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 two weeks, 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. Expect drinking, swearing, strong opinions and Will being told to shut up about Ubuntu.

It’s been an unusually busy couple of summer weeks so we dig into the news including Canonical teaming up with Google, more updates from Pine64, and LibreOffice drama. Plus Will came up with a new segment, and KDE Korner. News COVID Tracker Ireland app one of Linux Foundation Public Health’s first open source projects... Read More __

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Great mobile Linux news, dispelling myths about desktop market share, the beginning of the end for BIOS booting, KDE Korner, and some more of your ask us anything questions. News UBports GSI brings Ubuntu Touch to any Project Treble-supported Android...
Will reminisces about netbooks, Joe has a new Pinebook Pro, Facebook’s complex morals, Bountysource worries the community, and KDE Korner. News Facebook did a bad thing to do a good thing Bountysource was going to change its terms so it could keep un...
Linux audio tips, upgrade vs nuke and pave, smartwatches, a new Raspberry Pi, Microsoft and Mint drama, and the shortest KDE Korner ever. News 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now at $75 Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version Ubuntu 20.
The deeper implications of all of Microsoft’s recent announcements, good news for Munich, GNOME, and KDE, and mixed news for VR on Linux. News LiMux is back Patent case against GNOME resolved Half-Life: Alyx Update Adds Native Linux Support,
Good news for Linux phones and Raspberry Pi users, an embarrassing security incident, Keybase bought by Zoom, KDE Korner, some feedback, and more. Plugs Check out Joe’s other podcasts The New Show with Daniel Foré and Alan Pope, and 2.
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS has been released so we have a good look at the distro that will be around for 10 years. Plus good news for email, relative stability for Debian, GitHub’s power move, and loads of KDE developments in the news.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the news including good news for UBports, changes to Firefox, Microsoft’s new LSM, potentially bad news for KDE, and more. Keep an eye on the All Episodes Feed for upcoming episodes of Late Night Linux Extra News...
The impacts of Coronovirus on Linux and open source, KDE Korner, and whether we are seeing the second big split in the FOSS world. Linux and the virus We mention that FOSS Talk Live 2020 is cancelled and talk about how Linux and FOSS will be affected...
We try and lighten the mood with a silly new segment. Meanwhile in the news Microsoft makes another open source move, bad news for VR on Linux, and more. News Microsoft’s GitHub buys npm When Virgin Media said it leaked ‘limited contact info’,
Is it time to give up on the Linux desktop and concentrate on open source apps? Plus a conundrum for Félim, Raspberry Pi and GTK in the news, and KDE Korner. FOSS Talk Live 2020 Tickets and info here News GTK website revamp attempting to stake QT P...
Joe has been playing with a PinePhone for a week and gives an honest appraisal. Plus Will’s simple solution to his Mac woes, switching to Linux and a community crowdfunder in the news, and a packed KDE Korner.
Lots of news including Pine64, Linux gaming, Thunderbird, and WireGuard. Plus Will is looking to install a decent OS on his Mac, and mixed news in KDE Korner. FOSS Talk Live 2020 announcement The date has changed.
The death of Windows 7 presents yet another opportunity for the wide adoption of Linux on the desktop. Is that just wishful thinking? Plus Y2K comes back, bad news for Mozilla, a great new Nexcloud release, and more in the news.
It’s officially the future so we look back at our predictions from last year and make some new ones for 2020. Digital Ocean This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to do.co/lnl and get started with $50 of credit.
It’s almost Christmas so it’s time to look back at 2019 and talk about some of the news stories that shaped the year. January Amazon launches Mongo- compatible DocumentDB MongoDB removed from major distros February Redis Labs raises $60 million fo...
Chrome OS is by far the most popular Linux-based desktop OS and we find out if that top spot is deserved. Plus Ubuntu, Zorin, Firefox, Kali, and more in the news. News Ubuntu Pro 64-bit Ubuntu now works on Pi 4 The Ubuntu 20.
What does a long-term Linux user think of macOS? We ask Will. Plus gaming, Google, the PInephone, and KDE in the news. News Google Kills Cloud Print Google plans to offer bank accounts next year Steam’s Remote Play Together is out of beta Half-Life: ...
We find out what Ubuntu 19.10 is like on the Raspberry Pi 4, and then take it too far. Plus plenty of news, Graham channelling Vangelis, and something about KDE. News LinuxApp Summit Kicks Off Site Kit is now available for all WordPress sites Google ...
Will tells us why he left his job as Director of Ubuntu Desktop, KDE Korner, and a mixed bag of news. News The BBC has joined the dark web Startpage bought by an Ad Company Gitlab planned to introduce telemetry,