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Late Night Linux – Episode 189

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Loads of useful discoveries, a Lineage tale of woe, yet more trolling of Félim, and more.

 

Discoveries

bat

Beej’s guide to network programming

LinuxCommandLibrary and f-droid app

Galaxy Buds Client

Lineage problems

battop

 

Feedback

Late Night Linux Discoveries

code

Joe’s RSS Thingy

Bismuth

How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries

GoatCounter

 

 

 

 

Kolide

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Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 188

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Torvalds is using an Arm Mac with Asahi, potentially bad news for ChromeOS in Europe, a remarkable Debian server upgrade, Facebook wins a battle in the URL war, Minecraft shuns NFTs, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

London Meetup 5th August near The Eye

Microsoft clarifies store policy on commercial FOSS

Torvalds is using Asahi on an Arm Mac, and the next kernel will be 6.0

Torvalds didn’t expect to run Linux on Arm Macs

Denmark bans Chromebooks and Google Workspace in schools over data transfer risks

MicrocodeDecryptor

Facebook Is Now Encrypting Links to Prevent URL Stripping

Debian skip-skip-cross-up-grade

Official Unreal Engine 5 editor binaries for Linux have been published

Minecraft and NFTs

Banned from Minecraft, crypto group says it’ll just make a better game

 

KDE Korner

Latte Dock | Farewell…

The Eco Sprint

Kate incremental updates and Itinerary Update

Bit of love for Discover

Multihead will be no more

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 187

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Graham played with a Steam Deck, Will switched to Firefox, Félim cleaned up his home directory, and Joe obsessed over battery health. Plus Copilot follow-up, and more.

 

Discoveries

Firefox

xdg-ninja

Steam Deck

inxi

coconutBattery

 

Feedback

lnl-discoveries

LanguageTool

Linux Downtime 51

 

 

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 186

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Thinkpads that won’t boot Linux by default, Lennart moves to Microsoft, the Firefox Snap is finally a lot faster, Reddit shows its true colours, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

London Meetup 5th August near The Eye

Lenovo Secured-core PC unable to boot Linux from a USB stick

Responsible stewardship of the UEFI secure boot ecosystem

Lennart leaves Red Hat and Goes to Microsoft

Microsoft is a Linux and open source company

Firefox snap performance Part 3: significant startup improvements

Reddit and Nothing NFTs

 

KDE Korner

KDE eV Report 2021

Last and This week in KDE

Should Fedora sponsor KDE officially?

 

 

 

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 185

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A modern alternative to the watch command, automating lights, and hacking routers, using FOSS to make installing Windows easier. Plus our thoughts on VC funding in open source, and more.

 

Discoveries

viddy

Cheerlights & cheerlights-hid

Hacking a Netgear router to be a ‘mesh’ satellite

Vita3K

Rufus 3.19 adds bypass for mandatory Windows 11 22H2 Microsoft Account requirement

Raspberry Pi Restores Guitar Amp, Complete With Effects

 

Feedback

Improvements in git 2.37 when resolving conflicts with vimdiff

liquidsoap

 

 

 

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 184

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The community gets angry about GitHub Copilot, Félim gets angry about email, Firefox continues to improve, drawers fill up with more Raspberry Pis, KDE shines as ever, and more.

 

News

London Meetup 5th August near The Eye

Raspberry Pi Pico W: your $6 IoT platform

GitHub Copilot and open source laundering

Chris Green on Twitter

Give Up GitHub: The Time Has Come!

Now Amazon debuts an AI programming assistant – CodeWhisperer

Firefox kills another tracking cookie workaround

Thunderbird 102 Released: A Serious Upgrade To Your Communication

Thunderbird is getting a visual revamp

Lawmakers seek to accelerate asteroid finder and want more Mars helicopters

 

KDE Korner

KDE Apps mid-year update

Digitally signing PDFs with a hardware token

DigiKam 7.7.0

KDE PIM May & June update

 

 

 

 

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 183

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Will buys a cheap mouse, Félim thinks he’s a meteorologist, Graham hacks his TV, and Joe complains about YouTube.

 

Discoveries

libratbag & piper

WeeWX

Device/DevMode Manager for webOS TV

LMN 3: An Open-Source DAW-in-a-Box

Doom on coreboot and on a Bluetooth dongle

OBS

 

Feedback

Deskreen

 

 

 

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 182

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Thumbs up for Mozilla and KDE, mixed reaction to mobile Thunderbird and Microsoft, AI definitely isn’t sentient, and more.

 

News

Our Plans For Thunderbird On Android

Frequently Asked Questions: Thunderbird Mobile and K-9 Mail

Firefox rolls out Total Cookie Protection by default to all users worldwide

How to easily switch from Chrome to Firefox

How to set Firefox as your default browser on Windows

Microsoft Store: no astronomical pricing and paid open source or free copycat applications anymore

Microsoft Gives $10k to GNOME

clap

Ready to transform the enterprise world? We are!

Google suspends engineer who claims its AI is sentient

Is LaMDA Sentient? — an Interview

What is LaMDA and What Does it Want?

 

KDE Korner

Plasma 5.25 along with Frameworks 5.95

Goal: Apps & the call for new Goals is open

Platform Calendar Access followup

Qt Patch Level 5.15.5

 

 

 

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 181

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Arch is really easy to install now, Graham uses his keyboard as a mouse, replacing expensive security platforms with FOSS, silly AI pictures, and Will baffles us with electronics technobabble. Plus feedback about all sorts, including a chance to hear the noise that sends Joe to sleep.

 

Discoveries

Wazuh

cheat

Sigrok (better write up here)

warpd

archinstall

Dwitter

DALL·E mini

 

 

Feedback

Monit

Jason’s command: play -n -c1 synth whitenoise band -n 100 20 band -n 50 20 gain +25 fade h 1 864000 1

Joe’s: play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 150 lowpass -1 150 gain +10

Noice

Linux After Dark 18

 

 

 

 

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 180

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The usual love for the Mars helicopter and KDE, rare praise for Mozilla, and fingers pointed at DuckDuckGo and Brave. Plus apprehension about Broadcom’s VMware acquisition, and Intel’s new “features”.

 

News

Alex’s London meetup is going to be a day earlier than originally planned. He’s still working on a venue but stay tuned and watch the meetup page! 

Ingenuity Adapts for Mars Winter Operations

NASA’s 161-second helicopter tour of Martian terrain

Phoronix Turns 18 Years Old

Mozilla releases local machine translation tools as part of Project Bergamot

DuckDuckGo: Why our browsers won’t block Microsoft trackers

DDG has a tracker blocking carve-out linked to Microsoft contract

Brave marketing gaffe

Brave’s use of Direct Mailers

Broadcom is acquiring VMware for $61 billion

VMware users are nervous about Broadcom acquisition

Broadcom’s stated strategy ignores most VMware customers

Drew’s Tweet

Linux 5.18 Released With Intel SDSi, New CPU & GPU Features

Intel’s software-defined silicon set to debut in Linux 5.18

Intel Upgrade Service

 

KDE Korner

KDE a Google SoC participent

SCAM: Lightmoon IS NOT Kdenlive. Lightmoon is MALWARE

KDE ECO sprint May & Nico Fella

KItinerary April/May Update

KDE Goals: Wayland

Job vacancy for furthering KDE in app stores

 

 

 

 

 

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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