November 26th, 2023 | 1 hr 6 mins
32-bit challenge, api compatibility, btrfs snapshots, debian, distrobox, duplicati, el presidente, flatpak, flox, helvum, irq-based alsa driver, jack, jackdbus, jupiter broadcasting, ladder, linux audio, linux podcast, linux unplugged, low-latency, lts, nasa protocols, nix community, nix configs, nix contributors, nix documentation team, nixcon north america, patchbay, pipewire 1.0, proprietary networks, pulseaudio, redundant hardware, scale, southern california linux expo, space station, spirallinux, syncthing, wayland, whisper, wim taymans, zach mitchell
PipeWire hits 1.0, and Wim Taymans joins us to reflect on the smooth success of PipeWire. Plus the details on the first NixCon North America, and more.
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 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.
October 1st, 2023 | 1 hr 8 mins
active cooling, adopting bitcoin, arm cortex-a76, atari vcs, bcm2712, beakon, beelink ser5 max, beelink ser7, beelink u59 mini pc, bitcoin oss track, ddr3, emmc, esp32 board, esp32-s3 module, gpio header, h.265, h264 hardware decoding, hat, hp prodesk 600 g1 desktop mini pc, imessage bridging, intel nuc mini pcs, jupiter broadcasting, lfnw meetups, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mipi transceivers, nvme ssds, odroid-h3, opensuse, owntracks recorder, pcie 2.0, raspberry pi 4, raspberry pi 5, real-time clock, sata ssd, t-eth-lite, vp9, wallabag, waycheck, wayland, x11, xeyes, xwayland
Why the Raspberry Pi 5 doesn't meet our expectations, and the x86 boxes you should consider instead.
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.
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.
February 26th, 2023 | 1 hr 27 mins
ai, app store, arc graphics, bell, btrfs, bulletproof linux, canonical, captain crunch, fedora, flathub, flatpak, gnome, gpu-viewer, graphics acceleration, guacamole, i915, ilus4, intel graphics, intel-extension-for-pytorch, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kopia, linux 6.2, linux podcast, linux unplugged, lunar lobster, mesa 23, ml, openzfs, paid apps, podcasting 2.0, pop!_os, power saving, pytorch, snap packages, snapcraft, stable diffusion, subscriptions, tensorflow, thermals, ubuntu, ubuntu experience, ubuntu flavors, universal package, velopers, wayland, whisper, wireless, x11, zfs
Ubuntu makes its anti-Flatpak stance official, while KDE and GNOME team up to turn Flathub into a universal Linux app store.