January 15th, 2023 | 1 hr 15 mins
acme, ansible, api, arch, automation, bash, bitwarden, cloud hosting, defined networking, feedback, garuda, grapheneos, immutable os, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, lego, let's encrypt, linode, linux podcast, linux unplugged, managed nebula, mastodon, mesh vpn, nano, nebula, neovim, networking, nextcloud, nginx, nixos, nixos 22.11, nixos upgrades, open-source, plex, proxyparty, python, reverse proxy, self-hosting, ssh, ssl, tls, vpn, vpn security, wireguard, zoneminder
Chris' sticky upgrade situation, and we chat with the developer behind an impressive mesh VPN with new tricks.
December 25th, 2022 | 50 mins 17 secs
arch, asahi linux, best desktop environment, best linux distro of the year, best text editor, cosmic, debian, emacs, framework laptop, home assistant, hp devone, immich, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, kate, kde, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lunarvim, mastodon, nano, nextcloud, nixos, plasma, pop!_os, proton, stable diffusion, steam deck, sway, tuxies, ubuntu, umbrel, vi, vim, vscode, xfce
It's the third annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2022.
August 21st, 2022 | 1 hr 10 mins
abi, anti-cheat, backward compatibility, colo, containers, eac, elf, endless os, fhs, flathub, flatpak, gaming on linux, glibc, heroic games launcher, ilo, jupiter broadcasting, kde, libc, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matrix, nano, nix, nixos, plasma, proton, server, stability, steam, steam deck, steam-run, valve, vscode, win32, wine, wireguard
The five most common problems when trying out an immutable Linux distro like NixOS. Plus, why one Linux dev says just target WINE.
December 21st, 2021 | 42 mins 37 secs
alma linux, asahi linux, canonical, centos stream, cosmic, cudatext, debian, desktop environments, element, ems, fedora, flathub, free software, garuda linux, gnome shell, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, kinoite, linux distro, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mate, matrix, micro, nano, nextcloud, nixos, ntfs3, open-source, opensuse, pipewire, podman, pop!_os, proton, quickemu, silverblue, sway, text editors, tilde, tuxies, ubuntu, vim, visual studio code, vscode, wireguard, xfce
It's the second annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2021.
October 6th, 2020 | 1 hr 44 secs
arch zfs, caldav, cloud storage, docker upgrades, docker-compose, jupiter broadcasting, kde breeze evolution, kde os, linux podcast, micro, nano, neon, nextcloud 20, nextcloud upgrade, nextcloudcmd, nvidia jetson nano, object storage, occ, raspberry pi, rclone, studio hardware, texit editors, unplugged
Our secrets for a low-cost bulletproof Nextcloud server that we figured out the hard way. We take you into the "server garage" and share our lessons learned.
September 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
alan pope, amiga fast file system, apache, app development, audiobooks, benchmarks, borg backup, btrfs, cabin, cozy, desktop development, elementary os, ext4, facebook, fedora, github, josef bacik, jupiter broadcasting, kakoune, kernel regression, linus torvalds, linux 5.9, linux podcast, mark shuttleworth, memory management, michael larabel, nano, nextcloud, openaudible, page lock fairness, phoronix, programming, scheduling, stuart langridge, sublime text, ubuntu, ubuntu community council, unplugged, vim, vscode, walter lapchynski, wxl, xfs
Friends join us to discuss Cabin, a proposal that encourages more Linux apps and fewer distros.
April 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
accelerated graphics, apache, apache foundation, codecs, compiling software, f5, ffmpeg, firefox, gentoo, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, machine learning, mozilla, nano, nginx, notifications, open source, open source audio, opus, raspberry pi, raspberry pi keyboard and mouse, text editors, ubuntu mate 18.04 beta 1 for raspberry pi, unplugged, vi, vlc, vocoder, wasi, webassembly
Is there really any advantage to building your software vs installing the package? We discuss when and why you might want to consider building it yourself.
March 26th, 2019 | 1 hr 10 mins
alcosynth, ansible, asus firmware hack, backdoor, backtrack, cellular hacking, convergence, curl, curl 21st birthday, debconf, debian, desktop linux, firmware updates, install fests, jupiter broadcasting, kali linux, kernel modules, linux advocacy, linux hardware support, linux podcast, nano, nexdock 2, open source, proprietary firmware, ruby on rails, shadowhammer, sigintos, switching people to linux, synthehol, tainted kernel, text editors, unplugged, wifi
Why we sometimes go too far with our Linux advocacy, and a few humble strategies to switch people to Linux.