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.
May 28th, 2023 | 1 hr 13 mins
android, automation, bitcoin dad pod, bitfocus companion, call for papers, chatgpt, daniel micay, dmr, docker-polaris, elgato, f-droid, ft8, git, gmrs, gnome plugin, google account deletion, grapheneos, grapheneos restructuring, gtk, ham, happy birthday brent, jupiter broadcasting, lapce, linux audio setup, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest northwest, lsp, modal editing, music streaming, nextcloud cookbook, pipewire, please run that, polaris, redox os, rope science, rust, rust code editor, security, stream deck, turtle, vim, wasi, xi, 🦒
We take a "Rust-only tools" challenge for a week and admit what worked, and what sucked. Plus, a surprise guest.
May 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 10 mins
ai, aprs, asahi linux, bard, brew, btrfs, contact scopes, custom-built pc, desktop linux, desktop session, digipeater, display manager, display server, docker-compose, electron, full text search, garden gnome, giraffeneos, gmscompatconfig, grapheneos, ham radio, hector martin, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linux unplugged case, llm, mesh network, nix, nixos, odroid, odroid case, odroid-h3+, pipewire, podcastguru, privacy, pulseaudio, red hat, rhel, right to repair, rust, security, signal from the noise, software insurance, spotify, subtitles, systemd, text-to-speech, upstream, wayland, x11, x86, xorg, youtube full text search, yt-dlp, yt-fts, zfs, 🦒
How we found peace with the Linux community’s perpetual debates; and our tricks for finding the signal from the noise.
April 23rd, 2023 | 52 mins 1 sec
amd, arm, asahi linux, asahi-fedora-builder, backups, btrfs, budgie, daily driver, digital estate planning, dnf5, document, dual booting, fedora, fedora 38, fedora workstation, flathub, flatpak, gnome 44, gtk4, hardware acceleration, if i die, intel, jupiter broadcasting, kde, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux unplugged, logseq, m1 max mbp, music-player, obsidian, phosh, pipewire, plasma 5.27, reaper, right-to-repair, rust, sway, systemd, tiling window manager, video glitches, wayland
Why Fedora 38 might Sway you to try it; and how it runs on the MacBook M1 Max.
November 13th, 2022 | 1 hr 24 mins
accelerated graphics, ai, arch, codecs, coqui, deep fakes, fediverse, fedora 37, flathub, flatpak, gaming on linux, geocache, gnome 43, gnome software, h.264, helvum, jack, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kvm, linux audio, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mastodon, matrix, ml, mumble, nexcom, nix, nvidia, odroid, openzfs, peertube, pipewire, plasma 5.26, pleroma, popcorn pocket, proton, pulseaudio, raspberry pi 4, rpm, rpm fusion, signal, slack, stable diffusion, steamos, telegram, tts, ubuntu mate, v3d, valve, zfs, zfs-on-linux, zsys
Why this latest release of Fedora misses the mark, and Ubuntu's quiet backing away from ZFS.
October 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 25 mins
ai, artificial intelligence, aur, automatic1111, bcache, bcachefs, btrfs, cacheing, canonical, compvis lmu, container-toolkit, copy-on-write, cow, cuda, deep generative neural network, docker, docker compose, dreamstudio, emad mostaque, gnome, gtk4, intel arc, interim release, iwd, jupiter broadcasting, kinetic kudu, latent diffusion, linux 5.19, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lmu munich, lure, lvm, machine learning, ml, nautilus, nvidia, open source, pipewire, runway, stability.ai, stable diffusion, storage, thelio, ubuntu 22.10, wifi, wpa_supplicant, zfs
The Internet is going crazy with AI-generated media. What's the open-source story, and is Linux being left out?
June 5th, 2022 | 54 mins 39 secs
asahi linux, cheese, decentralization, decentralized, framasoft, ipad, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter tube, linux podcast, linux unplugged, nixos, opensuse, peertube, phoronix, pipewire, podcasting 2.0, podping, rolling release, rust, self-hosted, self-hosting, snapshots, steganography, stegosaurust, troubleshooting, tumbleweed, zypper
Three tails of tech tribulations, and how Brent saved his openSUSE Tumbleweed box from the brink.
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.
November 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 14 mins
anaconda, btrfs, containers, dnf, family friendly fedora, fedora 34, fedora 35, fedora cloud, firecracker, flathub, flatpak, gnome 41, helvum, htop, immutable workstation, jack, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, kde spin, kerla, kinoite, krfb, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matthew miller, nintendo switch emulator, oci, ostree, package management, patchbay, pipewire, podman, pro audio, pulseaudio, rdp, remote desktop, rpm-ostree, rust, ryujinx, session manager, silverblue, tailscale, vnc, wayland, wireguard, wireplumber, x11
We check-in with Fedora Project lead Matthew Miller on the state of the project, then conduct our exit interview with Fedora 34, and review Fedora 35.
October 12th, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
almalinux, amd, apple m1, centos, cgroup v2, firefox snap, flutter, gnome 40, gpu acceleration, impish indri, jupiter broadcasting, kde 5.22.5, krita, kubuntu, latte-dock, liberty linux, linux 5.13, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mac os, macbook hate, mate 1.26, microsoft, microsoft store, nftables, nuc, nvidia, pci passthrough, phoronix test suite 10.6, pipewire, plasma desktop, qemu 6.0, quickemu, raspberry pi, rhel, suse, systemd, tpm, ubuntu 21.10, virtio, virtualization, windows 11, wsl, wslg, yaru
Wimpy stops by with a new tool that will change your virtualization game, and we share our thoughts on Ubuntu 21.10 and take the flavor challenge.