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.
August 20th, 2023 | 1 hr 6 mins
android auto, backups, best laptops for nixos, bootload, btrfs, disko, email privacy tip, github star history, grub, hedgedoc, homelab machine, iac, immutable infrastructure, impermanence, indestructible server, infrastructure as code, iron goat brewing, jupiter broadcasting, linode, linux podcast, linux unplugged, linuxfest northwest, lvm, meetup, mesh vpn, mobile nixos, nix, nix flakes, nixos friendly hosters, nixos on vps, nixos server, nixos wiki, nixos-anywhere, podverse bounty, project cycle, rollback, security, snapshots, stratis, systemd, tmpfs, wireguard, zfs
Can we build an indestructible server that stands up to the test of giving out root login to the Internet?
August 6th, 2023 | 1 hr 17 mins
2fa, adguard home, aegis authenticator, built-in monitoring software, cloud storage, content filtering, davx5, dns, doorbell button, element, email, encryption, esp32 smart doorbell, esphome, etesync, file sync, freetube, frontends, gl.inet routers, grapheneos, home assistant, libredirect, linux, local integration, mass surveillance, mesh vpn, messaging services, nextcloud, nextdns, nitter, notifications, online safety bill, open source, pi-hole, privacy, privacy friendly, privacy resources, privacy rights, privacy tips, privacy tools, privacyguides.org, privacytools.io, proton calendar, proton drive, real-time chat, self-hosting, send, signal, simplelogin, simplex chat, starlink, storage, surveillance self-defense, syncthing, tailscale, uk government, vendors, vpns, wireguard
Why Linux reigns for privacy; our recommendations for secure tools from chat to DNS.
June 25th, 2023 | 1 hr 9 mins
amd radeon, asus, cai, cyberattack, darknet diaries, data brokers, eff, extreme privacy, gnome rdp, go2tv, grapheneos, have i been pwned, immich, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux podcast, linux unplugged, moveit, nextcloud, nixos, obs, odni, pai, privacy, seedvault, self-hosting, stable diffusion, stalkerware, tailscale, wireguard, 🦒
Chris tears into two old PCs, and builds a surprisingly powerful multi-monitor Wayland workstation.
June 11th, 2023 | 1 hr 10 mins
altispeed, ans, apfs, ask noah, ask noah show, bookworm, charlotte, comma, debian 12, debian bookworm, element, flatpak, fluffychat, fountain, fractal, gnome 43, ham radio, jmp, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma 5.27, kinoite, ktailctl, lfnw, libreoffice, linux 6.1 lts kernel, linux podcast, linux unplugged, matrix, mesh vpn, nix, nix-index, nix-shell, nixos, noah chelliah, podcasting 2.0, raspberry pi, red hat, self, southeast linuxfest, suse, synapse, thinlinx, virtual lug, wireguard, xfce 4.18
We get the inside scoop on SouthEast LinuxFest, and share a few stories from the early days of the Linux community.
June 4th, 2023 | 1 hr 1 min
build system, disko, distribution model, distro tooling, jupiter broadcasting, ktailctl, libreoffice, linux distro model, linux podcast, linux unplugged, live swap linux distributions, mesh vpn, netbird, nix, nix-portable, nixos, nixos anywhere, nixos foundation, nixos-anywhere, obsolete, production server, red hat, reproducibility, s3 costs, tailscale, wireguard
We attempt to swap Linux distributions live on our production server, to prove that new tooling makes the Linux distro model obsolete.
February 12th, 2023 | 1 hr 10 mins
apt, arch linux, aur, balanced power, battery life, beers with lup, blendos, boxxy, calamares, distrobox, dnf, docker, docker-rollout, game streaming, gboard, gentoo, gnome, google takeout, grapheneos, home networking, http, jupiter broadcasting, kde plasma, krunvm, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mbox, moonlight, nixos, performance, plasma 5.27, podverse, power profile, power profiles daemon, raspberry pi, raspberrypi, remote desktop, rustdesk, snowflakeos, spinrite, steam deck, steamdeck, tp-link, ubuntu, vanillaos, vimusic, vpn, wi-fi problems, wireguard, wireless
How Chris wasted three months tracking down a Wi-Fi problem, plus we debate if immutable distros need to be simplified.
January 15th, 2023 | 1 hr 15 mins
acme, ansible, api, arch, automation, bash, bitwarden, cloud hosting, defined networking, feedback, garuda, grapheneos, immutable os, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, lego, let's encrypt, linode, linux podcast, linux unplugged, managed nebula, mastodon, mesh vpn, nano, nebula, neovim, networking, nextcloud, nginx, nixos, nixos 22.11, nixos upgrades, open-source, plex, proxyparty, python, reverse proxy, self-hosting, ssh, ssl, tls, vpn, vpn security, wireguard, zoneminder
Chris' sticky upgrade situation, and we chat with the developer behind an impressive mesh VPN with new tricks.
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.
August 28th, 2022 | 1 hr 23 mins
barrier, cassidy james blaede, colo, dark mode, dell xps, email, endless, endless os, espanso, eula, evolution, flathub, flatpak, framasoft, gnome, gnome-info-collect, gnu guix, googerteller, ham radio, immutability, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, keybase, linux podcast, linux unplugged, meetups, mesh network, metrics, mobilizon, mumble, nebula, offline os, ostree, security, server, tailscale, telemetry, textexpander, thunderbird, torrent, visidata, vpn, wireguard
We've reached the end of the road in our immutable Linux series, and an old friend stops by to give us the inside scoop on Endless OS.