June 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
10nm, 4k, a cloud guru, arm, barton george, battery life, btrfs, dell, developer edition, face id, fingerprint reader, gaming, gnome, gnome foundation, howdy, ice lake, infrared, intel, jupiter broadcasting, killer wifi, linux kernel 5.7, linux podcast, lvm, neil mcgovern, new xps, open source, pine64, pinebook pro, privacy, project sputnik, python, rockpro64, rothschild patent imaging, rpi, seccomp, snakeware, software patents, syscalls, thermal pressure, ubuntu, unplugged, wifi, windows, wine, x11, xfs, xps, xps 13, zfs
From the low-end to the high-end we try out both ends of the Linux hardware spectrum. Wes reviews the latest XPS 13, and Chris shares his thoughts on the Pinebook Pro.
May 26th, 2020 | 57 mins 35 secs
a cloud guru, arp, backups, booting, btrfs, data integrity, dnsmasq, ext4, filesystems, fing, firehol, fireqos, firmware, hardware, jupiter broadcasting, linssid, linux podcast, mac address, netdiscover, networking, nmap, opnsense, pfsense, raspberry pi 4, smokeping, speedtest, tcpdump, unplugged, usb boot, vim, vimkiller, vpn, wavemon, wfh, wifi, wireless, wireless networking, wireshark, working from home, zfs
Chris' tale of woe after a recent data loss, and Wes' adventure after he finds a rogue device on his network.
March 31st, 2020 | 1 hr 4 mins
20.04, a cloud guru, arch, arm, armbian, btrfs, bulletproof linux, ext4, f2fs, fedora, freebsd, functional, guix, json, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux 5.6, linux laptop, linux mint, linux podcast, manjaro, multipath tcp, nixos, pi 4, powershell, raspberry pi, snapshots, timeshift, tuxedo computers, ubuntu, unplugged, usb4, virtualbox, wireguard, xfs, zfs
We discover a few simple Raspberry Pi tricks that unlock incredible performance and make us re-think the capabilities of Arm systems.
February 18th, 2020 | 52 mins 48 secs
a cloud guru, android, arch linux, backups, bcachefs, btrfs, centos, cockpit, command line, containers, desktop linux, devops, docker, fingerprint reader, flatpak, google, jc, jq, json, jupiter broadcasting, kernel, linux, linux distributions, linux mint, linux podcast, lts, open source development, powershell, regular release, rolback, rolling release, rsync, samsung, security, snap packages, snapshots, t480, thinkpad, timeshift, ubuntu, unix, unplugged, zfs
We question the very nature of Linux development, and debate if a new approach is needed.
January 14th, 2020 | 53 mins 31 secs
a cloud guru, age, arc, automotive grade linux, bandwhich, benchmarks, btrfs, ces, checksums, command line utilities, data integrity, data storage, encryption, ext4, ffsend, filesystems, firefox send, gpg, iftop, jim salter, jupiter broadcasting, linus torvalds, linux, linux podcast, lru cache, mozilla, nethogs, oracle, pgp, s-tui, sun microsystems, unplugged, windows, windows 10, windows 7, xfs, zfs
Linus Torvalds says don't use ZFS, but we think he got a few of the facts wrong. Jim Salter joins us to help us explain what Linus got right, and what he got wrong.
December 31st, 2019 | 48 mins 9 secs
2019, 2020, amd, apple, arm, bcachefs, btrfs, canonical, clear linux, cool-retro-term, dark mode, dark mode preference, dark style, dell, gnome, hollywood, intel, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, macbook, microsoft, new years, no more secrets, plasma, predictions, red hat, suse, ubuntu, unplugged, year-end, zfs
We review our predictions and own up to what we got wrong, and what we got right in 2019.
December 17th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
btrfs, canonical, desktop linux, gnome, gnome 3.4, gnome 3.6, hayden barnes, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, microsoft, pocket c.h.i.p., pocket popcorn computer, ppa, software packaging, ubuntu, unplugged, wikipedia, wikit, windows subsystem for linux, wsl, zfs
Big things are coming to Microsoft's WSL so we get the inside scoop on what's just around the corner.
December 10th, 2019 | 58 mins 46 secs
arch, arch linux, arch on the server, backups, btrfs, cockpit, containers, copy-on-write, docker, fedora, freebsd, freenas, gpu, graphics, graphics cards, grub-btrfs, gtc, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux podcast, linux servers, manjaro, microsoft, mythbusting, nouveau, nvidia, office 365, rolling release, snap-pac, snapper, snapshots, system administration, systemd-networkd, teams, ubuntu, unplugged, wireguard, zfs
We're myth-busting this week as we take a perfectly functioning production server and switch it to Arch. Is this rolling distro too dangerous to run in production, or can the right approach unlock the perfect server? We try it so you don't have to.
November 12th, 2019 | 59 mins 3 secs
apt, arch, btrfs, debian, dnf, fedora, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux podcast, manjaro, mate, neon, opensuse, openzfs, package managment, plasma, rolling, ubuntu, unplugged, urpmi, yellow dog linux, yum, zfs
Get to know our Linux Users Group a little better and learn why they love their Linux distros of choice, and the one thing they'd change to make them perfect.