November 19th, 2023 | 1 hr 8 mins
32-bit challenge, arch linux, arch server update, arch update, backtrack linux, bbs, centos, chezmoi, cla, clonezilla, containers, debian, docker, dotfile management, flathub, flatpaks, flatseal, ham radio, jupiter broadcasting, kali, kali linux, linus' law, linux boosts, linux habits, linux kernel, linux podcast, linux scheduler, linux server, linux unplugged, lts, nixos, open source firmware, plasma power-ups, qemu, rockbox project, rolling release, security, snaps, snapshots, software bugs, texas linux fest 2024, virtualization, wayland, x11
Can we save an old Arch install? We'll attempt a live rescue, then get into our tips for keeping your old Linux install running great.
November 12th, 2023 | 1 hr 7 mins
accessibility, amazon, android, app shortcuts, boosts, breeze, el salvador, fire tvs, gnome, hardware support, hdr games, jupiter broadcasting, kde 6, kde plasma activities, key bindings, krunner, lightning conference, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linux-based os, megarelease, mesh vpn, mumble room, nixos, open source, plasma 6.0, power management, qt 6.6, react native, tailscale, tuxies, vega, virtual desktops, wayland, webos, weekly linux talk, wireguard
The problem with GNOME's great news, plus our first look at Plasma 6. Then, the surprising place NixOS is getting adopted.
October 29th, 2023 | 1 hr 8 mins
32-bit challenge, bcachefs, bitcoin beach, btrfs, cinnamon, debian, ext4, fedora, fedora 39, fountain, homeassistant, immich, ipfs, jupiter broadcasting, kernel, kmon, kvm, linux 6.6, linux kernel manager, linux mint, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest northwest, lxc, nextcloud, nextcloud aio, nix, nixos, phoronix, podverse, proxmox, rust, rust-analyzer, selinux, silverbullet.md, tuxies, virtualization, vm, wayland, wyze, xfs, zfs
We did Proxmox dirty last week, so we try to explain our thinking. But first, a few things have gone down that you should know about.
October 22nd, 2023 | 1 hr 55 mins
1-up lounge, almalinux, dotmatrix, esp, florian, freeipa, games, gorilla banana, jupes o-droid, jupiter broadcasting, lfnw, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest northwest, mini-fest, nixos, notes pc, online linux vector editor, paper, paper prices, pikvm, pinball, proxmox, relays, rv automation upgrades, scuba.tech, stones throw brewery, the little fest that could, vectorpea, void
We try and pull off one too many projects, but you can't argue with the results. We report on our week of rebuilds and rescues and having a blast at LinuxFest Northwest.
October 15th, 2023 | 1 hr 15 mins
1l pc, amd ryzen, app center, cad, chocolately, debian, docker desktop, enterprise desktop, enterprise linux, ext4, fde, firefox, flutter, fountain 1.0, full disk encryption, gnome 45, intel arc, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, legacy installer, linux 6.5, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, log viewer, mantic minotaur, mozilla, nixos, no corporation november, noto fonts, ntfs, one liter pc, pipewire, plex, podman, quick settings, raspberry pi 5, security, snapcraft, snapd, tags, take my brent away, text tagger, tiling, tiling desktop, tpm, translations, ubuntu 23.10, ubuntu budgie, ubuntu core, ubuntu iso, wayland, wifi 7, windows challenge, wsl, wyse terminal, zfs
Has Canonical finally nailed snaps? Why it looks like Ubuntu has turned a new corner; our thoughts on the latest release. Plus, a special guest and more.
September 24th, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
alberto garcia, alpine linux, amd, arch, arch linux, battery life, collabora, convergence, dead space, docking station, emudeck, emulators, flatpak, foss, fps, game console, gaming, gaming on linux, garage pc, gta, igalia, imessage, jupiter broadcasting, lfnw, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matrix bridge, mesa, nextcloud, nixos, open source, opengl, ori and the blind forest, plasma desktop, proton, retrodeck, steam, steam deck, steam deck review, steamos, stray, thinkpad, upstream development, usb-c, valve, vulkan, wine, xdg portals
Even if you don't game, the data is in, and the impact of the Steam Deck on Linux is massive. We'll go into details and then share our long-term review of the Deck.
September 10th, 2023 | 1 hr 14 mins
android, arm, bcachefs, berlin, boot-to-obsidian, box64, canonical, cinnamon, cuda, devone, emulation, f-droid, flakes, framework, framework 13, framework laptop, germany, gpl condom, hp devone, jupiter broadcasting, kent overstreet, kinoite, laptops, lenovo, lfnw, lightning, linus, linux podcast, linux unplugged, meetup, mesh networking, neo-store, new laptop, nextcloud, nix flakes, nixos, notes station, nvidia, obtainium, odroid, plasma, pxe boot, right to repair, risc-v, self-hosting, silverblue, steam deck, sway, the blog index, thin client, thinkpad, ublue, ubuntu desktop, value4value, wayland, zap, zerotier, 🦒
Brent's new Framework laptop has been torn apart and put back together again. We'll find out if it's up to his standards. Plus, we're kicking off a new build.
August 27th, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
16k kernel, 16k pages, ai, alyssa rosenzweig, apple, apple silicon, arch arm, arm, arm64, asahi linux, battery life, btrfs, chatgpt, conformant gpu driver, data center, data loss, davide calvalca, disk encryption, dual booting, fedora, fedora asahi remix, filesystem, gallium3d, gpu, gpu acceleration, hector martin, hpc, immutability, impermanence, jbod, jitsi meet, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kde connect, linux podcast, linux unplugged, llama 2, llama-gpt, llama.cpp, llm, luks, lvm, m1, m2, mac mini, macos, mattermost, meta, ml, neal gompa, nixos, oneplus 6, open source ai, openai, opengl es 3.1, openstreetmap, opensuse tumbleweed, organic maps, plasma, rdp, self-hosting, server temperature, sip, snapdragon 845, streetcomplete, telemetry, thunderbolt, uefi, umbrel, vnc, voip, xfs, xfs_repair, zfs, 🦙
We daily drive Asahi Linux on a MacBook, chat about how the team beat Apple to a major GPU milestone, and an easy way to self-host open-source ChatGPT alternatives.
July 23rd, 2023 | 1 hr 9 mins
alma linux, berlin, budgie, bytebitten, charging profiles, cpu freq control, cpu power limits, ddev, fan control, flipper zero, germany, infinitybook pro 14 gen8, intel i7-13700h cpu, intel iris xe graphics, intel raptor lake-h processor, iso keyboard layout, kubuntu, linux, linux 6.2, meetups w/brent, nixos, nixpkgs, omemo, plasma 5.27.6, privacy-preserving powertools, thunderbolt 4, tuxedo computers, tuxedo control center, tuxedo os 2, tuxedoos, ubuntu, ubuntu 22.04, usb-c charging options, wget, wild fire update, xmpp
Do they build them better in Germany? We try out the next-generation InfinityBook Pro 14 and dig into TUXEDO OS.
July 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
almalinux, bobrossquotes, btrfs, canonical, centos, centos stream, chromeos, composability, conshax, container, debian, ffmpeg, floss.social, future of desktop linux, gnome boxes, immutability, immutable desktop, juju, jupiter broadcasting, lan, linux action news, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lxd, nix-shell, nixos, opensuse microos, prosody, redhat, reliability, rhel, rocky linux, security, silverblue, snap store, snapcraft, snaps, snikket, stability, ubuntu core, ubuntu core desktop, workshops, xmpp, youtube-dl
Can Ubuntu make a great immutable desktop? We're trying the brand-new "Everything is a Snap" Ubuntu Core Desktop.