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.
May 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 34 secs
a cloud guru, ad blocking, amd, brad smith, build, craig loewen, directx, dns-ftl, dnsmasq, gpu, graphics, jupiter broadcasting, linux mint, linux podcast, manjaro, manjarobook, microsoft, multi-boot usb, open source, openbsd, pi-hole 5, pine64, pinephone, pinetab, raspberry pi, ryzen, ubports, ubuntu, ubuntu touch, unplugged, ventoy, windows package manager, windows subsystem for linux, windows terminal, winget, wireguard, wsl, xps
Windows is getting more competitive by adopting core Linux features, so we cover the latest Linux-inspired additions to Windows. Then review the new release of Pi-hole, sort through recent PINE64 updates, and read your feedback.
May 12th, 2020 | 57 mins 15 secs
a cloud guru, awk, christian schaller, command line, cryptocurrency, dotfiles, efl, elive, encrypted storage, encryption, enlightenment, fedora, git-crypt, gnome, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, luks, paperwm, pop shell, pop!_os 20.04, samuel baggen, sed, shell, system76, telegram, thanatermesis, tiling window manager, ton, ubuntu server, unplugged, window manager, xps 13
We're blown away by the Enlightenment desktop, and its little known features, and we share a quick way for you to try it out yourself.
May 5th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
a cloud guru, arch, audio recorder, battery life, coreboot, ffmpeg, high quality camera, inkscape 1.0, intel comet lake, jeremy soller, jupiter broadcasting, labtop, lemur pro, linux laptop, linux podcast, manjaro, open firmware, philip muller, pulseaudio, raspberry pi camera, sound recorder, star labs, system76, tailscale, unplugged, usb-c, wireguard, zfs
Manjaro has a new hardware partner so Phillip joins to share the details, and we have the Lemur Pro in house for a battery endurance test like no other.
April 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
a cloud guru, arm, bashtop, dnf, earlyoom, fedora 32, fedora core os, fingerprint reader, firewall, firewalld, gamemode, gcc 10, gnome 3.36, iptables, jupiter broadcasting, lenovo, linux laptops, linux podcast, martin wimpress, matthew miller, nftables, pipewire, python 2, python 3.8, rockpro64, systemd 245, sysusers.d, ubuntu 20.04, unplugged, wireguard
Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller joins us to discuss Lenovo shipping ThinkPads loaded with Fedora, and our review of the new 32 release.
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.
April 14th, 2020 | 52 mins 55 secs
a cloud guru, amd, armbian, ascii, batman: arkham city, beets, canonical, doom eternal, git, github, gitlab, jupiter broadcasting, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux speed run, luplug, manjaro arm, music management, musicbrainz, nat friedman, nvidia, pine microsystems, pine64, proton, rachelbythebay, raft, risk of rain 2, rockpro64, sbc, star wars, steam, telnet, ubuntu 20.04, unplugged, valve, wine, wireguard, zfs, zsys
We build the server you never should, a tricked out Arm box, and push it to the limit with a telnet torture test.
April 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
a cloud guru, command line, earlyoom, facebook, fedora, fedora 32, integrity policy enforcement, ipe, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux podcast, linux router, low-memory-monitor, lsm, memory pressure, microsoft, mitm, nohang, nushell, oomd, openwrt, opkg, opnsense, performance, pfsense, psi, security, shell, time tracking, timekpr-next, unplugged
Today we make nice with a killer, an early out-of-memory daemon, and one of the new features in Fedora 32. We put EarlyOOM to the test in a real-world workload and are shocked by the results.
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.