Late Night Linux

by joeressington@gmail.com (Late Night Linux) · · ·

Late Night Linux is a podcast that takes a look at what’s happening with Linux and the wider tech industry. Every week, Joe, Félim, Graham and Will discuss the latest news and releases, and the broader issues and trends in the world of free and open source software.

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Older Episodes

Huge wins for RISC-V and Ubuntu Unity, the changing ways that software is distributed, and a sad lament for young people’s privacy. Plus why KDE Plasma isn’t default in many major distros, along with the usual goodness in the Korner.
A great FOSS text to speech engine, taking ownership of your audiobooks, and making chiptune music. Plus your feedback about SMS messages, docks, earbuds, being stuck in the Apple ecosystem, and more. Discoveries TTS audible- activator Furnace Feedb...
We catch up on a month’s worth of news including GitHub and GitLab controversies, Arduino multitasking, VLC being banned in India, Google’s false positives in scans, and KDE Korner. News Introducing multitasking to Arduino GitLab U-turns on deleting ...
Playing with Arduinos, a 1337 h4x0r tool, ChromeOS Flex, a proprietary software win, whether open-sourcing AI makes sense, and more. Discoveries Tauno Serial Plotter kdb-audio ChromeOS Flex is now generally available Discussion Open source isn’t wo...
It’s the London meetup live show special! Joe is joined by Alex and Gary to discuss how to accept that most people who use/connect to Linux machines don’t use it on the desktop. Linode Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtua...
Loads of useful discoveries, a Lineage tale of woe, yet more trolling of Félim, and more. Discoveries bat Beej’s guide to network programming LinuxCommandLibrary and f-droid app Galaxy Buds Client Lineage problems battop Feedback Late Night Linux D...
Torvalds is using an Arm Mac with Asahi, potentially bad news for ChromeOS in Europe, a remarkable Debian server upgrade, Facebook wins a battle in the URL war, Minecraft shuns NFTs, KDE Korner, and more. News London Meetup 5th August near The Eye Mi...
Graham played with a Steam Deck, Will switched to Firefox, Félim cleaned up his home directory, and Joe obsessed over battery health. Plus Copilot follow- up, and more. Discoveries Firefox xdg-ninja Steam Deck inxi coconutBattery Feedback lnl-discov...
Thinkpads that won’t boot Linux by default, Lennart moves to Microsoft, the Firefox Snap is finally a lot faster, Reddit shows its true colours, KDE Korner, and more. News London Meetup 5th August near The Eye Lenovo Secured- core PC unable to boot Li...
A modern alternative to the watch command, automating lights, and hacking routers, using FOSS to make installing Windows easier. Plus our thoughts on VC funding in open source, and more. Discoveries viddy Cheerlights & cheerlights- hid Hacking a Netge...
The community gets angry about GitHub Copilot, Félim gets angry about email, Firefox continues to improve, drawers fill up with more Raspberry Pis, KDE shines as ever, and more. News London Meetup 5th August near The Eye Raspberry Pi Pico W: your $6 ...
Will buys a cheap mouse, Félim thinks he’s a meteorologist, Graham hacks his TV, and Joe complains about YouTube. Discoveries libratbag & piper WeeWX Device/DevMode Manager for webOS TV LMN 3: An Open-Source DAW-in-a-Box Doom on coreboot and on a Blu...
Thumbs up for Mozilla and KDE, mixed reaction to mobile Thunderbird and Microsoft, AI definitely isn’t sentient, and more. News Our Plans For Thunderbird On Android Frequently Asked Questions: Thunderbird Mobile and K-9 Mail Firefox rolls out Total C...
Arch is really easy to install now, Graham uses his keyboard as a mouse, replacing expensive security platforms with FOSS, silly AI pictures, and Will baffles us with electronics technobabble. Plus feedback about all sorts,
The usual love for the Mars helicopter and KDE, rare praise for Mozilla, and fingers pointed at DuckDuckGo and Brave. Plus apprehension about Broadcom’s VMware acquisition, and Intel’s new “features”. News Alex’s London meetup is going to be a day ea...
FOSS alternatives to TeamViewer and Plex, Alexa automation made easy, Thunderbird is in great health, plus your feedback about all sorts including an amazing weird Linux installation. Discoveries RustDesk Virtual Smart Home Jellyfin Thunderbird is ve...
We break with tradition and talk about some of the things we love about Linux and FOSS. Plus overhyped NVIDIA news, Google relents on free custom email accounts, Félim is trolled about Chromebooks, KDE Korner,
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 haird...
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.