Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 24

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Joe is joined by Chris and Gary to discuss how we got into Linux around a decade ago, and what would be different for someone getting into it these days.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 129

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A replacement for CentOS that seems identical so far, and your feedback about IRC, laptop marketing, Arch, alternatives to Windows terminal servers, loud dogs, and more.

 

Watch our FOSS Talk Live Show.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Rocky Linux, “a community enterprise operating system designed to be 100% bug-for-bug compatible with America’s top enterprise Linux distribution now that its downstream partner has shifted direction”.

 

Feedback

Things we mentioned:

Bodhi Linux

Fedora Silverblue

AI Noise Analyzer

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 128

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The new Firefox design annoys Félim, more Audacity drama, Fuchsia launches with a whimper, Ardour faces an age-old problem, KDE Korner, and more.

 

Listen to 2.5 Admins episode 40 for a detailed breakdown of the Freenode drama.

FOSS Talk Live is happening this Saturday, starting at 7pm UK time on YouTube.

 

News

A fresh new Firefox is here

The Audacity finds new and exciting ways to annoy contributors with a Contributor License Agreement

Glimpse fails

The Ardour The “paywall” and related matters

Google launches its third major operating system, Fuchsia

Valve is making a Switch-like portable gaming PC

Phoronix Turns 17 Years Old

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 23.

 

KDE Korner

PinePhone KDE Patron

KDE Neon’s QT Built From KDE Git

Mid-Year Update and Plasma 5.22 out… Tuesday hopefully

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 23

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Joe is joined by Chris and listener Orlando to talk about why Arch and derivatives like Artix Linux are perfect for some users.

Chris mentioned a talk called The Tragedy of systemd.

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 127

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A quick look at a powerful distro that deserves a lot more time, your feedback, and Graham finally tries out a Pinephone.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at NixOS – a distro with an unusual approach to package management.

 

Admin

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Things we mentioned:

Sweep

ocenaudio

mhwaveedit

Audio Recorder

Gnome Wave Cleaner

Kwave

Ventoy

 

Pinephone

Graham finally has his hands on a Pinephone and so we asked him all about it.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 126

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Drama in the IRC world, the Framework modular laptop pre-orders are live, good and bad Android news, rare praise for Mozilla, the usual distaste for the UK government, and KDE korner.

 

News

Freenode IRC staff resign en masse, unhappy about new management

Welcome to Libera Chat

Preorders for the modular Framework Laptop are now open, starting at $999

Hands-On with Framework’s Fully Modular Laptop!

Improving Firefox stability on Linux

Android 12 will finally let alternative app stores update apps on their own

Google Play Store will be able to send you compromised Android apps from August

Magisk developer leaves Apple to join Google on the Android security team

How the UK’s Online Safety Bill threatens Matrix

Online abuse: Why management liability isn’t the answer

 

 

Admin

The next Late Night Linux community mumble get-together date will be on Friday 4th June at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 22.

 

KDE Korner

Moving on

KCommandBar

LAS Tooling Update

Telegram KDE Client Slim Mode

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 22

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In this community meetup recording, we discuss what lengths we all go to to protect our privacy.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 125

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The perfect offline distro, and your feedback about WSLg, Plasma issues, our terrible artwork, some app suggestions, and more.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Endless OS, “the operating system that comes with everything your family needs”.

 

Feedback

Things we mentioned:

Clipboard freezes when KVM/QEMU VM window is opened using virt-manager

grml-rescueboot

FreeTube

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 124

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Big news for everyone’s favourite audio recorder and editor Audacity, KDE Korner, and the various ways we all follow the news.

 

News

Audacity & MuseScore Announcement!

Open-source audio fans up in arms after Audacity opts to add telemetry capture

Ultimate Guitar launches Muse Group and acquires Audacity

elementary OS 6 Beta Available

KDE Developer tries out ElementaryOS 6 Odin

Linux App Summit 2021 (13-15 May 2021): Timetable

 

Admin

The next Late Night Linux community mumble get-together date will be on Friday 21st May at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 21 and send in more non-Linux questions for us.

 

Where we get our news

RSS feeds, Reddit, Slashdot, Hacker News, Twitter, mainstream news, and more.

 

KDE Korner

Trinity Desktop R14.0.10 Released

KDE Connect’s Android App Gets a Mini Makeover

Kdenlive 21.04 – Subtitle STT

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 21

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In this community meetup recording, we discuss the realities of using a FOSS-only phone.

 

 

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