Linux Unplugged

An open show powered by community LINUX Unplugged takes the best attributes of open collaboration and focuses them into a weekly lifestyle show about Linux.
  • NextCloud 12 is out & Jos joins us to chat about the highlights, Marius Quabeck joins us to discuss Magic Device Tool’s secrets. Plus we cover a bunch of project updates & more!

  • We review System76’s Galago Pro, have a crisis of faith about the future of desktop Linux, get completely blown away by our community, help you BASH better & more!

  • Canonical is going for the IPO & that means some big changes. In a recent interview Mark Shuttleworth gives us a hint at the new purpose of the Ubuntu desktop. Plus Thunderbird’s future is uncertain, we get our hands on System76’s Galago Pro & more!

  • Big improvements are coming to a grub near you, Wes has a batch of really useful new open source projects & we consider the “threat” posed by Windows 10 S. Plus the dirty secret about Linux’s battery life, some of our LinuxFest Northwest plans & a lot more!

  • Linux Foundation thinks they have the solution to the Internet of Terrible & they might actually be right. We’ll share the exclusive interview that has us excited for the future. Plus the bad, horrible, no good week that Docker had & more!

  • Community efforts to port Unity 8 or recreate the Unity 7 desktop are popping up all over & one of them is showing some real promise. Plus why Ubuntu Gnome left us feeling a little underwhelmed. Then, Solus has a Gnome edition now. Ikey stops by to tell us about it & other new things coming out from the project.

  • OpenELEC’s latest release, Snaps on Fedora, plus Wes’ Picks, Pinterest’s support for Open Source & the controversial use of Slack for Open Source projects. Then Wes, Noah & the Mumble room have a wide-ranging discussion about Ubuntu’s big desktop change, what it means for the Linux Desktop, Linux Vendors & you!

  • Joe Ressington of Late Night Linux joins Wes to discuss just what makes a “Proper” distribution. Then the latest news about Libreboot and the Free Software Foundation, Containers explained in pictures & our complaints about the latest Telegram release. Plus Fedora has the perfect desktop for Hacker News & Android is now king of the internet.

  • We dig deep into the LibreBoot project, how the Intel ME problem impacts open source & limits badass free laptops. Then we spend Wes’ money and shop for his next perfect Linux rig. Plus we discuss the big changeup at FreeNAS & more!

  • Bulletproof Linux Kernel upgrades might be near, Kodi gets a real Netflix Plugin & the dirty, stinky, no good, obvious, elephant in the room around desktop Linux. Plus why Bcachefs might be Linux’s next hit filesystem, Mozilla's Obsidian & more!

Monday the 29th.
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