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Late Night Linux – Episode 63

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It’s been a month since the last proper episode so we recap the news from the last few weeks including real Linux in WIndows, RHEL 8, Nextcloud, Debian, and more.

 

News

KDE Apps 19.04 Is out & snapped first (Neon writeup), Next-Gen notifications & Akademy 2019 in Milan in Sept & Gnome&KDE Linux App Summit

Windows Shipping Linux

Apache SF joins Github

RHEL 8 Out Now

RIP In Peace Shadowman Red Hat Blog

Shuttleworth on Desktop Linux Support boom

Judgement Day for Nextcloud – File sharing became self aware on this day

Mozilla certificate fun (Disable Studies again…) update & more updates

Debian Buster will be Wayland

Google creates ‘dedicated placement’ in search results for AMP Stories, starting with travel category

The end of Works With Nest could be trouble for smart homes

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 62

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It’s a special episode. Joe and Will are joined by Richard Brown from openSUSE and Matthew Miller from Fedora to discuss how their distros work together, what makes them different, and the types users that they each target.

 

Distro round table

Fedora

openSUSE

Ubuntu

 

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FOSS Talk Live

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

Entroware

This episode 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 – Episode 61

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Félim is away so Stuart Langridge joins us to discuss news including Chef, VMware, web standards, UBPorts, and more. Then we discuss how Linux has changed over the decades that we’ve been using it.

 

News

Chef ditches Open Core

Linux developer abandons VMware lawsuit

How We Measure Standards (and why it’s sort of a problem)

Stack Overflow Developer Survey

UBports Foundation finally created

 

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FOSS Talk Live

 

With Age Comes Wisdom?

If you got into Linux early then you’re about 40 now. There’s a good chance that you’ve compiled your own kernel, written modelines, and literally got the T Shirt (not that it fits any more). Do you have the time and energy to care about such things any more?

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

CDN77

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Late Night Linux – Episode 60

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What exactly goes into an LTS release of the most popular desktop distro? We find out from Will after a packed news segment that includes Stadia, video editors, KDE old and new, Ubuntu Studio, and Red Hat raking it in.

 

News

Google launches game streaming service called Stadia

New version of OpenShot & KDEnlive picking up the pace as well

Trinity Desktop (fork of KDE) R14.0.6 released

KDE Connect removed and reinstated on Google Play

RISC-V fifty dollar dev board

Ubuntu Studio back from the dead

Red Hat crosses $3B revenue mark

 

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UK Open Source Awards 2019

 

LTS to LTS

Will breaks down exactly what happens in the two years between Ubuntu LTS releases.

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

Entroware

This episode 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 – Episode 59

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A lot of companies have attempted convergence but none have approached it like Maru OS. We speak to the founder of the project about its major new release. Plus KDE, GNOME, and Debian in the news.

 

News

First Plasma Mobile Sprint

Krita: The only graphics app with HDR

GNOME 3.32 released

Debian Package Maintainer Steps Down Complaining About Old Infrastructure but a partial defence

 

Maru OS

We are joined by Preetam D’Souza to talk about the recent 0.6 release of Maru OS – a Lineage-based ROM that allows you to run a full Debian desktop with Xfce in a container.

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

CDN77

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Late Night Linux – Episode 58

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Does the need to fund FOSS explain its complexity? The four of us don’t seem to agree. Plus plenty of news including KDE, MariaDB, Lineage OS, and the faceless bureaucrats in Brussels are at it again.

 

News

KDE Matrix & Refactored KDEnlive & kPublicTransport

Largest open (and multilingual) voice dataset

MariaDB bossman lays in to AWS & Oracle

Lineage 16.0

EU Radio Equipment Directive

 

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Ubuntu Podcast get together

 

FOSS Complexity

The only real ways to make money from FOSS are support, services and training. So why would anyone make FOSS that’s simple to install, use and maintain, and works perfectly out of the box? Is this why everything is so over-complicated?

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

Entroware

This episode of 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 – Episode 57

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Librem 5 shipping when? Todd from Purism joins us to answer that question, as well as what’s going on with the dev kits. Plus KDE, Red Hat Satellite, and Windows X86 apps on Arm Linux in a brief news segment.

 

News

KDE Plasma 5.15 & Snaps

Red Hat standardising to Postgres… no Mongo

Wine Developers Release Hangover Alpha To Run Windows x86_64 Programs On 64-Bit ARM

 

Todd Weaver from Purism

A year on from his last appearance on the show, Todd joins us to discuss the progress of the Librem 5, and how things are going for Purism in general.

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

 

Techmeme Ride Home

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Late Night Linux – Episode 56

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What exactly does diversity in Linux and tech mean? We discuss it with Ell Marquez. Plus exciting Pine64 devices, no Pi 4 this year, gaming news, and more.

 

News

Pine64 to Launch $79 Linux Tablet, $199 PineBook Pro Laptop

Pine64 forum announcement

We won’t see a Raspberry Pi 4 in 2019

Steam For Linux Now Lets You Play Windows Games From Other Stores

HP joins LVFS

Blue Systems hires a QA manager

 

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Ell Marquez

We are joined by Ell Marquez who is organising a Global Diversity CFP Day event. We talk about her motivations for organising it, and look beneath the surface of the usual diversity discussion.

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

Entroware

This episode of 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 – Episode 55

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Are you better off with the elasticity of public clouds like AWS, or should you avoid lock-in by running servers on premises? Guess what Félim thinks. Plus ZFS is in the news again, the Librem 5 is slowly getting there, another major company joins LVFS, and more.

 

News

New FOSS Forge

Librem 5 Update

Purism announces PureOS Store

Jezra has a dev kit and isn’t impressed

postmarketOS post which mentions Librem 5

Phoenix joins LVFS

KDE Frameworks Android Integration

ZFS issues with the 5.0 kernel but there’s a workaround

Amazon launches Mongo-compatible DocumentDB

MongoDB removed from major distros

 

Cloud vs on prem

Félim and Joe fight it out over whether to roll your own infrastructure or to just submit to AWS and the like.

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

CDN77

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Late Night Linux – Episode 54

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A new year dawns so we make some predictions for the months to come. Plus we look back at last year’s predictions, and have a look at what’s been happening in the news.

 

News

Raspberry Pi joins RISC-V Foundation

Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Driver Finally Being Mainlined With Next Kernel

Kernel reaches 5.0

FreeBSD admits that Linux is better (when it comes to ZFS)

Fedora Planning A Per-System Unique Identifier For DNF To Count Users

 

 

Predictions

We look back at our predictions from a year ago and then make some new ones for 2019.

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.

 

Entroware
This episode of 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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