LINUX Unplugged

LINUX Unplugged

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


June 4, 2023 61 mins
We attempt to swap Linux distributions live on our production server, to prove that new tooling makes the Linux distro model obsolete.
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We take a "Rust-only tools" challenge for a week and admit what worked, and what sucked. Plus, a surprise guest.
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May 21, 2023 70 mins
How we found peace with the Linux community’s perpetual debates; and our tricks for finding the signal from the noise.
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May 14, 2023 68 mins
The push for free software takes years, maybe even generations. Brent gets the inside story from the Free Software Foundation Europe. Special Guest: Matthias Kirschner.
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May 7, 2023 59 mins
The first new desktop environment in a while that has caught our attention, and it promises to unlock the full power of cutting-edge Linux. Why we think every desktop will copy ideas from Hyprland soon.
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April 30, 2023 52 mins
Two listeners race to set up a web server on Suicide Linux. One slip-up and it's all gone. Who will survive?
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April 23, 2023 52 mins
Why Fedora 38 might Sway you to try it; and how it runs on the MacBook M1 Max.
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April 16, 2023 76 mins
We surprise each other with three secret topics, with one big catch.
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April 9, 2023 73 mins
We try out the most secure messaging app in the world, and Wes’ new note system that's so great you’ll want to abandon your current one.
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April 2, 2023 85 mins
Why using the iPhone makes it harder to run Linux; Chris follows up on his four-month-long challenge to ditch iOS for GrapheneOS. Plus, Brent's extended stay in Berlin has led to some developments you won't want to miss.
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March 26, 2023 89 mins
Brent dives deep into Nextcloud's new release from inside their offices, and takes an unexpected dip in the local lake with a listener.
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March 19, 2023 79 mins
The story of an open-source hero who became a villain. Special Guest: Alex Kretzschmar.
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March 12, 2023 75 mins
Robert McQueen shares the inside scoop on Flathub’s ambitious plans to create a universal app store for all distros—and we ask the hard questions. Special Guest: Robert McQueen.
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March 5, 2023 101 mins
We're celebrating 500 episodes with the biggest announcement yet. Special Guest: Listener Jeff.
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February 26, 2023 87 mins
Ubuntu makes its anti-Flatpak stance official, while KDE and GNOME team up to turn Flathub into a universal Linux app store. Plus, we try the Intel Arc GPU. Could this new hardware make Linux bulletproof?
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February 19, 2023 63 mins
Sometimes running the latest and greatest means you have to pave your own path. This week two examples from living on the edge.
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February 12, 2023 70 mins
How Chris wasted three months tracking down a Wi-Fi problem, plus we debate if immutable distros need to be simplified.
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February 5, 2023 61 mins
Chris attempts to get Fedora 37 on his M1 Max MacBook Pro, while Wes and Brent try the "every distro at once" desktop.
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January 29, 2023 95 mins
Are the free software alternatives good enough? The conclusion to our 60-day challenge to drop Google, Apple, and the iPhone.
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January 22, 2023 77 mins
Today we are finally taking on a project months in the making, and we're switching to an entirely new generation of Linux tech in the process.
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