Late Night Linux – Episode 108


Will’s questionable network gear recommendations, Wikipedia at 20, terrible BBC educational material, minimising e-waste, VMs vs containers, KDE Korner, and more.



Linux distro review: Intel’s own Clear Linux OS

Ubiquiti, maker of prosumer routers and access points, has had a data breach

BBC educational material about open source

Wikipedia at 20: last gasp of an internet vision, or a beacon to a better future?

Doubling down on open, Part II

Samsung pushes useful retirement project for older phones

Right to Repair Europe



Join the community mumble get-together on 29th January 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here. Listen to some of the last one on Late Night Linux Extra 13.



We were asked whether we use more VMs or containers.


KDE Korner

Open-source contributors say they’ll pull out of Qt as LTS release goes commercial-only

Fedora Kenoite




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