Linux Action News

A Technology and Tech News podcast
 1 person rated this podcast

Episodes

Search Episodes...
Is Linux gaming really being saved by Google's Stadia platform? We discuss the details and possibilities. Plus good news for KDE Connect users, Intel begins work on next-generation open source video drivers, and much more.Links:Google launches game streaming service called Stadia — Google CEO…
We try out the latest GNOME 3.32 release, and why it might be the best release ever. New leader candidates for Debian emerge, we experience foundation inception, and NGINX is getting acquired. Plus Android Q gets an official Desktop Mode, the story behind the new Open Distro for Elasticsearch, and…
Free Software does what commercial can't this week, getting a Debian desktop on more Android devices gets closer, and PureOS promises Convergence but is there more beneath the surface? Plus Microsoft open sources Windows Calculator, and a quick recap of SCaLE 17x.Links:Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Rele…
We sift Mobile World Congress to find just the best and most relevant stories, and discuss the Thunderclap vulnerability. Plus we say goodbye to Koroa, find a reason to checkout GRUB nightlies, and how Android aims to kill passwords for good.Links:LineageOS 16.0 released — We feel that the 16.0 br…
Linus pops another hype bubble, we go hands on with the new OnionShare, and some insights into Redis labs changing its license... Again. And why KDE joining the Matrix, along with others might be establishing a new open source standard.Links:KDE is adding Matrix to its instant messaging infrastruc…
Google scrambles to repurpose Android Things, Microsoft wants to protect your Linux install really bad, and the first bank backed Crypto-coin makes a splash. Plus Void Linux issues a warning, running Linux on ARM laptops built for Windows, and more.Links:Google refocuses Android Things as a ‘platf…
A week of nasty security flaws, and a lack of patches... For some of us. Raspberry Pi opens a physical store, our thoughts on the new LibreOffice interface, and the new round of nasty flaws hitting all versions of Android. Plus new disk encryption coming to Linux, Intel releases their open source …
Firefox is standing out, Pine64 has a lot more cheap Linux hardware coming, and the good and the bad with the new Kodi Release. Plus HP Joins LVFS, why you shouldn't expect a Raspberry Pi 4 in 2019, and more.Links:Firefox 65 released — We’re happy to announce a new set of redesigned controls f…
Debian has a big fix, Chromium might block ads, Valve makes another big investment in Linux, and Google gets serious about bringing Fuchsia to market. Plus we announce a new Linux podcast, and run down the many ways to run Ubuntu on Windows.Links:Choose Linux - New JB Show — The show that captures…
Another troubling week for MongoDB, ZFS On Linux lands a kernel workaround, and 600 days of postmarketOS. Plus our thoughts on the new Project Trident release, and Mozilla ending their Test Pilot program.Links:MongoDB removed from major distros — Red Hat won't use MongoDB in Red Hat Enterprise Lin…
Choose your own Linux is coming to Chrome OS, GitHub private repos go free, LVFS gets another win, and Amazon released their MongoDB competitor DocumentDB. Plus Homebrew comes to Linux, the recent Ethereum Classic attack, and more.Links:Chrome OS may soon let companies choose their own distro for …
Raspberry Pi joins the RISC-V Foundation, MIPS is going open source, and Mozilla is experimenting with more ads in Firefox. Plus the BSDs rebase their ZFS on the Linux implementation, the EU has bug bounties, and Thunderbird gets set to fly!Links:Raspberry Pi joins RISC-V Foundation — We're excite…
We take a look back at our 2018 Linux predictions, and make some bold new ones for the year ahead. Plus there’s no avoiding how far off we were when it came to Bitcoin last year, but that didn’t stop us having a go again this year!
It’s been a huge year for Linux and FOSS news, and we take a look at some of the major stories that shaped the industry over the last 12 months. Acquisitions, solid releases, a revolution for gaming, politics in the kernel community, Chrome OS coming of age, and more.Links:IBM to Acquire Red Hat —…
Intel developers are working to open source the FSP, Fuchsia SDK and device repos show up in Android AOSP, and our BSD buddies have some big news. Plus the pending removal of the x32 sub-architecture from Linux, why Uber is joining up with the Linux Foundation, and more.Links:Intel Working On Open…
Microsoft is moving to Chromium, and Mozilla isn't too thrilled about it. Plus the Kernel team's clever Spectre slowdown fix, Emby goes proprietary, Steam Link lives on, and more.Links:Microsoft Edge to move to a Chromium base — Today we’re announcing that we intend to adopt the Chromium …
Clear Linux doubles down on the desktop, Fedora 31 is likely canceled or delayed, and why Firecracker is being called the new "Docker killer". Plus AMP's new governance model kicks in, and the Necuno Mobile Plasma tease.Links:Clear Linux now easier to try and to install — The addition of the d…
The Fuchsia bomb ticks closer, Valve's Steam Link end of life shocks us, and Amazon's new, rather obvious feature. Plus the surprise use for Red Hat Enterprise, and an update on the Linux powered Atari VCS.Links: Huawei testing Fuchsia on the Honor Play — A new commit in the Fuchsia source…
The Fuchsia bomb ticks closer, Valve's Steam Link end of life shocks us, and Amazon's new, rather obvious feature. Plus the surprise use for Red Hat Enterprise, and an update on the Linux powered Atari VCS.Links: Huawei testing Fuchsia on the Honor Play — A new commit in the Fuchsia source…
Mark Shuttleworth announced 10 years support of Ubuntu 18.04, but there's a catch. Why we're buying the new Raspberry Pi, and we have a laugh at folding Android screens. Plus the new Red Hat Enterprise beta has modularity, why Canonical might be ready for investors, and the bad week for cr…
Ubuntu on select Samsung devices goes into beta, we cover the technicalities of Linux on the new Macs, one of our favorite desktop projects gets a big update, and the Librem 5 slips. Plus it's the end of the line for the Nexus devices, and more!Links:Booting Linux on new Macs — Apple's T2 secu…
The new Fedora has a neat trick, The Register's KDE klickbait, and GhostBSD impresses. Plus Sailfish's release strategy gets refined, System76 announces their Thelio Linux hardware, and more.Links:Fedora 29 released — This release is particularly exciting because it’s the first to include…
Linus is back in charge with the whole world watching, IBM is buying Red Hat, and Pine64 says they’re working on a Plasma phone. Plus Firefox has a new sales pitch for you, and how HTC's blockchain future is already fizzling out.Links:Linus back in charge of the kernel — And with that, Linus, …
The Cosmic Cuttlefish is out, and we share our quick take. Juno finally lands and this one sets the bar, MongoDB gets hip to the license changes, and watch out Linux... Here come the pros! Plus we go over the newly publish Ubuntu statistics, and Google's new Android licensing scheme in Europe.…
Another fork is brewing, Microsoft hands over their patents of mass destruction leaving us with a few questions, and the best features of the new Plasma release. Plus Google's new Linux hardware, Flatpaks have met their critic, and more. Links:Ubuntu Touch OTA 5 released — While many have alre…
Rate Podcast
Podcast Details
Started
May 5th, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 25th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
100
Avg. Episode Length
28 minutes

Podcast Tags

Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.