Late Night Linux – Episode 157

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It’s that time of year where we look back at our 2021 predictions, and make some new ones for 2022.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 156

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We look back at some of the biggest stories and trends of 2021 including Linux on Mars, gaming, Arm, drama, and NFTs.

 

2021 Linux year in review

Mars

Linux has made it to Mars [feb]

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter achieves historic powered flight on Mars [apr]

NASA’s Mars helicopter makes second flight [apr]

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flies Faster, Farther on Third Flight [apr]

“Huge leap” for NASA’s Mars helicopter ushers new mission support role [jul]

Mars helicopter has Log4j bug, breaks records all the same [dec]

 

Gaming

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

Google Stadia is celebrating its second birthday with hardware for free or cheap [nov]

Amazon Luna runs on Windows — and yet it’s hiring Linux gaming engineers [dec]

Steam Link now available on Linux [mar]

Valve is making a Switch-like portable gaming PC [jun]

Steam Deck [jul]

EAC has come to Linux and BattlEye is inbound [sep]

Valve delays Steam Deck, now starts shipping February 2022 [nov]

 

Drama

Free Software Foundation urged to free itself of Richard Stallman by hundreds of developers and techies [mar]

FSF Adopts New Governance Framework for Board Members [dec]

Audacity 3.0.0 Released [mar]

Audacity & MuseScore Announcement! [may]

Audacity finds new and exciting ways to annoy contributors with a Contributor License Agreement [jun]

Audacity privacy notice [jul]

Clarification of Privacy Policy [jul]

Freenode IRC staff resign en masse, unhappy about new management [may]

Welcome to Libera Chat [may]

GitHub Copilot is AI pair programming where you, the human, still have to do most of the work [jun]

Vivaldi is the default browser on Manjaro Linux Cinnamon [sep]

 

Arm

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

Arduino To Release Board Based on Raspberry Pi Silicon [jan]

Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W on sale now at $15 [nov]

Pinephone Pro [oct]

How We Ported Linux to the M1 [jan]

M1 Macs booting from NVMe [jan]

GNOME desktop boots on Asahi Linux for Apple M1 [aug]

The End-Of-Year 2021 State Of Linux On Apple’s M1 SoC [dec]

Asahi Linux looks forward to exciting 2022 on Apple silicon [dec]

 

NFTs

Source Code for the WWW Tim Berners-Lee, an NFT [jun]

Signal’s founder is trolling with an NFT that’ll turn to shit if you buy it [oct]

Jimmy Wales is selling his first Wikipedia edit as an NFT [dec]

Stan Lee’s memory defiled [dec]

Brian Eno is not a fan of NFTs [dec]

 

Existential dread

Happy birthday, Linux: From a bedroom project to billions of devices in 30 years [aug]

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 37 and Linux After Dark

What’s Up With KDE, And How Was It Implemented!

Overview of alternative open source front-ends for popular internet platforms

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 37

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Joe is joined by Chris from Linux After Dark and Fedora user Adam Dean to discuss using GNOME and why we shouldn’t bash it so often. Adam wrote a book called the Linux Administration Cookbook.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 155

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Achieving the dream of mobile and desktop convergence turns out to be pretty easy. Plus a serious contender for the best Arch-based distro, and your feedback about hacking and Lineage OS.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Garuda Linux, a rolling release distro based on Arch Linux.

 

Convergence

Graham tells us about running proper Linux on his phone with AnLinux. He mentioned Termux.

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 154

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Nextcloud and friends go after Microsoft, modern packaging comes under fire, whether we should be targeting less advanced users, a new old Raspberry Pi OS, KDE Korner, and more.

 

News

EU tech sector fights for a Level Playing Field with Microsoft

Nextcloud boss on Microsoft OneDrive complaint

Who is the target user?

More about those zero-dot users

“New” old functionality with Raspberry Pi OS (Legacy)

Listing rumours for Raspberry Pi? No ‘urgency’ says Upton

Flatpak Is Not the Future

On Flatpak disk usage and deduplication

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 36 and Linux After Dark

 

KDE Korner

Icons… everywhere

Quick update for KItinerary

Digital Signatures in Okular – Thanks to NLNet

Usual features & fixes

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 36

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Joe is joined by Allan Jude from the 2.5 Admins and BSD Now podcasts to talk about FreeBSD. Allan mentioned his company Klara.

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 153

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A Russian distro teaches some of us a valuable lesson, plus the great email client debate, and your thoughts on documenting and discarding collections.

 

First Impressions

We had a look at Alt Linux, a Russian distro.

 

Feedback

Zim – a desktop wiki

This Is What’s Wrong With The Linux Community

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 152

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Mixed news for the Steam Deck, deja vu in Germany, Canonical looks to solve an industry-wide issue, Stadia’s death rattle, Apple’s nod towards right to repair, and KDE Korner.

 

News

Valve delays Steam Deck, now starts shipping February 2022

Here’s some of what we’ve learned about the Steam Deck

German state planning to switch 25,000 PCs to LibreOffice

Google-translated interview

Apple announces Self Service Repair

The future of documentation at Canonical

Google Stadia is celebrating its second birthday with hardware for free or cheap

 

Admin

Check out Late Night Linux Extra 35 and Linux After Dark

 

KDE Korner

How to create KDE Applets

KDE now also LTT proof

Evolving 3D effects in Plasma

Be flexible to win big

PinePhone Cross Compilation

 

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux Extra – Episode 35

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Joe is joined by Carl George, a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, to discuss Fedora, RHEL, CentOS Linux, and CentOS Stream.

Carl is a regular in the Linux Unplugged Mumble room. We mentioned Carl’s Twitter thread about the relationship between Fedora, RHEL, and CentOS.

 

 

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 151

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How to document a collection in the long-term, and how to get rid of it once it’s a bunch of old crap. Plus your feedback about video players, email clients, and more. With guest host Jim Salter from 2.5 Admins.

 

Félim mentioned Camara Education.

 

 

 

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