Late Night Linux – Episode 111


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



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



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.



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.





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