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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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Late Night Linux – Episode 204

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Python comes to Arduino, a look at the new version of Fedora Silverblue, Linux helps Windows work with old printers, running your own Mastodon instance, remastering Ubuntu ISOs, and more. With guest host Alan Pope (popey).

 

News

Arduino Announces Official MicroPython Support

Announcing Fedora Linux 37

OpenPrinting keeps old printers working, even on Windows

LibreOffice and blockchain: What cool things are possible?

 

Running your own Mastodon instance

Popey tells us about running ubuntu.social

 

 

 

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

 

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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Late Night Linux – Episode 203

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Some great discoveries including traffic shaping, USB over IP, speech to text, and a funny Firefox extension. Plus Graham talks to Ken VanDine, the engineering manager for Ubuntu Desktop.

 

Discoveries 

Sad Servers

Really Awful OSS Incidents

AI to BS

USB/IP protocol — The Linux Kernel documentation

USB/IP Project

Wondershaper

Nerd Dictation

nerd-dictation on GitHub

 

Ken VanDine

Graham sits down with the Ken the Ubuntu desktop engineering manager at the Ubuntu Summit to talk about Snaps, desktop, WSL, Steam, and more.

 

 

 

 

Kolide

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

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 202

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Mastodon usage explodes in the wake of Musk ruining Twitter, AI training fair use is about to be legally tested, Signal tries to be Snapchat, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Mastodon gained 70,000 users after Musk’s Twitter takeover. I joined them

Twitodon

Pick an Instance Helper

GitHub Copilot litigation

The GitHub Copilot Lawsuit Threatens Open Source and Human Progress

Signal thinks it’s Snapchat

What happened to signal-desktop? – snap – snapcraft.io

snap automatic updates can now be ‘held’ indefinitely (currently beta/edge)

Mozilla Ventures: Investing in Responsible Tech

SourceHut terms of service updates, cryptocurrency-related projects to be removed

 

KDE Korner

A New ‘KDE Control Centre’ Widget Inspired by iOS

KDE For Creators

Tiling Work

Kate Treats, Outlines & smarter Krunner

 

 

 

 

 

Kolide

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

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

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 201

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Docker firewall issues, Ardour’s major new feature, listening for your neighbours’ garage door openers and tyre pressure monitors, colourising old photos, complaints from new Ubuntu users, KDE Korner, and more.

 

Discoveries

rtl_433

Ardour 7

Palette.fm

Pocket Casts Mobile Apps Are Now Open Source

Santa Circles

 

Feedback

Unattended upgrades doesn’t upgrade additional repository

 

KDE Korner

On hiring, and fundraising to make it more biggerer

KDE neon Rebased on Jammy

UserBase Rebooted

This Week in KDE: QA pays off & UI Improvements

digiKam Recipes

 

 

 

Kolide

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

 

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 200

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It’s our 200th episode spectacular! We look back over some of the key events and trends from the last ~5 years that the show has been going. The rise of Arm and RISC-V, the death of 32-bit x86, Mozilla’s decline, the Ubuntu Phone fever dream, gaming wins, and loads more.

 

 

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

Kolide

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

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 199

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Tracking planes that don’t necessarily want to be tracked, the catch 22 of communicating changes to FOSS users, Graham makes another terrible racket, what we do to procrastinate, and more.

 

Discoveries

ADS-B Exchange

Virtual Smart Home introduce Pro tier

tuning-workbench-synth

tune CLI

HPR New Year live show and FOSDEM podcast table

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 198

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Stadia is finally dead, Valve has shipped a million Steam Decks, Canonical tries to win back the community, Debian votes for common sense, acres of RISC-V laptops, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

A message about Stadia and our long term streaming strategy

New games were still being added last month

Canonical launches free personal Ubuntu Pro subscriptions for up to five machines

Amazon WorkSpaces Introduces Ubuntu Desktops

First RISC-V laptop available

The Steam Deck is now available with no reservations required (mostly)

What KDE are doing to improve Steam Deck and desktop mode (shipped over a MILLION!)

Debian Chooses A Reasonable, Common Sense Solution To Dealing With Non-Free Firmware

 

KDE Korner

Akademy videos Day 1 & Day 2 (incl. Nate’s Goal)

Akademy BOFs & Translations on UserBase

KDE Neon 22.04 will have Firefox PPA instead of snap

Overhall of Kontact Encryption

MiTubo Adds Feeds

 

 

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

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 197

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Loads of discoveries including quickly fixing command line flubs, a must-have tool for USB booting, managing snapshots, and a router distro. Plus the problem with open-sourcing AI, Graham makes a dreadful racket, and more.

 

Discoveries 

The CIA has a podcast

CIA museum: Inside the world’s most top secret museum

The Fuck

OPNsense

samplebrain

Mutable Instruments Clouds

httm

Ventoy

The Document Foundation releases LibreOffice on Apple’s Mac App Store

 

Feedback

Mimic 3

 

 

 

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.

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 196

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systemd arrives on WSL, Audacity gains a huge feature, Mozilla makes (valid) excuses, a bumper KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Listener Michael sent Joe a LMN 3

Systemd support is now available in WSL

Systemd support lands in WSL

Audacity 3.2 Released with Realtime Effects, VST3 Support

Mozilla calls out Microsoft, Google, Apple over browsers

 

KDE Korner

Intel Becomes First Krita Development Fund Corporate Gold Patron

Kdenlive Fundraiser

This week in KDE: It’s a big one, folks

This week in KDE: yo dawg, I heard you wanted stability

Plasma Bigscreen

KDE Neon 22.04 Rebase Imminent – Vote Firefox Snap/Other

Official ppa

 

 

 

 

 

Kolide

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

 

Linode

Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and more easily. Go to linode.com/latenightlinux and get started with $100 credit.

 

 

 

 

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