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An open show powered by community LINUX Unplugged takes the best attributes of open collaboration and turns it into a weekly show about Linux.

An open show powered by community LINUX Unplugged takes the best attributes of open collaboration and turns it into a weekly show about Linux.
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An open show powered by community LINUX Unplugged takes the best attributes of open collaboration and turns it into a weekly show about Linux.

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English


Episodes

293: Netflix's Gift to Linux

3/20/2019
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Developers at Netflix are creating the next set of super powers for Linux, we'll get the details straight from the source. Plus some good Debian news, our tips for better battery life, and we play a little Hot SUSE Potato. Special Guests: Brent Gervais and Ell Marquez.

Duration:01:14:45

292: Cheese on the SCaLE

3/13/2019
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A new voice joins the show, and we share stories from our recent adventures at SCaLE 17x. Plus we look at the Debian project's recent struggles, NGINX's sale, and Mozilla's new service. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, and Ell Marquez.

Duration:01:12:19

291: Dirty Home Directories

3/5/2019
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We reveal all and look at the mess that is our home directories. How we keep them clean, back them up, and organize our most important files. Plus Gnome lands a long awaited feature, Firefox gets a bit more clever, and the big money being made on Open Source. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Anthony James, Brent Gervais, Daniel Fore, Dustin Krysak, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:09:44

290: Proper Pi Pedigree

2/26/2019
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We head to the Raspberry Pi corner and pick the very best open source home automation system. Plus some great news for Gnome users, OBS studio has a new funding model, and a nostalgic chat with our study buddy Kenny. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:00:58:46

289: The Meat Factor

2/20/2019
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Will there ever be another "big" Linux distro, or has that time passed? Plus two popular Linux desktop apps see a big upgrade, and Wes explains to Chris why he should care a lot more about cgroups. Special Guests: Brent Gervais and Neal Gompa.

Duration:01:15:28

288: We're Gonna Need a Bigger Repo

2/13/2019
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The hype around a new security flaw hits new levels. Fedora has a bunch of news, and we discover what's new in the latest Plasma release. Plus we fall down the openSUSE rabbit hole when Ell updates us on her desktop challenge. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Brent Gervais, Daniel Fore, Ell Marquez, Martin Wimpress, and Neal Gompa.

Duration:01:12:02

287: Clean up After Yourself

2/6/2019
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Why FOSDEM might be the quintessential community event, and our thoughts after playing with Pi-Hole. Plus community news for everyone’s favorite video player, GNOME Shell gets a major speed boost, and why cryptocurrency might truly be dead. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Brent Gervais, Daniel Fore, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:14:01

286: Ell is for Linux

1/30/2019
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We're playing Robin Hood with the content, and a new member of our team joins to tell you all about it. Plus some hard details on the Librem 5, we visit the Canonical Corner, and a big batch of great Linux picks. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Ell Marquez, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:08:40

285: Pain the APT

1/22/2019
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An embarrassing vulnerability has been found in the apt package manager, we’ll break it all down. Plus Alessandro Castellani tells us about his plans to build a professional design tool for Linux. We also have a batch of big community news, and the case for the cloud killing Open Source. Special Guests: Alessandro Castellani and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:19:51

284: Free as in Get Out

1/15/2019
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ZFS on Linux is becoming the official upstream project of all major ZFS implementations, even the BSDs. But recent kernel changes prevent ZFS from even building on Linux. Neal Gompa joins us to discuss why it all matters. Plus some surprising community news, and a few great picks! Special Guests: Dalton Durst and Neal Gompa.

Duration:01:02:38

283: The Premiere Shell

1/8/2019
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Joe joins Wes to discuss the state of Adobe's Creative Cloud on Linux and why the Fish shell might be your favorite new tool. Plus community news, a reality check on Linux gaming, and some shiny new hardware. Special Guests: Jason Evangelho and Peter Ammon.

Duration:01:10:33

282: Wishing Upon a Kernel

1/2/2019
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We start off the new year with our hopes and dreams for Linux and open source in 2019 and beyond. Plus Clear Linux aims to build the ultimate Linux desktop based on Xfce, and it looks like GNOME is closing the performance gap. Special Guests: Alan Pope and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:12:56

281: 2019 Predictions

12/26/2018
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We get serious and bring in a special referee to help us lock in our Linux predictions for 2019. Special Guest: Alan Pope.

Duration:00:59:09

280: Handmade Desktop Linux

12/17/2018
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We’re just back from touring System76’s new factory, and getting the inside scoop on how they build their Thelio desktop. This is our story about walking in as skeptics, and walking out as believers. Plus some surprising community news, a few great picks, and more!

Duration:01:09:10

279: WireGuardians of the Galaxy

12/11/2018
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We have a WireGuard success story to share, and it's probably not what you're expecting. Plus we check in on Ubuntu 19.04, start the search for an Emby replacement, and how to use Reddit on the commandline. Special Guest: Alex Kretzschmar.

Duration:01:06:55

278: Shell in a Handbasket

12/4/2018
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We chat with a developer who's gotten Linux running on iOS devices, do a deep dive into Clear Linux, and discuss Xubuntu ending 32bit support. Plus why Android in the cloud, and a bunch of community news. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Martin Wimpress, and Theodore Dubois.

Duration:01:04:23

Episode 277: Skipping Fedora 31

11/27/2018
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Fedora might take a year off, to focus on it self. Project Lead and Council Chair Matthew Miller joins us to explain this major proposal. Plus Wimpy shares his open source Drobo alternative, and our final Dropbox XFS hack. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Martin Wimpress, and Matthew Miller.

Duration:01:00:02

Episode 276: Very Long Term Support

11/20/2018
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Android and Ubuntu are working exceptionally hard to create longer support cycles. We’ll highlight the work that makes this possible, and what’s motivating these two different projects to strive for Very Long Term Support. Plus Chris reviews how his new Thunderbolt 3 GPU docking station works under Linux, and why he’ll never be undocking again. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Brent Gervais, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:09:25

Episode 275: Year of the Relevant Desktop

11/13/2018
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Christian F.K. Schaller from Red Hat joins us to discuss seamless Linux upgrades, replacing PulseAudio, some of the recent desktop Projects Red Hat’s been working on... And the value they get from them. Plus a big batch of important community news, Wimpy’s Thunderbolt Dock experiments, and way to run pacman on any Linux distribution. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Christian F.K. Schaller, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:09:41

Episode 274: Open Source by Default

11/6/2018
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Have the revolutionaries won the war against proprietary software? That’s the argument being made. And we argue, what else did you expect? Plus some performance improvements inbound to Linux, and the perfectly proportioned open source project we’ve recently discovered. Special Guests: Alan Pope and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:13:58