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.
Let's Encrypt: A New Hope | LAS 396 Dec. 20, 2015
Inspired by the Let’s Encrypt project, we break down the basics of SSL & how easy it is to set up on your Linux box now. Plus hacking GRUB by hitting backspace 28 times, the Linux Foundation wants the Blockchain & more!
Shooting the Breeze with KDE | LAS 395 Dec. 13, 2015
Plasma Desktop 5.5 shipped this week. We cover what’s new, what's improved & what work still remains for the latest & greatest from KDE. Plus Mozilla ends their Smartphone plans, Microsoft offers a Linux cert, the new KeePassX, your feedback & more!
Linux in Mint Condition | LAS 394 Dec. 6, 2015
Linux Mint 17.3 proves you can based a Linux desktop on a stable core. We take back some of our concerns about Linux Mint & discuss the areas where they are pushing user experience forward. Plus Mozilla plans to dump Thunderbird & more!
Thankfully It's Open Source | LAS 393 Nov. 30, 2015
It’s a special holiday edition of the Linux Action Show, and we get thankful for some super important, innovative & critically necessary open source projects. We throw out the format, and cover many projects listed in our notes & off the tops of our heads
The Evolution of Solus | LAS 392 Nov. 22, 2015
We review Solus, a new distro from scratch with it’s own GTK-based desktop called Budgie & we give you our first impressions. Plus big changes coming to GTK, the Plasma desktop gets another great release, highlights from the 2015 kernel summit & more!
Live From System76 | LAS 391 Nov. 15, 2015
We traveled to Denver Colorado to meet the folks behind System76, tour their office & record a live show on location. Plus Linux goes to space, Firefox OS has a new trick, the good news for open source router firmware & more!