Late Night Linux – Episode 136

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Whether GNOME is meant to be used in its default state, why open source doesn’t need to conquer the world to succeed, emulating ancient Windows versions on dirt cheap modern hardware, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

“Every Preference Has a Cost”

My proposal for scaling open source: don’t

Cracking Open the Android/iOS Grip on Smartphones and the Mobile Internet

Emulating The IBM PC On An ESP32

WEB@30 Exhibition – 26th July to 3rd September 2021

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 27

 

KDE Korner

Plasma Mobile 21.07

KDE Connect is Now Available to Windows 10 Users & work has started on rewrite of Mac version

Covid Certs in KItinerary

KDE e.V. Looking for a PM

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 27

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Gary, Chris, and Joe cover some of your feedback about why we use traditional GTK desktops rather than Plasma or a tiling window manager, why we don’t use MikroTik network gear, and Joe’s “homelab”.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 135

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Chris Fisher from Jupiter Broadcasting joins us to discuss Syncthing, feedback about whether Silverblue is the future, and how the FOSS community might be susceptible to being exploited.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Syncthing, a continuous file synchronization program.

 

An inherent vulnerability in the FOSS community

Is the FOSS community seems to be so susceptible to being taken advantage of?

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 134

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The Steam Deck is probably the best news for Linux gaming since Proton, the Mars helicopter has over-delivered, whether Windows 11 is a good opportunity for FOSS, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Steam Deck

“Huge leap” for NASA’s Mars helicopter ushers new mission support role

Help us to improve LibreOffice Calc by completing our survey

Why Windows 11 Could Be Good News for Ubuntu

 

KDE Korner

Lots of new improvements to Tok

New Kalender app coming along nicely

Digikam 7.3.0

This week in KDE: KDE-powered Steam Deck revealed!

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 26

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Joe talks to Chris and Gary about their homelab setups, their use of the cloud, and how it all ties together with WireGuard.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 133

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A quick look at Fedora Silverblue, your feedback including scanning and iOS vs Android, and FOSS devs actually making money with guest Daniel Foré.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Fedora Silverblue, an immutable version of Fedora Workstation.

 

 

Feedback

VueScan Scanner Software

Swisscows

 

Software subscriptions and FOSS

We are joined by Daniel Foré to discuss software subscriptions and monetising FOSS. We mentioned elementary Developer Weekend.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 132

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GitHub might put coders out of a job and piss them off in the process, Audacity’s owners cause more drama, IBM’s surprising management announcement, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

GitHub Copilot is AI pair programming where you, the human, still have to do most of the work

Audacity privacy notice

Clarification of Privacy Policy

IBM Leadership Changes

When free and open source actually means £6k-£8k per package: Atos’s £136m contract with NHS England

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 25.

 

KDE Korner

KDE Search Tips

KDE Search: Tip and Tricks with Krunner and Kickoff!

FLOSS Weekly 635: KDE Neon

21.08 is coming with Konsole plugin system and Gwenview 16bit colour support

aKademy video playlist

MyGNUHealth 1.0 is out

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 25

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Joe is joined by Chris and Gary again to discuss cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and NFTs. Our history, our mistakes, and ultimately why we became jaded about the whole thing.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 131

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Our long-awaited look at RebeccaBlackOS and how it drove us over the edge, and your feedback about Arch, Firefox, and loud dogs. Then a shocking revelation about who Félim trusts, and where we think Linux will be in 10 years.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at RebeccaBlackOS, a fan-made tribute to the singer that’s based on Debian.

 

Feedback

Things we mentioned:

Aris-t2/CustomCSSforFx: Custom CSS tweaks for Firefox 57+

Firefox: Hide Native Tabs and Titlebar

Josh’s CSS for Tree Style Tabs

 

 

FOSS Talk Live leftovers

More questions that we didn’t get round to answering at FOSS Talk Live.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 130

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Tim Berners-Lee jumps the shark, Chrome OS is 10, KDE Korner, good things about all sorts of projects, our Linux frustrations, Android or iOS, and more.

 

Watch our FOSS Talk Live Show.

 

News

Microsoft’s Linux repositories were down for 18+ hours

Source Code for the WWW Tim Berners-Lee, an NFT

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 24.

Dev Null and the Kernel Panics

 

FOSS Talk Live leftovers

The spinning wheel of meh at FOSS Talk Live ended up with loads of leftover questions so we answered a few of them.

 

Chrome OS at 10

10 years later, Chrome OS starts to look like a proper OS

 

KDE Korner

Plasma 5.22 Video from the promo team

Bug Triaging Needed – Nate

Akademy is on with day 2 and day 3 reports up and BOFs ongoing this week (Channel)

/u/wael_ch/ made some cool shortcuts for Dolphin, Plasma and Krunner check out /r/kde

Dart/Flutter support for Kate

 

 

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