Late Night Linux – Episode 39

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It’s a live episode from FOSS Talk Live 2018!

 

 

FOSS Talk Live 2018

Joe, Will, Graham and Jesse discussed what we hope will happen over the next 5-10 years in the FOSS world, and also what we fear could happen.

 

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 03

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Asteroid OS 1.0 and openSUSE Leap 15.

 

Asteroid OS

Florent Revest talks about the recent release of Asteroid OS, the open source operating system for smartwatches.

 

 

openSUSE Leap 15

Richard Brown talks about the recent openSUSE Leap 15 release.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 38

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We find out how Ubuntu Touch is coming along after a year of independence from Canonical, but first we look at the news which includes great Qt-based releases on the desktop, major systemd news, great news for smartwatch wearers, bad news for Huawei owners, and potentially bad news for SteamOS.

 

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KDE 5.13 almost ready

LXQt 0.13 released

Portable Services arrives in systemd

Asteroid OS reaches 1.0

Huawei locks down its bootloaders

Steam link on android

 

Admin

An advert-free version of the show is now available for Patreon supporters.

FOSS Talk Live is happening very soon and you should come!

Christoph Zimmermann asked us to mention the OpenRheinRuhr conference which is taking place on 3rd and 4th November in Oberhausen in Germany.

 

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

 

 

Ubuntu Touch

We talk to Dalton Durst from UBports about Ubuntu Touch.

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 02

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The new KDE Plasma beta and the future of Xubuntu.

 

KDE Plasma 5.13 beta and Berlin Sprint

Jonathan Riddell talks about the recent KDE sprint in Berlin and the recent beta of Plasma 5.13. We also spoke about running KDE Neon on the Pinebook, and also the Slimbook II.

 

Xubuntu

Sean Davis talks about the future of Joe’s favourite distro, Xubuntu.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 37

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A new Fedora release and big news from red hat, Stallman throws his weight around, 32-bit is dying, Snap store malware SHOCKER, email encryption is knackered, and do small distros stand a chance of making it big?

 

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Fedora 28 released

Red Hat to integrate CoreOS into OpenShift

Stallman shows who’s boss

Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Budgie drop 32-bit

The other flavours could follow suit

Malware found in (and removed from) the Snap store

EFAIL

 

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Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

 

Can there ever be another big distro?

With the seeming demise of Void Linux and Korora, we ask whether small distros have any chance of surviving in the long term without an eccentric billionaire backer.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 01

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A new sister show is born! Joe finds out about the recent Fedora 28 release and the upcoming beta of elementary OS 5.

 

Fedora 28

Matthew Miller talks about the new release of Fedora.

 

elementary OS 5 beta

Daniel Foré talks about the upcoming beta of Juno.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 36

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Oracle are at it again, GNOME can talk to your phone, Microsoft has fully embraced Linux, Germany loves Nextcloud, and we have a look at Ubuntu 18.04.

 

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Oracle being lovely netziens again

GSConnect NIH KDEConnect replacement

KDE Apps 18.04

Microsoft announces Linux-based OS

German government chooses NextCloud

 

Admin

OggCamp Call for papers

 

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

 

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

We look at the latest long term support release of Ubuntu.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 35

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With Graham and Will firmly on board, we talk about the future of the web and how Google’s AMP will affect it. That’s after a news section that includes a new Qt music player, the end of passwords, and the potential death of Steam Machines.

 

New hosts

We introduce Graham Morrison and Will Cooke.

 

 

News

Elisa: Finally something to replace faltering Amarok?

System76 joins the Gnome foundation advisory board

WebAuthN to “replace” passwords online?

Steam Machines disappear from Valve’s site but Valve claim that Steam Machines aren’t dead yet

 

 

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

 

 

AMP

Are Accelerated Mobile Pages a great way for publishers to offer a fast and unified experience on mobile browsers? Or is Google forcing content to be centralised in a way that the Web traditionally wasn’t? Or maybe both?

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 34

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It’s Ikey’s last show and Jesse’s last show for a while, and Félim is off sick. Graham Morrison joins us to discuss 2 factor authentication, Firefox OS, a new DNS service, Linux-Libre security, and whether we can move away from centralised social media.

 

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2 factor authenticator for Linux

The final nail in the Firefox OS coffin

Cloudflare launches DNS service

Linux-Libre prioritises freedom over security

 

Good night, sweet princes

Ikey and Jesse have are experiencing some big changes in their lives which mean that be leaving the show; Jesse for a while, Ikey forever. But fear not! We have some stellar new team members ready to take their place.

 

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

 

Decentralised social networks

In the wake of the Facebook scandal, we discuss some decentralised alternatives including Diaspora and some blockchain-based projects.

If you are planning to delete your Facebook account, why not trash all your data first?

If you are planning to keep using Facebook, using the new Firefox Facebook Container Extension would probably be wise.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 33

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A new GNOME release, a new Raspberry Pi, more distros on the Windows Subsystem, and more apps are Snapped. Plus why rms refused to come on the show.

 

 

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GNOME 3.28 released

KDE needs gnome support to be a real DE

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (7min video)

Debian and Kali Linux now available in Windows 10

Firefox and Chromium now available as Snaps

 

 

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.

 

GNU/Linux?

After Joe’s ill-fated attempt to have a reasonable discussion with Richard Stallman, we discuss the difference between the kernel and the operating system.

 

 

 

 

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