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Linux Action News

A weekly Technology, News and Tech News podcast
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The big disruption that looks like a bust, a security issue you need to pay attention to, and some great news for the Steam Deck.
We explain SUSE Liberty Linux and contemplate why the community seems to be selecting distributions with newer kernels.
Fedora and Red Hat users are getting a web-based installer, and a new legal situation for Bitcoin smells like retro SCO FUD.
GnuPG has some great news, Libadwaita 1.0 has arrived and we share our thoughts, plus a big batch of updates from the Matrix project.
We kick off our annual predictions episode with what we got right and wrong this year and then attempt to predict what will happen in 2022.
The nasty Log4Shell vulnerability isn't solved yet, this week saw a new round of attacks and patches. Plus how the work to port Linux to the Apple M1 resulted in fixing a bug that impacted all Linux distros.
The Log4Shell vulnerability is making waves this week; we'll explain why and break down how it works. Plus, some good news for the Desktop and systemd-homed gets one step closer.
Industry-changing open-source project releases, and why the new CentOS Stream 9 might be more noteworthy than you realize. Special Guest: Carl George.
Fedora's massive endorsement this week that went unnoticed, why RISC-V mobile devices might be getting near, and the significant change coming to a critical open-source tool.
Just how severe is this DNS cache poisoning attack revealed this week? We'll break it down and explain why Linux is affected. Plus, the feature now removed from APT, more performance patches in the Kernel, and a big batch of project updates.
A desktop from Linux past has a surprising update this week, AlmaLinux pulls ahead of the pack, and Canonical ships software for the Apple M1. Plus, the new tech in SteamOS 3 that might make it a great desktop OS.
Significant changes at GitHub, Ubuntu starts work on a new desktop tool, why WirePlumber is a big deal, and we bust some Red Hat FUD.
New Raspberry Pi hardware has a few surprises, the most impressive things in Linux 5.15, and our reaction to classic functionality under consideration for removal from Fedora.
Major performance milestones are being hit with new code inbound for Linux, Plasma and GNOME desktops are set to run Wayland on NVIDIA's binary driver, and why the SFC's new GPL fight could have implications for you.
We cover what's special about Plasma's 25th-anniversary edition, chat with CloudLinux's CEO, and detail why Apple supporting Blender is good for all of us. Plus, why we're worried Ubuntu is losing its charm for developers.
Apple M1 Linux development reaches a key milestone and boots a usable desktop; Ubuntu reveals a new product, and the secret SUSE project that leaked this week. Plus, the essential RISC-V code landing in the Linux kernel.
Why Linus believes keeping Linux fun is critical, the massive investment Fedora is about to make in video, and why we suspect Cloudflare's R2 service will make Amazon squirm. Plus a low key update to the Raspberry Pi 4, and the changes in the n
Canonical gives Linux admins a lucky break, the details on Android's slow shift to an upstream Kernel, a breakthrough for Linux gaming, and our take on GNOME 41. Plus how AlmaLinux just rounded out their offering.
Desktop Linux graphics are about to get a significant investment, Mozilla and Canonical work together on a Firefox Snap, and some key new insights into the Linux port to Apple’s M1.
Linus Torvalds attempts to get kernel developers to clean up their code, the performance regression that almost shipped, and the major production struggle Red Hat acknowledged this week. Plus, we try out Microsoft’s Linux distro, and some thoug
SUSE's new era kicks off this week, CentOS users get some relief, and how Docker managed to piss off their users. Plus RISC-V gets a surprising benefactor, and the kernel feature we never thought would get merged that was just approved by Linus
Why the Linux kernel received so much mainstream attention this week, some of our favorite open-source projects get great updates, and why we're concerned about Linux Foundation members transferring innovation from Linux to closed source softwa
What’s coming next for the Linux desktop, and some exclusive news from System76. Plus, we try out Element’s new voice messages and share our thoughts.
What's new in Debian 11, and an example of the Linux Foundation funneling free software to their corporate friends. Plus, why Western Digital might be to thank for your next ultimate Linux workstation.
Since the announcement of the Steam Deck, things around Linux have started changing, including some big items this week. Plus how PipeWire will improve day-to-day desktop life, Google's push for more kernel investments, and a lot more.
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