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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.

 

News

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

This episode of 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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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. Learn more at cdn77.com/lnl

 

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.

 

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. Learn more at cdn77.com/lnl

 

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

This episode of 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.

 

Admin

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

 

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. Learn more at cdn77.com/lnl

 

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.

 

Entroware

This episode of Late Night Linux 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 Extra – Episode 03

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Asteroid OS 1.0 and openSUSE Leap 15.

 

Asteroid OS

Florent Revest talks about the recent release of Asteroid OS, the open source operating system for smartwatches.

 

 

openSUSE Leap 15

Richard Brown talks about the recent openSUSE Leap 15 release.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 38

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We find out how Ubuntu Touch is coming along after a year of independence from Canonical, but first we look at the news which includes great Qt-based releases on the desktop, major systemd news, great news for smartwatch wearers, bad news for Huawei owners, and potentially bad news for SteamOS.

 

News

KDE 5.13 almost ready

LXQt 0.13 released

Portable Services arrives in systemd

Asteroid OS reaches 1.0

Huawei locks down its bootloaders

Steam link on android

 

Admin

An advert-free version of the show is now available for Patreon supporters.

FOSS Talk Live is happening very soon and you should come!

Christoph Zimmermann asked us to mention the OpenRheinRuhr conference which is taking place on 3rd and 4th November in Oberhausen in Germany.

 

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Ubuntu Touch

We talk to Dalton Durst from UBports about Ubuntu Touch.

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 02

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The new KDE Plasma beta and the future of Xubuntu.

 

KDE Plasma 5.13 beta and Berlin Sprint

Jonathan Riddell talks about the recent KDE sprint in Berlin and the recent beta of Plasma 5.13. We also spoke about running KDE Neon on the Pinebook, and also the Slimbook II.

 

Xubuntu

Sean Davis talks about the future of Joe’s favourite distro, Xubuntu.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 37

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A new Fedora release and big news from red hat, Stallman throws his weight around, 32-bit is dying, Snap store malware SHOCKER, email encryption is knackered, and do small distros stand a chance of making it big?

 

News

Fedora 28 released

Red Hat to integrate CoreOS into OpenShift

Stallman shows who’s boss

Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Budgie drop 32-bit

The other flavours could follow suit

Malware found in (and removed from) the Snap store

EFAIL

 

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Entroware

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Can there ever be another big distro?

With the seeming demise of Void Linux and Korora, we ask whether small distros have any chance of surviving in the long term without an eccentric billionaire backer.

 

 

 

 

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