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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.

    365: There's a Hole in my Boot!

    365: There's a Hole in my Boot!

    We explain why BootHole is getting so much attention and break down the key issues. Then we review our favorite Linux-compatible headsets.


    Plus community news, feedback, and more.
    Special Guests: Drew DeVore and Neal Gompa.
    Links:
    Eight Great Features Of Linux 5.8 - Phoronix
    Feedback from David: Trackball for RSI
    Standing Desks from Autonomous
    MX Vertical Advanced Ergonomic Mouse
    Debian: GRUB2 UEFI SecureBoot vulnerability - ‘BootHole’
    A long list of GRUB2 secure-boot holes
    There’s a Hole in the Boot
    Red Hat and CentOS systems aren’t booting due to BootHole patches
    Valve Hires Former Emulator Developer To Work On Open-Source Graphics For Linux
    Nvidia-Arm Deal Would Be a Technology ‘Disaster’
    Invitation to Play Along | PINE64
    Know when we’re going to be live. Check out the calendar!
    LUP LUG Mumble Server Info
    Fullscreen JB IRC Chat - bit.ly/jupiterchat
    Jabra Elite Active 65t Tech Specs
    Amazon.com: Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds
    PulseAudio Loopbacks and Virtual Sinks
    PulseAudio Hacks for Zoom
    Shure SM58-LC Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone
    Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless Premium Gaming Headset
    ATR2100-USB - Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone | Audio-Technica
    Booth Junkie Review: Audio Technica ATR-2100 USB review
    Feedback: Another reason to love MX Linux

    • 53 min
    364: Linux Arm Wrestling

    364: Linux Arm Wrestling

    The past, present and future of Linux on Arm. The major challenges still facing full Linux support, and why ServerReady might be a solution to unify Arm systems.


    Plus we chat with the Manjaro team about recent changes.


    Chapters:
    0:00 Pre-Show
    0:58 Intro
    2:01 Terminal 2.0 in ChromeOS
    4:41 Manjaro's Process Problems
    13:49 Manjaro Sneak Peaks
    15:41 Weekend Manjaro Journey
    21:02 Housekeeping
    22:09 ARM on Linux
    24:01 The History of ARM
    28:16 Single Board Computing Revolution
    31:47 ARM Reaching into the Present
    33:17 The Future of ARM
    36:42 Not Everyone Loves ARM
    43:01 Wants and What Ifs
    48:30 App Pick: tuptime
    49:48 App Pick: s-tui
    50:21 Outro
    51:36 Post-Show
    Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Dalton Durst, Drew DeVore, Jeremy Soller, Marius Gripsgard, Neal Gompa, and Philip Muller.
    Links:
    Say hello to the Linux Terminal 2.0 for Chrome OS
    Change in manjaro team composition - Manjaro Linux Forum
    Phil’s version of the story
    Notebook for Package Building · Expense #22477 - Open Collective
    Know when we’re going to be live. Check out the calendar!
    LUP LUG Mumble Server Info
    Fullscreen JB IRC Chat - bit.ly/jupiterchat
    Intel’s 7nm is busted, chips delayed, may have to use rival foundries to get GPUs out for US govt exascale super • The Register
    Intel Restructuring: Murthy Leaves, Ann Kelleher Takes Over 7nm And 5nm Development
    Arash Massoudi on Twitter: “Huge tech deal: Japan’s SoftBank to buy UK’s ARM Holdings for $32.4bn tomorrow"
    Hermann Hauser on Twitter: “ARM is the proudest achievement of my life. The proposed sale to SoftBank is a sad day for me and for technology in Britain.” /
    Brit chip biz ARM legs it to Softbank for $32bn • The Register
    Some facts about the Acorn RISC Machine - Google Groups
    Linux Devs had Arm builds are early as spring of 1994.
    Arch Linux ARM first released March 11, 2002
    Raspberry Pi - Single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Mainly using Broadcom SoCs
    Pine64 - initially Pine Microsystems, founded by TL Lim, the inventor of the PopBox and Popcorn Hour series of media players. Mainly using RockChip SoCs
    Beaglebone - a low-power open-source single-board computer produced by Texas Instruments in association with Digi-Key and element14. Using Texas Instruments SoCs
    Odroid - a series of single-board computers and tablet computers created by Hardkernel, located in South Korea. Mainly using Amlogic SoCs
    Orange Pi - an open source single board computer, based on Raspberry Pi but generally lower in price and manufactured by Shenzhen Xunlong Software. Mainly using Allwinner based SoCs
    Banana Pi - a line of low-cost credit card-sized single-board computers produced by the Chinese company Shenzhen SINOVOIP Co., Ltd. Using various SoCs including Realtek, Mediatek, Allwinner, etc
    NanoPi - a single board computer computer company based out of GuangDong, China. Mainly shipping with Samsung, Allwinner, and RockChip SoCs
    PINEBOOK Pro | PINE64
    Dual-display version of RK3399-based Rock Pi 4 starts at $59
    This is what HoneyComb LX2K 16-core Arm Workstation Looks Like (Video)
    Kobol Helios64 - Will your next NAS be ARM powered?
    Ubports - Linux on your phone!
    Amazon’s Graviton - 40% better price performance over comparable current generation x86-based instances
    YouTube: Making Pi ServerReady - Time for cheap Arm Infrastructure be Standards-Compliant — Even if you don't care about IoT, getting this class of devices to be standards-compliant will provide developers, tech evangelists and early adopters with $50-$100 ServerReady platforms, solving a real headache today around pricing/availability of systems in the market.Server systems – Arm Developer
    Arm announces ServerReady compliance program - Processors blog - Processors - Arm Community
    Raspberry Pi 4 Strides Towards ServerReady Status via SBBR-Compliant UEFI Firmware Effort - Hackster.io
    s-tui - Stress-Termi

    • 52 min
    363: Return of the Terminal Server

    363: Return of the Terminal Server

    Fedora makes a bold move and Microsoft seems to be working on their ideal "Cloud PC", we ponder what Linux has to offer.


    Plus an easy way to remotely watch movies with others, and a bunch of your feedback.


    Chapters:
    0:00 Pre-Show
    0:29 Intro
    2:34 RSI Woes
    7:21 Jellyfin
    13:12 Proxmox Backup Server
    16:22 ProcMon for Linux
    20:16 Fedora 33 Defaults to Btrfs
    24:27 systemd-oomd
    26:38 Housekeeping
    28:41 Riot Becomes Element
    32:36 Mysterious Microsoft Job Posting
    39:19 Picks: Polybar
    40:57 Picks: ytop
    42:43 Feedback
    48:50 Outro
    50:06 Post-Show
    Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Drew DeVore, and Neal Gompa.
    Links:
    GNOME Opens an Official Merch Shop Selling T-Shirts, More
    GNOME Shop – GNOME’s very own merch shop!
    Jellyfin Release - v10.6.0 - Jellyfin: The Free Software Media System
    Proxmox Backup Server (beta) | Proxmox Support Forum
    GitHub - microsoft/ProcMon-for-Linux:
    Approved: Fedora 33 Desktop Variants Defaulting To Btrfs File-System
    Feedback: Stephen uses Btrfs to ensure safe upgrades on openSUSE
    Issue #2429: F33 System-Wide Change: Make btrfs the default file system for desktop variants
    systemd-oomd Looks Like It Will Come Together For systemd 247
    Welcome to Element!
    Job details | Microsoft Careers
    Guadec 2020 July 22nd – 28th, 2020
    Know when we’re going to be live. Check out the calendar!
    LUP LUG Mumble Server Info
    Fullscreen JB IRC Chat
    GitHub - polybar/polybar: A fast and easy-to-use status bar
    GitHub - cjbassi/ytop: A terminal based graphical activity monitor inspired by gtop and vtop written in rust
    Feedback: Follow-up Questions About Nextcloud
    Feedback: Rick had a suggestion about our crazy storage costs too
    Feedback: Advait wants time stamps
    Feedback: An open source space industry tracking app for Linux
    GitHub - shiroininjaTech/AstroNinja-Alpha: an all-around tracker of the space industry.
    Your desktop everywhere - ubiDesktop

    • 52 min
    362: The Hidden Cost of Nextcloud

    362: The Hidden Cost of Nextcloud

    Our team has been using Nextcloud to replace Dropbox for over a year, we report back on what has worked great, and what's not so great.


    Plus why Linus Torvalds has become the master of saying no.
    Special Guest: Drew DeVore.
    Links:
    Linus Torvalds Says He’s No Longer a Programmer: My Job Is to Say NoKeynote: Linus Torvalds in conversation with Dirk HohndelList of Linux kernel names - WikipediaImplementing S3 Compatible Primary Storage for NextCloudAlone (TV series) - WikipediaFeedback: LVFS fwupdmgr updates on ThinkpadsFeedback: Chas wonders if we would change anything about our Thinkpad configurationDPL elections 2020, congratulations Jonathan Carter! - Bits from DebianDebian Mailing Lists -- Complete IndexFree Software Activities for 2020-05 – Jonathan CarterDebConf20 Moves OnlineChris Tries i3 for the First Time... LIVE

    • 1 hr 3 min
    361: Buttery Smooth Fedora

    361: Buttery Smooth Fedora

    Fedora's getting to work and reconsidering some long held-assumptions.


    Plus the best tool for getting things done on Linux, we take a look at openSUSE Leap 15.2, and breathe new life into an old Pebble.
    Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Drew DeVore, Jeff Fortin Tam, and Neal Gompa.
    Links:
    Show & Tell: A steampunk desktop background radiation monitor
    Getting Things GNOME 0.4 released!
    Getting Things GNOME - GNOME Wiki
    Getting Things GNOME on Flathub
    Stirring things up for Fedora 33
    Know when we’re going to be live. Check out the calendar!
    openSUSE Leap 15.2 Release Notes
    Leap 15.2 - openSUSE Wiki
    openSUSE Leap 15.2 Released With Focus on Containers and AI
    Rebble.io: Bring life back to your Pebble
    Zettlr: A Markdown Editor for the 21st century.
    Roam Research: A note-taking tool for networked thought.
    Athens Research: An open source take on Roam
    Org-roam: a Roam replica built on top of the all-powerful Org-mode.
    Doom Emacs: Doom is a configuration framework for GNU Emacs
    Spacemacs: A community-driven Emacs distribution

    • 53 min
    360: The Hard Work of Hardware

    360: The Hard Work of Hardware

    We're joined by two guests who share their insights into building modern Linux hardware products.


    Plus we try out Mint 20, cover some big Gnome fixes, and a very handy open source noise suppression pick!
    Special Guests: Alfred Neumayer, Brent Gervais, Drew DeVore, and Jeremy Soller.
    Links:
    CutiePi Tablet - Raspberry Pi, Untethered by Phoebus Torralba — Kickstarter
    CutiePi Is World’s Thinnest, Hackable Raspberry Pi Tablet, Available for Pre-Order Now
    CutiePi Shell - The UI for the CutiePi tablet
    GNOME’s Window Rendering Culling Was Broken Leading To Wasted Performance
    Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon RELEASED
    linuxmint/warpinator: Share files across the LAN
    Snap Store — Linux Mint User Guide documentation
    Monthly News – May 2020 – The Linux Mint Blog
    The Hunt for the Oryx Pro [Video]
    System76 Blog — Things We Love About the New Oryx Pro
    Oryx Pro - System76 Store
    New high-end Linux laptop: System76’s Oryx Pro packs latest Intel Core i7 H-series CPU

    Jeremy Soller on Twitter: “Spying on I2C traffic”
    Ubuntu Touch Q&A 78
    UBports GSI brings Ubuntu Touch to any Project Treble-supported Android device
    cadmus: A GUI frontend for @werman’s Pulse Audio real-time noise suppression plugin

    werman/noise-suppression-for-voice: Noise suppression plugin based on Xiph’s RNNoise
    RNNoise: Learning Noise Suppression
    Know when we’re going to be live. Check out the calendar!

    • 54 min

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