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Weekly Linux news and analysis by Chris and Wes. The show every week we hope you'll go to when you want to hear an informed discussion about what’s happening.

Weekly Linux news and analysis by Chris and Wes. The show every week we hope you'll go to when you want to hear an informed discussion about what’s happening.

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United States

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Weekly Linux news and analysis by Chris and Wes. The show every week we hope you'll go to when you want to hear an informed discussion about what’s happening.

Language:

English


Episodes

Linux Action News 193

6/13/2021
The premier Linux desktops get some futuristic new features, and we break down the seven-year-old vulnerability in your Linux box revealed this week. Plus the critical kernel feature that lacks funding, and our take on helloSystem, a FreeBSD-based macOS alternative.

Duration:00:24:58

Linux Action News 192

6/6/2021
An old Linux distro gets a new trick, and all Linux users get a few excellent quality of life updates. Plus, the new initiative that has Apple, Google, and Microsoft all working together.

Duration:00:24:16

Linux Action News 191

5/31/2021
Our reaction to the new Freenode developments, and Audacity's latest shock to the community. Plus Pwned Passwords goes open source, the public release of Fuchsia, and Valve's rumored Linux handheld.

Duration:00:32:57

Linux Action News 190

5/22/2021
Our take on the Freenode exodus, Linux Apps going public in Chrome OS, and Red Hat's desktop hiring spree. Plus the new Firefox security features in beta, great news for F-Droid, and Apple transfers CUPS to a new home.

Duration:00:26:47

Linux Action News 189

5/16/2021
Our reaction to System76's Launch keyboard, Google's new Fuchsia contributor that's a big name, and the repairable Linux Laptop with a few new tricks.

Duration:00:24:45

Linux Action News 188

5/9/2021
We start you off with the headlines that matter this week, then share our thoughts on Audacity's new owners proposing user tracking.

Duration:00:23:44

Linux Action News 187

5/2/2021
A spicy mix of distro news, including Rocky Linux's first milestone release, and our follow-up on the University of Minnesota’s kernel ban. Plus a major step in Apple M1 GPU support.

Duration:00:23:58

Linux Action News 186

4/25/2021
The University of Minnesota has been banned from the Linux kernel. We'll share the history, the context, and where things stand now around the controversial research that led to the ban. Plus Ubuntu 21.04 is out, and we try WSL's new GUI Linux app support.

Duration:00:24:41

Linux Action News 185

4/18/2021
The major shift in the Linux landscape this week that was hardly noticed, and our thoughts on COSMIC from System76. Plus Google adds its weight behind Rust in the Linux Kernel, and the new security features landing in WSL2.

Duration:00:25:30

Linux Action News 184

4/11/2021
Don't buy that M1-powered Apple machine just yet, solving Wayland-driven fragmentation, and why Firefox is about to get an upgrade on Linux. Plus the imminent problem KDE solved this week, and more.

Duration:00:22:17

Linux Action News 183

4/4/2021
The first CentOS clone is out, but it's the second part of their announcement that might be the most important. Plus our reaction to SCO reigniting their decades-long fight with IBM and Red Hat, and the big news in GTK-land you might have missed.

Duration:00:27:58

Linux Action News 182

3/28/2021
GNOME 40 is out and we chat with the project’s Executive Director about the technical and visual improvements in the new release. Plus the facts around RMS’s return to the FSF board, and our analysis of the situation. Special Guest: Neil McGovern.

Duration:00:22:24

Linux Action News 181

3/21/2021
Mobile Linux OSes are looking better than ever this week, a new effort to keep legacy applications running on Linux, and the signals indicating a Fuchsia release is nigh. Plus a PSA for GNOME users, and a recently improved tool for the Raspberry Pi. Special Guest: Dalton Durst.

Duration:00:23:00

Linux Action News 180

3/14/2021
The A-Team assembled to make open source more trustworthy, why we might be about to find out how much SUSE is worth, and some essential project updates.

Duration:00:24:01

Linux Action News 179

3/7/2021
Canonical reveals long-term Ubuntu plans that you might have missed, and the "double ungood" warning from Linus this week.

Duration:00:29:41

Linux Action News 178

2/28/2021
Red Hat is still in damage control mode, a new hacker laptop called Framework makes bold promises, and what Google is spending money on in the Linux kernel. Plus why we've recently switched back to Firefox, and more.

Duration:00:25:52

Linux Action News 177

2/21/2021
We share some exclusive details about the Linux-powered gear that just landed on Mars, and the open-source frameworks that make it possible. Plus a major new feature coming to a Linux distro near you.

Duration:00:20:21

Linux Action News 176

2/14/2021
Microsoft and Ubuntu's relationship is under a new spotlight this week. Plus our rundown of the feature-packed 5.11 release, a Fuchsia surprise, exciting hardware news, and more.

Duration:00:27:00

Linux Action News 175

2/6/2021
The story behind a Microsoft repo shipping in Raspberry Pi OS, Canonical updates a special version of Ubuntu, and a couple of milestones the Linux world hit this week.

Duration:00:22:35

Linux Action News 174

1/31/2021
Google removes Matrix chat-client Element from the Play store, sudo has a major flaw with a long-tail, and Rocky Linux gets a boost.

Duration:00:20:54