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Linux Downtime – Episode 44

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Joe is joined by Alex Kretzschmar from the Self-Hosted podcast to talk about what and why Alex self-hosts, the hardware and software he uses, and how his approaches have changed over the years.

 

Alex mentioned his Twitter, his blog, a specific blog post about transcoding video, and Serverbuilds.net.

 

 

 

 

Vultr

High-performance cloud compute, bare metal, storage, and managed Kubernetes in 24 locations all over the world. Go to getvultr.com/ldt to sign up and get $150 free credit to use in 30 days.

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 171

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A varied selection of Discoveries including Telegraf, writing tools, a book about networking, and fixing a Mac. Plus your feedback about Matrix bridges, virtualisation, Pocket alternatives, the BBC, game development, and more.

 

Discoveries

Computer Networks from Scratch a bit like Julia Evans

Telegraf

FocusWriter and PanWriter, and also Horcrux

It takes a Mac to save a Mac but there is a FOSS alternative

 

Feedback

Vagrant

wallabag

Shaarli

Archiving and Digital Preservation

Bookmarks and Link Sharing

Read-it-later Lists

get-iplayer

bashpodder

PICO-8

TIC-80

Scratch

Appel

 

 

 

Kolide

Endpoint Security for Teams That Slack – Try for Free Today! https://l.kolide.co/3tONetk

 

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 170

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The Mars helicopter continues to excel, Linux arrives on M1 Macs, Canonical’s hiring methods cause a stink, Graham eats his words about MDM, KDE korner, and more.

 

News

You can now support us on Kofi and Liberapay

Software upgrades help Mars helicopter keep flying

The first Asahi Linux Alpha Release is here!

Linux Downtime Episode about Asahi

This was the first step in the interview process at Canonical – I withdrew my application

My Interview Process Experience With Canonical

Ask Shuttleworth a question!

Introducing MDN Plus: Make MDN your own

 

KDE Korner

Okular – First Eco Certified

QT6 work progresses with Frameworks+Plasma and now Kate/Kwrite

Some KDE items of interest from Wikidata Data Reuse Days

Nate’s usual weekly 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.

 

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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Linux Downtime – Episode 43

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Joe and Gary from Linux After Dark talk about installing and running the first alpha of Asahi Linux on an M1 Mac Mini and Macbook Air, as both a desktop and a headless server.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 169

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We discuss whether computing become less interesting as performance and abstraction have increased over the years. Plus our discoveries including two way radios, synths, HTML from colourful terminal output, and a personal wiki for Vim.

 

Discoveries

aha

blame Canada for computer translation

Chirp

vimwiki

Open Collidoscope (video)

Borderlands synth

 

Computers are really fast, but less exciting now

114 billion transistors, one big meh

Unity Store

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 168

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Arch and the Web make us feel old, the BBC makes us rather cross, a kernel vulnerability makes us laugh, Mozilla makes us wonder, and KDE makes us happy.

 

News

Arch is 20 years old

The Web is 33 years old

A new year, a new MDN (MDN Plus cling soon)

Something is up with elementary

GNOME, Mono, Xamarin founder Miguel de Icaza leaves Microsoft

Linux has been bitten by its most high-severity vulnerability in years

Click here to see why the BBC HATES RSS

 

Admin

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KDE Korner

Wikidata reuse days… non now…

Steamdeck runs KDE

PIM Update & KDE Gear updates

New Firmware Security tab coming in Plasma 5.25

Translation help

Signature support is now Okular in on Android

Eco Software

Multi-cursors in Kate

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Linux Downtime – Episode 42

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Joe is joined by Stuart Langridge to talk about Open Web Advocacy, a group of software engineers from all over the world who have come together to advocate for the future of the open web.

 

Stuart’s consulting company Kryogenix

@sil on Twitter

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 167

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A varied selection of Discoveries including suspending apps, easy VMs, and controlling pretty lights. Plus your feedback about Linux gaming, whether bug fixes should be more important than new features, and more.

 

Discoveries

Pandas (10mins to pandas)

WLED

XSuspender

subnetcalc

Quickemu and Quickgui

 

 

Feedback

French Keyboard bug in KDE

asus-linux.org

GloriousEggroll/proton-ge-custom

protondb

 

 

 

 

Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 166

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The Raspberry Pi turns 10, the Steam Deck reviews are here, Android is getting proper virtualisation, Arm ThinkPads are coming, and KDE is even better than ever.

 

News

One decade, 46 million units: Happy birthday, Raspberry Pi

Android 13 virtualization hack runs Windows (and Doom) in a VM on Android

Steam Deck review: it’s not ready

Lenovo announces the first Arm-based ThinkPad

Qualcomm’s new PC chips are good, but they still can’t match Apple’s M1

 

Admin

Check out Linux Downtime and Linux After Dark

 

KDE Korner

Fix all the things

Kate Improvements coming soon

SoK Flathubbing

It’s Normal and it Works

 

 

 

Linode

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Linux Downtime – Episode 41

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Joe is joined by Adam Pigg, a member of the Sailfish OS Community who has ported the OS to various phones.

 

A thread with some of Adam’s history

Jolla forum post about Russia

Twitter reply about Russia

 

 

 

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