Late Night Linux – Episode 82


Lots of news including Pine64, Linux gaming, Thunderbird, and WireGuard. Plus Will is looking to install a decent OS on his Mac, and mixed news in KDE Korner.


FOSS Talk Live 2020 announcement

The date has changed. It will now happen on 20th June at the Harrison near Kings Cross in London. More details here.



PinePhone Freedom

HardROCK64 single-board computer coming in April for $35 and up

Rocket League will drop support for Mac, Linux versions in March

Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux Performance On A $199 AMD Ryzen Laptop

Thunderbird moves to MZLA Technologies Corporation umbrella

WireGuard will likely ship with the 5.6 kernel

Free Software Foundation suggests Microsoft ‘upcycles’ Windows 7… as open source


Linux on Will’s Mac

Will seeks our advice on how to install Ubuntu on his Mac. Graham mentioned rEFInd and the Chameleon bootloader.


KDE Korner

Qt News & Reactions 1 2 3

KDE gets a handshake




Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to and get started with $50 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.



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