February 9th, 2021 | 1 hr 6 mins
14 inch screamer, almalinux, arch, asus zephyrus g14, backups, bottom, brian exelbierd, browser sync, btm, btrfs, canonical, centos, centos stream, desktop email, electron, email, endeavouros, enigmail, eversync, fddf, fedora, fosdem, gpg, ht, httpie, jupiter broadcasting, linux email, linux gaming, linux podcast, lts, mailspring, mailsync, manjaro, pat riehecky, pgp, redhat, rocky linux, rolling release, rust, ryzen, snap packages, snap-pac-grub, snapshots, tech support, thunderbird, top, ubuntu, unplugged, wayland, x11, xbrowsersync, xorg
Which distro is best for friends and family? We have a unique take on this common question.
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.
February 18th, 2020 | 52 mins 48 secs
a cloud guru, android, arch linux, backups, bcachefs, btrfs, centos, cockpit, command line, containers, desktop linux, devops, docker, fingerprint reader, flatpak, google, jc, jq, json, jupiter broadcasting, kernel, linux, linux distributions, linux mint, linux podcast, lts, open source development, powershell, regular release, rolback, rolling release, rsync, samsung, security, snap packages, snapshots, t480, thinkpad, timeshift, ubuntu, unix, unplugged, zfs
We question the very nature of Linux development, and debate if a new approach is needed.
February 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 12 mins
a cloud guru, airplay, amd, appcenter for everyone, burn out, coreboot, crowdfunding, dustin kirkland, dusty mabe, elementaryos, fosdem, fosdem 2020, history, hollywood, irc, james bottemly, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux podcast, linux smartphone, lts, matthew broberg, mobile, open source, oreboot, pdp-7, pine64 pinephone, plasma, plasma 5.18, robert morris, rust, rust watch, ryzen, shairport-sync, system 76, thelio, thelio major, threadripper 3990x, unix, unplugged, warner losh
The difficult and fascinating conversations from FOSDEM 2020. Plus how elementary OS does coopertition right.
April 16th, 2019 | 57 mins 40 secs
19.04, ansible, chromebooks, devops, devuan, devuan conference, disco dingo, electronplayer, gnome, jupiter broadcasting, linus tech tips, linux, linux podcast, long term support, lts, ltt, manjaro, mesa, ncspot, ncurses, partyloud, pop!_os, privacy, red hat, rhce, rhcsa, root on zfs, rust, security, simplot, snapcraft, spotify, systemd, traffic simulator, ubuntu, unplugged, yaru, zfs, zfs on linux
Ubuntu's new release is here, and this one might be one of the most important in a while. But is it worth upgrading from an LTS? We review and debate just that.
February 26th, 2019 | 58 mins 46 secs
4.19, alexa, ansible, arm, automation, domoticz, embedded, gnome, google assistant, google home, hardware acceleration, home assistant, home automation, jupiter broadcasting, kde, latency, linux kernel, linux operating system fundamentals, linux podcast, live streaming, lts, mate, mqtt, mutter, obs, open source, openhab, plasma, podcast generator, podcasting, raspberry pi, smart assistant, smart home, smart hub, smart lights, subsync, subtitles, ubuntu, ubuntu 18.04.2, ubuntu mate, unplugged, z-wave
We head to the Raspberry Pi corner and pick the very best open source home automation system.
January 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
18.04, 19.04, canonical, chromecast, containers, cool-retro-term, debian, disco dingo, docker, ell, firefox, firefox 65, flatpak, fractional scaling, free content, fx_cast, gradio, jupiter broadcasting, kernel patch, kodi, kodi 18, lfnw, librem 5, linux podcast, lts, mate, mozilla, open source home theater, ppa, pureos, purism, scale, scale 17x, shortwave, study group, ubuntu, unplugged, wayland, x11, yaml
We're playing Robin Hood with the content, and a new member of our team joins to tell you all about it.
November 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
10 year support, 18.04, android, automation system, bolt, deepin, gaming on linux, linux, linux dock, linux kernel, linux podcast, lts, mainline, minitube, nvidia, prime, prime-select, remote desktop, settlers of catan, steam, steam link, thunderbolt, thunderbolt dock, ubuntu lts, ubuntu security podcast, unite-shell, unity, unplugged, valve, very long term support, webtty, x11, xpra, youtube-dl
Android and Ubuntu are working exceptionally hard to create longer support cycles. We’ll highlight the work that makes this possible, and what’s motivating these two different projects to strive for Very Long Term Support.
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.