Getting Inside the Oryx Pro | LAS 416 May 9, 2016
The Oryx Pro from System76 claims to be a desktop replacement, but do the specs & features match the price? Plus is Linux Mint rushing into a collapse? We get really excited about the Pyra and you might too, big updates on the Linux desktop & more!
Linux Switch Competition | LAS 415 May 2, 2016
Noah & Emma set out to switch as many users to Linux as possible. Our team documents their competition to switch the most people to Linux within two hours in the Pacific Northwest!
LinuxFest Northwest 2016 | LAS 414 April 25, 2016
Our biggest live event yet, from the floor of LinuxFest Northwest 2016. We chat about the future of Linux desktop software, old friends from the past stop by & the switch competition is on!
Ubuntu 16.04: From Warty to Wimpy | LAS 413 April 18, 2016
We review Ubuntu 16.04 & it’s various flavors. We discuss the features making this an important Ubuntu release & debate the major challenges that Ubuntu still struggles with. Plus ubuntu’s domination,how Red Hat is making money, Linux errywhere, & more!
Noah Delivers Linux | LAS 412 April 11, 2016
We dive in & spend an evening with the Sandbagger crew switching their whole house to Linux & how they're going to switch a class they’re teaching next semester! Plus Linus’ hopes for the Linux desktop, a network wide ad blocker using Pi-Hole & more!
Windows Gets Bash-ed | LAS 411 April 4, 2016
Microsoft & Ubuntu working together to bring you Bash & the Ubuntu userland on Windows 10. Is this the ultimate Win for Linux or Embrace, Extend, Extinguish? Plus Red Hat wants to save you money, TP-Link bans OSS firmwares, Edubuntu calls it quits & more!
Floating on ownCloud 9 | LAS 410 March 28, 2016
We risk it all and toss our data into the new ownCloud 9 to give you our review. Find out about using ownCloud as an Evernote killer, Federated servers & more. Plus Red Hat’s big news, the new Gnome & the next level in our upcoming switch competition.
What Is KDE Neon? | LAS 409 March 21, 2016
Jonathan Riddell joins to discuss the KDE Neon project, the latest & greatest of KDE community software packaged on a rock-solid base. We kick the tires & give you our first impression. Is this finally Plasma Desktop just the way we’ve always wanted it?
Making Music with Linux | LAS 408 March 14, 2016
What’s the best software under Linux to create music? We have something for the musician to casual hardware geek, we cover the dark art of creating music under Linux. Plus a chat with ownCloud’s Community Manager about the features in ownCloud 9 & more!
3rd Slice of Pi with Extra Mycroft | LAS 407 March 7, 2016
We look at the new Raspberry Pi 3, review & chat with Mycroft CTO Ryan Sipes on how important the Raspberry Pi is for development of their open AI platform. Plus replacing Spotify on Linux, the new Microsoft lock-in, our hosts face a moral quandary & more
Entroware Apollo: Linux Macbook Killer | LAS 406 Feb. 29, 2016
Has Entroware built the ultimate 13 inch Linux laptop? We put their Apollo through our battery of tests & review this good looking Skylake powered Linux portable. Plus Microsoft buys the folks behind Mono, Canonical has a ZFS fight on their hands & more!
The High Price of Purism | LAS 405 Feb. 22, 2016
Is the Librem 15 the ultimate Linux laptop? We review Purism’s Librem 15 laptop, crowd funded and pitched as “the first high-end laptop in the world that ships without mystery software in the kernel, operating system, or any software applications.”
How Not to Install Discourse | LAS 404 Feb. 15, 2016
This week we talk about how you can have a working web forum in 10 minutes or less & all open source! In the news we talk about an open source router; Russia dumping Windows, more updates to video editing on Linux, a super special live unboxing & more!
Rocket Chat & Mattermost Cut the Slack | LAS 403 Feb. 8, 2016
Teams collaborating over Slack is the new hot trend sweeping many open source projects, communities & others. We compare Rocket.Chat, Mattermost & Slack. Plus all the details on the announced Ubuntu Tablet, the Keybase filesystem & more!
The Stories of SCALE14x | LAS 402 Feb. 1, 2016
We share our stories from 2016’s SCALE14x. We talk about attending one of the largest community driven Linux events in the world. Plus the Linux Trojan that’s snapping screenshots & recording audio, Linux Mint is building their own X-Apps & more!
Pre SCaLE LAS | LAS 401 Jan. 24, 2016
In this special episode of LAS, we go off the rails as we buckle down & prep for our visit to SCaLE live on the air! Plus picks, your feedback & more!
LAS 400 Phones Home | LAS 400 Jan. 16, 2016
We celebrate 400 episodes of the Linux Action Show, show you how easy it is to setup your own phone system, never flash another USB stick again & the big Ubuntu rumors. Plus the openSSH bug you need to patch, the Steam Link SDK, Gnome 3 changes & more!
2016 Linux Wish List | LAS 399 Jan. 11, 2016
What if your humble hosts could have there way? A wave of their magic wands, whatever they want changed in Linux Land in 2016 would happen? Plus the welcome change in Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox OS finds new life, desktop picks that changed our lives & more!
Consulting the Oracle for 2016 | LAS 398 Jan. 4, 2016
We make our annual predictions for the land of Linux in 2016, Google drops the openJDK bomb & we pay tribute to Ian Murdock. Plus we announce our SCaLE 14x plans, some changes to the show & more!
Big Moments From 2015 | LAS 397 Dec. 27, 2015
Some of our very favorite moments from 2015. Witness as Chris attempts to slam a whole bunch of big show into one big show. Our favorite interview, our biggest rant & our most popular howto. Plus a look back at classic on-location moments from the year.