September 17th, 2023 | 1 hr 8 mins
ai assistant, ask noah, beeper, cli, communities, data sovereignty, databases, datacenter, decentralized, decentralized collaboration, dell, dendrite, dynamic ip, element, element x, federation, file manager, garage computer, gdpr, grafana, healthy meeting culture, homeserver, hub 6, jupiter broadcasting, linuxfest northwest, matrix, matrix bridge, matrix community summit, nextcloud, noah chelliah, nsa, podverse, postgresql, postponed, privacy, rust, security, self-hosted collaboration, self-hosting, sliding sync, spinning rust, steam deck, sustainability, synapse, syncv3, terminal, thinkpad, yazi
Today's theme is data sovereignty, and we'll check in with two crucial projects that are giving you more options.
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.
July 31st, 2022 | 59 mins 55 secs
ansible, axel f, bluetooth problems, commodore 64, cryptomator, cups, dell, distrobox, dragonball z, flatpak, glinux, gnome, gokus, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mac, macos, macos vs linux, nix, plasma, printer support, rclone, silverblue, snap, tdarb, thinkpad, toolbox, vegeta, x220, xfce, xps 13
Is the Linux desktop hard to love? A long-time user experience developer argues it is, and we respond to his criticisms.
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.
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.
January 21st, 2020 | 58 mins 26 secs
a cloud guru, benchmarks, cloud, containers, coreos, dell, dell xps 13, developer laptop, doing things that scale, fedora, fedore coreos, flatcar container linux, focal fossa, free desktop, glow, jupiter broadcasting, kinvolk, linux desktop, linux laptop, linux podcast, mac os, macification, markdown, open source, picks, pine64, pinephone, software development, ubuntu, ubuntu 20.04, uefi, unplugged, wifi 6, xps 13, yaru, yaru theme
We make an appeal to keep Linux powerful and avoid the Macification of the desktop, and review the latest developer-focused XPS 13.
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.
November 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
alsa, appcenter, christian schaller, dell, elementaryos, fedora 31, firecode, flatpak, fonts, gnome, jack, jupiter broadcasting, kexec, kexecboot, linux audio, linux laptops, linux podcast, pick, pinebook pro, pipewire, pulseaudio, raspberry pi, raspberry pi 4, red hat, sideload, ubuntu, unplugged, xps, xps 13
Dell expands their linux hardware lineup, why elementary OS's Flatpak support sets the bar, and we chat with Christian Schaller of Red Hat about Fedora 31 and what's around the corner.