June 9th, 2020 | 56 mins 24 secs
a cloud guru, antix, arc, assembly, bake off, breathe, breeze, bsd, bunsenlabs, community, cpu, dark mode, debian, exhale, foss, free software, freebsd, gaming on linux, gtk, hdd, helium, jupiter broadcasting, kolibrios, lightweight, lightweight distro, linux, linux desktop, linux distributions, linux podcast, multicore, multithreading, netflix, open source, package managers, pkg, pop!_os, ports, ppa, qt, ram, sparky linux, supertux, supertuxkart, theming, unix, unplugged, video games, virtual lug, vscode, yaru, youtube
The lightweight distro that stole our hearts, the four of us each try out a different contender and come away with what we think will be the leanest and meanest distribution for your PC.
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.
March 3rd, 2020 | 57 mins 8 secs
We try the Mac desktop for 30 days, find out what we think it does best, and where Linux will always have it beat.
October 22nd, 2019 | 58 mins 56 secs
19.10, ai, benchmarks, don watkins, ext4, fedora, filesystem, gnome, gnome foundation, jupiter broadcasting, linux gaming, linux podcast, mate, matthew miller, memory pressure, ml, opensource.com, openzfs, patent troll defense fund, pi 4, pop!_os, ram, raspberry pi 4, shotwell, steam remote play together, system76, tensorflow, tensorman, thinkpad, thinkpad-tools, ubuntu 19.10, unix, unplugged, zfs
Is the ZFS tax too high? We pit ZFS on root against ext4 in our laptop pressure cooker and see how they perform when RAM gets tight.
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.
December 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
asus, eglstreams, ethr, go, gpl violation, jupiter broadcasting, keyboardio, kms, linux desktop, linux podcast, microsoft, minidlna, mir, nvidia, pop!_os, protonmail, readymedia, remove.bg, streama, system76, systemd, thelio, udev, unplugged, wayland, wireguard, xrandr, zenfone
We’re just back from touring System76’s new factory, and getting the inside scoop on how they build their Thelio desktop. This is our story about walking in as skeptics, and walking out as believers.