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Late Night Linux – Episode 74

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Blender is one of the flagship professional FOSS tools and we talk to one of its senior devs. Plus the dangers of SaaS, Ubuntu 19.10, RISC-V, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Software as a Service Dangers

Adobe backtracks, will refund customers after cancelling their accounts

Ubuntu 19.10 coming this week

Chromium will be a snap

ARM reacts to RISC-V

What’s going on with WhatFreeWords?

 

 

KDE Korner

HiDPI, Plasma Mobile, Apps apps apps and more AppsLinux App Summit schedule is out, Speeding up plasma and the road to frameworks 6

 

 

Admin

Come to OggCamp!

OggCamp panel questions

 

 

Campbell Barton from Blender

Blender developer Campbell Barton joins Joe. Check out the Blender news site, the Blender user and developer chat, and their Discourse forum.

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

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 73

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Félim’s near death experience leads to a conversation about our home network setups. In the news: rms quits, Linux audio improvements, home directories as a file, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

rms has left the building

FSF Award Nominations [Guess who’s now eligible to be nominated]

New webpage for Plasma Desktop, Plasma 5.17beta / 5.18 two weeks away, Kate’s External Tools Plugin, Akademy and adopted GitLab, KItinerary Extractor

Pulse Dolby Support

Reinventing Home Dirs

 

 

Admin

OggCamp panel questions

 

Home Networks

Félim recently had to redo his home network so we talk about our various setups.

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 72

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It’s been another busy couple of weeks so we talk about the news including new GNOME, Linux on phones, and Windows catching up with us.

 

News

GNOME 3.34 Released

Kirogi.org, Kate planning & Kate in the Windows Store, POC KDE PIM Online Accounts with some PIM News and KDE Goals

PinePhone Developer PreOrders

Librem 5 Shipping Announcement

Fairphone 3 gets perfect score from iFixit

Mumble 1.3 Released

Firefox 69 released and looks good

Test Pilot Is Back

Sunsetting Python 2

Manjaro is taking the next step

Brexit bastards want our data

Windows gains major desktop Linux feature

 

 

Admin

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Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

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 71

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We catch up with the news from a busy couple of weeks including KDE, exFAT, Google tracking, a new Fairphone, GIMP controversy, and more.

 

News

KPeople contacts for Plasma Mobile, KHighlighting Crosses 300, Plasma Browser Integration 1.6 & Akademy kicks off in Milan from the 7th-13th Sept.

GUADEC videos

GNOME Firmware Updater

Google’s Tracking Protection BS?EFF Chime in

Fairphone3

MS Graciously Allows Us To Use Its Obvious & Non-Novel Patent For exFAT

Glimpse of a GIMP

Chris Beard to step down as Mozilla CEO

Software Developer reconsiders npm command line ad scheme after outcry

 

Admin

Come to OggCamp!

 

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 70

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Graham tells us all about his new 3D printer, and the FOSS that he uses with it. Plus KDE, Xfce, ZFS, and more in the news.

 

News

Unpatched KDE vulnerability disclosed on Twitter

KDE rips out ability for KConfig to run shell code

Discover gets a Snap/Flat/App fix and the end of the U&P sprint…but not really

Xfce 4.14 released

ZFS on / coming to Ubuntu desktop

Richard Brown steps down as openSUSE chairman

 

Graham’s 3D printer

Graham recently bought a 3D printer and tells us all about it.

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

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 69

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We enter a parallel universe where Linux doesn’t have a foundation and decide what one should be like. Plus a packed news section including Blender, VR, Xfce, KDE, VLC, and other initialisms.

 

News

KDE Onboarding Sprint, KDEConnect SMS & well of course there’s a KItinerary update…

More good news for Blender from Ubisoft

VLC is somewhat fed up with security researchers

Xfce 4.14 Inches Closer to Release

Firefox Reality, browser designed for viewing the web in virtual reality

Valve and Colabora backed Xrdesktop Brings Linux Desktop Environments Into VR

Cloudflare terminating Service for 8Chan

8chan’s hardware provider discontinues service

 

 

A reimagined foundation for Linux

What would a foundation for Linux look like if we were to start one today?

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 68

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When Free Software and free speech clash, controversy ensues. We talk about Mastodon’s recent conundrum. Plus a packed news section including Blender, XPS machines, reproducibility, GNOME malware, and more.

 

News

KDE Plasma5 is 5, KDE UserBase refresh, iKDE iConnect & Runs Plasma

Epic MegaGrant for Blender while their CEO badmouths Linux users at same time

Like Linux? Then don’t buy Dell’s new XPS 13

F-Droid Reproducible

New EvilGnome Backdoor Spies on Linux Users, Steals Their Files

Maintainer for gpodder.net needed

 

 

Admin

Come to OggCamp!

 

Free Software and free speech

With Gab recently switching to a Mastodon base, an old debate has emerged. The Mastodon project has taken steps to isolate Gab and F-droid has taken a similar position.

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

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 67

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Graham and Joe managed to buy a Raspberry Pi 4 while they were HOT. Literally. Plus all sorts in the news including KDE, the villain that is Mozilla, Debian 10, and the Pinebook Pro.

 

News

Test Plasma Easily, KDE PIM Update, U&P Sprint bears fruit again and again

Self congratulating idiots propose Mozilla as Internet Villian Of The Year

Pinebook Pro coming soon

Debian 10 Buster released

 

 

Raspberry Pi 4

Graham and Joe have been playing with their new toys

 

Admin

Come to OggCamp!

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 66

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It’s a full house for the first time in a while and a lot has been happening so we have a look at all the news including the Ubuntu i386pocalypse, the Raspberry Pi 4, KDE updates, and Facebook’s new “cryptocurrency”.

 

News

Ubuntu announce that they’ll drop i386 but then backtrack

Raspberry Pi4!

Plasma 5.16 & 5.16.1, KDE Goals, Updates to KDE.org

Firefox Premium?

Lots of Debian packages being built for RISC-V

PinePhone looking good

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

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 65

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It’s our show from FOSS Talk Live! After KDE, Firefox, GMail, and Stadia in the news, missed opportunities for FOSS and how we can seize the next one.

 

News

KDE Apps Website

Google Browser Control via DRM; Use Firefox & block fingerprinting while you’re at it and trackers

GMail Confidential Mode to be on by default for G Suite users

Stadia details announced

 

FOSSortunities

We all knew that privacy would be the next big market in computing but once again we have failed to capitalise. Apple has cornered that market now. We keep missing opportunities like Vista and Windows 8. How do we prepare for the next opportunity, spot it early, and strike at the right time?

 

 

Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 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.

 

CDN77

This episode is sponsored by CDN77. Trusted by the European Space Agency, CDN77 supports the latest tech innovations and provides fast, secure and reliable content delivery solutions all around the world.

 

 

 

 

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