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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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United States

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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

310: All Roads Lead to Linux

7/16/2019
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What’s surprised us, what we got wrong, right, and what the biggest game changers have been in 2019 so far. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Jim Salter.

Duration:00:45:58

309: The Future is Open

7/9/2019
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Open Source has taken over the world, as IBM's purchase of Red Hat closes. We reflect on this historic moment. Plus Mozilla's been labeled an Internet Villian, we deep dive into the tech behind all the controversy and how you can self-host secure DNS. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, and Drew DeVore.

Duration:01:05:52

308: The One About GPU Passthrough

7/2/2019
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Our crew walks you through their PCI Passthrough setups that let them run Windows, macOS, and distro-hop all from one Linux machine. Forget multiple partitions, dual booting, and Hackintoshes; you can do it all with Linux and KVM. Near-native VM performance doesn't have to be painful. You only need a few prerequisites and a little help. Special Guest: Alex Kretzschmar.

Duration:00:56:46

307: What's your NextCloud?

6/26/2019
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Go full self-hosted with our team’s tips, and we share our setups from simple to complex. Plus what really happens on a 64-bit Linux box when you run 32-bit software, some very handy picks, our reaction to the new Raspberry Pi 4 and more. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:19:29

306: Flipping FreeNAS for Fedora

6/18/2019
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We attempt something you never should, we live flip our FreeNAS ZFS install to a Fedora server. Plus a REALLY weird PC, and our command line picks. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Brent Gervais, Martin Wimpress, and Neal Gompa.

Duration:00:59:49

305: Resilience Is Futile

6/12/2019
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Is Resilient Linux truly an indestructible distro? Or is this our toughest distro challenge yet? Plus why openSUSE is looking at a renaming, and if we’d pay for Firefox Premium. Special Guest: Brent Gervais.

Duration:00:55:09

304: Losing My Religion

6/4/2019
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Adopting a distro like it’s a religion is stupid. That’s one of many hard lessons we take away from Texas Linux Fest this week; we’ll share some of the best. Plus some old friends visit the show, reading eBooks on Linux, and a new Ryzen handheld. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:06:03

303: Stateless and Dateless

5/28/2019
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We visit Intel to figure out what Clear Linux is all about and explain a few tricks that make it unique. Plus Wes and Ell are back from KubeCon in Barcelona and return with some great news for open source. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:08:19

302: Dark Style Rises

5/22/2019
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Can the Free Desktop avoid being left behind in the going dark revolution? Cassidy from elementary OS joins us to discuss their proposal. Plus we complete our Red Hat arc by giving Silverblue the full workstation shakedown, Drew shares his complete review, and we discuss the loss of Antergros. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Cassidy James Blaede, and Drew DeVore.

Duration:01:05:58

301: Peak Red Hat

5/14/2019
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We scale the Red Hat Summit and come back with a few stories to share. Plus some big community news, finding threats on the command line, and our reaction to Microsoft shipping the Linux kernel in Windows. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Cassidy James Blaede, Ell Marquez, and Neal Gompa.

Duration:01:09:41

300: Ultimate Fedora Test

5/7/2019
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Is Fedora 30 the peak release of this distribution? We put it through the ultimate test, live on the air, and put everything on the line. Plus Red Hat’s new logo, Dell’s new Linux workstations, and meet a new member of our crew. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, and Neal Gompa.

Duration:01:05:56

299: Shame as a Service

5/1/2019
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Fresh back from LinuxFest Northwest we share a few of our favorite stories and memories. Plus our concerns with Purism's new subscription services, Fedora 30 is released, and we spin up the Distro Hoppers. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, and Ell Marquez.

Duration:01:13:03

298: Blame Joe

4/23/2019
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This week we discover the good word of Xfce and admit Joe was right all along. And share our tips for making Xfce more modern. Plus a new Debian leader, the end of Scientific Linux, and behind the scenes of Librem 5 apps. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, and Ell Marquez.

Duration:01:05:35

297: Release the Dingo

4/16/2019
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Ubuntu's new release is here, and this one might be one of the most important in a while. But is it worth upgrading from an LTS? We review and debate just that. Plus some great picks, community news, and more. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Brent Gervais, Ell Marquez, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:00:57:40

296: Defining Desktop Linux

4/9/2019
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The way we’ve been thinking about Desktop Linux is all wrong. We start by defining Desktop Linux, and where it might be going in the future. Plus we throw a studio party for our new look, and the text editor that’s taking the crew by storm. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Ell Marquez, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:06:59

295: Stay and Compile a While

4/2/2019
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Is there really any advantage to building your software vs installing the package? We discuss when and why you might want to consider building it yourself. Plus some useful things Mozilla is working on and Cassidy joins us to tell us about elementary OS' big choice. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Cassidy James Blaede, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:12:44

294: Tainted Love

3/26/2019
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Why we sometimes go too far with our Linux advocacy, and a few humble strategies to switch people to Linux. Plus an update to the most important text editor in the world, the new distro causing controversy, and what is a tainted kernel. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Ell Marquez, and Neal Gompa.

Duration:01:10:37

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