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AppImages OBS Buildable, UBports' Ubuntu Touch, & KDE Plasma 5.10 | This Week in Linux 3

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”3″] Big news about AppImages on openSUSE’s OBS, KDE Plasma 5.10 Release and a massive update from UBports regarding their fork of Ubuntu Touch.. Interesting development for the WPS Office story we talked about last week and a lot of application releases from Krita, Scribus, Kodi, and Qt. In addition to a […]


4 Jun 2017

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Linux Kernel 4.16, GIMP 2.10 RC, Firefox Facebook Container, Qubes OS & more | This Week in Linux 26

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”26″] Facebook is still under fire for privacy violations but Mozilla is trying to help users mitigate these issues with their new Facebook Container Extension for Firefox. There was some very exciting news from the GIMP team regarding the long awaited next release of the software. We got some updates for a […]


1 Apr 2018

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Linux Mint, Mir, Peppermint, MX Linux, VirtualBox, Hacking Books, systemd | This Week in Linux 48

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”48″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we have a LOT of Distro News from Linux Mint, Peppermint, MX Linux, GParted, Lubuntu and Bedrock Linux. If you haven’t heard of Bedrock, you will certainly want to stick around for that. Then we’ll check out some App News from VirtualBox, Handbrake […]


23 Dec 2018

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Linus WireGuard Comments, Lubuntu New Direction, LineageOS, OpenWRT, SteamOS | This Week in Linux 34

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”34″] On this episode of This Week in Linux: Linus Torvalds gave his opinion on Wireguard, Lubuntu Takes a New Direction, LineageOS launches their annual Summer Survey, and Hiri’s Experience with Selling on Linux. Then we’ll check out some distro news from Slackware, OpenWRT, Ubuntu LTS, and RebeccaBlackOS. Later in the show, […]


6 Aug 2018

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elementary OS, Ubuntu Cinnamon, Tails, Kali Linux, Lutris, Parental Controls | This Week in Linux 89

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”89″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we have a jam packed episode for you. In Distro News, elementary OS 5.1 was released, Ubuntu announce their 20.04 LTS pre-release survey, introducing you to Ubuntu Cinnamon distro, Tails 4.1, Kali Linux 2019.4, and CAINE 11.0 were released. In App News, we […]


10 Dec 2019

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Linus Temporary Leave, Nextcloud, Git, Timeshift, Parrot, Steam Play & more | This Week in Linux 37

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”37″] We talk about so pretty big news regardiong Linus’ Temporary Leave from Maintainership of the Linux Kernel. Then we’ll take a look at the new releases for Nextcloud, WINE, Git, Timeshift, Parrot Linux and Elive Linux. Intel has announced some new Open Source Firmware, KDE relased some info for the next […]


17 Sep 2018

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Linux Kernel Flaw, Ubuntu Rumor Debunked, Kali, Geary, digiKam, Riot/Matrix | This Week in Linux 56

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”56″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, an Arbitrary Code Execution vulnerability was found in the Linux Kernel but it is not quite what some sources are making it out to be. Rumors are going around for Ubuntu and Snaps but again it’s not what people are making it out […]

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24 Feb 2019

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Krita, Enlightenment, Ubuntu 18.04, Arch, Intel & AMD Joint Processor | This Week in Linux 13

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”13″] We take a look at a cool auto-upgrade tool. I never thought I’s see this happen but Intel and AMD announced a new joint processor. New competition in the Password Manager space on Linux. Canonical asks for community participation in the new Ubuntu 18.04 design. A LOT of games are on […]


12 Nov 2017

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Steam Play for Linux, Ubuntu Touch, Flatpak 1.0, Kali, Trilium Notes & more | This Week in Linux 35

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”35″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, the show is back after a brief hiatus and this episode is jam packed with awesome gnews. Valve announced a game changer with the new Steam Play with Proton. UBports has released a big update for Ubuntu Touch. Flatpak has reached version 1.0 […]


3 Sep 2018

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This Week in Linux 97: Firefox, Darktable, Manjaro on Pinebook Pro, AMD & Intel Security Issues

[ytembed ytid=”I6fkFzCxKwU”] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we’re going to be talking about some new releases from Firefox and Darktable. We’ve got a bunch of Distro News this week related to Manjaro, Mabox Linux, LibreELEC, Clonezilla, NuTyX, and Arya Linux. Then we’re going to talk about what the Open Source community is […]


17 Mar 2020

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This Week in Linux 67 | Zombieload, Nextcloud, Peppermint 10, KDE Plasma, IPFire, ArcoLinux, LuneOS

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”67″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we’ll check out some Distro News from Peppermint OS, ArcoLinux, LuneOS & IPFire. We got a couple apps to talking about like Nextclou0…d and a new Wallpaper tool that has quite a bit of potential. We’ll take a look at what is to […]


20 May 2019

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PinePhone Pre-Orders, AMD, openSUSE, Ubuntu, elementary, Steam, Edge, Stadia | This Week in Linux 87

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”87″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, Pine64 announces the pre-orders for the PinePhone are coming this week! AMD Announces Latest Threadripper & Ryzen 9 CPUs. We’ve got the results from the openSUSE Name Change vote. In Distro News, Ubuntu pledges support for Raspberry Pis, elementary OS Adds Flatpak Support, […]


13 Nov 2019

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Kodi 18, Firefox 65, Lutris, Linux Mint, Makulu, Alpine, Tails, Pine64 | This Week in Linux 53

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”53″] Kodi 18, Firefox 65, Lutris, Linux Mint, Makulu, Alpine, Tails, Pine64 | This Week in Linux 53 On this episode of This Week in Linux, we got some exciting new app releases from Kodi, Lutris, Firefox, and some video editors Olive and LosslessCut. There’s a new kickstarter that might be of […]


3 Feb 2019

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Emacs, OBS, GRUB, Flatpak, WINE, MX Linux, NixOS, Proxmox, Plasma Mobile | This Week in Linux 63

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”63″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we take a look at some new app releases from Emacs, OBS Studio, Mark Text, Flatpak and more. We’ll also check out some distro releases from MX Linux, NixOS, Proxmox and more. In the Core News section of the show, we’ll discuss some […]


16 Apr 2019

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25 Years of Slackware, PowerShell Snap, REAPER on Linux, Linux Geek Bundle | This Week in Linux 33

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”33″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Slackware, Humble Bundle is running a “Linux Geek Bundle”, Microsoft makes PowerShell Available as a Snap, and we get a sneak peak at System76 Manufacturing Facility. We got a lot of App News this week with a […]


23 Jul 2018

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Inkscape, Plasma 5.15 Beta, Purism, Deepin 15.9, Steam, Solus, Netrunner | This Week in Linux 51

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”51″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we got some new announcements from Inkscape, Purism, Solus, Mozilla, and Steam. We’ll also check out some new Distro releases from Netrunner, Deeping, Android X86 and more. Then we’ll look at some new hardware offerings from Purism and Entroware. Later in the show […]


20 Jan 2019

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Bionic Beaver (18.04 LTS), Kodi/LibreELEC, Linux Mint, Steam Halloween | This Week in Linux 11

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”11″] Canonical announced the codename for Ubuntu 18.04, Kodi Entertainment Center saw a new release, and we’ll check out some cool command line based applications. We got some cool distro releases this week and some news from Linux Mint’s future. Later on in the show we’ll save some money in Linux Gaming […]


29 Oct 2017

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Linux 5.3, GNOME 3.34, Manjaro, Destination Linux Network, Mumble, Telegram | This Week in Linux 81

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”81″] On this episode of This Week in Linux, we got the 5.3 release of the Linux Kernel. GNOME recently released their latest version of the GNOME Shell with GNOME 3.34. Manjaro is leveling up by creating a new business around their distro. Speaking of new businesses, the Destination Linux Network is […]


18 Sep 2019

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Solus 3, Ubuntu 17.10 News, Krita 3.2 & Lots of Gaming News | This Week in Linux 6

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”6″] Coming up on This Week in Linux, we saw some new releases from Solus, Krita, Ardour, feren OS and many more. Debian and GNOME both celebrated their Birthdays this week. We check out some cool software that lets you do Google Searches from the command-line and we’ll take a look at […]


20 Aug 2017

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Canonical/GNOME Hackfest, Huge GOG.com Sale & SteamOS Update | This Week in Linux 4

[tdpodcast mode=”ytembed” podcast=”thisweekinlinux” episode=”4″] Big Linux Gaming news this week from GOG.com and Valve. In App News, updates from Wireshark and the Tor Browser. GnuPG announced a crowdfunding campaign and KDE Connect has something really cool on the horizon. This week we saw quite a few Distro Releases from Bodhi Linux, KaOS, and ROSA. We […]


11 Jun 2017

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