All episodes from Late Night Linux, Linux Downtime, and Linux After Dark.
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Linux After Dark – Episode 40
As companies tighten their belts during these uncertain times, could there be a silver lining for open source and self-hosting? Plus our brief thoughts on workspaces. See our contact page for ways to get in touch. Subscribe to the RSS feed.
Late Night Linux – Episode 222
Docker damages what little FOSS goodwill it has left, the Internet Archive inevitably loses a legal fight, GitHub’s SSH key snafu, Microsoft fails to read the room regarding crypto, Mozilla’s foray into AI raises an eybrow or two, a national treasure takes the piss out of Félim, and more. News Gordon Moore, Intel co-founder... Read More
Linux Downtime – Episode 68
We are joined by Alex from Self-Hosted to talk about home media setups. Is it a good idea to use a NAS running a desktop while connected to a TV, or does something like an Nvidia Shield make more sense? See our contact page for ways to get in touch. Subscribe... Read More
Late Night Linux – Episode 221
Will is annoyed with calculators, Félim adds GUIs to his ropey Python, Graham attempts to tune a Piano, and Joe dreams of playing darts without the maths. Plus your feedback about robot vacuums, guitar cables, Arch, why we don’t talk about Fedora, KDE wins, and more. Discoveries qalculate NiceGUI Entropy Piano Tuner Autodarts (video... Read More
Linux After Dark – Episode 39
A year on from our episode about Ubuntu, we still have concerns about the direction of the project. Or should we just call it a product at this point? Plus your feedback about challenges, and Raspberry Pi alternatives. Our previous episode about Ubuntu zimaboard Tailscale Tailscale is a VPN service... Read More
Late Night Linux – Episode 220
Flathub’s grand plans spark a debate the merits of modern packaging, we feel old 20 years on from the SCO lawsuit, great news for un-Googled Android users, a lengthy quest to stream DRM-restricted media on Arm Macs, KDE Korner, and more. News Flathub in 2023 The SCO lawsuit, 20 years later NewF-Droid repository format... Read More
Linux Downtime – Episode 67
What is the right level of customisation for the Linux desktop? See our contact page for ways to get in touch. Subscribe to the RSS feed.
Late Night Linux – Episode 219
Troubleshooting microcontroller projects, reinstalling Ubuntu the quick and easy way, loads of gaming discoveries, follow-up on backups, playing guitar with Linux, keeping kids safe online, and more. Discoveries mqttshark device IDs to get steering wheel nim Turrican II AGA Zelda a Link to the Past on Linux Feedback Timeshift Kopia Grsync Cronopete UrBackup... Read More
Linux After Dark – Episode 38
We are joined by Jorge Castro to talk about immutable filesystem Linux distros. Check out his project uBlue and his YouTube Channel. Corrections from Jorge: “I mentioned hyperreal when I really meant to say Hyprland, and one is a person working on a ublue, the other is a wayland compositor.” Tailscale... Read More
Late Night Linux – Episode 218
Canonical angers the community again – this time by asking Ubuntu flavours to stop shipping Flatpak by default, we can’t decide whether Microsoft or Google are worse, NASA contributes to way more open source software than you might think, ten years of Steam on Linux, and KDE Korner. News Ubuntu Flavor Packaging Defaults NASA... Read More
Linux Downtime – Episode 66
Should open source projects use open platforms for their communities, or should they meet people where they are – places like Discord? Join the Discord server, Telegram group, Matrix room, or IRC channel. See our contact page for ways to get in touch. Subscribe to the RSS feed.
Late Night Linux – Episode 217
More reverse-engineering, free tech books, a handy tool for fixing things you’ve aCCIDENTALLY CAPITALISED, Chromium in the terminal, putting apps and config files in a “box”, more on aviation tracking, GUI vs CLI backups on Linux, and loads more. Discoveries reveng lurk GoalKicker.com books Late Night Linux – Discoveries Convert Case carbonyl Github Sponsors... Read More
Linux After Dark – Episode 37
What counts as a boutique distro, and do we recommend them? Plus Gary tells us about his experiences at the recent Fosdem conference. Tailscale Tailscale is a VPN service that makes the devices and applications you own accessible anywhere in the world, securely and effortlessly. Go to tailscale.com and try it for free... Read More
Late Night Linux – Episode 216
Canonical’s latest Ubuntu PR blunder, Mastodon and the fediverse are doing a lot better than some journalists seem to think, yet another telemetry row, the company behind Mycroft is struggling, KDE Korner, and more. News We now have a Discord server (as well as the Telegram group, Matrix room, and IRC channel). Links to... Read More
Linux Downtime – Episode 65
Martin tells us about why he decided to work with Nix and NixOS professionally. He mentioned Determinate Systems and Zero to Nix See our contact page for ways to get in touch. Subscribe to the RSS feed.