July 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
a cloud guru, arch server, aur helpers, debian, digital ocean, dirk hohndel, dropbox, egpu, email, file storage, file syncing, firmware, fwupd, git, i3, ibm, jupiter broadcasting, kernel name, lenovo, linus torvalds, linux kernel development, linux laptops, linux podcast, luplug, nextcloud, object storage, open source summit, pop!_os shell, postgresql, s3, saying no, secret codename, software maintenance, spaces, subsurface, syncthing, thermal throttling, thinkpad, thunderbolt, tiling window managers, unix surplus, unplugged, vmware, yay, zfs
Our team has been using Nextcloud to replace Dropbox for over a year, we report back on what has worked great, and what's not so great.
June 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
a cloud guru, accesibility, apple, btrfs, checksums, containers, copy on write, cow, crew dragon, data integrity, disk layout, disk partitioning, disk space, docker, ext4, facebook, falcon 9, fedora, fedora workstation, filesystem, flatpak, gimp, github, jupiter broadcasting, librem 5, linux podcast, lvm, macos, master, matt ahrens, media production, mobile, nvme, phone, phosh, pine64, pinephone, pinetab, pipewire, postmarketos, preempt, proprietary software, purism, python, redis, rich bowen, ruby, snapshots, spacex, ssd, starlink, unplugged, welcoming nomenclature, windows, xfs, zfs
It's time to challenge some long-held assumptions.
Today's Btrfs is not yesterday's hot mess, but a modern battle-tested filesystem, and we'll prove it.
Plus our thoughts on GitHub dropping the term "master", and the changes Linux should make NOW to compete with commercial desktops.
June 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
10nm, 4k, a cloud guru, arm, barton george, battery life, btrfs, dell, developer edition, face id, fingerprint reader, gaming, gnome, gnome foundation, howdy, ice lake, infrared, intel, jupiter broadcasting, killer wifi, linux kernel 5.7, linux podcast, lvm, neil mcgovern, new xps, open source, pine64, pinebook pro, privacy, project sputnik, python, rockpro64, rothschild patent imaging, rpi, seccomp, snakeware, software patents, syscalls, thermal pressure, ubuntu, unplugged, wifi, windows, wine, x11, xfs, xps, xps 13, zfs
From the low-end to the high-end we try out both ends of the Linux hardware spectrum. Wes reviews the latest XPS 13, and Chris shares his thoughts on the Pinebook Pro.
May 26th, 2020 | 57 mins 35 secs
a cloud guru, arp, backups, booting, btrfs, data integrity, dnsmasq, ext4, filesystems, fing, firehol, fireqos, firmware, hardware, jupiter broadcasting, linssid, linux podcast, mac address, netdiscover, networking, nmap, opnsense, pfsense, raspberry pi 4, smokeping, speedtest, tcpdump, unplugged, usb boot, vim, vimkiller, vpn, wavemon, wfh, wifi, wireless, wireless networking, wireshark, working from home, zfs
Chris' tale of woe after a recent data loss, and Wes' adventure after he finds a rogue device on his network.
May 5th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
a cloud guru, arch, audio recorder, battery life, coreboot, ffmpeg, high quality camera, inkscape 1.0, intel comet lake, jeremy soller, jupiter broadcasting, labtop, lemur pro, linux laptop, linux podcast, manjaro, open firmware, philip muller, pulseaudio, raspberry pi camera, sound recorder, star labs, system76, tailscale, unplugged, usb-c, wireguard, zfs
Manjaro has a new hardware partner so Phillip joins to share the details, and we have the Lemur Pro in house for a battery endurance test like no other.
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.
April 14th, 2020 | 52 mins 55 secs
a cloud guru, amd, armbian, ascii, batman: arkham city, beets, canonical, doom eternal, git, github, gitlab, jupiter broadcasting, linux gaming, linux podcast, linux speed run, luplug, manjaro arm, music management, musicbrainz, nat friedman, nvidia, pine microsystems, pine64, proton, rachelbythebay, raft, risk of rain 2, rockpro64, sbc, star wars, steam, telnet, ubuntu 20.04, unplugged, valve, wine, wireguard, zfs, zsys
We build the server you never should, a tricked out Arm box, and push it to the limit with a telnet torture test.
March 31st, 2020 | 1 hr 4 mins
20.04, a cloud guru, arch, arm, armbian, btrfs, bulletproof linux, ext4, f2fs, fedora, freebsd, functional, guix, json, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux 5.6, linux laptop, linux mint, linux podcast, manjaro, multipath tcp, nixos, pi 4, powershell, raspberry pi, snapshots, timeshift, tuxedo computers, ubuntu, unplugged, usb4, virtualbox, wireguard, xfs, zfs
We discover a few simple Raspberry Pi tricks that unlock incredible performance and make us re-think the capabilities of Arm systems.
March 17th, 2020 | 1 hr 8 mins
20.04, a cloud guru, appcenterforeveryone, arm, breaktimer, canonical, earn it act, elementaryos, encryption, floppy disk, gnome, gnome 3.36, hayden barnes, jupiter broadcasting, linux desktop, linux podcast, manjaro kde, microsoft, pivpn, privacy, security, sohini bianka roy, ubuntu, ubuntu 20.04, unplugged, wfh, windows, wsl, wslconf, zfs
It was the first of its kind, and the first forced to go virtual. We get the behind the scenes story of WSL Conf from the organizers.
March 10th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
a cloud guru, appcenterforeveryone, apt, canonical, chocolatey, containers, denver, docker, elementary, elementaryos, google photos, hayden barnes, html5, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes, linux podcast, macos, opensilver, package management, plasma, plasmoid, silverlight, snapshots, ubuntu, unplugged, windows, windows 10, windows subsystem for linux, windows terminal, wsl, wslconf, zfs, zsys
We load up Windows 10 with WSL2, the new Terminal, and give it a go to see what it does better than Linux. Then we dive into the deep end and attend the first-ever WSLConf.