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 24th, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
amnesia, canonical, containers, core os, docker, gnome 10x10, iso, jupiter broadcasting, knoppix, kubernetes, linux desktop, linux installer, linux podcast, linuxserver.io, lxc, mate, netboot.xyz, network booting, pxe, red hat, tails, tftp, ubuntu, unity, unplugged
Open source won the last decade, but what if it hadn’t? We look back at some major milestones and reflect on a world where they never existed.
October 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
32-bit, amd, balena, cgroups, cgroupsv2, containers, docker, egpu, etcher, fedora, fedora 31, fedora toolbox, flathub, flatpak, gnome, gnome software, i686, jay little, jupiter broadcasting, librem 5, linux desktop, linux graphics, linux podcast, mantiz, nvidia, podman, proton, purism, python, python 2, raspberry pi, silverblue, ssh, steam, terminal sharing, tmate, tmux, ubucon, ubucon europe, unplugged
Fedora 31 strikes the right balance, we get the latest on the Librem 5 situation, and an easy graphics boost for laptops.
June 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
amd, bbq, ctrl alt face, deep fakes, deep learning, desktop fragmentation, desktop standards, ebooks, foliate, free software, gtkwebkit, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux state of the union, linux unplugged, open source, peer to peer, peertube, ryzen, smach z, texas linuxfest, thomas cameron, txlf, ubuntu, ubuntu mate, windows 7, year of the linux desktop, youtube
Adopting a distro like it’s a religion is stupid. That’s one of many hard lessons we take away from Texas Linux Fest this week; we’ll share some of the best.
April 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
archivebox, git, gpd pocket, grace hopper celebration, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux podcast, lutris, pengwin, proton, rebranding, snapcraft, steam, ubuntu mate, unplugged, visual studio code, vscode, wkhtmltopdf, wlinux, wsl
The way we’ve been thinking about Desktop Linux is all wrong. We start by defining Desktop Linux, and where it might be going in the future.
December 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
asus, eglstreams, ethr, go, gpl violation, jupiter broadcasting, keyboardio, kms, linux desktop, linux podcast, microsoft, minidlna, mir, nvidia, pop!_os, protonmail, readymedia, remove.bg, streama, system76, systemd, thelio, udev, unplugged, wayland, wireguard, xrandr, zenfone
We’re just back from touring System76’s new factory, and getting the inside scoop on how they build their Thelio desktop. This is our story about walking in as skeptics, and walking out as believers.
March 27th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
debian, electron, fluxbox, hyper, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, microsoft open-sources wsl, plasma, red hat, slax 9.4, slax review, wayfire, wayland
A new version of Slax is out this week, and they might just be onto something really unique. We take this Debian powered, Fluxbox running, net bootin distro for a test drive.