career in linux today, dropbox xfs, endeavour os, fedora i686, jupiter broadcasting, kernel 5.2 kvm bug, linux job market, linux job tipis, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxserver, red hat certified engineer, texas linuxfest keynote, thomas cameron

    Keynote presenter from Texas LinuxFest and established industry expert Thomas Cameron joins us to discuss the end of the distro wars, the future of Linux jobs, his personal take on IBM's acquisition of Red Hat, some really great Linux job tips, and much more.

  • 310: All Roads Lead to Linux

    July 16th, 2019  |  45 mins 58 secs
    2019 review, ad-blocker, azure, canonical, encryption, firefox service, gnome performance, jupiter broadcasting, linux community, linux news trends, linux unplugged, mozilla, red hat, ubuntu, wsl2, zfs

    What’s surprised us, what we got wrong, right, and what the biggest game changers have been in 2019 so far.

  • 309: The Future is Open

    July 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    browser wars, canonical, cloudflare, dark theme, devilspie, dns, dns-over-https, dns-over-tls, dnscrypt, dnssec, firefox, firefox 68, github, ibm, internet, internet villian, isp, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux unplugged, mozilla, open source, pihole, raspberry pi 4, red hat, redaing mode, secure dns, security, ubuntu, udp, uk ispa, usb-c, xfce

    Open Source has taken over the world, as IBM's purchase of Red Hat closes. We reflect on this historic moment.

  • 308: The One About GPU Passthrough

    July 2nd, 2019  |  56 mins 46 secs
    acs, code 43, egpu passthrough, iommu group, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, looking glass, macos simple kvm, macos virtio, mantiz venus, ovmf, pfsense with pci passthrough, uefi firmware, vfio, virt-manager

    Our crew walks you through their PCI Passthrough setups that let them run Windows, macOS, and distro-hop all from one Linux machine.

  • 307: What's your NextCloud?

    June 25th, 2019  |  1 hr 19 mins
    32bit, arandr, collaboration, containers, data storage, docker, document editing, dropbox, file sync, glass disc, i386, i686, ia-32, jupiter broadcasting, lexicon, linux drama, linux journalism, linux podcast, linux unplugged, nextcloud, open source, open source alternatives, pim, raspberry pi, raspberry pi 4, raspberry pi desktop, snap packages, steam, ubuntu, ubuntu 19.10, x86

    Go full self-hosted with our team’s tips, and we share our setups from simple to complex.

  • 306: Flipping FreeNAS for Fedora

    June 18th, 2019  |  59 mins 49 secs
    atari vcs, chromium, command line bookmarks, containers, docker, fedora, fedora 30, fedora server, freebsd, freenas, grep, jupiter broadcasting, linus tech tips, linux podcast, linux unplugged, marker, nas, netflix, nfs, openzfs, picks, rga, ripgrep, sack panic, snap packages, storage, system76, tcp, thelio, windows, wsl2, zfs, zfs on linux

    We attempt something you never should, we live flip our FreeNAS ZFS install to a Fedora server.

  • 305: Resilience Is Futile

    June 11th, 2019  |  55 mins 9 secs
    bsides, chob, data corruption, encryption, firefox, firefox premium, gnome mpv, hacker family dinner, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, live distro, matrix, matrix foundation, mozilla, mpv, opensuse, picks, resilient linux, security, suse, universal packages, vlc

    Is Resilient Linux truly an indestructible distro? Or is this our toughest distro challenge yet?

  • 304: Losing My Religion

    June 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    amd, bbq, ctrl alt face, deep fakes, deep learning, desktop fragmentation, desktop standards, ebooks, foliate, free software, gtkwebkit, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux state of the union, linux unplugged, open source, peer to peer, peertube, ryzen, smach z, texas linuxfest, thomas cameron, txlf, ubuntu, ubuntu mate, windows 7, year of the linux desktop, youtube

    Adopting a distro like it’s a religion is stupid. That’s one of many hard lessons we take away from Texas Linux Fest this week; we’ll share some of the best.

  • 303: Stateless and Dateless

    May 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    bundles, clear linux, encryption, gnome, gtk, intel, jupiter broadcasting, kubecon, kubernetes, kvm, linux podcast, linux unplugged, nvidia driver, pci passthrough, please don’t theme, rolling linux, stop themeing my app, ubuntu 19.10, virtualization, zfs on linux

    We visit Intel to figure out what Clear Linux is all about and explain a few tricks that make it unique.

  • 302: Dark Style Rises

    May 21st, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    android, android q, antergros, cassidy james blaede, chrome, container, dark mode, dark theme, elementary os, fedora, flatpak, freedesktop, guake, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, macos, minetime, rpm-ostree, ryzen, safari, silverblue, toolbox, windows, wireguard in networkmanager

    Can the Free Desktop avoid being left behind in the going dark revolution? Cassidy from elementary OS joins us to discuss their proposal.