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.
January 1st, 2023 | 1 hr 6 mins
arch linux, bcachefs, bitcoin, conversational interface, decentralization, ebpf, firefox, flathub, flatpak, flutter, gamingonlinux, io_uring, jupiter broadcasting, libreddit, libredirect, libreoffice, linux, linux foundation, linux podcast, linux unplugged, log4j, matrix, mechanical keyboard, nft, nitter, nostr, openai, predictions, proton, search engine, security, snap, snap packages, steamos, system76, thunderbird, tiling manager, tiling window manager, ubuntu, valve
We assemble to predict what will happen in 2023 and score how our 2022 predictions turned out.
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.
December 4th, 2022 | 1 hr 54 mins
airdrop, android, android auto, android updates, backup, battery life, boosts, brent, chris, dashcam, debian, distro comparison, duplicati, encryption, file sharing tool, flathub, flatpak, follow up, follow-up, free devices, google, google location data, google play services, grapheneos, honeymoon phase, ipad, iphone, jupiter broadcasting, kde, leap, linux, linux desktop, linux podcast, linux talk show, linux unplugged, location data, lup, manjaro, mesh vpn, mumble room, nextcloud, opensuse, p7 pro, picks, pixel 7, plasma, podcast, privacy, protests in china, proton, screen time, security, self-hosted model, solving problems phase, steam, tailscale, tesla, transition to linux, tumbleweed, virtual lug, vpn, wes, wireguard, youtube
After nearly half a year of woe, Brent is ready to give Linux the go. Join us as we compare and contrast two Linux distros and end up with one going on Brent's machine.
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 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
android, awesomewm, calyxos, degoogle, dwm, europa clipper, f-droid, flight controller, game streaming, gaming on linux, geocache, google, grapheneos, ham radio, ingenuity, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, linux in the ham shack, linux podcast, linux unplugged, magic wormhole, maple syrup, mars 2020, nasa, nixos, open-source-rover, photo sync, proton, science, solaris, space, stadia, steam, storj, tim canham, valve, voyager, vulkan
We go hands-on at NASA's JPL and learn why Linux is the best OS for Earth and Mars.
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.
July 17th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
80hd, arch, battery life, bios, boostcli, desktop linux, droidcam, filesystem, flatpak, furtherance, graphics card, grub, jupiter broadcasting, kde, larix broadcaster, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux unplugged, manjaro, microsoft, nebula, neon, non-free drivers, nvidia, pacman, partitioning, proton, python, read-only filesystem, repl, rust, steam deck, tech pants, touchscreen, ubuntu, uefi, v4l2loopback, valve, virtual keyboard, x11
We try and bust a common Linux distro myth. Then what surprised Chris about his new Steam Deck.
May 1st, 2022 | 1 hr 4 mins
admin, android, apparmor, arch, arm, bottles, canonical, containers, emacs, firefox, gaming on linux, gentoo, iac, jupiter broadcasting, lady jupes, las, linux app summit, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux time machine, linux unplugged, lutris, mozilla, nix, nixos, office hours, packaging, pop!_os, preempt_rt, proton, realtime, sandbox, snap packages, snapcraft, snapd, snaps, steam, steamos 3.0, sysadmin, ubuntu, valve, wine
If we could change just one mistake in our Linux journey, what would it be?
February 20th, 2022 | 1 hr 2 mins
ai, amd, arduino, boosts, c++, discord, dns, dog, element, gpio, gtk4, helipad, hwatch, ingenuity, jupiter broadcasting, kudu, linux copter, linux podcast, linux unplugged, m1, macbook pro max, mars 2020, matrix, ml, multitasking, nvidia, perseverance, phoronix test suite, pop!_os, proton, python, raspberry pi, rnote, rss, rtx 3060, rust, ryzen, spodcast, spotify, ssh, steam, system76, tensorflow, value 4 value, vscode
We put the sports car of Linux laptops to the test. Is it the multi-tasking machine it claims to be?