Late Night Linux – Episode 114

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Linux on another planet, Chrome OS enjoys huge success, great Firefox improvements, a flawed but well-meaning idea for a laptop, free RHEL for FOSS projects, Xfce news, and KDE Korner.

 

News

Linux has made it to Mars

Chromebooks outsold Macs worldwide in 2020, cutting into Windows market share

Latest Firefox release includes Multiple Picture-in-Picture and Total Cookie Protection

Introducing the Framework Laptop

Extending no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux to open source organizations

 

Admin

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Xfce Xorner

Xubuntu 21.04 Progress Update

And Now For Something Completely Different

 

KDE Korner

Plasma Mobile

Documentation

Offline Updates

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 16

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In the latest community meetup recording we discuss the best distros for low end and high end hardware.

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 113

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Which messaging services we use, Debian, web apps and Firefox in your Feedback, and running proper distros on Chromebooks.

 

Messaging Overload

Our thoughts on a recent blog post by popey about all the different messaging apps and services that he uses.

 

Feedback

Follow-up on Debian, progressive web apps, and supporting Firefox.

 

Linux on Chrome OS devices

We are joined by Chris Pearse from Hither Green IT to talk about hacking Chromebooks and Chromeboxes to run “proper” Linux distros like GalliumOS and POP!_OS. He mentioned MrChromebox.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 112

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Internet outrage about Raspberry Pi OS and Ubuntu on Azure, slightly new LibreOffice branding, when software freedom is a matter of life and death and more in the news, plus the usual Kool Kapers in KDE Korner.

 

News

Microsoft repo secretly installed on all Raspberry Pi’s Linux OS

Pitchforks set to Stun

Visual Studio Code comes to Raspberry Pi

Patch in this commit

Dev creeped out after he fired up Ubuntu VM on Azure, was immediately approached by Canonical sales rep

Martin Wimpress, Ubuntu Desktop Lead, is Leaving Canonical

LibreOffice 7.1 “Community” Edition Released

Accused murderer wins right to check source code of DNA testing kit used by police

NewPipe 0.20.10 released: Sepia Search for PeerTube, chapters for YouTube and tabs for everyone!

K-9 Mail is looking for funding k9mail.app

Terraria port for Stadia cancelled after owner locked out of Google

Google closes Stadia’s dedicated game studios after less than 2 years

 

Admin

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KDE Korner

Make a KDE Theme With No Code & part 2 (Blog)

Plasma 5.21 approaches

Kate colour picker & project tools

Checksums are important

 

 

Linode

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Entroware

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 15

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In this recording from the second community meetup we talk about why we use our particular distros including Mint, Manjaro and Solus, and hear from a WSL user who’s relatively new to Linux.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 111

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Whether Debian should be easier for new users, Twitter pretends to care about decentralisation, a protip about portable monitors, how we should run an online FOSS Talk Live, and your feedback.

 

Using an Android tablet as a portable monitor

All you need is a cheap USB capture device and an app from the Play Store. Full instructions here.

Félim’s 800×480 screen

 

News/discussion

Twitter’s decentralized social network project takes a baby step forward

bluesky on Twitter and a funny reply

Must ‘completely free’ mean ‘hard to install’? Newbie gripe sparks some soul-searching among Debian community

 

Admin

FOSS Talk Live 2021 isn’t happening in person

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Feedback

Some follow-up on mailservers, Ubiquiti alternatives, some top trolling of Félim, and something Joe missed when he spoke to popey about snaps.

We mentioned Mailcow, docker-mailserver, and Omada Enterprise Access Points.

 

 

 

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Lernard

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Late Night Linux – Episode 110

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Graham’s Pi microcontroller prediction comes true, great progress with Linux on M1 Macs, Element’s Play Store troubles, hope for Firefox and web standards docs, mixed VR news, a new tablet distro in KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Meet Raspberry Silicon: Raspberry Pi Pico now on sale at $4

Arduino To Release Board Based on Raspberry Pi Silicon

How We Ported Linux to the M1

M1 Macs booting from NVMe

Element suspended on Google Play Store: now resolved

Welcoming Open Web Docs to the MDN family

Firefox 85 Cracks Down on Supercookies

Firefox stops working on progressive web app support

Fedora’s Chromium maintainer suggests switching to Firefox as Google yanks features in favour of Chrome

Google’s VR painting app is getting the axe, but it will live on as an open-source project

 

Admin

Popey on LNLE 14 about Snaps

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KDE Korner

JingOS, the Linux Tablet Distro, Releases First Alpha Build

Kate HUD

Plasma Browser Integration 1.8 with Edge

Consistency Nitpicks

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 14

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Joe is joined by Alan PopeDeveloper Advocate at Canonical working on Snapcraft & Ubuntu to talk about Snaps. The PR problem, the non-free element, security, speed issues, and even some positive stuff. Honest.

Alan posted a transcript of this episode on his blog.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 109

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Will’s hybrid cloud approach to Pi-hole, and huge batch of feedback about all sorts including Firefox, convergence, home monitoring, email servers, and more.

 

Pi-hole and WireGuard follow-up

Double helping of Pi Hole

 

Admin

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Feedback

Some predictions about Firefox, follow-up on convergence, and home monitoring/automation, email servers, and FOSS we couldn’t live without.

Build an air quality monitor with InfluxDB, Grafana, and Docker on a Raspberry Pi

Steve’s series of posts

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 108

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Will’s questionable network gear recommendations, Wikipedia at 20, terrible BBC educational material, minimising e-waste, VMs vs containers, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Linux distro review: Intel’s own Clear Linux OS

Ubiquiti, maker of prosumer routers and access points, has had a data breach

BBC educational material about open source

Wikipedia at 20: last gasp of an internet vision, or a beacon to a better future?

Doubling down on open, Part II

Samsung pushes useful retirement project for older phones

Right to Repair Europe

 

Admin

Join the community mumble get-together on 29th January 2021 at 10pm UK time. Details here. Listen to some of the last one on Late Night Linux Extra 13.

 

Feedback

We were asked whether we use more VMs or containers.

 

KDE Korner

Open-source contributors say they’ll pull out of Qt as LTS release goes commercial-only

Fedora Kenoite

 

 

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Entroware

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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