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.
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?
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.
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.
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 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
archivebox, git, gpd pocket, grace hopper celebration, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux gaming, linux podcast, lutris, pengwin, proton, rebranding, snapcraft, steam, ubuntu mate, unplugged, visual studio code, vscode, wkhtmltopdf, wlinux, wsl
The way we’ve been thinking about Desktop Linux is all wrong. We start by defining Desktop Linux, and where it might be going in the future.