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254: Linux Laptops, Fedora, DreamWorks Open Source, LXQt Desktop & more Linux news

February seems to be a really big month for desktop environment news because KDE Plasma is almost upon us with the release next week. GNOME has announced the beta release of GNOME 46. LXQt has dropped some big news that LXQt 2.0 is on its way. and there may be another distro already interested in […]


253: Fedora goes Atomic, COSMIC is Coming, Linux Kernel Security, Mozilla Refocusing & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (253), Fedora has announced a new branch of their distro for immutable operating systems, called Fedora Atomic Desktops. System76 says we are getting close to an Alpha version of the COSMIC desktop. Then we’re going to talk about Linux kernel security. Mozilla is refocusing on the Firefox browser while also […]


252: Kubuntu LTS Says No to Plasma 6, a new Damn Small distro, FCC vs AI calls & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (252), we have a new version of the core graphics stack project Mesa. A very small yet phoenix-like distro is rising from the ashes of deprecation. Kubuntu has released their plans for Kubuntu 24.04 and the roadmap for implementing KDE Plasma 6. elementary has released a preview of the next […]


251: Budgie Desktop, Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, Flathub, openSUSE, Purism & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL, the Buddies of Budgie have released a new version of the Budgie Desktop, Ubuntu has announced some ambitious goals for the next release of the distro. The Flathub has hit a major milestone. openSUSE is getting geared up for the openSUSE Conference. Plus Purism is making some waves with the […]


250: Gentoo Linux, Firefox 122, Parrot OS, Valve Proton & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (250), Gentoo Linux has some made some major changes to their distro. Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox including DEB packages for those non-snap users out there. Ethical hacking distro Parrot OS has a new version out. Plus we’ve got news from Valve, Lutris and many more for […]


249: Linux Mint, Wine, COSMIC, PulseAudio, OpenSUSE, KDE & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (249), Linux Mint has released a new version of their distro. KDE & GNOME have announced updates to the next version of their desktop environments. A new version of Wine is out. openSUSE released a roadmap to the next iteration of Leap and System76 released a roadmap to an Alpha […]


248: Linux 6.7, Solus 4.5, Snaps, Flatpaks, AI News & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (248), there is a new version of the Linux kernel bringing a ton of improvements. Solus has released a new version of their distro. We’ve got news about the universal app formats Snaps and Flatpaks. Then we’ll dive into a variety of AI related topics from Audacity to Volkswagen. All […]


247: Manjaro 23.1, COSMIC Desktop, Fedora Asahi, Zorin 17, AlmaLinux, & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (247), we’ve got new distro releases to stuff your Christmas stockings with from Manjaro, Zorin 17 and AlmaLinux. Fedora has announced the release of their new Asahi remix with Fedora Asahi. Then we’ll take a look at the latest news for System76’s COSMIC Desktop. Plus Debian might be doing something […]


246: Linux Mint, Debian, Security Flaws, Linux Blue Screen of Death, Nextcloud & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (246), we’ve got new releases from Linux Mint, systemd, Debian and more. We’ve also got some new security stories to talk about from bluetooth flaws and firmware attacks to 23AndMe being back in the news in a less than ideal way. All of this and more on this episode of […]


245: Cinnamon Desktop, KDE Plasma 6, Kali Linux, AI Alliance, 23AndMe Hacked & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (245), there is a new version of the Cinnamon desktop. KDE have announced the first Beta release of Plasma 6. Kali Linux has their end of the year release out. There is a new organization to further the development of AI in an open way. All of this and more […]


244: PipeWire 1.0, Red Hat Dropping Xorg, openSUSE, Nextcloud & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (244), Red Hat has announced that Xorg is no more for RHEL. PipeWire 1.0 has been released to the world. Nextcloud has revealed they are joining forces with Roundcube to improve the Webmail option of Nextcloud. openSUSE is currently running a contest to change some logos for various projects. All […]


243: Inkscape, LTS Kernels, EndeavourOS, Firefox 120, Steam Sale & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (243), Inkscape is celebrating 20 years of the project. The Linux Kernel has confirmed which version will be the next LTS. EndeavourOS just release a brand new version. Lock up your wallets because the 2023 Steam Autumn Sale just launched. All of this and more on this episode of This […]


242: Blender 4, OBS 30, Red Hat, AlmaLinux, €1Million to GNOME & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (242), we’ll find out if it will blend with Blender 4.0. OBS project has released OBS Studio 30. AlmaLinux has a new release with 9.3. GNOME is getting funding of 1 Million euros. The Linux Foundation is creating a new foundation for High Performance Software. All of this and more […]


241: Fedora 39, OLED Steam Deck, UBports, LXQt, Immutable Ubuntu & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (241), Fedora announces the latest release with Fedora Linux 39. Valve shocked the gaming world with a new updated Steam Deck. UBPorts has released a new update for Ubuntu Touch. Speaking of Ubuntu, Ubuntu has announced a technical preview of the Ubuntu Core Desktop edition. All of this and more […]


240: Linux 6.6, Firefox DEBs, Wayland on Linux Mint, Apple M3 & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (240), the Linux kernel has released the latest version with 6.6 and there are a lot of exciting updates in this release. Mozilla has announced they are finally beginning to package DEB files of the Firefox browser. Linux Mint’s Cinnamon is getting Wayland support. Apple has announced their new M3 […]


239: Plasma 6, Raspberry Pi 5, Ubuntu Summit 2023, /e/OS, Lutris & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (239), the KDE community has announced the expected release date for Plasma 6. Raspberry Pi’s are starting to hit the roads. The Ubuntu Summit is next week and I’ll be there so this week I’ll let you know what I have planned to do while I’m there. Plus we have […]


238: Ubuntu Flavours, New Security Bug, GNOME’s New Director & more Linux news

Welcome to This Week in Linux, episode 238. This episode is quite flavorful because we’ll talk about whats new with all the various flavors of Ubuntu 23.10. GNOME announced a new executive director for the GNOME Foundation. A vulnerability was found that might curl your toes a bit. All of this and more on this […]


237: Ubuntu 23.10, System76, Microsoft’s Linux Tutorial, GNOME Removing Xorg & more Linux news

In this episode of This Week in Linux (237), Ubuntu is making waves with the release of Ubuntu 23.10, System76 announced a new version of their Thelio to their lineup, GNOME might be on the verge of removing Xorg and Microsoft made a tutorial for installing Linux? All of this and more on this episode […]


236: elementary OS, Snap Store Malware, Security Flaw, Linux Mint & more Linux news

In this episode of This Week in Linux (236), elementary OS 7.1 is out this week with some colorful changes, Linux Mint has made it to the EDGE, Canonical is dealing with some crypto punks in their Snap Store and GLIBC has gone a bit Looney. All of this and more on this episode of […]


235: Raspberry Pi 5, openSUSE, Linux Mint, GNU 40 Years & more Linux news!

In this episode of This Week in Linux (235), we cover exciting news: Raspberry Pi 5 Announced, Shorter LTS Kernel Maintenance, GNU’s 40th Anniversary, LINBIT, openSUSE’s Slowroll Distro & Survey, Mozilla Firefox 118 Released. All of this and more on this episode of This Week in Linux, Your Source for Linux GNews! Download as MP3 […]