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Are Themes Bad for Linux‪?‬ The Linux Cast

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On this episode, the boys kick of the new year talking a bit about Martin's new Linux Kernel, Matt's experience with Deepin and Gnome's aversion to GTK themes.


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[show notes]

**What have we been up to Linux related this Week?**
Martin – Built the Linux kernel to 5.10 LTS - well that was the plan 😢

Matt – I've been recreating my neovim config.

Links (One each)
Martin - KDE Will Make Plasma Wayland Ready for the Masses in 2021 https://9to5linux.com/kde-will-make-plasma-wayland-session-ready-for-the-masses-in-2021-improved-fingerprint-support

Matt - https://9to5linux.com/deepin-20-1-released-with-improved-performance-enhanced-desktop-environment  (Thoughts on Deepin)

Main Topic -  Theming on Linux is it Good or Bad?
https://blog.system76.com/post/187541504063/the-future-of-theming-on-gnome-and-more-from

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/05/open-letter-stop-gtk-theming-distros

https://linuxhint.com/how_gnome_themes_work/

Apps of the Week
Matt - Scratchpads and tdrop https://github.com/noctuid/tdrop

Martin - Shotwell https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Shotwell

On this episode, the boys kick of the new year talking a bit about Martin's new Linux Kernel, Matt's experience with Deepin and Gnome's aversion to GTK themes.


Contact Info

Twitter:

@thelinuxcast

@mtwb

@martintwit2you

Subscribe at http://thelinuxcast.org

Contact us thelinuxcast@gmail.com

Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/thelinuxcast

http://facebook.com/thelinuxcast

Subscribe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCylGUf9BvQooEFjgdNudoQg



[show notes]

**What have we been up to Linux related this Week?**
Martin – Built the Linux kernel to 5.10 LTS - well that was the plan 😢

Matt – I've been recreating my neovim config.

Links (One each)
Martin - KDE Will Make Plasma Wayland Ready for the Masses in 2021 https://9to5linux.com/kde-will-make-plasma-wayland-session-ready-for-the-masses-in-2021-improved-fingerprint-support

Matt - https://9to5linux.com/deepin-20-1-released-with-improved-performance-enhanced-desktop-environment  (Thoughts on Deepin)

Main Topic -  Theming on Linux is it Good or Bad?
https://blog.system76.com/post/187541504063/the-future-of-theming-on-gnome-and-more-from

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/05/open-letter-stop-gtk-theming-distros

https://linuxhint.com/how_gnome_themes_work/

Apps of the Week
Matt - Scratchpads and tdrop https://github.com/noctuid/tdrop

Martin - Shotwell https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Shotwell

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