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Late Night Linux – Episode 108

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Will’s questionable network gear recommendations, Wikipedia at 20, terrible BBC educational material, minimising e-waste, VMs vs containers, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Linux distro review: Intel’s own Clear Linux OS

Ubiquiti, maker of prosumer routers and access points, has had a data breach

BBC educational material about open source

Wikipedia at 20: last gasp of an internet vision, or a beacon to a better future?

Doubling down on open, Part II

Samsung pushes useful retirement project for older phones

Right to Repair Europe

 

Admin

Join the community mumble get-together on 29th January 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here. Listen to some of the last one on Late Night Linux Extra 13.

 

Feedback

We were asked whether we use more VMs or containers.

 

KDE Korner

Open-source contributors say they’ll pull out of Qt as LTS release goes commercial-only

Fedora Kenoite

 

 

Linode

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Datadog

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Entroware

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 13

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What’s likely to happen over the next year in open source, how we evaluate the security and privacy of distros, and more in this recording of the first LNL community meetup.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 107

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Monitoring and automating our homes, heating systems, brewing the perfect beer with a raspberry Pi, modern databases, KDE Korner, and more.

 

Home monitoring and automation

 

Will’s links:

Raspberry Pi Heating Controller

Heating controller code

Graphing library

InfluxDB Cloud 2

Node-RED

 

Graham’s links:

Home Assistant

Domoticz

HA Bridge

Rtl_433

BrewPi (legacy)

Fermentrack

 

Félim’s links:

Graphite

Grafana

 

KDE Korner

KDE Matrix Client – NeoChat

KDE Apps in the Windows store

Highlights from 2020

Geeks, Mops & Sociopaths

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Datadog

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Lernard

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Late Night Linux – Episode 106

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It’s that time of year where we look back at our 2020 predictions, and make some new ones for 2021.

 

 

Linode

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Datadog

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Late Night Linux – Episode 105

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We look back at some of the biggest 2020 trends including Arm and Mozilla, consider the fallout from the recent CentOS announcement, and end on typically good KDE news. Plus details of a LNL community event.

 

Two big 2020 topics

Arm

8GB Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now at $75

Raspberry Pi 400

PinePhones Shipping

PinePhone UBports Community Edition Pre-orders are Open

Second PinePhone Community edition

postmarketOS now boots on over 200 Linux phones and tablets

AWS unveils new compute instances, including compute heavy C6gn powered by Graviton2

marcan is creating Linux for Apple Silicon Macs

 

Mozilla

Mozilla lays off 70 as it waits for new products to generate revenue

Readying for the Future at Mozilla

Use your voice to #StopHateForProfit

Changing World, Changing Mozilla

If you think Mozilla pushed a broken Firefox Android build, good news: It didn’t. Bad news: It’s working as intended

 

Admin

Join the first Late Night Linux community mumble get-together on 1st January 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here.

 

CentOS

CentOS Project shifts focus to CentOS Stream

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 104

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Faux outrage over the Linux Foundation’s lack of dogfooding, an attempt to port Linux to modern Macs, follow-up on search engines and privacy, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

No dog food today – the Linux Foundation annual report

marcan is creating Linux for Apple Silicon Macs

Check out the most recent episode of Late Night Linux Extra

 

Feedback

Thanks to everyone who wrote to us. See the contact page if you want to send in your thoughts.

 

KDE Korner

Plasma Big Screen Beta 2

Alternate Character Input

Digikam on Big Sur progresses

 

 

Lernard

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Digital Ocean

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 12

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Joe is joined by Brent Gervais, a professional photographer who exclusively uses Linux, to discuss the insights he has gained into the open source mindset during his time as host of Brunch with Brent; including a deep sense of collaboration, and the inherent optimism which occasionally causes issues.

 

 

 

Datadog

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Late Night Linux – Episode 103

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What we actually mean when we use the word trust, good news for youtube-dl, why we don’t use DuckDuckGo, and Joe’s shocking switch to KDE Neon (on one machine).

 

News

Standing up for developers: youtube-dl is back

GitHub Reinstates youtube-dl After RIAA’s Abuse of the DMCA

We can do better than DuckDuckGo

 

Admin

Check out a recent episode of Late Night Linux Extra.

 

Feedback: Trust

We were asked what each of us mean when we talk about trusting an organisation.

Your computer isn’t yours

Apple responds to privacy concerns over Mac software security process

NSA Spying

 

KDE Korner

Linux App Summit

All Talks Playlist

GCompris is 20

KDE Pinephone: The Point

Joe talked about his experiences of using KDE Neon.

 

 

 

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 11

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Joe is joined by former colleague Drew DeVore to talk about his new job as a sysadmin, the ridiculous lengths he goes to in order to use Linux for everything, Fedora and Silverblue, Flatpak and Snaps, WSL, constantly trying out new software, and much more.

 

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 102

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Mint finally sorts out the Chromium mess, what distro we should be recommending to new users, a new Raspberry Pi, the problem with Let’s Encrypt’s success, and a packed KDE Korner.

 

News

Raspberry Pi 400

Raspberry Pi 400 with Ubuntu support

Late Night Linux Extra episode about the PI 400

Linux Mint pushes out its own Chromium build to help users avoid Canonical’s Snap Store

How to switch an old Windows laptop to Linux

Let’s Encrypt: Standing on Our Own Two Feet

Chrome will soon have its own dedicated certificate root store

 

 

KDE Korner

New SysMon on the way & Dolphin Feedback

Kontact better & better

KDE Android News

Kate is 20 years old!

 

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

Lernard

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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.

 

 

 

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