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Late Night Linux – Episode 116

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Graham tries to argue that NFTs are sometimes good, SUSE prepares IPO, Canonical gets friendly with Google, Konvergence in KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Steam Link now available on Linux

SUSE prepares for multi-billion Euro IPO

Canonical Makes Flutter ‘Default Choice’ for Future Desktop Apps

NASA Mars helicopter lead on Linux Unplugged

 

Admin

The next mumble get-together date will be on Friday 26th March at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 17.

 

NFTs

Non-fungible tokens: a passing fad, a serious investment opportunity, or a dystopian nightmare?

NFTs, explained: what they are, and why they’re suddenly worth millions

Stop this digital ownership madness. NFTs are bullshit. And the stupid makes me angry

The explosive (and inclusive) potential of NFTs in the creative world

Jack’s first tweet is for sale

The climate controversy swirling around NFTs

 

KDE Korner

Elisa on the desktop and the phone… you could say… konvergence

Save and load plasma config Nico Love Video Series

Frameworks 5.80 is out

 

 

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.

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

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 Extra – Episode 17

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How do we get the next generation of kids into Linux and FOSS? A question we tried to answer in this recording from a community meetup.

 

The next mumble get-together date will be on Friday 26th March at 10pm UK time. Details here.

 

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 115

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Why so many distros ship GNOME by default, a retro OS on modern hardware, Mint’s update woes, your feedback, and more.

 

RISC OS with the Pi 400

Will has a new Raspberry Pi 400 and has been trying out RISC OS.

 

Mint’s update problem

Update your computer!

Vague update

 

Admin

Join the community mumble get-together on Thursday 11th March 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out the latest recording on LNL Extra.

 

Feedback

Follow-up on messaging including Pidgin plugins, why GNOME is such a popular choice for distros, email on Android, and a possible reason for slow Xubuntu shutdowns.

 

 

 

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.

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

Lernard

This episode is sponsored by Lernard. Sign up at automation.link and upgrade with the code latenightlinux to get 50% off a years’ subscription to a new devops training site called Lernard.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 114

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Linux on another planet, Chrome OS enjoys huge success, great Firefox improvements, a flawed but well-meaning idea for a laptop, free RHEL for FOSS projects, Xfce news, and KDE Korner.

 

News

Linux has made it to Mars

Chromebooks outsold Macs worldwide in 2020, cutting into Windows market share

Latest Firefox release includes Multiple Picture-in-Picture and Total Cookie Protection

Introducing the Framework Laptop

Extending no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux to open source organizations

 

Admin

Join the community mumble get-together on Thursday 11th March 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out the latest recording on LNL Extra.

 

Xfce Xorner

Xubuntu 21.04 Progress Update

And Now For Something Completely Different

 

KDE Korner

Plasma Mobile

Documentation

Offline Updates

 

 

 

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.

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 16

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In the latest community meetup recording we discuss the best distros for low end and high end hardware.

 

Check out the 2.5 Admins podcast.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 113

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Which messaging services we use, Debian, web apps and Firefox in your Feedback, and running proper distros on Chromebooks.

 

Messaging Overload

Our thoughts on a recent blog post by popey about all the different messaging apps and services that he uses.

 

Feedback

Follow-up on Debian, progressive web apps, and supporting Firefox.

 

Linux on Chrome OS devices

We are joined by Chris Pearse from Hither Green IT to talk about hacking Chromebooks and Chromeboxes to run “proper” Linux distros like GalliumOS and POP!_OS. He mentioned MrChromebox.

 

 

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.

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 112

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Internet outrage about Raspberry Pi OS and Ubuntu on Azure, slightly new LibreOffice branding, when software freedom is a matter of life and death and more in the news, plus the usual Kool Kapers in KDE Korner.

 

News

Microsoft repo secretly installed on all Raspberry Pi’s Linux OS

Pitchforks set to Stun

Visual Studio Code comes to Raspberry Pi

Patch in this commit

Dev creeped out after he fired up Ubuntu VM on Azure, was immediately approached by Canonical sales rep

Martin Wimpress, Ubuntu Desktop Lead, is Leaving Canonical

LibreOffice 7.1 “Community” Edition Released

Accused murderer wins right to check source code of DNA testing kit used by police

NewPipe 0.20.10 released: Sepia Search for PeerTube, chapters for YouTube and tabs for everyone!

K-9 Mail is looking for funding k9mail.app

Terraria port for Stadia cancelled after owner locked out of Google

Google closes Stadia’s dedicated game studios after less than 2 years

 

Admin

Join the community mumble get-together on 26th February 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here.

 

KDE Korner

Make a KDE Theme With No Code & part 2 (Blog)

Plasma 5.21 approaches

Kate colour picker & project tools

Checksums are important

 

 

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.

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

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 Extra – Episode 15

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In this recording from the second community meetup we talk about why we use our particular distros including Mint, Manjaro and Solus, and hear from a WSL user who’s relatively new to Linux.

 

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 111

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Whether Debian should be easier for new users, Twitter pretends to care about decentralisation, a protip about portable monitors, how we should run an online FOSS Talk Live, and your feedback.

 

Using an Android tablet as a portable monitor

All you need is a cheap USB capture device and an app from the Play Store. Full instructions here.

Félim’s 800×480 screen

 

News/discussion

Twitter’s decentralized social network project takes a baby step forward

bluesky on Twitter and a funny reply

Must ‘completely free’ mean ‘hard to install’? Newbie gripe sparks some soul-searching among Debian community

 

Admin

FOSS Talk Live 2021 isn’t happening in person

Join the community mumble get-together on 12th February 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here.

 

Feedback

Some follow-up on mailservers, Ubiquiti alternatives, some top trolling of Félim, and something Joe missed when he spoke to popey about snaps.

We mentioned Mailcow, docker-mailserver, and Omada Enterprise Access Points.

 

 

 

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.

 

Datadog

This episode is sponsored by Datadog – the unified monitoring and analytics platform for comprehensive visibility into cloud, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Start your Datadog trial today by visiting datadog.com/latenightlinux, create one dashboard, and you’ll get a free Datadog t-shirt.

 

Lernard

This episode is sponsored by Lernard. Sign up at automation.link and upgrade with the code latenightlinux to get 50% off a years’ subscription to a new devops training site called Lernard.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 110

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Graham’s Pi microcontroller prediction comes true, great progress with Linux on M1 Macs, Element’s Play Store troubles, hope for Firefox and web standards docs, mixed VR news, a new tablet distro in KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Meet Raspberry Silicon: Raspberry Pi Pico now on sale at $4

Arduino To Release Board Based on Raspberry Pi Silicon

How We Ported Linux to the M1

M1 Macs booting from NVMe

Element suspended on Google Play Store: now resolved

Welcoming Open Web Docs to the MDN family

Firefox 85 Cracks Down on Supercookies

Firefox stops working on progressive web app support

Fedora’s Chromium maintainer suggests switching to Firefox as Google yanks features in favour of Chrome

Google’s VR painting app is getting the axe, but it will live on as an open-source project

 

Admin

Popey on LNLE 14 about Snaps

Join the community mumble get-together on 12th February 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here.

 

KDE Korner

JingOS, the Linux Tablet Distro, Releases First Alpha Build

Kate HUD

Plasma Browser Integration 1.8 with Edge

Consistency Nitpicks

 

 

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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