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Upbeat and family-friendly show including news, discussion, interviews and reviews from the Ubuntu, Linux and Open Source world.

Ubuntu Podcast Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Martin Wimpress

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Upbeat and family-friendly show including news, discussion, interviews and reviews from the Ubuntu, Linux and Open Source world.

    S12E36 – Desert Strike

    S12E36 – Desert Strike

    This week we’ve been making a low latency point-to-point game streaming application, discuss what it takes to create each Ubuntu distro release, bring you some command line love and go over the last of your feedback for 2019.

    It’s Season 12 Episode 36 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

    In this week’s show:



    * We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:



    * Martin has been making a low latency point-to-point game streaming application for 8-bit Versus.









    * We discuss what happens in each 6 month Ubuntu development cycle and how Ubuntu is created.



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    We share a Command Line Lurve:



    * autojump – a faster way to navigate your filesystem





    * And we go over all your amazing feedback – thanks for sending it – please keep sending it!



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    Image taken from Desert Strike published in 1992 for PC by Electronic Arts.





    That’s all for this year! You can listen to the Ubuntu Podcast back catalogue on YouTube. If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to show@ubuntupodcast.org or Tweet us or Toot us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our sub-Reddit.



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    • 47 min
    S12E35 – Feud

    S12E35 – Feud

    This week we’ve been talking to the BBC about Thinkpads and Ubuntu goes Pro. We round up the news from the Ubuntu community and discuss our picks from the wider tech news.

    It’s Season 12 Episode 35 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

    In this week’s show:



    * We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:



    * Alan has been talking to the BBC about Thinkpads.





    * We discuss the community news:



    * Canonical announces Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services

    * Introducing elementary OS 5.1 Hera

    * Linux Mint 19.3 “Tricia” Beta

    * Lubuntu Focal Fossa 20.04 LTS Wallpaper Contest

    * GTK CSD support in KDE

    * Lots of bugs in 32-bit x86 Linux entry code

    * Fake version of dateutil discovered on PyPI





    * We mention some events:



    * FOSDEM 2020: 1 to 2 of February 2020 – Brussels, Belgium.





    * We discuss the news:



    * Mozilla Launches Free Firefox VPN Beta Test

    * Genius sues Google

    * Firewatch developer’s next game “on hold” after Valve acquisition





    * Image taken from Feud published in 1987 for the ZX Spectrum by Bulldog Software.





    That’s all for this week! You can listen to the Ubuntu Podcast back catalogue on YouTube. If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to show@ubuntupodcast.org or Tweet us or Toot us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our sub-Reddit.



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    • 40 min
    S12E34 – Buggy Boy

    S12E34 – Buggy Boy

    This week we’ve been in Vancouver and planning for Ubuntu 20.04. We respond to all your distro hopping feedback and bring you a command line love.

    It’s Season 12 Episode 34 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

    In this week’s show:



    * We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:



    * Martin has been in Vancouver at the Product Strategy sprint for Ubuntu 20.04





    * We discuss a segment.



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    We share a type of Lurve:



    * mergerfs – a featureful union filesystem

    * Have a listen to Jupiter EXTRAS episode 28 a chat with mergerfs developer Antonio Musumeci.





    * And we go over all your amazing feedback – thanks for sending it – please keep sending it!



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    Image taken from Buggy Boy published in 1987 for Commodore 64 by Elite Systems.





    That’s all for this week! You can listen to the Ubuntu Podcast back catalogue on YouTube. If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to show@ubuntupodcast.org or Tweet us or Toot us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our sub-Reddit.



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    • 48 min
    S12E33 – The Sentinel

    S12E33 – The Sentinel

    This week we’ve been to the Linux Application Summit in Barcelona. We round up news from the Ubuntu and desktop Linux community and bring you our picks from the wider tech news.

    It’s Season 12 Episode 33 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

    In this week’s show:



    * We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:



    * Alan has been in Barcelona at Linux Application Summit.





    * We discuss the community news:



    * We reduced our Docker images by 60% with –no-install-recommends

    * Jonathan Riddel blogs about LAS 2019

    * Ubuntu Focal Fossa (20.04) daily builds available

    * Google and fwupd sitting in a tree

    * The Open Book is an open hardware ebook reader





    * We discuss the news:



    * Pine64 announce limited Pinephone availability

    * New NextCry Ransomware Encrypts Data on NextCloud Linux Servers

    * Private Internet Access acquired $95.5million

    * Slimbook announces high-end Linux laptop

    * Valve announces Half-Life: Alyx





    * Image taken from The Sentinel published in 1986 for the BBC Micro by Firebird Software.





    That’s all for this week! You can listen to the Ubuntu Podcast back catalogue on YouTube. If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to show@ubuntupodcast.org or Tweet us or Toot us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our sub-Reddit.



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    • 40 min
    S12E32 – Dungeon Keeper

    S12E32 – Dungeon Keeper

    This week we’ve become addicted to Sedna SSD to PCIe controller cards. We discuss why distro hoppers are the worst, bring you some GUI love and round up our listener feedback.

    It’s Season 12 Episode 32 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

    In this week’s show:



    * We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:



    * Martin has developed an addiction for Sedna SSD to PCIe adpaters.





    * We discuss why “distro hoppers” are the worst!



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    We share a GUI Lurve:



    * Simple GNOME app with stopwatch, timer, and world clock support





    * And we go over all your amazing feedback – thanks for sending it – please keep sending it!



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    Image taken from Dungeon Keeper published in 1997 for PC by Electronic Arts.





    That’s all for this week! You can listen to the Ubuntu Podcast back catalogue on YouTube. If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to show@ubuntupodcast.org or Tweet us or Toot us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our sub-Reddit.



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    • 36 min
    S12E31 – Ikari Warriors

    S12E31 – Ikari Warriors

    This week we’ve been moonlighting on all the podcasts and live streaming to share Ubuntu bug reporting skills. We discuss Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi 4, Debian’s new homepage, elementary updates and Fedora 31. We also round up some events and our picks from the tech news.

    It’s Season 12 Episode 31 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

    In this week’s show:



    * We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:



    * Martin has been moon lighting on Linux Lads, Infinitely Galactic not just once, but twice and had Brunch with Brent on Jupiter EXTRAS.

    * Alan has been on stay-cation and did a Better Bug Battling in Ubuntu 19.10 live stream, then made a short Reporting bugs in Ubuntu video.





    * We discuss the community news:



    * Roadmap for Ubuntu official support for the Raspberry Pi 4

    * Debian project has a new home page proposal

    * elementary updates for October

    * 19.10 Rygel bug

    * Fedora 31 is released





    * We mention some events:



    * GUADEC 2020 and 2021 announced





    * We discuss the news:



    * It’s Official: Microsoft Edge is Coming to Linux

    * Deezer announce Spleeter

    * GitLab considering banning support staff from some regions





    * Image taken from Ikari Warriors published in 1986 for the Amstrad CPC by Elite.





    That’s all for this week! You can listen to the Ubuntu Podcast back catalogue on YouTube. If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to show@ubuntupodcast.org or Tweet us or Toot us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our sub-Reddit.



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    • 38 min

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