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We explain the recent Qt upset, and then go hands-on with the new PeerTube release. Plus Wendell from Level1Techs joins us to discuss his thoughts on porting Linux to the Apple M1. Special Guest: Wendell Wilson.
A lot of open source development was packed into 2020, we recap some of the standout moments you should know about.
Our annual predictions episode kicks off with a review of what we got right and wrong for 2020, and then we speculate wildly about what could happen in 2021.
Another Google project meets an untimely demise, but we find the silver lining. Plus new Matrix goodies, why AWS is investing in Blender, and more.
We explain the major changes to CentOS this week and break down the top four criticisms. Plus Google makes their Fuchsia intentions a bit more clear, and why Linux 5.10 is a BIG deal.
Desktop Linux users saw a lot of new features land this week, and SUSE might just have a new cloud-winning strategy. Plus Michael Larabel from Phoronix joins us to discuss the state of Linux hardware support in 2020. Special Guest: Michael Larabel.
What caused the recent major AWS outage, the breaking changes that just arrived upstream, and a new mail client for Linux. Plus our reaction to Microsoft's Android subsystem that's in the works.
The details behind youtube-dl's return to GitHub, our thoughts on the rumored SUSE IPO, and our concerns with Servo's new home.
The Ubuntu bug you need to patch, PayPal's Bitcoin support goes live, and a breaking change inbound to systemd. Plus the Linux tech Greg KH is most excited about, and more.
We review the Raspberry Pi 400. Then discover new features coming to Linux powered Dells. Plus an important Let's Encrypt update, and the next billion-dollar tech coming to Linux.
A RISC-V development PC is in the works, we have the details and try to set expectations. Plus what's new in Fedora 33, and an important youtube-dl update.
Ubuntu 20.10 is out, with official Raspberry Pi 4 desktop support. We try it out and report back. And our thoughts on the youtube-dl takedown. Plus Edge is out for Linux, and PayPal gets bitcoin fever.
The new Plasma release makes a compelling argument for the workstation, why LibreOffice and OpenOffice can't seem to get along and a recently found bug in Linux that goes back to Kernel 2.6. Plus, our thoughts on Apple's seeming abandoning of CUPS, the latest and greatest open source podcast player, and an important show update.
NextCloud makes some significant changes, and we share our reaction; IBM is planning to split into two, but we have some questions, and Firefox may soon display sponsored "top sites." Plus Nvidia's Jetson Nano release and the freaky future of low-level AI, and our thoughts on Coinbase's recent news.
Quite a bit from Google this week, with new products and notable changes coming for developers and users. Plus our take on DuckDuckGo's new fight.
Lenovo expands its Linux lineup in a big way, with 30 Ubuntu systems. And why Microsoft Edge on Linux might be more significant than you think. Plus, the latest Mozilla project being spun-out, and how Timescale might have a solution for a self-sustaining open-source business in the cloud era.
We try out the new GNOME "Orbis" release and chat about Microsoft's new Linux kernel patches that make it clear Windows 10 is on the path to a hybrid Windows/Linux system. Plus, the major re-architecture work underway for Chrome OS with significant ramifications for Desktop Linux.
Our hands-on review of Android 11, and our thoughts on the possible consequences of Nvidia buying Arm Holdings for $40bn. Plus why our long-term view for Mozilla took a turn for the worse this week, and two recent enterprise wins for Desktop Linux.
The first Thinkpads loaded with Fedora go live, but there is a lot more to the story. Plus, the new PinePhone options coming soon, our thoughts on recent Mozilla news, lessons from the GNOME Patent Troll, and AWS Bottlerocket.
In what turns out to be our final publication, we say goodbye.Links:Backblaze — Cloud storage that's astonishingly easy and low-cost.
WireGuard officially lands in Linux. We cover a bunch of new features in Linux 5.6 and discuss the recent challenges facing LineageOS. Plus the PinePhone UBports edition goes up for pre-order, and our reaction to Huawei joining the Open Invention Network.
Mozilla puts your money where your mouse is and partners with Scroll to launch Firefox for a Better Web. We'll explain the details, and why it might just have a shot. Plus we try out Plasma Bigscreen, cover Telegram's really bad news, and much more.
Why Debian is facing one of its most critical moments yet, Microsoft and GitHub buy npm, and our thoughts on Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 "Debbie." Plus, why "Works with Chromebook" might be great for Linux, and using your GPU to fight the Coronavirus.
Solid releases from GNOME and Firefox, bad news for custom Android ROM users, and a new container distro from Amazon. Plus Mozilla and KaiOS team up to bring the modern web to feature phones, and the surprising way Microsoft is shipping a Linux kernel.
Let's Encrypt is forced to revoke customer certificates, the big change coming to FreeNAS, and the trick to running Android on an iPhone. Plus our concerns about Debian's future, and the unfixable Intel flaw announced this week.
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Jupiter Broadcasting
Podcast Status
May 5th, 2017
Latest Episode
Jan 11th, 2021
Release Period
Avg. Episode Length
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