Late Night Linux – Episode 123

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Whether there’s any point trying out random distros, and your feedback about AMD hardware, slow phones, messaging services, cryptocurrencies, and KDE.

 

First Impressions

Is there anything to be gained from trying new distros? We’ll be pressing the random button on DistroWatch and briefly trying out the distro it picks for us. The first distro will be Endless OS.

 

Admin

The next Late Night Linux community mumble get-together date will be on Friday 7th May at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 20 and send in more non-Linux questions for us.

 

Feedback

The real reason old phones slow down, suggestions for Signal replacements, machine learning with an AMD card, a defence of cryptocurrencies, a weird KDE issue, and where to get help with KDE.

Things we mentioned:

HIP and ROCm

FOSDEM talks on using AMD GPUs

Restored Genesis video

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 122

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Linux flies on Mars, a new Ubuntu release, the kernel is the subject of an ill-judged study, Linux GUI apps on Windows, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter achieves historic powered flight on Mars

NASA’s Mars helicopter makes second flight

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flies Faster, Farther on Third Flight

Ubuntu 21.04 is here

Ubuntu Server 21.04: What’s new?

Ubuntu 21.04 Flavours Released, This is What’s New

The Initial Preview of GUI app support is now available for the Windows Subsystem for Linux

University duo thought it would be cool to sneak bad code into Linux as an experiment

Reversion of all of the umn.edu commits

An open letter to the Linux community

 

Admin

The next Late Night Linux community mumble get-together date will be on Friday 7th May at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 20 and send in more non-Linux questions for us.

 

KDE Korner

Krita Arrives in the Epic Store

KDE in Kerala

Peruse Komics

Nico’s video series: Plasma Panel

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 20

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In this community meetup recording, we discuss how far we are all willing to go to support people who we switch to Linux.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 121

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We go through a load of your feedback about Auacity’s new file format and UI toolkit, hacking a Firestick, Google search, the future of Fedora, and more. Plus Joe gives up on KDE.

We mentioned Launcher Manager.

 

Admin

The next Late Night Linux community mumble get-together date will be on Friday 23th April at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 19 and send in more non-Linux questions for us.

Check out the Conversations in Code podcast.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 120

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Signal disappoints with crypto nonsense, Google finally triumphs over Oracle, Nvidia helps out Mozilla’s voice project, the EFF helps you find out if you’re part of Chrome’s latest experiment, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Signal is testing a payments feature that lets you send cryptocurrency to friends

WTF: Signal Adds Cryptocurrency Support

Signal finally updates public server code after months of silence

US Government Sues Decentralized Content Platform LBRY Over $11M in Token Sales

Over a decade on, and millions in legal fees, Supreme Court rules for Google over Oracle in Java API legal war

LineageOS 18.1 based on Android 11 is here for nearly 60 devices

Mozilla partners with NVIDIA to democratize and diversify voice technology

Mozilla winds down DeepSpeech development, announces grant program

Reflections on One Year as the CEO of Mozilla

Am I FLoCed? A New Site to Test Google’s Invasive Experiment

Bad Voltage 3×26: Luminiferous Aether

popey to leave Canonical

 

Admin

The next Late Night Linux community mumble get-together date will be on Friday 23th April at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 19 and send in more non-Linux questions for us.

Graham was on Linux Unplugged 400 talking about brewing beer with Linux.

 

KDE Korner

Announcing KDE’s Qt 5 Patch Collection

SoK: Improving Kirigami Docs

KHamburgerMenu

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 19

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Joe is joined by Sean Davis to discuss the his shift from Xfce develpment towards elementary OS, and then we find out that Félim has a lot more tech superstitions than he thought. There is some bad language in this episode.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 119

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The lengths that we’ve all been to for a smooth home media setup, your feedback about SUSE and NFTs, and we hear from some actual young people who use Linux.

 

Home media setups

MythTV, Pis, x86 boxes, and grown-up solutions like the Firestick

How to Stream Netflix, Disney Plus, and more on raspberry pi 4 widevine

 

Admin

The next mumble get-together date will be on Friday 9th April at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 18

Check out Joe’s albums

 

Feedback

Follow-up on getting young people into FOSS, more on why we don’t use DuckDuckGo, we hear from loads of SUSE users, and a potential use for NFTs.

Will mentioned the openSUSE Virtual Conference 2021.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 118

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Stallman is back and ruffling feathers, PHP moves to GitHub, AMP might be on its way out, Audacity’s latest update gives us pause, Fairphone delivers an unlikely update, online events, and more.

 

News

Free Software Foundation urged to free itself of Richard Stallman by hundreds of developers and techies

Announcement video

An open letter to remove Richard M. Stallman from all leadership positions

An open letter in support of RMS

PHP repository moved to GitHub after malicious code inserted under creator Rasmus Lerdorf’s name

Audacity 3.0.0 Released

The End of AMP

Fairphone suggests Qualcomm is the biggest barrier to long-term Android support

Ubuntu Touch OTA-16 Release

Ubuntu 21.04 Testing Week

elementary Developer Weekend

 

Admin

The next mumble get-together date will be on Friday 9th April at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 18

 

KDE Korner

KDE Dev Tries Gnome 40

Kall kFor PapersK : Akademy

QT6 is gettin’ going

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 18

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The importance of open source vs open standards, and the best way to move beyond the Linux desktop into servers and headless boxes.

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Late Night Linux – Episode 117

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What’s changed about Linux and FOSS in the last crazy year, a new private search engine on the horizon, and your feedback about all sorts.

 

A new hope for search?

Brave buys a search engine, promises no tracking, no profiling – and may even offer a paid-for, no-ad version

 

Admin

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A year on from The Event

Almost a year to the day since the UK went into its first lockdown we discuss what this last crazy 12 months has changed about Linux, FOSS, open standards, and privacy.

 

Feedback
Follow-up on the Framework laptop, KDE offline updates, GNOME’s popularity, getting kids into FOSS, and more.

 

 

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