Late Night Linux – Episode 177

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Graham plays with a synth, old desktops live on, Generation X11 yells at cloud, Will has been a naughty boy, TV alternatives, and Linux on weird hardware.

 

Discoveries

Surge XT synth

The Unity desktop is still alive (as is Trinity)

10 hours of a hairdryer noise

Star Trek TNG bridge noise

 

Feedback

Cloudfree.shop

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 176

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The Mars Helicopter might be on its way out but it’s still a hero, bad things are happening to the UK Internet and we blame the government, whether software can ever be finished, some great discoveries, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Martin Wimpress has joined Linux Downtime as a co-host

Mars helicopter spots wreckage from Perseverance landing

Ingenuity might not last much longer

Oatmeal comic

LineageOS 19 based on Android 12 is now officially available

More about Lineage on Linux After Dark this Friday

Apple clarifies its controversial app removal emails with policy statement

UK finance minister blames legacy IT for benefits delay

Bad things are going to happen to the Internet in the UK

 

Discoveries

pz

dashy

Charge your laptop off a big external battery over USB-C

 

KDE Korner

KItinery out of Play

New Plasma Mobile Gear 22.04 with new site

New gestures support in Plasma 5.25

Poppler’s new embedded font support

LinuxAppSummit & video of Q&A with Neil McGovern and Aleix Pol

New LabPlot & Kdenlive

 

 

 

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Linux Downtime – Episode 46

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Adam tries to sell Fedora to Joe and Martin, two Ubuntu (flavour) users.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 175

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Saving abandonded IoT devices with FOSS, watching directories for changes, monitoring disk usage, window managers vs desktop environments, further thoughts on work-supplied hardware, and more.

 

Discoveries

Tuya Convert

entr

hw-probe

Insteon Abruptly Shuts Down, Users Left Smart-Home-Less

Parallel Disk Usage

psst

 

Feedback

Touristic Guide — DebConf 22

adblock · PyPI

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 174

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A new Ubuntu LTS is here and it’s mostly great, the Steam Deck is a huge success, Brave proves that nuance isn’t dead, people flock to Mastodon, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

Canonical Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is released

Canonical now hopes to IPO in 2023

Ubuntu Founder Explains Why Distro Won’t Support Flatpak

Sinclair’s 8-bit home computer, ZX Spectrum, turns 40

The Steam Deck is not a flop

De-AMP: Cutting Out Google and Enhancing Privacy

 

Discoveries

LNL Matrix

Element

New official Mastodon apps for Android and iOS

Create Twitter RSS Feeds

 

KDE Korner

KDE Gear 22.04.0 is out

Nice theming improvements

iOS KDEConnect getting better Alerts

Simple Tasks App

 

 

 

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Linux Downtime – Episode 45

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Joe and Adam are joined by Martin Wimpress to talk about what goes into running a distro like Ubuntu Mate. Governance and finances, the benefits of being an official Ubuntu flavour, hardware enablement, and more.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 173

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Our discoveries including a better diff, a way to replace Snaps with Flatpacks, a command line cheat sheet, help with YAML, and signing PDFs. Plus your feeback about supporting us with crypto nonsense, running Linux on work machines, an esoteric browser, and more.

 

Discoveries 

Saltstack linter

difftastic

Xournalpp

navi

qddcswitch

unsnap

asciinema

 

Feedback

Qutebrowser

Nyxt Browser

Interview with Gavin Freeborn about Nyxt

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 172

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Moving on from legacy BIOS and Xorg, Raspberry Pi OS finally catches up with security basics, the UK government give us more reasons to be angry, the usual KDE goodness, and more.

 

News

Work with Will writing Go

Fedora 37 Looks To Deprecate Legacy BIOS Support

Fedora 37 Considering Removal Of Legacy X.Org Drivers

An update to Raspberry Pi OS Bullseye

elementary update

Ubuntu gets a new rolling-release remix

GPD are getting quite desperate against the Steam Deck

Her Majesty’s Treasury is working on a new kind of mint: NFTs

 

Admin

Check out Linux Downtime and Linux After Dark

 

KDE Korner

KDE Itinerary has barcodes for the gate/seating and now a barcode reader

This week and the previous update-a-geddon

 

 

 

 

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Linux Downtime – Episode 44

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Joe is joined by Alex Kretzschmar from the Self-Hosted podcast to talk about what and why Alex self-hosts, the hardware and software he uses, and how his approaches have changed over the years.

 

Alex mentioned his Twitter, his blog, a specific blog post about transcoding video, and Serverbuilds.net.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 171

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A varied selection of Discoveries including Telegraf, writing tools, a book about networking, and fixing a Mac. Plus your feedback about Matrix bridges, virtualisation, Pocket alternatives, the BBC, game development, and more.

 

Discoveries

Computer Networks from Scratch a bit like Julia Evans

Telegraf

FocusWriter and PanWriter, and also Horcrux

It takes a Mac to save a Mac but there is a FOSS alternative

 

Feedback

Vagrant

wallabag

Shaarli

Archiving and Digital Preservation

Bookmarks and Link Sharing

Read-it-later Lists

get-iplayer

bashpodder

PICO-8

TIC-80

Scratch

Appel

 

 

 

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