Late Night Linux – Episode 232


The future of containerised applications and immutable desktops looks more and more like the present, what looks like the Steam Deck moment for audio production, open source voice assistants suddenly seem possible, and more.



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Ubuntu Plans to Switch CUPS Printing Stack to Snap

All-Snap Ubuntu Desktop Will Be Available Next Year

Ubuntu Core as an immutable Linux Desktop base

Red Hat To Stop Shipping LibreOffice In Future RHEL, Limiting Fedora LO Involvement

Carl George’s take

The distribution model is changing

Developers are lazy, thus Flatpak

Response to “Developers are lazy, thus Flatpak”

Push – a standalone expressive instrument

Willow could be the $50 hardware piece of the DIY voice assistant puzzle

Mozilla apologizes for intrusive Firefox VPN ad popup

Pocket’s new features make it even easier to discover and organize content

Linux On Desktop In 2023







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