February 19th, 2023 | 1 hr 3 mins
backups, borg, borgbackup, btrbk, btrfs, copy-on-write, deduplication, flatpak, gamestreaming, gnome, jupiter broadcasting, krdc, krfb, lenovo, linux podcast, linux unplugged, moonlight, nomachine, nvidia, pikvm, plasma, rdp, remote desktop, rsnapshot, rsync, rust, rustdesk, send/receive, sfz, simple file server, snapshots, ssh, static file server, steam deck, sunshine, teamviewer, video acceleration, vnc, vorta, wayland, waypipe, wayvnc, wifi, wlroots, xfce, zfs, zoom
Sometimes running the latest and greatest means you have to pave your own path. This week two examples from living on the edge.
October 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 25 mins
ai, artificial intelligence, aur, automatic1111, bcache, bcachefs, btrfs, cacheing, canonical, compvis lmu, container-toolkit, copy-on-write, cow, cuda, deep generative neural network, docker, docker compose, dreamstudio, emad mostaque, gnome, gtk4, intel arc, interim release, iwd, jupiter broadcasting, kinetic kudu, latent diffusion, linux 5.19, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lmu munich, lure, lvm, machine learning, ml, nautilus, nvidia, open source, pipewire, runway, stability.ai, stable diffusion, storage, thelio, ubuntu 22.10, wifi, wpa_supplicant, zfs
The Internet is going crazy with AI-generated media. What's the open-source story, and is Linux being left out?
January 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 4 mins
501c3, apple, apple silicon, asahi linux, backups, banking, bismuth, bitcoin, blockchain, btrfs, colors.js, containers, copy-on-write, crypto, data integrity, data storage, defi, dell, docker, energy use, environmentalism, faker.js, finance, flathub, flatpak, fresh air-capable, hector martin, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux podcast, linux unplugged, m1, npm, opensuse, plasma, podcast index, podcasting 2.0, podman, rolling release, server upgrade, snapshots, tiling window manager, tumbleweed, tuxies, vdev, zfs, zpool, zypper
We make some last-minute changes to our server setup and catch up on a bunch of thought-provoking feedback.
January 2nd, 2022 | 51 mins 44 secs
arch server, ashift12, backup, bare metal, btrfs, cni, compression, containers, copy-on-write, dell, e5-2667, filesystems, hard disk, hard drive, hardware, idrac, intel, ipmi, jbod, jupiter broadcasting, kindle, kindle comic converter, linux podcast, linux unplugged, nas, new wes, noatime, opensuse, podman, pool, poweredge, r730xd, raid1, raidz2, remote backup, remote management, server, snapshots, supermicro, tumbleweed, vdev, xeon, zfs, zfs send, zpool
Our new server setup is bonkers, but we love it.
September 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
backup, btrfs, compression, copy-on-write, cow, dell, encryption, fedora, fedora 33, jupiter broadcasting, lenovo, linux podcast, linux vendor firmware service, lvfs, microsoft, raspberry pi 4, replication, richard hughes, rsync, send and receive, thinkpad, thunderbolt 4, unplugged, wayland, weston, windows, wsl, wslg, x11, xen, xps 13, zfs
We embrace new tools to upgrade your backup game, securely move files around the network, and debunk the idea that Windows will ever be based on Linux.
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.