August 20th, 2023 | 1 hr 6 mins
android auto, backups, best laptops for nixos, bootload, btrfs, disko, email privacy tip, github star history, grub, hedgedoc, homelab machine, iac, immutable infrastructure, impermanence, indestructible server, infrastructure as code, iron goat brewing, jupiter broadcasting, linode, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest northwest, lvm, meetup, mesh vpn, mobile nixos, nix, nix flakes, nixos friendly hosters, nixos on vps, nixos server, nixos wiki, nixos-anywhere, podverse bounty, project cycle, rollback, security, snapshots, stratis, systemd, tmpfs, wireguard, zfs
Can we build an indestructible server that stands up to the test of giving out root login to the Internet?
July 17th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
80hd, arch, battery life, bios, boostcli, desktop linux, droidcam, filesystem, flatpak, furtherance, graphics card, grub, jupiter broadcasting, kde, larix broadcaster, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux unplugged, manjaro, microsoft, nebula, neon, non-free drivers, nvidia, pacman, partitioning, proton, python, read-only filesystem, repl, rust, steam deck, tech pants, touchscreen, ubuntu, uefi, v4l2loopback, valve, virtual keyboard, x11
We try and bust a common Linux distro myth. Then what surprised Chris about his new Steam Deck.
January 5th, 2021 | 1 hr 20 mins
btrfs, bucklespring, ecc, electron, elementary os, email, flatpak, fosdem, gnome 40, grub, ibm model m, intel, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linus torvalds, linux gaming, linux podcast, mailspring, matrix, mechanical keyboards, microsoft, nvidia, opensuse, outlook, planner, plasma, plasma system monitor, project monarch, snapshots, steam, todo apps, todoist, tumbleweed, tuxies, unplugged, valve, yast, zypper
We have some strong opinions about the state of openSUSE Tumbleweed. We've secretly been running it for the past week, and share our experience.
April 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 12 mins
3mux, a cloud guru, arch, bleachbit, budgie, erofs, exfat, fedora 32, feral interactive, focal fossa, gamemode, gnome 3.36, grub, i3, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kernel lockdown, kubuntu, kwin, kwinft, lemur pro, linux laptop, linux podcast, lts, luplug, mate, pacat, plasma, pop shell, pop!_os, pulseaudio, roman gilg, snapshots, system 76, teletype, tiling, tmux, tuxedo control center, ubuntu 20.04, ubuntu studio, unplugged, virtio-fs, wsl, xfs, xubuntu, yaru, zfs, zsys
The latest Ubuntu LTS is here, but does it live up to the hype? And how practical are the new ZFS features? We dig into the performance, security, and stability of Focal Fossa.
May 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
18.04, bootloaderspec, buku, dell, dell precision 3540, fedora, fedora 30, flicker free boot, gnome 3.32, grub, homebrew smart watch, jupiter broadcasting, l4t, linux on the switch, linux unplugged, lxqt, mir, nintendo switch, pantheon, pcap, project sputnik, python classroom, red hat, red hat logo, rhel 8, shadowman, silverblue, smarch watch, sysctl explorer, systemd-boot, termshark, ubuntu, wayland, wayland conformance suite, wireshark, xfce
Is Fedora 30 the peak release of this distribution? We put it through the ultimate test, live on the air, and put everything on the line.