Late Night Linux – Episode 178


We break with tradition and talk about some of the things we love about Linux and FOSS. Plus overhyped NVIDIA news, Google relents on free custom email accounts, Félim is trolled about Chromebooks, KDE Korner, and a Rust supply-chain attack drags up an old debate.



No FOSS Talk Live this year but there’s Alex’s outdoor meetup in August

Nvidia takes first step toward open source Linux GPU drivers

Hector Martin’s Twitter thread about it

Google backtracks on legacy GSuite account shutdown, won’t take user emails

Chromebooks are the perfect place to teach yourself about Linux

When will we learn?


KDE Korner

Lars Knoll Leaving The Qt Company, Starting New Chapter Outside Qt

Leaving The Qt Company

Almost time to pick new goals and end of KDE Goals: “Consistency”






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