Late Night Linux – Episode 86


The impacts of Coronovirus on Linux and open source, KDE Korner, and whether we are seeing the second big split in the FOSS world.


Linux and the virus

We mention that FOSS Talk Live 2020 is cancelled and talk about how Linux and FOSS will be affected by current world events.


KDE Korner

Plasma Bigscreen (homepage)

Plasma Video Winner & Apps Winner

Aleix Pol, president of KDE e.V. podcast interview


Linux vs the cloud

Prompted by NASA’s recent AWS mistake, Joe asks if we are living through the second big split in the FOSS world.



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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