Late Night Linux – Episode 84


Is it time to give up on the Linux desktop and concentrate on open source apps? Plus a conundrum for Félim, Raspberry Pi and GTK in the news, and KDE Korner.


FOSS Talk Live 2020

Tickets and info here



GTK website revamp attempting to stake QT

Pi4 Gets Server Ready

A birthday gift: 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 now only $35


Félim spots OpenOffice on YouTube

Félim grapples with whether to tell strangers to use LibreOffice.


Open source apps vs desktops

Should we be concentrating more on open source applications like Krita and rather than obsessing over the desktop. We mentioned the AppCenter For Everyone crowdfunder again.


KDE Korner

Has Gmail/Google Auth Been Fixed – No (refers to this issue) but updates to PIM coming

kTop Seekrit

kItinerary all the things




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.



This episode is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.





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