Late Night Linux – Episode 147

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The pros and cons of tiling window managers, and how we nearly use them. Plus your feedback about Flatpak, Firefox as a Snap, a web-based image editor, starting a FOSS career, and why we have a Telegram group instead of IRC or Matrix.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Regolith, a modern desktop environment that’s built on top of Ubuntu, GNOME, and i3. Graham mentioned tiling scripts for kwin.

 

Feedback

We mentioned Photopea.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 146

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Mozilla disappoints again, a beacon of hope in the mobile world, whether the future of the Internet really is a dystopian nightmare, and the usual KDE goodness in the Korner.

 

News

Fairphone 4 review

10 Year Smartphone

Firefox’s address bar has ads now, but you can disable them

News from Firefox Focus and Firefox on Mobile

Internet Archive’s 2046 Wayforward Machine says Google will cease to exist

 

Admin

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KDE Korner

KDE has a FOSS role going

KDE’s 25th birthday

How Gwenview got its name

Kalendar devblog 17 & 18

Krita 5.0 beta 2 is out and 5 will bring a price bump in the Mac/Windows stores

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 32

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Joe is joined by Gary Kramlich, the Pidgin project maintainer. Gary mentioned the contributing page, and the upcoming State of the Bird event which will be streamed on his Twitch channel.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 145

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Why one of us is probably switching to Xfce, and why Graham couldn’t use a proper Linux phone full-time. Plus your feedback about sandboxed apps, Vivaldi in Manjaro, and why we don’t talk about Fedora very often.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Xfce, a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems that Joe loves. Félim mentioned Zorin OS.

 

Graham and the Pinephone

Graham’s phone broke recently so he decided to try using the Pinephone as his main phone. He tells us how it went. He mentioned Waydroid.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 144

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Ubuntu sets out its enterprise stall and makes a big move for Snaps on the desktop, excellent gaming news, disquiet downstream of GNOME, KDE Korner, and details of a new show in the LNL family.

 

News

Linux After Dark has launched!

Ubuntu Podcast after-party live stream

Ubuntu Makes Firefox Snap the Default

Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 lifecycle extended to ten years

Steam Deck FAQ

Epic Online Services launches Anti-Cheat support for Linux, Mac, and Steam Deck

GOL

BattlEye to support the Steam Deck

GNOME 41 released

Building an Alternative Ecosystem

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 31

 

KDE Korner

KDE Window Rules

Get Drawing With Krita with this Book

Ever. So. Closer. And a beta test in October

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 31

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Joe is joined by Alyssa Rosenzweig, a graphics developer who’s passionate about software freedom and leads the Panfrost and Asahi graphics drivers, about porting Linux to the M1 Macs.

 

Gary, Chris and Dalton haven’t disappeared. We’ve launched a new show called Linux After Dark.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 143

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What we’d do if we were in charge of the Linux desktop, first impressions of an unusual but frustrating distro, and your feedback about Mastodon and Bodhi Linux.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at GoboLinux, an alternative Linux distribution which

redefines the entire filesystem hierarchy.

 

If we were in charge of the Linux desktop

What we’d do if if we were magically in charge of the Desktop teams of Red Hat, Canonical, and SUSE.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 142

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Manjaro is shipping a proprietary browser and some people are upset, a win for Firefox on Windows, Proton Mail doesn’t make you magically impervious to the long arm of the law, Bitcoin becomes an official currency in El Salvador, influential friends call it a day, and more.

 

News

Mozilla has defeated Microsoft’s default browser protections in Windows

Ask Slashdot: Why Is Firefox Losing Users?

Vivaldi is the default browser on Manjaro Linux Cinnamon

ProtonMail removed “we do not keep any IP logs” from its privacy policy

Open source is selfish

Ubuntu Podcast is ending

Introducing Pedalboard: Spotify’s Audio Effects Library for Python

El Salvador becomes first country to adopt Bitcoin as an official currency

 

Admin

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KDE Korner

Killing the dreaded hamburger menu and Tags are nearly there

NERC Space Geodesy Facility featured on Tom Scott

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 30

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Dalton gives us his first impressions of the Framework laptop, why we didn’t talk about AMD mobile CPUs when the M1 came up, and what we do when the software we want isn’t in the main repo.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 141

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Félim is trolled about the cloud, our first impressions of elementary OS, your feedback, and more.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at elementary OS, the “thoughtful, capable, and ethical replacement for Windows and macOS”.

 

Benefits of the cloud

Gary from LNL Extra joins us to wind Félim up.

 

 

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