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LINUX Unplugged

Jupiter Broadcasting
404 episodes
An open show powered by community LINUX Unplugged takes the best attributes of open collaboration and turns it into a weekly show about Linux.

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

404: You've Got Mail

It's episode III, Return of the Email. Everyone says never host your own email, so we're doin it. We just have one last job to complete. Special Guest: Daniel Fore. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode customers, visit lino…

403: Hidden Features of Fedora 34

The new release of Fedora has more under the hood than you might know. It's a technology-packed release, and nearly all of it is coming to a distro near you. Plus the questions we think the University of Minnesota kernel ban raises, and more. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer …

402: Our Worst Idea Yet

You should never host your own email, so we’ve gone and done just that. What we learned trying to build an email server in 2021. Plus our take on Ubuntu 21.04, become a master of your schedule with our pick, and a Garage Sale update. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all L…

401: Own Your Mailbox

Do as we say, not as we do. This week we're setting off to host our own email. We'll cover the basics, what's we're using, and why. Plus an update on Jupiter Broadcasting going independent, community news, and more. Special Guest: Martin Wimpress. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special o…

400: The See Ya Next Tuesday

Old friends and new join us on a quest to celebrate four hundred episodes. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Corry Clinton, Drew DeVore, and Graham Morrison. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode customers, visit linode.com/un…

399: No PRs Please

Lutris developer Mathieu Comandon joins us to share his perspective on the uncomfortable issues facing Linux desktop developers. Plus the tech behind Shells.com, community news, feedback, and more. Special Guests: Mathieu Comandon and Zlatan Todorić. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A specia…

398: Back in the Freedom Dimension

We share our favorite networking trick of all time, and then chat with the blokes behind a new WireGuard-powered service. Plus our reaction to RMS's return to the FSF, some big project updates, picks, and more! Special Guests: Dalton Durst and Daniel Fore. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A …

397: Linux Desktop Levels Up

We break down the next-level features coming to a Linux near you in just a few weeks. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode customers, visit linode.com/unplugged, and receive $100 towards your new account. A Cloud Guru : Hun…

396: How Linux Got to Mars

Tim Canham, the Mars Helicopter Operations Lead, shares Linux’s origins at JPL and how it ended up running on multiple boxes on Mars. Plus the challenges Linux still faces before its ready for mission-critical space exploration. Special Guest: Tim Canham. Sponsored By: A Cloud Guru : Hundreds of…

395: The Waybig Machine

It's our worst idea yet. We share the password to our brand-new server and see who can own the box first. Whoever wins gets a special prize. Plus how Archive.org uses Linux, and more. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Carl George, and Neal Gompa. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer…

394: Tempted But the Truth is Discovered

After all these years, what's made us stick with Linux? Plus the commitment just made by the GNOME team, and some new tools that are changing our game. Special Guest: Drew DeVore. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode custom…

393: Perfecting Our Plasma

Something special has been achieved this week, a new benchmark in the desktop experience. We dig in. And why everyone will be looking for an open-source LastPass alternative. Special Guests: Brent Gervais, Neal Gompa, and Philip Muller. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for al…

392: Dad's Deployments

Which distro is best for friends and family? We have a unique take on this common question. Plus new insights into the future of CentOS, and Chris falls in love with a 14-inch screamer. Special Guest: Carl George. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podca…

391: GNOME 40ified

We try out GNOME 40 and its new workspace layout. Who we think this works well for, and who might want to avoid it. Plus Wimpy, Ubuntu's Desktop lead, chats with us about his future after Canonical. Special Guests: Carl George and Martin Wimpress. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special o…

390: Eating the License Cake

Successful open-source projects all seem to struggle with one major gorilla. Who it is, and what their options are now. Special Guests: Drew DeVore and Jonathan Corbet. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode customers, visit li…

389: Harder Butter Faster Stronger

We showcase a tool that will change your Linux game. Plus our thoughts on the recent Btrfs FUD, a bunch of feedback, and a handy pick. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode customers, visit linode.com/unplugged, and receive …

388: Waxing On With Wendell

Wendell joins the show to cover the state of graphics on Linux, and what Intel has in store for the future. Plus why we're excited about PeerTube again, some feedback, and more. Special Guest: Wendell Wilson. Sponsored By: Oh Dear : Oh Dear monitors uptime, SSL certificates, broken links, sched…

387: Tumbling Into the New Year!

We have some strong opinions about the state of openSUSE Tumbleweed. We've secretly been running it for the past week, and share our experience. Plus Microsoft's path to dominating the Linux desktop becomes clear. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podc…

386: Perilously Precocious Predictions

Friends join us for a special edition of the show to review last year's predictions, and forecast the future. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Alex Kretzschmar, Brent Gervais, Drew DeVore, Joe Ressington, and Neal Gompa. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcas…

385: The 2020 Tuxies

We reveal the winners of the 2020 Tuxies. We've tallied the audience votes for the best open source projects, desktops, distros, editors, games, and much much more. Special Guests: Drew DeVore and Nate Graham. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast l…

384: Born To Run Fedora

It's light as a feather, fast as hell, and everything is upstream. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon ships with Fedora, and this week we put it to the test. Plus community news, feedback, and a great pick. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and ne…

383: Murder of a Distro

Red Hat just made big changes to how CentOS works, we breakdown the good, and the bad. Plus how you can DIY a cheap IP KVM using a Raspberry Pi. Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Hector Martin. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and …

382: A New Endeavour

A problem that just kept getting worse and worse. What it was, and why it led us to "check in" on EndeavourOS. Plus some important community news, handy picks, feedback, and more! Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode custo…

381: Secret Modem Sounds

We have the coolest new retro tool of the year, that will turn you into a Linux powered spy. Plus the changes coming to Fedora, and what GNOME is focusing on next year. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode customers, visit …

380: No Sur, No Thank You

We review the Dell Precision 5750, a born and bred MacBook killer that runs Linux. Plus a nasty reminder of how closely Apple monitors its users, and their fatal flaw that we think is outrageous. Support LINUX Unplugged Links: New device puts music in your head — no headphones required Greg K-H a…

379: Favorite Linux Tweaks

We round up our favorite tweaks to the desktop, and apps that make it great. Plus some highlights from Arch Conf, and our reaction to Mint finally fixing their Chromium problem. Special Guest: Drew DeVore. Sponsored By: Linode Cloud Hosting : A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast liste…

378: All in One Pi

Why we think the new Raspberry Pi 400 is just the beginning. And we chat with the CTO of the Uno Platform, a new way to bring native apps to Linux. Chapters: 00:00:00 Pre-show 00:01:01 Intro 00:02:23 Meet the Raspberry Pi 400 00:11:21 Manjaro Update 00:16:59 State of Linux Gaming 00:23:11…

377: Buttered-Up Fedora

Fedora 33 is a bold release, and we’ve put it through the wringer. We tell you what’s great, and what you should know before diving in. Plus our thoughts on the bigger problem exposed by the youtube-dl takedown. Chapters: 00:00:00 Pre-show 00:03:12 Intro 00:04:40 New LTS Kernel 00:07:16 Pop…

376: From The Factory Floor

We put the new Ubuntu 20.10 to the test, and chat with System76's Mechanical Engineer to get the secrets of the new Thelio Mega. Plus some important community news, feedback, picks, and more. Chapters: 0:00 Pre-show 1:37 Intro 2:55 Edge for Linux 7:29 Thelio Mega 16:00 NVIDIA's 5.9 Problem…

375: Wrong About Pop!

We're reminded that you can't judge a distro by its screenshots. We use Pop!_OS for a few weeks and share our embarrassing discovery. Plus our thoughts on the new Plasma release, a super handy pick, and more. Chapters: 0:00 Pre-Show 0:44 Intro 0:50 SPONSOR: A Cloud Guru 2:39 Plasma 5.20 7:…