Late Night Linux – Episode 210


Real hope for a local-only voice assistant, Matrix learns an age-old lesson about funding FOSS, 2022 was the year of Linux on the desktop, Mozilla is about to catch up to the Mastodon trend, there definitely won’t be a Raspberry Pi 5 this year (honest), and KDE Korner.



With voice assistants in trouble, Home Assistant starts a local alternative

LineageOS 20 released

The Matrix Holiday Update 2022

Don’t expect a Raspberry Pi 5 in 2023, says Eben Upton

[Feb 2019 – Upton: “I don’t have a route to do something this year”]

[Jun 2019 – Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now from $35]

2022 was the year of Linux on the Desktop

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2022

Mozilla to explore healthy social media alternative


KDE Korner

Gear 22.12  (Gwenview has a new docs page), KDEnlive 22.1, Tokodon 23.01

Rewritten Spectacle in 23.04 & Fractional wayland + multiscreen fixes

& some holiday updates  & end of year goodies and finally a 2022 overview

Kraft v1.0 & it can be run on WSL

KDE Fundraiser & KDEnlive Funraisers successes!

Linux App Summit Brno April 21-23 2023






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