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Late Night Linux – Episode 46

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Good stuff from Nextcloud, KDE, and fedora, politics in the kernel dev camp, a debate about contributing to FOSS, and more on LNL 46.

 

News

Nextcloud 14

KDE 5.14 Beta

Give Fedora Silverblue a test drive

Linux User and Developer magazine to close

Has Linus finally had enough?

Maybe this is what did it

The Post-meritocracy Manifesto

Jupiter Broadcasting Joins Linux Academy

Check out User Error

 

Digital Ocean

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Entroware

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Do you need to use FOSS to contribute to it?

After finding out last time that VM Brasseur was using a Mac because she had lost her patience with Linux on the desktop, a fierce debate erupted.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 45

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Yet more great stuff from KDE, more Windows games for Steam, and more in the news, and an interview about how to contribute to open source.

 

 

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KDE Pinebook release

KItinary call for data

Start wine-ing about Steam

Commons Clause

Desktop icons on GNOME

Digium (makers of Asterisk) being bought by Sangoma?

Ubuntu Touch OTA 4 Released

 

Digital Ocean

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Admin

OggCamp live show

Bug Report

 

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VM Brasseur

VM Brasseur joins Joe to talk about her new book Forge Your Future with Open Source.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 05

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It’s the OggCamp 2018 live show!

 

Joe is joined by Jon Spriggs, Martin Wimpress, Dan Lynch, and Dave Lee at OggCamp.

We spoke about spreading the word about collaboration culture, and how we rationalise using proprietary solutions over open ones.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 44

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Graham is away but Jesse is back! He tells us what he’s been up to over the last few months including thoroughly testing snaps and shouting at his NAS. Plus Joe has been to OggCamp, and a shortish news segment.

 

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Lots of updates from Akademy: KDE Itinery & KDE Apps 18.08 (kontact gained Itinery support) / Frameworks 5.49.0, Inline notes in Kate

Trinity Desktop R14.0.5 released

Open Source goes all Hollywood

Help LVFS gather NVMe data

Send me yer invites!

 

Entroware

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OggCamp 2018 report

Joe attempts to explain how he managed to go to OggCamp without seeing a single talk.

 

Jesse’s adventures in dadland

Jesse tells us about switching distro, using snaps in the real world, and why he’s frustrated with his NAS.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 43

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With Félim and Will absent, Alan Pope joins us to discuss the news, and an interview with Wes Mason about npm and modern software distribution methods.

 

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Please welcome Lenovo to the LVFS

Slackware dev has financial problems

elementary OS receives large donation

Handshake appears and dishes out cash to FOSS projects

GNOME might get rid of themes

What’s next, extensions?

Android 9 to be called Pie

 

Entroware

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Wes mason

Wes Mason joins Joe to discuss the recent malware incidents with npm, and the wider topic of traditional software repositories vs user-submitted ones like the Snap Store.

 

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 42

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Google has been fined $5BN by the EU but before that we have a packed news section including KDE, Python, more crypto miners, the Librem 5, and RISC-V.

 

 

News

KDE Plasma 5.13.3, Frameworks 5.48.0 & applications 18.04.3 & Onboarding

Guido van Rossum resigns as Python leader

NPM fail…again

Arch Linux AUR Repository Found to Contain Malware

Librem 5 update (dev boards delayed)

Arm talks down RISC-V

But then backtracks

 

Entroware

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Android Antitrust

The EU has fined Google $5BN for anti-competitive behaviour with Android. Google responded publicly. Félim found a good write up.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 41

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Some good and some bad news, Free Software vs Open Source, how to put smaller FOSS events together, and more.

 

News

SUSE acquired

Gentoo’s GitHub compromised

Minimal Ubuntu released

Ubuntu Studio Audio Handbook

FOSS synth for iPad

 

Entroware

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20 years of Open Source

With the 20 year anniversaries of Open Source and the Apache licence, we discuss the differences between Free Software and Open Source.

 

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Small community events

After FOSS Talk Live, Stuart Langridge wrote a blog post about smaller FOSS events and how there should be more of them. We discuss whether he’s right and if so, how we can make them happen.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 40

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It’s been a while since we recorded a proper episode with all four of us so we catch up on the news that we have missed and then cover what’s been happening recently.

 

News Catchup

Microsoft to buy Github

Endless lays off several of its employees

An opportunity to invest in Mycroft

Dockerhub malware

 

Entroware

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Admin

Most of the recordings from FOSS Talk Live are now available, as well as some videos.

 

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Newer News

Ubuntu Touch OTA 4 RC released

UBports concerned about Article 13

A first look at Ubuntu desktop metrics

Atari’s Ubuntu powered console

Atari’s PR train goes off the rails

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 04

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It’s that last episode of LNLE. At least for the time being.

 

 

GIMP 2.10

Jehan Pagès spoke about the latest major release of GIMP, but forgot to plug the film that he’s working on called ZeMarmot.

 

Bad News

This is the last episode of Late Night Linux Extra in its current format.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 39

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It’s a live episode from FOSS Talk Live 2018!

 

 

FOSS Talk Live 2018

Joe, Will, Graham and Jesse discussed what we hope will happen over the next 5-10 years in the FOSS world, and also what we fear could happen.

 

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