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Late Night Linux is a podcast that takes a look at what's happening with Linux and the wider tech industry. Every two weeks, Joe, Félim, Graham and Will discuss the latest news and releases, and the broader issues and trends in the world of free and open source software. Expect drinking, swearing, strong opinions and Will being told to shut up about Ubuntu.

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Late Night Linux is a podcast that takes a look at what's happening with Linux and the wider tech industry. Every two weeks, Joe, Félim, Graham and Will discuss the latest news and releases, and the broader issues and trends in the world of free and open source software. Expect drinking, swearing, strong opinions and Will being told to shut up about Ubuntu.

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Great Podcast!

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Great conversations on linux, couldn't ask for more!

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By basenjidad - Mar 20 2018
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Great podcast. I listen to it after the pirate history podcast. They swear like sailors. Love it.

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81 Ratings
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76
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Great Podcast!

By jlisic - Mar 22 2018
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Great conversations on linux, couldn't ask for more!

peon

By basenjidad - Mar 20 2018
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Great podcast. I listen to it after the pirate history podcast. They swear like sailors. Love it.
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Late Night Linux

Latest release on Aug 04, 2020

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Late Night Linux is a podcast that takes a look at what's happening with Linux and the wider tech industry. Every two weeks, Joe, Félim, Graham and Will discuss the latest news and releases, and the broader issues and trends in the world of free and open source software. Expect drinking, swearing, strong opinions and Will being told to shut up about Ubuntu.

Rank #1: Late Night Linux – Episode 11

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Canonical looking to go public, Microsoft adding new distros to Windows, Raspberry Pi and Google Assistant, Android’s possible replacement, and proper convergence in action with Maru OS on LNL 11.

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Canonical starts IPO path; very interesting related article

SUSE and Fedora being added to Windows 10

Raspberry Pi Foundation encourages kids to make their own Google Assistant in a box

Google’s copyleft-free mobile OS Fuchsia starts to come together

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Thanks to everyone for supporting us with PayPal and Patreon etc.

Linux Action News has launched

Maru OS

We are joined by Preetam D’Souza to talk about his project Maru OS which combines an Android Open Source base with a containerised Debian desktop to create a truly useful convergent device.

See our contact page for ways to get in touch.

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May 16 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #2: Late Night Linux – Episode 10

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Yet more Ubuntu fallout including forks of their dead desktop and mobile platform, Libreboot wants to rejoin GNU, mobile Linux coming together, IoT standardisation and how to spread the word about FOSS on LNL 10.

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Wayland and GNOME to be default in Ubuntu 17.10

Yunit tries to avoid a mutiny as UBports looks to have avoided theirs

Libreboot applies to rejoin GNU

Halium aims to standardise mobile Linux development

The open interop platform for the IoT edge; Cloudflare has their own IoT security solution

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

How to talk to normals about FOSS

What’s the best way to introduce people to the idea of FOSS? Explain the practical benefits, go full on rms, or something in between?

See our contact page for ways to get in touch.

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May 02 2017

58mins

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Rank #3: Late Night Linux – Episode 07

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Netflix on Linux, phishing with https, licensing, password managers, Android convergence, the inside story of Nextcloud scanning and more on LNL 07.

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Netflix now works in Firefox on Linux

14,766 Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificates Issued to PayPal Phishing Sites

Inside OpenSSL’s battle to change its license

Password managers

Jesse tells us why he’s still using LastPass and asks what the rest of us use.

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

Android convergence

With Android now more popular than Windows, how are the various efforts at desktop convergence coming along?

Maru now available for the Nexus 7

Phoenix OS 2.0 alpha based on Android 7.1

Samsung has a go at convergence

VMware and Citrix too

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There are now loads of ways that you can help out the podcast. See our support page for details.

Following in Ikey’s illustrious footsteps, Joe was recently a guest on Destination Linux.

Nextcloud Interview

After some of us slagged off Nexcloud on the last episode, Jos asked if he could come on the show and explain what really happened. Ikey and Joe were unconvinced to say the least.

See our contact page for ways to get in touch.

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Apr 04 2017

1hr 20mins

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Rank #4: Late Night Linux – Episode 55

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Are you better off with the elasticity of public clouds like AWS, or should you avoid lock-in by running servers on premises? Guess what Félim thinks. Plus ZFS is in the news again, the Librem 5 is slowly getting there, another major company joins LVFS, and more.

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New FOSS Forge

Librem 5 Update

Purism announces PureOS Store

Jezra has a dev kit and isn’t impressed

postmarketOS post which mentions Librem 5

Phoenix joins LVFS

KDE Frameworks Android Integration

ZFS issues with the 5.0 kernel but there’s a workaround

Amazon launches Mongo-compatible DocumentDB

MongoDB removed from major distros

Cloud vs on prem

Félim and Joe fight it out over whether to roll your own infrastructure or to just submit to AWS and the like.

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

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Jan 22 2019

46mins

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Rank #5: Late Night Linux – Episode 05

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Ikey is back but with Jesse on holiday, it’s a three man show again. VR gaming on Linux, a new Raspberry Pi, Mozilla buying Pocket, Web DRM, Kodi piracy and loads more on LNL 05.

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SteamVR Is Coming to Linux and SteamOS

Raspberry Pi Zero W

RetroPie needs legal help; Terminix face a similar situation

Shutting down Manjaro-Arm

Mozilla acquires Pocket

FSF unimpressed with Encrypted Media Extensions

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FOSS Talk Live 2017. 24th June at the Harrison in London.

OggCamp 2017. 19th and 20th of August 2017 at Canterbury Christ Church University in Canterbury, Kent, UK.

Kodi

What should Kodi do about its PR problem?

See our contact page for ways to get in touch.

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Mar 07 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #6: Late Night Linux – Episode 04

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With Ikey languishing in his sick bed, the rest of the team discussed even more Linux hardware, Munich probably switching back to Windows, Elementary’s potentially ill-fated crowdfunded app store, Félim’s new phone and loads more. Plus we learn more about OpenSUSE from its chairman Richard Brown on LNL 04.

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7 inch Ubuntu Laptop Indiegogo

Munich takes decisive step towards returning to Windows

Elementary OS are crowdfunding a pay what you want app store; They are writing it in Vala

Gaming on Ubuntu 16.10 vs Windows 10

Félim’s new Oneplus 3T

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Shout out to Tuxedo Computers, a German Linux hardware company.

Jesse tried to list the video editors we had recommended to us.

FOSS Talk Live 2017 will happen on 24th June at the Harrison in Kings Cross, London. It will be a free evening of live Linux podcasts. We will hopefully have more details about it next time. For now, save the date.


Jam

Jesse checked out a FOSS Command line Google Play Music client called Jam

OpenSUSE

The OpenSUSE chairman Richard Brown tells us about some of the great features of the distro. He mentioned a couple of FOSDEM talks.

See our contact page for ways to get in touch.

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Feb 21 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #7: Late Night Linux – Episode 85

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We try and lighten the mood with a silly new segment. Meanwhile in the news Microsoft makes another open source move, bad news for VR on Linux, and more.

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Microsoft’s GitHub buys npm

When Virgin Media said it leaked ‘limited contact info’, it meant p0rno filter requests

Half Life Alyx is released 23rd March, with no Linux support, despite being developed by Valve using Vulkan.

Pinebook Pro pre-orders start March 18th – will ship with Manjaro KDE

KDE Korner

Plasma Mobile

Frameworks 5.68 is out – and Telegram icons sorted finally

Ikona: utilities for wrangling with icons and an icon preview.

Ask Linux

We try a new segment where we shoehorn Linux into otherwise relatively sensible questions.

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

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Mar 17 2020

37mins

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Rank #8: Late Night Linux – Episode 56

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What exactly does diversity in Linux and tech mean? We discuss it with Ell Marquez. Plus exciting Pine64 devices, no Pi 4 this year, gaming news, and more.

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Pine64 to Launch $79 Linux Tablet, $199 PineBook Pro Laptop

Pine64 forum announcement

We won’t see a Raspberry Pi 4 in 2019

Steam For Linux Now Lets You Play Windows Games From Other Stores

HP joins LVFS

Blue Systems hires a QA manager

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Check out Joe’s new show called Choose Linux

Ell Marquez

We are joined by Ell Marquez who is organising a Global Diversity CFP Day event. We talk about her motivations for organising it, and look beneath the surface of the usual diversity discussion.

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode of is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Feb 05 2019

45mins

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Rank #9: Late Night Linux – Episode 75

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Will tells us why he left his job as Director of Ubuntu Desktop, KDE Korner, and a mixed bag of news.

News

The BBC has joined the dark web

Startpage bought by an Ad Company

Gitlab planned to introduce telemetry, then changed their minds

GNOME fights patent troll

Firefox 70 released

KDE Korner

Akademy vids are out, Plasma Mobile catchups, KItinerary extractors again & The cashew is no more

Will leaves Canonical

Will tells us why he has left his job as Director of Ubuntu Desktop and where he’s going next.

Admin

OggCamp panel recording

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

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Oct 29 2019

38mins

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Rank #10: Late Night Linux – Episode 77

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What does a long-term Linux user think of macOS? We ask Will. Plus gaming, Google, the PInephone, and KDE in the news.

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Google Kills Cloud Print

Google plans to offer bank accounts next year

Steam’s Remote Play Together is out of beta

Half-Life: Alyx Releasing In March 2020 With Linux Support

PINEPHONE – “BraveHeart” Limited Edition Linux SmartPhone for early adopters

KDE Korner

KDE Neon snapcraft extension

KDE looking to hire an experienced project manager (PDF)

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Joe on Linux Lads

Two weeks with macOS

Will’s new job means that he’s now using a Mac every day. How does macOS compare to Linux?

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

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Nov 26 2019

41mins

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Rank #11: Late Night Linux – Episode 57

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Librem 5 shipping when? Todd from Purism joins us to answer that question, as well as what’s going on with the dev kits. Plus KDE, Red Hat Satellite, and Windows X86 apps on Arm Linux in a brief news segment.

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KDE Plasma 5.15 & Snaps

Red Hat standardising to Postgres… no Mongo

Wine Developers Release Hangover Alpha To Run Windows x86_64 Programs On 64-Bit ARM

Todd Weaver from Purism

A year on from his last appearance on the show, Todd joins us to discuss the progress of the Librem 5, and how things are going for Purism in general.

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

Techmeme Ride Home

Check out the Techmeme Ride Home Podcast

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Feb 19 2019

55mins

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Rank #12: Late Night Linux – Episode 76

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We find out what Ubuntu 19.10 is like on the Raspberry Pi 4, and then take it too far. Plus plenty of news, Graham channelling Vangelis, and something about KDE.

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LinuxApp Summit Kicks Off

Site Kit is now available for all WordPress sites

Google open source VR SDK

The downside of Ubiquiti network gear

Linux Foundation introduces telemetry policy

Microsoft to offer Defender for Linux next year

Microsoft confirms new browser is coming to Linux

Ubuntu 19.10 on the Pi 4

Joe and Graham have been playing with Ubuntu on the Pi 4

Install Xubuntu 19.10 on a Raspberry Pi 4

Roadmap for Ubuntu official support for the Raspberry Pi 4

KDE Korner

Indian Newspaper Switches 100% FOSS

KItinary into the browser a la Google Now

And finally… Getting stuff fixed

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Nov 12 2019

38mins

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Rank #13: Late Night Linux – Episode 78

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Chrome OS is by far the most popular Linux-based desktop OS and we find out if that top spot is deserved. Plus Ubuntu, Zorin, Firefox, Kali, and more in the news.

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Ubuntu Pro

64-bit Ubuntu now works on Pi 4

The Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Pre-release Survey

First Ever Release of Ubuntu Cinnamon Distribution is Finally Here!

Zorin OS Responds to Privacy Concerns

Firefox 71

Kali Linux 2019.4 released with Xfce by default

KDE Korner

Kontributing to KDE is even easier than you kThink

Chrome OS

Joe has been playing with a “new” Chromebook. We discuss how this hugely popular Linux-based desktop OS compares to proper distros.

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Dec 10 2019

37mins

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Rank #14: Late Night Linux – Episode 84

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Is it time to give up on the Linux desktop and concentrate on open source apps? Plus a conundrum for Félim, Raspberry Pi and GTK in the news, and KDE Korner.

FOSS Talk Live 2020

Tickets and info here

News

GTK website revamp attempting to stake QT

Pi4 Gets Server Ready

A birthday gift: 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 now only $35

Félim spots OpenOffice on YouTube

Félim grapples with whether to tell strangers to use LibreOffice.

Open source apps vs desktops

Should we be concentrating more on open source applications like Krita and rather than obsessing over the desktop. We mentioned the AppCenter For Everyone crowdfunder again.

KDE Korner

Has Gmail/Google Auth Been Fixed – No (refers to this issue) but updates to PIM coming

kTop Seekrit

kItinerary all the things

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Mar 03 2020

39mins

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Rank #15: Late Night Linux – Episode 54

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A new year dawns so we make some predictions for the months to come. Plus we look back at last year’s predictions, and have a look at what’s been happening in the news.

News

Raspberry Pi joins RISC-V Foundation

Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Driver Finally Being Mainlined With Next Kernel

Kernel reaches 5.0

FreeBSD admits that Linux is better (when it comes to ZFS)

Fedora Planning A Per-System Unique Identifier For DNF To Count Users

Predictions

We look back at our predictions from a year ago and then make some new ones for 2019.

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware
This episode of is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Jan 08 2019

45mins

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Rank #16: Late Night Linux – Episode 80

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It’s officially the future so we look back at our predictions from last year and make some new ones for 2020.

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

See our contact page for ways to get in touch.

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Jan 07 2020

38mins

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Rank #17: Late Night Linux – Episode 66

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It’s a full house for the first time in a while and a lot has been happening so we have a look at all the news including the Ubuntu i386pocalypse, the Raspberry Pi 4, KDE updates, and Facebook’s new “cryptocurrency”.

News

Ubuntu announce that they’ll drop i386 but then backtrack

Raspberry Pi4!

Plasma 5.16 & 5.16.1, KDE Goals, Updates to KDE.org

Firefox Premium?

Lots of Debian packages being built for RISC-V

PinePhone looking good

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Jun 25 2019

41mins

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Rank #18: Late Night Linux – Episode 53

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It’s almost Christmas so it’s time to look back at 2018 and talk about some of the news stories that shaped the year.

January

Meltdown and Spectre

February

Nintendo Switch runs Linux

Plasma running on a Switch

March

New Raspberry Pi 3B+

The final nail in the Firefox OS coffin

April

Ubuntu 18.04 released

18.04 flavours also released

Clear focus on cloud and containers

Ubuntu 18.04 even runs on a Nintendo Switch

May

Lots of of Ubuntu flavours decided to drop 32-bit images

The other flavours could follow suit

Linux apps on Chrome OS confirmed

Huawei locks down its bootloaders

June

Microsoft to buy Github

July

SUSE acquired

August

Valve’s “Steam Play” uses Vulkan to bring more Windows games to Linux

September

Kernel Maintainer’s Summit moved continents to accommodate Linus

Linus takes a break and a new CoC for kernel devs

October

Linus back in charge of the kernel

IBM to Acquire Red Hat

November

Librem 5 slips again

December

Librem 5 dev kits finally shipping

Microsoft Edge to move to a Chromium base

MIPS to be open sourced

Admin

FOSS Talk Live 2019 8th June

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

See our contact page for ways to get in touch.

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Dec 24 2018

52mins

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Rank #19: Late Night Linux – Episode 79

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It’s almost Christmas so it’s time to look back at 2019 and talk about some of the news stories that shaped the year.

January

Amazon launches Mongo-compatible DocumentDB

MongoDB removed from major distros

February

Redis Labs raises $60 million for its NoSQL database

Redis Labs changes its open-source license — again

March

Google launches game streaming service called Stadia

LVFS joins Linux Foundation

April

UBports Foundation finally created

Ubuntu 19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ Released with New Features

May

Announcing WSL 2

Introducing Windows Terminal

June

Raspberry Pi 4 released

July

Fuchsia gets a website

August

Xfce 4.14 released

exFAT in the Linux kernel? Yes!

September

Richard Stallman resigns from the FSF

Richard Stallman resigns from MIT

Stallman intends to keep leading GNU

October

Ubuntu 19.10 released

Will has left Canonical

November

Google gives most Chromebooks an extra year of software support

Google Stadia will be missing many features for Monday’s launch

December

Canonical announces Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Teams is now available on Linux

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

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Dec 24 2019

40mins

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Rank #20: Late Night Linux – Episode 52

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Graham and Joe have been checking out Sailfish OS 3, and there’s a packed news segment including KDE, RISC-V, Fedora, and the FSF.

News

KDE on Necuno Mobile: Has headphone jack and …Maemo!?

kde-Itinary Update

Xubuntu to drop 32-bit ISOs

RISC-V & LF Joint Venture

FSF gets one miiiiilion dollars

Fedora 31 Will Likely Be Cancelled Or Significantly Delayed

AMI BIOS updates coming to a fwupdmgr near you!

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Admin

FOSS Talk Live 2019 8th June

Reminder that G+ is dead

Entroware

This episode of is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

Sailfish OS 3

Graham was recently sent a Jolla phone by listener Matt, and Joe has been checking out an unofficial Sailfish ROM on the Oneplus One.

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Dec 11 2018

51mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 95

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A look back at the year in Linux so far, some speculation about what’s coming, Lineage OS on the Raspberry Pi, and KDE Korner.

Lineage Love-in

OnePlus One, Sony Xperia XZ2 series, F(x)tec Pro1 get LineageOS 17.1

Lineage 17.1 on the Pi

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Keep an eye on the Late Night Linux Extra feed

FOSS trends 2020

We take stock on the year in Linux and FOSS so far, and speculate on what we will see over the next few months.

KDE Korner

New Slimbook & here & Nate got one too

KDEnlive Tutorials & Coming in KDEnlive August – Modes

DigiKam becomes sentient

Wayland improvements coming to Plasma 5.20

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

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Aug 04 2020

30mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 94

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It’s been an unusually busy couple of summer weeks so we dig into the news including Canonical teaming up with Google, more updates from Pine64, and LibreOffice drama. Plus Will came up with a new segment, and KDE Korner.

News

COVID Tracker Ireland app one of Linux Foundation Public Health’s first open source projects

Canonical enables Linux desktop app support with Flutter

Pine update

postmarketOS PinePhone update

LibreOffice community protests at promotion of paid-for editions

Official u-turn

Etcd, or, why modern software makes me sad

What Does the Future Hold for Edge Computing?

KDE Korner

HiDPI Fixes Coming

KDE PIM Updates

More Apps & More Stores

Konsole in 2020

Digital Ocean

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Lernard

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Jul 21 2020

33mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 93

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Great mobile Linux news, dispelling myths about desktop market share, the beginning of the end for BIOS booting, KDE Korner, and some more of your ask us anything questions.

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UBports GSI brings Ubuntu Touch to any Project Treble-supported Android device

Yet more claims that desktop Linux market share is increasing, but those stats aren’t reliable, and Linux Steam usage hasn’t gone up

Fedora Developers Discussing Possibility Of Dropping Legacy BIOS Support

KDE Korner

KDE has completed the move to GitLab

Modern process management on KDE

Ask us anything sensible

We answered some of your questions about interviewing someone from the commercial RISC-V community, what it would take for us to stop using Linux, and what we wish we could do with the terminal but can’t.

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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Jul 07 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 92

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Will reminisces about netbooks, Joe has a new Pinebook Pro, Facebook’s complex morals, Bountysource worries the community, and KDE Korner.

News

Facebook did a bad thing to do a good thing

Bountysource was going to change its terms so it could keep unclaimed bounties but then backtracked

Xfce considers leaving

Admin

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Linux hardware – old and new

Joe talks about his new Pinebook Pro, and after Will read an article about netbooks, we have a nostalgic look back to those good old days.

KDE Korner

Plasma 5.19: A more Polished Plasma which wasn’t (Updated Wallet… broke it… then later that day fixed it) so they polished it again

KDE Plasma is Switching to a Windows-style Icon-only Task Bar

Krita 4.3 with good features video & overall KDE apps in the Windows store (no Krita numbers)

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Lernard

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Jun 22 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 91

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Linux audio tips, upgrade vs nuke and pave, smartwatches, a new Raspberry Pi, Microsoft and Mint drama, and the shortest KDE Korner ever.

News

8GB Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now at $75

Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version

Ubuntu 20.10 desktop might be officially supported on the Pi

Mint not keen on snaps

AppGet ‘really helped us,’ Microsoft says, but offers no apology to dev for killing open-source package manager

Admin

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Joe on Linux Spotlight

Joe on Ubuntu Podcast

Ask us anything sensible

We answered some of your questions about upgrading vs reinstalling, smartwatches, and audio on Linux.

KDE Korner

Plasma Mobile Update & How To Try It On Your Desktop

Nvidia Wayland & KDE

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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Jun 09 2020

35mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 90

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The deeper implications of all of Microsoft’s recent announcements, good news for Munich, GNOME, and KDE, and mixed news for VR on Linux.

News

LiMux is back

Patent case against GNOME resolved

Half-Life: Alyx Update Adds Native Linux Support, Vulkan Rendering

OAuth sign-in with Gmail enabled again in KMail and Kontact

Admin

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Microsoft Linux

Having admitted that they were on the wrong side of open source history, MS extends WSL2 Support with DirectX to come (more), embraces the terminal and package manager, and Extinguishes the MauiKit name (like before) but it’s OK “it went through legal”.

Nice article by original bug author

They’ve also open sourced some useless old guff.

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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May 26 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 89

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Good news for Linux phones and Raspberry Pi users, an embarrassing security incident, Keybase bought by Zoom, KDE Korner, some feedback, and more.

Plugs

Check out Joe’s other podcasts The New Show with Daniel Foré and Alan Pope, and 2.5 Admins with Jim Salter and Allan Jude.

News

/e/ Partners With Fairphone

postmarketOS now boots on over 200 Linux phones and tablets

SaltStack authorization bypass

Raspberry Pi announces $50 12-megapixel camera with interchangeable lenses

RetroPie 4.6 released with Raspberry Pi 4 support

Keybase joins Zoom

Admin

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Feedback

Ian got in touch to point out that GitLab isn’t quite as open source as we had made out.

KDE Korner

Akademy: Call for Proposals

Ubuntu Studio switching to Plasma and are already making progress

Desktop Plasma on an Android Tablet

Digital Ocean

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ScholarPack

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May 12 2020

31mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 88

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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS has been released so we have a good look at the distro that will be around for 10 years. Plus good news for email, relative stability for Debian, GitHub’s power move, and loads of KDE developments in the news.

Two new podcasts

Joe has been busy over the last couple of weeks and has launched The New Show with Daniel Foré and Alan Pope, and 2.5 Admins with Jim Salter and Allan Jude.

Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS arrives

What’s new in Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS?

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Official Flavors Released, Here’s What’s New

Admin

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News

ProtonMail Bridge is now open source

All ProtonMail apps are now open source, as Android joins the list!

Debian Project Leader Election 2020 Results

GitHub is now free for teams

KDE Korner

KWinFT & Reaction

Qt 6 this year

Browser plugin update & Brave support coming

New kde.org site and a nice walk through time and the rationale behind it

20.04 Apps, KDEnlive

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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Apr 28 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 87

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It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the news including good news for UBports, changes to Firefox, Microsoft’s new LSM, potentially bad news for KDE, and more.

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News

PinePhone UBports Community Edition Pre-orders are Open

PINEPHONE – “Community Edition: UBports” Limited Edition Linux SmartPhone

Ubuntu Touch Q&A 72: Foundation & Volla News

Latest Firefox updates address bar, making search easier than ever

Mozilla installs Scheduled Telemetry Task on Windows with Firefox 75

Firefox now 3rd most popular browser behind Chrome and Edge

Mozilla goes back to Mitchell Baker as CEO

Paul Cormier takes over as Red Hat CEO, as Jim Whitehurst moves to IBM

Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android

Windows 10 is getting Linux files integration in File Explorer

Microsoft announce a new Linux Security Module called IPE

KDE Korner

KDE on Instagram

February/March in KDE Itinerary

Maui Project

Qt offering changes 2020

#1: Qt, Open Source and corona

#2: Qt, Open Source and corona

Qt and Open Source

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Apr 14 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 86

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The impacts of Coronovirus on Linux and open source, KDE Korner, and whether we are seeing the second big split in the FOSS world.

Linux and the virus

We mention that FOSS Talk Live 2020 is cancelled and talk about how Linux and FOSS will be affected by current world events.

KDE Korner

Plasma Bigscreen (homepage)

Plasma Video Winner & Apps Winner

Aleix Pol, president of KDE e.V. podcast interview

Linux vs the cloud

Prompted by NASA’s recent AWS mistake, Joe asks if we are living through the second big split in the FOSS world.

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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Mar 31 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 85

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We try and lighten the mood with a silly new segment. Meanwhile in the news Microsoft makes another open source move, bad news for VR on Linux, and more.

News

Microsoft’s GitHub buys npm

When Virgin Media said it leaked ‘limited contact info’, it meant p0rno filter requests

Half Life Alyx is released 23rd March, with no Linux support, despite being developed by Valve using Vulkan.

Pinebook Pro pre-orders start March 18th – will ship with Manjaro KDE

KDE Korner

Plasma Mobile

Frameworks 5.68 is out – and Telegram icons sorted finally

Ikona: utilities for wrangling with icons and an icon preview.

Ask Linux

We try a new segment where we shoehorn Linux into otherwise relatively sensible questions.

Digital Ocean

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Mar 17 2020

37mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 84

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Is it time to give up on the Linux desktop and concentrate on open source apps? Plus a conundrum for Félim, Raspberry Pi and GTK in the news, and KDE Korner.

FOSS Talk Live 2020

Tickets and info here

News

GTK website revamp attempting to stake QT

Pi4 Gets Server Ready

A birthday gift: 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 now only $35

Félim spots OpenOffice on YouTube

Félim grapples with whether to tell strangers to use LibreOffice.

Open source apps vs desktops

Should we be concentrating more on open source applications like Krita and rather than obsessing over the desktop. We mentioned the AppCenter For Everyone crowdfunder again.

KDE Korner

Has Gmail/Google Auth Been Fixed – No (refers to this issue) but updates to PIM coming

kTop Seekrit

kItinerary all the things

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Entroware

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Mar 03 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 83

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Joe has been playing with a PinePhone for a week and gives an honest appraisal. Plus Will’s simple solution to his Mac woes, switching to Linux and a community crowdfunder in the news, and a packed KDE Korner.

News

AppCenter for Everyone

South Korea switching to Linux?

Windows 7 users moving to Windows 10

Microsoft shares a roadmap for the new Microsoft Edge

KDE Korner

Updates to Apps, Frameworks & Plasma: Enable User Feedback (if you can)

Acknowledgment it was a bit buggy but plans in place to not repeat that

KItinerary Fosdem Video & Repo for F-Droid!

Admin

Joe’s Podcasting Basics Jupiter Extra

FOSS Talk Live 2020

PinePhone

Joe gives his first impressions of the PInePhone.

Digital Ocean

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Feb 18 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 82

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Lots of news including Pine64, Linux gaming, Thunderbird, and WireGuard. Plus Will is looking to install a decent OS on his Mac, and mixed news in KDE Korner.

FOSS Talk Live 2020 announcement

The date has changed. It will now happen on 20th June at the Harrison near Kings Cross in London. More details here.

News

PinePhone Freedom

HardROCK64 single-board computer coming in April for $35 and up

Rocket League will drop support for Mac, Linux versions in March

Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux Performance On A $199 AMD Ryzen Laptop

Thunderbird moves to MZLA Technologies Corporation umbrella

WireGuard will likely ship with the 5.6 kernel

Free Software Foundation suggests Microsoft ‘upcycles’ Windows 7… as open source

Linux on Will’s Mac

Will seeks our advice on how to install Ubuntu on his Mac. Graham mentioned rEFInd and the Chameleon bootloader.

KDE Korner

Qt News & Reactions 1 2 3

KDE gets a handshake

Digital Ocean

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Feb 04 2020

41mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 81

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The death of Windows 7 presents yet another opportunity for the wide adoption of Linux on the desktop. Is that just wishful thinking? Plus Y2K comes back, bad news for Mozilla, a great new Nexcloud release, and more in the news.

News

Y2020

Mozilla Lays off 70 people

PinePhones Shipping

Nextcloud Hub now with KItinerary

KDE Korner

KUserFeedback with a bit more detail

Plasma 5.18 LTS Beta

Admin

Joe’s Brunch With Brent

Graham talking about synths on Jupiter Extras

Linux as a replacement for Windows 7

Now that support for Windows 7 has ended, should we be advising people to change to Linux? Are we actually doing that?

Digital Ocean

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Jan 21 2020

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Late Night Linux – Episode 80

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It’s officially the future so we look back at our predictions from last year and make some new ones for 2020.

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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Jan 07 2020

38mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 79

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It’s almost Christmas so it’s time to look back at 2019 and talk about some of the news stories that shaped the year.

January

Amazon launches Mongo-compatible DocumentDB

MongoDB removed from major distros

February

Redis Labs raises $60 million for its NoSQL database

Redis Labs changes its open-source license — again

March

Google launches game streaming service called Stadia

LVFS joins Linux Foundation

April

UBports Foundation finally created

Ubuntu 19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ Released with New Features

May

Announcing WSL 2

Introducing Windows Terminal

June

Raspberry Pi 4 released

July

Fuchsia gets a website

August

Xfce 4.14 released

exFAT in the Linux kernel? Yes!

September

Richard Stallman resigns from the FSF

Richard Stallman resigns from MIT

Stallman intends to keep leading GNU

October

Ubuntu 19.10 released

Will has left Canonical

November

Google gives most Chromebooks an extra year of software support

Google Stadia will be missing many features for Monday’s launch

December

Canonical announces Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Teams is now available on Linux

Digital Ocean

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Dec 24 2019

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Late Night Linux – Episode 78

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Chrome OS is by far the most popular Linux-based desktop OS and we find out if that top spot is deserved. Plus Ubuntu, Zorin, Firefox, Kali, and more in the news.

News

Ubuntu Pro

64-bit Ubuntu now works on Pi 4

The Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Pre-release Survey

First Ever Release of Ubuntu Cinnamon Distribution is Finally Here!

Zorin OS Responds to Privacy Concerns

Firefox 71

Kali Linux 2019.4 released with Xfce by default

KDE Korner

Kontributing to KDE is even easier than you kThink

Chrome OS

Joe has been playing with a “new” Chromebook. We discuss how this hugely popular Linux-based desktop OS compares to proper distros.

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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Dec 10 2019

37mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 77

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What does a long-term Linux user think of macOS? We ask Will. Plus gaming, Google, the PInephone, and KDE in the news.

News

Google Kills Cloud Print

Google plans to offer bank accounts next year

Steam’s Remote Play Together is out of beta

Half-Life: Alyx Releasing In March 2020 With Linux Support

PINEPHONE – “BraveHeart” Limited Edition Linux SmartPhone for early adopters

KDE Korner

KDE Neon snapcraft extension

KDE looking to hire an experienced project manager (PDF)

Admin

Joe on Linux Lads

Two weeks with macOS

Will’s new job means that he’s now using a Mac every day. How does macOS compare to Linux?

Digital Ocean

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Nov 26 2019

41mins

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Late Night Linux – Episode 76

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We find out what Ubuntu 19.10 is like on the Raspberry Pi 4, and then take it too far. Plus plenty of news, Graham channelling Vangelis, and something about KDE.

News

LinuxApp Summit Kicks Off

Site Kit is now available for all WordPress sites

Google open source VR SDK

The downside of Ubiquiti network gear

Linux Foundation introduces telemetry policy

Microsoft to offer Defender for Linux next year

Microsoft confirms new browser is coming to Linux

Ubuntu 19.10 on the Pi 4

Joe and Graham have been playing with Ubuntu on the Pi 4

Install Xubuntu 19.10 on a Raspberry Pi 4

Roadmap for Ubuntu official support for the Raspberry Pi 4

KDE Korner

Indian Newspaper Switches 100% FOSS

KItinary into the browser a la Google Now

And finally… Getting stuff fixed

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Nov 12 2019

38mins

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Great Podcast!

By jlisic - Mar 22 2018
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Great conversations on linux, couldn't ask for more!

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By basenjidad - Mar 20 2018
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Great podcast. I listen to it after the pirate history podcast. They swear like sailors. Love it.