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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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An open show powered by community LINUX Unplugged takes the best attributes of open collaboration and turns it into a weekly show about Linux.

    341: Long Term Rolling

    341: Long Term Rolling

    We question the very nature of Linux development, and debate if a new approach is needed.


    Plus an easy way to snapshot any workstation, some great feedback, and an extra nerdy command-line pick.
    Special Guests: Brent Gervais and Drew DeVore.
    Links:
    Google slams Samsung for making changes to Linux kernel code
    Mitigations are attack surface, too
    Regular Release Distributions Are Wrong (archive.org cache)
    Keep the conversation going join us on Telegram
    Timeshift: system restore tool for Linux
    Timeshift 19.08.1 does not apply file/folder exclude/include settings
    New Users and Linux Mint
    T480 Fingerprint Reader?
    Cockpit and ZFS
    Bcachefs prediction feedback
    jc: This tool serializes the output of popular gnu linux command line tools and file types to structured JSON output. This allows piping of output to tools like jq.
    Bringing the Unix Philosophy to the 21st Century | Brazil’s Blog
    Regular Release Distributions Are Wrong

    • 52 min
    340: IRC is Dead

    340: IRC is Dead

    The difficult and fascinating conversations from FOSDEM 2020. Plus how elementary OS does coopertition right.


    And a bunch of community news, app picks, and much more.
    Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Cassidy James Blaede, Daniel Fore, and Dusty Mabe.
    Links:
    KDE Plasma 5.18: More Convenient and with Long Term Stability - KDE.org
    What’s New in KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS? - OMG! Ubuntu!
    System76 Launches Impressive Line Of Thelio Major Linux Workstations Powered By AMD Ryzen Threadripper - Including The 3990X - Phoronix
    oreboot: oreboot is a fork of coreboot, with C removed, written in Rust.
    Rust's Freedom Flaws
    FS#736 - [rust][cargo] trademark agreement affects user freedom
    AppCenter for Everyone | Indiegogo
    Work, Life, and RV Podcast
    Our Accidental Home Base — Work, Life, and RV Podcast
    Keep the conversation going join us on Telegram
    PDP-7
    FOSDEM 2020 - Events
    FOSDEM 2020 - Interview with James Bottomley - The Selfish Contributor Explained
    FOSDEM 2020 - The next generation of contributors is not on IRC
    FOSDEM 2020 - The Hidden Early History of Unix
    FOSDEM 2020 - Do Linux Distributions Still Matter with Containers?FOSDEM 2020 - How Containers and Kubernetes re-defined the GNU/Linux Operating SystemThe Meteoric Rise Of Fwupd+LVFS For Linux Firmware Updates - Phoronix
    hollywood.computer: multiple panes of genuine technical melodrama
    shairport-sync: AirPlay audio player. Shairport Sync adds multi-room capability with Audio Synchronisation

    • 1 hr 12 min
    339: The Mint Mindset

    339: The Mint Mindset

    We get into the Linux Mint mindset after years away and share our take on Cinnamon's many improvements.


    Plus news that'll have knock-on effects for the rest of the year, and more.
    Special Guest: Brent Gervais.
    Links:
    Bosch Gets Smartglasses Right With Tiny Eyeball Lasers
    Google opens its latest Google Glass AR headset for direct purchase - The Verge
    Ginni Rometty to Step Down as C.E.O. of IBM - The New York Times
    Who is Arvind Krishna, the new IBM CEO replacing Ginni Rometty? | Fortune
    2013 Red Hat Summit: Arvind Krishna, IBM Keynote - YouTube
    Systemd-Homed Merged As A Fundamental Change To Linux Home Directories
    The CUPS Printing System Lead Developer Has Left Apple, Begins Developing “LPrint” - Phoronix
    How the Glorification of Busyness Impacts Our Well-Being
    Creating the Habit of Not Being Busy : zen habits
    ChrisLAS.com - Chris W. Fisher
    Keep the conversation going join us on Telegram
    Still Minty Fresh | LUP 100
    Went Mint when Win10 Migration from Win7 Failed
    Dave Donates $15/mo becuz Mint gets outta his way!
    Feedback: Linux Mint and College
    Feedback: Timeshift
    Linux Mint Monthly News – January 2020
    Linux Mint 19.3 is out, GIMP is not included by default
    Linux Mint 19.3: My review - mostly great with a few issues
    Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia bugs identified; package updates to follow

    • 57 min
    338: Success Through Vulnerability

    338: Success Through Vulnerability

    How did we get from shareware to free software? We jump in the Linux powered time machine and revisit software past.


    Plus a new Plasma focused laptop, and two powerful command-line picks.
    Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Brent Gervais.
    Links:
    MarsCat is a Bionic Cat Powered by Raspberry Pi 3 (Crowdfunding)
    Kubuntu Focus Offers The Most Polished KDE Laptop Experience We’ve Seen Yet - Phoronix
    Kubuntu Focus
    Windows Terminal Preview v0.8 Release | Windows Command Line
    The happinesses and stresses of full-time FOSS work | Drew DeVault’s Blog
    Keep the conversation going join us on Telegram
    Shareware on Wikipedia
    The Origin of Shareware
    Computer Chronicles: Shareware
    Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution
    Play DOOM Online
    PC-SIG Library (12th Edition) : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
    Revolution OS: a 2001 documentary film that traces the twenty-year history of GNU, Linux, open source, and the free software movement
    Broot: Get an overview of a directory, even a big one
    Tizonia: cloud music from the linux terminal

    • 1 hr 3 min
    337: Mystical Users

    337: Mystical Users

    We make an appeal to keep Linux powerful and avoid the Macification of the desktop, and review the latest developer-focused XPS 13.


    Plus some community news that's getting missed, picks, and more.
    Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Brent Gervais.
    Links:
    PinePhone started shipping January 17th
    Fedora CoreOS out of preview - Fedora Magazine
    Flatcar Container Linux | Linux for containers
    Doing Things That Scale – Space and Meaning
    We Ditched Mac Pro for THIS…
    New Ubuntu Theme in Development for 20.04
    Keep the conversation going join us on Telegram
    Use your Terminal like a Desktop now on YouTube
    Terminal like a desktop LUP article
    Home Assistant Podcast with Alex
    Brent sits down with Jim Salter of TechSNAP in the latest episode of Brunch with Brent
    Dell XPS 13 7390 Review: The Best Laptop For Desktop Linux Users - Linux.com
    Phoronix Test Suite Results
    Kernel panic when booting with EFISTUB - Arch Linux Forums
    Kakashiiiiy/EFISTUB: passes kernel-commandline to the kernel if the UEFI does not support it
    Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 Launches With Linux Support In Tow - Phoronix
    Linux* Support for Intel® Wireless Adapters
    glow: Render markdown on the CLI, with pizzazz!

    • 58 min
    336: Linus' Filesystem Fluster

    336: Linus' Filesystem Fluster

    Linus Torvalds says don't use ZFS, but we think he got a few of the facts wrong. Jim Salter joins us to help us explain what Linus got right, and what he got wrong.


    Plus some really handy Linux picks, some community news, and a live broadcast from Seattle's Snowpocalypse!
    Special Guest: Jim Salter.
    Links:
    Windows 7 support ended on January 14, 2020
    Chris Snowed in
    WSDOT Traffic on Twitter: "Five cars and a semi on this collision SB I-5 north of SR 530. Back up with only one lane going through.
    Automotive Grade Linux Has Large Presence At CES 2020
    Keep the conversation going join us on Telegram Jupiterbroadcasting.com/telegram
    LFNW CFP closes Wednesday 1/15!
    Texas Linux Fest CFP closes Saturday 1/18!
    Home Assistant Podcast
    Linus Torvalds says “Don’t use ZFS”—but doesn’t seem to understand it | Ars Technica
    Linus Torvalds on ZFS
    A Quick Look At EXT4 vs. ZFS Performance On Ubuntu 19.10 With An NVMe SSD
    ZFS Isn’t the Only Option
    XFS Copy-On-Write
    New tricks for XFS
    Contributors to zfsonlinux/zfs
    OpenZFS leadership meetings and other videos
    OpenZFS 2.0 Out In 2020 With Unified Linux/FreeBSD Support, OpenZFS 3.0 With macOS - Phoronix
    bandwhich: Terminal bandwidth utilization tool (formerly known as “what”)
    Nethogs: a small ‘net top’ tool.
    iftop: display bandwidth usage on an interface
    s-tui: Terminal-based CPU stress and monitoring utility
    Firefox Send CLI
    age: A simple, modern and secure encryption tool with small explicit keys, no config options, and UNIX-style composability.

    • 53 min

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