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.

Episodes

May 11, 2021 57 min
We’re taking a look at an underdog distro. We may have found a diamond in the rough with a few tricks up its filesystem. Plus our review of the ODROID-Go Super an Ubuntu-powered handheld, and our tools for laptop battery health.
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It's episode III, Return of the Email. Everyone says never host your own email, so we're doin it. We just have one last job to complete. Special Guest: Daniel Fore.
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April 27, 2021 68 min
The new release of Fedora has more under the hood than you might know. It's a technology-packed release, and nearly all of it is coming to a distro near you. Plus the questions we think the University of Minnesota kernel ban raises, and more.
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April 20, 2021 70 min
You should never host your own email, so we’ve gone and done just that. What we learned trying to build an email server in 2021. Plus our take on Ubuntu 21.04, become a master of your schedule with our pick, and a Garage Sale update.
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April 13, 2021 58 min
Do as we say, not as we do. This week we're setting off to host our own email. We'll cover the basics, what's we're using, and why. Plus an update on Jupiter Broadcasting going independent, community news, and more. Special Guest: Martin Wimpress.
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April 6, 2021 56 min
Old friends and new join us on a quest to celebrate four hundred episodes. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Corry Clinton, Drew DeVore, and Graham Morrison.
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March 30, 2021 70 min
Lutris developer Mathieu Comandon joins us to share his perspective on the uncomfortable issues facing Linux desktop developers. Plus the tech behind Shells.com, community news, feedback, and more. Special Guests: Mathieu Comandon and Zlatan Todorić.
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March 23, 2021 60 min
We share our favorite networking trick of all time, and then chat with the blokes behind a new WireGuard-powered service. Plus our reaction to RMS's return to the FSF, some big project updates, picks, and more! Special Guests: Dalton Durst and Daniel Fore.
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March 16, 2021 52 min
We break down the next-level features coming to a Linux near you in just a few weeks.
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March 9, 2021 60 min
Tim Canham, the Mars Helicopter Operations Lead, shares Linux’s origins at JPL and how it ended up running on multiple boxes on Mars. Plus the challenges Linux still faces before its ready for mission-critical space exploration. Special Guest: Tim Canham.
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March 2, 2021 48 min
It's our worst idea yet. We share the password to our brand-new server and see who can own the box first. Whoever wins gets a special prize. Plus how Archive.org uses Linux, and more. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Carl George, and Neal Gompa.
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February 23, 2021 71 min
After all these years, what's made us stick with Linux? Plus the commitment just made by the GNOME team, and some new tools that are changing our game. Special Guest: Drew DeVore.
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February 16, 2021 56 min
Something special has been achieved this week, a new benchmark in the desktop experience. We dig in. And why everyone will be looking for an open-source LastPass alternative. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Neal Gompa, and Philip Muller.
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February 9, 2021 66 min
Which distro is best for friends and family? We have a unique take on this common question. Plus new insights into the future of CentOS, and Chris falls in love with a 14-inch screamer. Special Guest: Carl George.
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February 2, 2021 59 min
We try out GNOME 40 and its new workspace layout. Who we think this works well for, and who might want to avoid it. Plus Wimpy, Ubuntu's Desktop lead, chats with us about his future after Canonical. Special Guests: Carl George and Martin Wimpress.
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January 26, 2021 44 min
Successful open-source projects all seem to struggle with one major gorilla. Who it is, and what their options are now. Special Guests: Drew DeVore and Jonathan Corbet.
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January 19, 2021 60 min
We showcase a tool that will change your Linux game. Plus our thoughts on the recent Btrfs FUD, a bunch of feedback, and a handy pick.
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January 12, 2021 69 min
Wendell joins the show to cover the state of graphics on Linux, and what Intel has in store for the future. Plus why we're excited about PeerTube again, some feedback, and more. Special Guest: Wendell Wilson.
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January 5, 2021 80 min
We have some strong opinions about the state of openSUSE Tumbleweed. We've secretly been running it for the past week, and share our experience. Plus Microsoft's path to dominating the Linux desktop becomes clear.
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December 29, 2020 57 min
Friends join us for a special edition of the show to review last year's predictions, and forecast the future. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Drew DeVore, Joe Ressington, and Neal Gompa.
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