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Late Night Linux – Episode 214

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The Mars Helicopter continues to amaze, aviation nerds get burned, Google lays off loads of open source people, running a Mastodon instance isn’t for everyone, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Mars helicopter Ingenuity aces 40th Red Planet flight

JETNET Acquires ADS-B Exchange

Feeding to adsb.fi

Google’s Fuchsia OS was one of the hardest hit by last week’s layoffs

What is Google doing with its open source teams?

We tried to run a social media site and it was awful

 

KDE Korner

Example of KDEnlive & Glaxinate

Plasma 5.27 Beta is here & KFrameworks Branched

New Skrooge site & XRechnungViewer (not related to each other)

Best Plasma 5 and Major bugfixes

 

 

 

 

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Entroware

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Late Night Linux – Episode 213

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Recovering data from a broken SSD, configuring the lights on a new keyboard, trying stock Android on a Pixel 7, easily blocking ads with DNS, playing with 3D models of ancient museum pieces, and more.

 

Discoveries

testdisk

Félim’s new keyboard

g810-led

Pixel 7

Public AdGuard DNS server

Nefertiti statue 3D model

 

Feedback

Lotus 1-2-3 for Linux

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Tailscale

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Late Night Linux – Episode 212

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The rise of RISC-V continues apace, we bust a recent ZFS myth, hybrid tiling in Plasma, Stadia departs with a nice gift for people, Joe draws an old skool mucky jpeg and ruins KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Google’s Stadia Controller is getting Bluetooth support

Google wants RISC-V to be a “tier-1” Android architecture

RISC-V Summit Keynote: The Android Open Source Project and RISC-V

ESP32-C6 WiFi 6, BLE, and 802.15.4 module and development board launched!

The Future of ZFS on Ubuntu Desktop is Not Looking Good

ZFSBootMenu

 

Admin

Follow Joe on Mastodon

 

Discoveries

KZones

Archimedes Live

 

KDE and Xfce Kornerx

New image for existing flavor: Xubuntu Minimal

KDE PIM Nov/Dec

Big UI Improvements and Fixes

Plasma on the VisionFive2

Akademy 2023 in Greece

 

 

 

 

 

Kolide

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Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 211

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The ultimate ESP system, VoIP & RTC capture and troubleshooting, overpriced keyboards, making arcade cabinets even more fun, some notable distro releases, avoiding CAPTCHAs, and more.

 

Discoveries

ESPhome

Homer/Sipcapture

solaar

logitech G PRO

BGFX

The Great Crypto Scam

Vanilla OS

EndeavourOS Cassini

Mozilla changes Firefox’s user agent because of Internet Explorer 11

useragents.me

 

Feedback

Snikket

 

 

 

Linode

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Tailscale

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Late Night Linux – Episode 210

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Real hope for a local-only voice assistant, Matrix learns an age-old lesson about funding FOSS, 2022 was the year of Linux on the desktop, Mozilla is about to catch up to the Mastodon trend, there definitely won’t be a Raspberry Pi 5 this year (honest), and KDE Korner.

 

News

With voice assistants in trouble, Home Assistant starts a local alternative

LineageOS 20 released

The Matrix Holiday Update 2022

Don’t expect a Raspberry Pi 5 in 2023, says Eben Upton

[Feb 2019 – Upton: “I don’t have a route to do something this year”]

[Jun 2019 – Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now from $35]

2022 was the year of Linux on the Desktop

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2022

Mozilla to explore healthy social media alternative

 

KDE Korner

Gear 22.12  (Gwenview has a new docs page), KDEnlive 22.1, Tokodon 23.01

Rewritten Spectacle in 23.04 & Fractional wayland + multiscreen fixes

& some holiday updates  & end of year goodies and finally a 2022 overview

Kraft v1.0 & it can be run on WSL

KDE Fundraiser & KDEnlive Funraisers successes!

Linux App Summit Brno April 21-23 2023

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Kolide

Kolide believes that maintaining endpoint security shouldn’t mean compromising employee privacy. Learn more here: https://l.kolide.co/3QqaWW8

 

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 209

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It’s that time of year where we look back at our 2022 predictions, and make some new ones for 2023.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 208

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It’s our 2022 in review episode which features Linux in space, gaming wins and fails, Raspberry Pi drama, the year of user-facing AI, Canonical and Microsoft, the rise of Mastodon, and more.

 

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Tailscale

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Late Night Linux – Episode 207

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Loads of discoveries including picking the best DNS server for your connection, Telnet on the Amiga, some synth thing, markdown notes, and fixing downloaded Twitter data. Plus your feedback about Red Hat and IBM, containers and firewalls, Signal alternatives, and more.

 

Discoveries

dnsdiag

ZiModem

KnobKraft

twitter-archive-parser

silverbullet

One Thing Well

 

Feedback

ksuperkey

Firewalld and Podman – Protecting Your DB

docker will happily bypass your firewall

Session

Signal issue

Prosody IM

 

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Kolide

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Late Night Linux – Episode 206

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Particle physics depends on software that’s maintained by one retiree, another argument about AI, YouTube disrespects Creative Commons, we find an excuse to laugh at Musk, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Crucial Computer Program for Particle Physics at Risk of Obsolescence

FORM (symbolic manipulation system) – Wikipedia

GPT-3 Business Email Generator by Danny Richman

AI writes Terraform

Company ‘Hijacks’ Blender’s CC BY-Licensed Film, YouTube Strikes User

Twitter turns its back on open-source development

 

KDE and Xfce Kornerx

Xubuntu Development Update December 2022

Xfce 4.18 Looks Exciting

Finalizing rpm-ostree support in Discover

Introducing KIO AFC

Plasma Mobile Gear ⚙ 22.11 is Out

This week in KDE: Humongous UI improvements

This week in KDE: custom tiling

Help KDE hire more people!

Status of the 15-Minute Bug Initiative

October/November in KDE Itinerary

 

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Kolide

Kolide believes that maintaining endpoint security shouldn’t mean compromising employee privacy. Learn more here: https://l.kolide.co/3QqaWW8

 

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 205

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An application firewall, reverse engineering with a better and scriptable version of Wireshark, getting the most out of webcams on Linux, running the latest kernel on a ten year old phone, moving away from mailing lists, KDE Korner, and the best distro of 2022(?)

 

Discoveries 

Portmaster

tshark

Will’s reverse engineering efforts

cameractrls

PostmarketOS on a Samsung Galaxy S III

 

Mailing lists are on the wane

The GNOME Project is closing all its mailing lists

 

KDE Korner

Jonathan Esk-Riddell’s report from Prague and Scarlett’s too

Push notifications for KDE

NeoChat E2EE progressingNate’s Update: Welcome in Plasma

 

 

 

Linode

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Tailscale

Tailscale is a VPN service that makes the devices and applications you own accessible anywhere in the world, securely and effortlessly. Go to tailscale.com and try it for free on up to 20 devices.

 

 

 

 

 

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