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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

323: It's Pronounced 19.10

10/15/2019
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We risk it all and try ZFS on root with Ubuntu 19.10, and share our first impressions and what improvements we can't live without. Plus, exciting news for both Plasma and GNOME, coreboot laptops from System76, and too many picks. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Drew DeVore, and Martin Wimpress.

Duration:01:12:23

322: Just Enough VPN

10/8/2019
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We reveal our secrets for bridging networks with WireGuard and Linux-powered networking. Plus the future of OpenPGP in Thunderbird, a disappointing update for the Atari VCS, and a shiny new Spotify client for your terminal. Special Guest: Martin Wimpress.

Duration:00:46:54

321: Fresh Install Feels

10/2/2019
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What makes a fresh install of Linux perfect? We ask our panel and share a few tools, tips, and habits that make our Linux installs perfect. Plus the big little updates coming to Ubuntu MATE, some Pi pontification, and some significant changes for Wireguard. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:07:47

320: RHELhide

9/24/2019
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CentOS goes rolling and announces version 8. Find out why we're excited to take a dip in this stream. Plus we review what might just be your next Linux laptop, and explain why systemd is coming for your /home. Special Guest: Neal Gompa.

Duration:01:07:49

319: Positive in the Freedom Dimension

9/17/2019
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Richard Stallman has resigned as president and director of the Free Software Foundation, and that's just one of the major shifts this week. Also what makes Manjaro unique? We chat with one of the founders and find out why it's much more than a desktop environment. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Bernhard Landauer, Brent Gervais, and Neal Gompa.

Duration:00:58:50

318: Manjaro Levels Up

9/10/2019
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It’s official, Manjaro is a legitimate business; so what happens next? We chat with Phil from the project about the huge news. Plus we share some big news of our own and the strange feels we get from Chrome OS. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Ell Marquez, and Philip Muller.

Duration:00:56:21

317: Performance Picks for Kicks

9/3/2019
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We take a trip to visit Level1Tech's Wendell Wilson and come back with some of his performance tips for a smoother Linux desktop. Plus the story behind exFAT coming to Linux, and the big desktop performance improvements landing next week. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Cassidy James Blaede, Drew DeVore, and Ell Marquez.

Duration:01:06:27

316: Self-Hosted Secrets

8/27/2019
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Safely host your own password database using totally open source software. We cover BitWarden, our top choice to solve this problem. Plus we announce a new show we're super proud of, and chat with Dan Lynch from OggCamp. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Dan Lynch, and Ell Marquez.

Duration:00:55:22

315: Wayland Buddies

8/20/2019
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We spend our weekend with Wayland, discover new apps to try, tricks to share, and dig into the state of the project. Plus System76's new software release, and Fedora's big decision. Special Guests: Brent Gervais and Drew DeVore.

Duration:00:56:51

314: Bigger. Faster. Harder to Maintain.

8/14/2019
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It's huge, and it's getting bigger every month. How do you test the Linux Kernel? Major Hayden from Red Hat joins us to discuss their efforts to automate Kernel bug hunting. Plus our honest conversation about which Linux works best for us. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Drew DeVore, Ell Marquez, Major Hayden, and Neal Gompa.

Duration:00:56:20

313: I Spy With My Little Pi

8/6/2019
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We put the Raspberry Pi 4 to the desktop test, and try it as our daily driver. Plus some neat and powerful uses for recent Pis, and our thoughts on Manjaro's change of heart. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Alex Kretzschmar, and Brent Gervais.

Duration:01:02:08

312: What Modern Linux Looks Like

7/30/2019
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Manjaro takes significant steps to stand out, and the shared problem major distributions are trying to solve, and why it will shape the future of Linux. Plus macOS apps on Linux, and our first impressions of the Raspberry Pi 4. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Drew DeVore, Martin Wimpress, Neal Gompa, and Philip Muller.

Duration:00:57:33

311: 32 Hours of Outrage

7/24/2019
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Keynote presenter from Texas LinuxFest and established industry expert Thomas Cameron joins us to discuss the end of the distro wars, the future of Linux jobs, his personal take on IBM's acquisition of Red Hat, some really great Linux job tips, and much more. Plus we catch up on some community news from old friends, complain about a few Linux bugs, and share a "magical" app pick. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Martin Wimpress, and Thomas Cameron.

Duration:01:08:43

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