September 24th, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
alberto garcia, alpine linux, amd, arch, arch linux, battery life, collabora, convergence, dead space, docking station, emudeck, emulators, flatpak, foss, fps, game console, gaming, gaming on linux, garage pc, gta, igalia, imessage, jupiter broadcasting, lfnw, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matrix bridge, mesa, nextcloud, nixos, open source, opengl, ori and the blind forest, plasma desktop, proton, retrodeck, steam, steam deck, steam deck review, steamos, stray, thinkpad, upstream development, usb-c, valve, vulkan, wine, xdg portals
Even if you don't game, the data is in, and the impact of the Steam Deck on Linux is massive. We'll go into details and then share our long-term review of the Deck.
September 3rd, 2023 | 49 mins 20 secs
alp, amd, amdgpu, canonical, christoph hellwig, chromium, copyleft, copyright, dmca, drm, export_symbol_gpl, fedora, framework, framework laptop, gpl, gpl condom, graphics drivers, i915, intel, jupiter broadcasting, kernel driver, kernel modules, leap, linux 6.6, linux desktop, linux desktop investment, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lts, luis chamberlain, nouveau, nvidia, oliver smith, opensuse, red hat, rhel, snap packages, snapcraft, suse, taint_proprietary_module, ubuntu 23.10, ubuntu 24.04, ubuntu core, ubuntu desktop, v4v music, value4value music, voip, wavlake, zfs
While chaos is brewing in SUSE and Red Hat land, Canonical stays the course and doubles down on the Linux desktop. Plus, our thoughts on the kernel team GPL-blocking NVIDIA.
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.
January 22nd, 2023 | 1 hr 17 mins
aj-snapshot, amd, arc, autorestic, backblaze, backups, borg, borgbackup, borgbase, borgmatic, borgwarehouse, carla, defined networking, elgato stream deck, emborg, graphics card, hardware acceleration, helvum, idrive, intel, jack, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, linux podcast, linux unplugged, live usb, livestreaming, lts kernel, material shell, modern linux desktop, nebula, nix, nixos, obs, obs-websocket, obsws-python, open-source graphics, persistent usb, pipeline, plasma desktop, qpwgraph, radeon rx 6500 xt, remote desktop, restic, rsync, rsync.net, rustdesk, streamdeck-ui, streaming, system76, thelio, tiling window manager, traefik, vorta, wayland, zfs, znapzend
Today we are finally taking on a project months in the making, and we're switching to an entirely new generation of Linux tech in the process.
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.
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.
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.
June 12th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
1080p, amd, auto-tiling, battery life, firmware, flatpak, foss, fwupd, gpl, hardware, hp 935 creator wireless mouse, hp dev one, jupiter broadcasting, launch keyboard, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux laptop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lvfs, nix, nixos, opensuse, podverse, pop!_os, pop!_shop, repairability, right to repair, ryzen 7, system76, tiling window manager, tumbleweed
From skeptic to buyer, why the HP Dev One is the best Linux laptop yet. This is the one review you don't want to miss.
April 10th, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
amd, ansible, armbian, automation, bitwarden, bore, coreos, debian, devops, dod, east coast meetup, flatseal, flutter, freerdpserver, gmc rv, gpu, hotswap, immutable, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, linux unplugged, macos, microsoft, nfs, ngrok, nix, nixos, python, raleigh, raspberry pi, rdp, redhat, rust, slackware, tcp tunnel, tea, terraform, webtop, wsl2, yellowdog
We just wrapped up our East Coast meetup and have a bunch of great stories to share. Plus some Nix ups and downs, and more.
February 20th, 2022 | 1 hr 2 mins
ai, amd, arduino, boosts, c++, discord, dns, dog, element, gpio, gtk4, helipad, hwatch, ingenuity, jupiter broadcasting, kudu, linux copter, linux podcast, linux unplugged, m1, macbook pro max, mars 2020, matrix, ml, multitasking, nvidia, perseverance, phoronix test suite, pop!_os, proton, python, raspberry pi, rnote, rss, rtx 3060, rust, ryzen, spodcast, spotify, ssh, steam, system76, tensorflow, value 4 value, vscode
We put the sports car of Linux laptops to the test. Is it the multi-tasking machine it claims to be?