December 21st, 2021 | 42 mins 37 secs
alma linux, asahi linux, canonical, centos stream, cosmic, cudatext, debian, desktop environments, element, ems, fedora, flathub, free software, garuda linux, gnome shell, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, kinoite, linux distro, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mate, matrix, micro, nano, nextcloud, nixos, ntfs3, open-source, opensuse, pipewire, podman, pop!_os, proton, quickemu, silverblue, sway, text editors, tilde, tuxies, ubuntu, vim, visual studio code, vscode, wireguard, xfce
It's the second annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2021.
February 2nd, 2021 | 59 mins 32 secs
allan day, bitcoin, browser wars, caleb connolly, carl george, chromium, cross platform, dart, desktop environments, dogecoin, epiphany, firefox, flutter, gamestop amc, gnome 40, google, gtk4, horizontal workspaces, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, martin wimpress, oneplus 6, oneplus 6+, sata, slim.ai, ssd, stocks, ticker, ubuntu desktop, ubuntu installer, ubuntu mate, unplugged, ventoy, videolan, vlc, wimpy, window management
We try out GNOME 40 and its new workspace layout. Who we think this works well for, and who might want to avoid it.
September 22nd, 2020 | 1 hr 41 secs
1secmail, aberhosan, amazon, amd, analytics, arch linux, broadband, bunsen labs, canonical, carl richell, cloud, cloud hypervisor, coreboot, crosvm, deepin 20, desktop environments, devuan, docker, elementary os, emacsconf2020, embedded controller, endeavouros arm, fedora, firecracker, google, graphs, heroku, i3, intel, jupiter broadcasting, kvm, let's encrypt, linux distributions, linux foundation, linux podcast, michael jones, mypaas, niche distros, open firmware, openpower, openreach, paas, power64 laptop, protonmail, raspberry pi 4, raspbian, red hat, roberto innocenti, rust, rust-vmm, scsi, shazam, songrec, system76, systemd, systemd-homed, tmpmail, traefik, trim, tv, uasp, ubuntu, uefi, unplugged, usb, virtualization, window managers
What would it really take to get you to switch Linux distributions? We debate the practical reasons more and more people are sticking with the big three.