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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

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 30

 

KDE Korner

Killing the dreaded hamburger menu and Tags are nearly there

NERC Space Geodesy Facility featured on Tom Scott

 

 

 

Crowdsec

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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.

 

 

Crowdsec

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Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 140

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The kernel turns 30, flagship phones get even more locked down, great news for running Linux on M1 Macs, AMP looks to be exactly what we thought it was, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

DebConf just wrapped up and there are videos available

Happy birthday, Linux: From a bedroom project to billions of devices in 30 years

LINUX is obsolete

Samsung will let you unlock your Z Fold 3’s bootloader, but at the cost of your cameras

State of Magisk: 2021

GNOME desktop boots on Asahi Linux for Apple M1

Resigning from the AMP advisory committee

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 29

 

KDE Korner

PineBook / PinePhone Review by Nico

KDE PIM Update especially Kalendar (New ToDo app) and a video of it on a PinePhone

Early days but Tokodon is a KDE mastodon client

WARNING: scam mails about krita and youtube coming from krita.io

 

 

 

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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 Extra – Episode 29

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Gary, Chris, Dalton, and Joe discuss reporting bugs, why we don’t always do it, and why we really should.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 139

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What we all thought about the open and federated Twitter alternative Mastodon, plus your feedback about the new user experience, and why Graham and Joe don’t use Linux for making music.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Fostodon, a FOSS-focused Mastodon instance.

 

Feedback

We mentioned Going Linux.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 138

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New releases from elementary OS and Debian, Apple causes a big privacy stink, KDE Korner, your feedback about Linux grifters, and some mid-summer silliness.

 

News

Apple’s Plan to “Think Different” About Encryption Opens a Backdoor to Your Private Life

Child Safety

One Bad Apple

elementary OS 6 Odin Available Now

Debian 11 “bullseye” released

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 28

 

KDE Korner

KDE Apps 21.08

Along with KDEnlive 21.08

Ads for Elisa, Dolphin and Konsole

 

 

 

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AlmaLinux

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 28

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Gary, Chris, and Joe are joined by Dalton to discuss whether platforms really matter in an age where they all offer so much choice with Virtualization, WSL, proton, and cloud desktops etc.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 137

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Our first impressions of a relatively unusual distro. Plus your feedback about Syncthing, GitHub Copilot, and advice for a new Linux user.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Bodhi Linux, a lightweight distribution featuring the Moksha Desktop.

 

 

 

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