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Late Night Linux – Episode 152

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Mixed news for the Steam Deck, deja vu in Germany, Canonical looks to solve an industry-wide issue, Stadia’s death rattle, Apple’s nod towards right to repair, and KDE Korner.

 

News

Valve delays Steam Deck, now starts shipping February 2022

Here’s some of what we’ve learned about the Steam Deck

German state planning to switch 25,000 PCs to LibreOffice

Google-translated interview

Apple announces Self Service Repair

The future of documentation at Canonical

Google Stadia is celebrating its second birthday with hardware for free or cheap

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 35 and Linux After Dark

 

KDE Korner

How to create KDE Applets

KDE now also LTT proof

Evolving 3D effects in Plasma

Be flexible to win big

PinePhone Cross Compilation

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 35

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Joe is joined by Carl George, a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, to discuss Fedora, RHEL, CentOS Linux, and CentOS Stream.

Carl is a regular in the Linux Unplugged Mumble room. We mentioned Carl’s Twitter thread about the relationship between Fedora, RHEL, and CentOS.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 151

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How to document a collection in the long-term, and how to get rid of it once it’s a bunch of old crap. Plus your feedback about video players, email clients, and more. With guest host Jim Salter from 2.5 Admins.

 

Félim mentioned Camara Education.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 150

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A new cheap Pi and a new version of Raspberry Pi OS, Firefox gets pretty new colours, a management shakeup at GitHub, Red Hat’s new dev hiring policy, KDE Korner, and more. With guest host Jim Salter from 2.5 Admins.

 

News

Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W on sale now at $15

The Pi Zero 2 W Is The Most Efficient Pi

Ubuntu Server support

Bullseye – the new version of Raspberry Pi OS

Nat Friedman leaves GitHub

Red Hat forced to hire cheaper, less senior engineers amid budget freeze

Firefox 94 Released with Big Performance Improvements

Introducing new Colorways for Firefox 94

Waterfox: A Firefox fork that could teach Mozilla a lesson

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 34 and Linux After Dark

 

KDE Korner

November App Update as well as Kalendar 0.1.0

Nicco gives us a quick run through the new KDE Bugs and accent colours on folders

Nice look through PolKit

Updates in KDE PIM

 

 

 

Giant Swarm Site Reliability job

Giant Swarm are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer (and other roles)

https://giant-swarm.jobs.personio.de/job/180887?_pc=533308

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 34

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Joe and Alex from the Self-Hosted podcast discuss DockerSlim and Slim AI with Martin Wimpress. Martin mentioned SlimDevOps on Twitch.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 149

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We are all impressed by an obscure open source OS. Plus your feedback about duplicated effort by app devs, ignoring the modern web, Flathub confusion, a positive way to view of the FOSS future, and more.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Haiku, an open source OS that’s “inspired by BeOS, is fast, simple to use, easy to learn and yet very powerful.”

 

Feedback

We mentioned a couple of Flathub bug reports and a new frontend preview.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 148

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Microsoft upsets the FOSS community, Moxie trolls NFT clowns, Trump’s people don’t seem to understand licences, a 1337 haxx0r tool, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Apple joins Blender Development Fund

L0phtCrack is now open source

Signal’s founder is trolling with an NFT that’ll turn to shit if you buy it

Trump’s Social Media Platform and the Affero General Public License (of Mastodon)

Donald Trump’s new social media SPAC, explained

Copyleft Compliance Projects

Introducing the PinePhone Pro

Microsoft angers the .NET open source community with a controversial decision

Can we trust Microsoft with Open Source?

Microsoft reverses controversial .NET change after open source community outcry

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 33 and Linux After Dark

 

KDE Korner

Graham to start – KDEConnect for iOS and KDEnlive too

KDEnlive used for Italian TV

23 ways to help KDE

KDE on Touchscreens… not PerfeKt

Finally 5.23.1 is out… and NVidia support is coming

 

 

 

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Entroware

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 33

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Joe is joined by Btrfs advocate Neal Gompa and ZFS advocate Jim Salter (from 2.5 Admins) to discuss Jim’s recent criticism of Btrfs.

 

 

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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

 

 

 

Crowdsec

CrowdSec is a free and open-source and collaborative Linux security solution designed to protect your servers, containers, services, apps, VMs, and more.If you want to join the community and protect your IT assets, visit crowdsec.net

 

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