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Late Night Linux – Episode 139

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What we all thought about the open and federated Twitter alternative Mastodon, plus your feedback about the new user experience, and why Graham and Joe don’t use Linux for making music.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Fostodon, a FOSS-focused Mastodon instance.

 

Feedback

We mentioned Going Linux.

 

 

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Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 138

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New releases from elementary OS and Debian, Apple causes a big privacy stink, KDE Korner, your feedback about Linux grifters, and some mid-summer silliness.

 

News

Apple’s Plan to “Think Different” About Encryption Opens a Backdoor to Your Private Life

Child Safety

One Bad Apple

elementary OS 6 Odin Available Now

Debian 11 “bullseye” released

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 28

 

KDE Korner

KDE Apps 21.08

Along with KDEnlive 21.08

Ads for Elisa, Dolphin and Konsole

 

 

 

Linode

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CBT Nuggets

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AlmaLinux

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 28

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Gary, Chris, and Joe are joined by Dalton to discuss whether platforms really matter in an age where they all offer so much choice with Virtualization, WSL, proton, and cloud desktops etc.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 137

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Our first impressions of a relatively unusual distro. Plus your feedback about Syncthing, GitHub Copilot, and advice for a new Linux user.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Bodhi Linux, a lightweight distribution featuring the Moksha Desktop.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 136

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Whether GNOME is meant to be used in its default state, why open source doesn’t need to conquer the world to succeed, emulating ancient Windows versions on dirt cheap modern hardware, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

“Every Preference Has a Cost”

My proposal for scaling open source: don’t

Cracking Open the Android/iOS Grip on Smartphones and the Mobile Internet

Emulating The IBM PC On An ESP32

WEB@30 Exhibition – 26th July to 3rd September 2021

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 27

 

KDE Korner

Plasma Mobile 21.07

KDE Connect is Now Available to Windows 10 Users & work has started on rewrite of Mac version

Covid Certs in KItinerary

KDE e.V. Looking for a PM

 

 

 

Linode

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CBT Nuggets

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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 27

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Gary, Chris, and Joe cover some of your feedback about why we use traditional GTK desktops rather than Plasma or a tiling window manager, why we don’t use MikroTik network gear, and Joe’s “homelab”.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 135

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Chris Fisher from Jupiter Broadcasting joins us to discuss Syncthing, feedback about whether Silverblue is the future, and how the FOSS community might be susceptible to being exploited.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Syncthing, a continuous file synchronization program.

 

An inherent vulnerability in the FOSS community

Is the FOSS community seems to be so susceptible to being taken advantage of?

 

 

 

Linode

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Late Night Linux – Episode 134

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The Steam Deck is probably the best news for Linux gaming since Proton, the Mars helicopter has over-delivered, whether Windows 11 is a good opportunity for FOSS, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Steam Deck

“Huge leap” for NASA’s Mars helicopter ushers new mission support role

Help us to improve LibreOffice Calc by completing our survey

Why Windows 11 Could Be Good News for Ubuntu

 

KDE Korner

Lots of new improvements to Tok

New Kalender app coming along nicely

Digikam 7.3.0

This week in KDE: KDE-powered Steam Deck revealed!

 

 

Linode

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 26

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Joe talks to Chris and Gary about their homelab setups, their use of the cloud, and how it all ties together with WireGuard.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 133

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A quick look at Fedora Silverblue, your feedback including scanning and iOS vs Android, and FOSS devs actually making money with guest Daniel Foré.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Fedora Silverblue, an immutable version of Fedora Workstation.

 

 

Feedback

VueScan Scanner Software

Swisscows

 

Software subscriptions and FOSS

We are joined by Daniel Foré to discuss software subscriptions and monetising FOSS. We mentioned elementary Developer Weekend.

 

 

 

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Linode

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