Late Night Linux – Episode 98


How do we fix the broken Internet? We try to find solutions that don’t mean resorting to regulation. Plus Arm is sold again, Ubuntu community rumblings, a packed KDE Korner, and more.



NVIDIA to Acquire Arm for $40 Billion

Arm co-founder starts ‘Save Arm’ campaign to keep independence amid $40B Nvidia deal

Ubuntu community drama

Mark Shuttleworth to revive Ubuntu Community Council after body shrinks to single member – Mark Shuttleworth

Amiga Fast File System makes minor comeback in new Linux kernel



Check out Paddy’s new show Tabs, Not Spaces

Check out Jono Bacon’s book club


Fixing the Internet

Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker urges European Commission to seize ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity

EU lawmakers say it’s time to go further on tackling disinformation

Telling people to delete Facebook won’t fix the internet


KDE Korner

KDE Plasma 5.20 Will Alert You If Your Disk Is Failing, New Bluetooth page & in 20.12 (while out) Annotations in Spectacle

Fedora 34 KDE Spin Planning Switch To Wayland

Akademy makes the magic happen: Check Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri / Fri Wrap





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