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.

The Raspberry Pi turns 10, the Steam Deck reviews are here, Android is getting proper virtualisation, Arm ThinkPads are coming, and KDE is even better than ever. News One decade, 46 million units: Happy birthday, Raspberry Pi Android 13 virtualization hack runs Windows (and Doom) in a VM on Android Steam Deck review: it’s... Read More __

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Tags: linux, open source, foss, computing, tech, opensource, joe ressington

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Loads of discoveries including window tiling, rich text for CLI Python apps, FOSS Wordle, 3D home design, and fractals. Plus your feedback about JSON, Matrix, audio, and an old Mac. Discoveries Python Rich Sweethome 3D react- wordle wordle in under 50...
Mixed gaming news, great Raspberry Pi news, Mozilla teams up with Meta and ditches their VR browser, KDE Korner, and more. News Slackware 15 released Raspberry Pi OS (64-bit) Raspberry Pi OS 32-bit vs. 64-bit Performance Review Network install beta t...
Why FOSS is unlikely to gain traction in education, what’s great about Discourse, Linux gaming, the uncertain future of Termux, our thoughts on Snap and Flatpak, and more. Links mentioned: Termux and its plugins are no longer updated on Google Play S...
The Steam Deck is nearly here, Will is looking for a new email host, Creative Commons is abused, Joe has kernel problems, Félim upgrades his phone, and Graham plays a synth. Plus KDE Korner. News Steam Deck Deposit – Steam Deck Launching February 25t...
Why some people use Mint instead of Ubuntu, and your feedback. Plus all sorts of discoveries including programming lights, Ceefax, and a FOSS alternative to Sonos. Discoveries HiFi Berry OS Ceefax lives! NimBLE ESP32 iPlayer probably runs on 32-bit L...
A theme of funding open source development runs throughout the news including npm sabotage, Mozilla accepting crypto donations, and Signal’s CEO standing down. Plus Wordle’s open web problem, the usual great stuff in KDE Korner, and more.
A simple FOSS way to share your mouse and keyboard across multiple machines, and a handy command line tool to find duplicate files. Plus your predictions for 2022 including gaming, GNOME, Firefox, Raspberry Pi, and PipeWire.
Ubuntu might be taking gaming more seriously, more Mozilla missteps, why Her Majesty’s demise might be really bad news, a brand new segment, KDE Korner, and more. News/discussion Please don’t use Discord for FOSS projects UK tech policy predictions f...
It’s that time of year where we look back at our 2021 predictions, and make some new ones for 2022. Linode Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and mo...
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 ...
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,
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 Next...
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.
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,
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.
A new cheap Pi and a new version of Raspberry Pi OS, Firefox gets pretty new colours, a management shakeup at GitHub, Red Hat’s new dev hiring policy, KDE Korner, and more. With guest host Jim Salter from 2.5 Admins.
We are all impressed by an obscure open source OS. Plus your feedback about duplicated effort by app devs, ignoring the modern web, Flathub confusion, a positive way to view of the FOSS future, and more. First Impressions We had a look at Haiku,
Microsoft upsets the FOSS community, Moxie trolls NFT clowns, Trump’s people don’t seem to understand licences, a 1337 haxx0r tool, KDE Korner, and more. News Apple joins Blender Development Fund L0phtCrack is now open source Signal’s founder is trol...
The pros and cons of tiling window managers, and how we nearly use them. Plus your feedback about Flatpak, Firefox as a Snap, a web-based image editor, starting a FOSS career, and why we have a Telegram group instead of IRC or Matrix.