June 6th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
electron, gitea, linux podcast, overload, pulseaudio-dlna, trackmania nations forever
Microsoft has purchased GitHub, sending shock-waves through the free software community. We discuss the bidding war that took place, and it leaves us questioning what the future of Electron might be.
May 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
best linux laptop, canonical, fedora 26, fedora 29, gnome donation, librem 15, linux podcast, mark shuttleworth, netbsd audit, openstack, red hat, thunderbolt networking, xps 13
After we make ourselves at Gnome, we look at some future open source goodies coming your way, look at how Canonical’s upstream pitch, and get excited about the next great Linux filesystem hope.
May 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
best linux laptop, evernote, gnome performance, lenovo thinkpad, librem 15, linux podcast, mycroft blockchain, nextcloud, oryx pro, qownnotes, qt, rust, tennibot, tusk, ubuntu core, x270, xps 13
What is the best laptop for Linux in 2018? How about the best Evernote killer, and production setup? We cover the best of the best this week.
May 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 21 mins
archiveos, gs connect, gtk, linux podcast, plasma sprint, purism fsp reverse engineering, qt, snap store malware, swaywm, system76 vs lfvs, ubuntu data collection
The Linux community is eating its own this week, as attention seeking plucky YouTuber’s trade on free software’s good name for clicks. We learn the real story behind some of the Internet’s recent free software freak-out.
May 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 16 mins
chrome os linux apps, cockpit, containers, docker, glibc, gvisor, linux podcast, nextcloud, red hat summit, wave-share
Chrome OS is officially getting full-fledged Linux apps, and we ponder if this is truly a win for Linux.
May 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 33 mins
bpf, darktable tips, fedora 28, fedora atomic workstation, first impressions, gnome 3.28, iptables vs bpf, kubuntu, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lts, plasma, review, ubuntu 18.04, vortex linux maintainer
Ubuntu and Fedora have new releases, and our early impressions are great. We’ll share the features that we think make these distros some of the best Linux desktop releases ever.
April 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 20 mins
bionic beaver, blloc phone, bolt, fedora 28, gnome memory leak, kbackup, kubuntu 18.04 review, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linux users group, lug, pipewire, plasma desktop, wayland
We get the inside scope from the Ubuntu flavors prepping for the 18.04 release, and then we finally make good on a long running threat.
April 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 14 mins
bugs, elementary os, enospc, falkon, latte-dock, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest, native apps, nvidia, plasma desktop, plasma-vault, podcast, steam machines, ubuntu beta, zap to 2, zfs on linux bug
We have some Plasma problems this week, but we’re still putting it into production in our most ambitious event yet.
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.
March 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
bolt, gnome 3.28, gstreamer, headless spotify, ilan rabinovitch, interview, linux podcast, linux unplugged, little snitch for linux, opensnitch, private internet access, scale16x, spotifyd, thunderbolt 3, webos
We’re playing just one interview from SCaLE this year, tons of community news, and two handy app picks.