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Recent Episodes of Linux Lads


Episode 121: Note to Self

Episode 121: Note to Self

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Whilst Mike was away, Amolith, Conor and Shane discussed Logseq and note taking, Automatic buying Beeper, Proton buying Standard Notes, chat platforms and social networks.

Discussion

LogSeq

Obsidian

Dataview plugin

Org Mode

Syncthing

Joplin

LogSeq sync

Simplenote

Beeper bought by Automattic (via Ars Technica)

Beeper

Automattic

Signal<...

Episode 16 May 2024 41m and 28s


Episode 120: VideoLads

Episode 120: VideoLads

Episode edited by Jake Bauer - thanks!

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With Shane and Mike away, Conor and Amolith talk to Vibhoothi from the VideoLAN project (of VLC fame).

Discussion

OggCamp 2024

Back door in xz leads to SSH server compromise

NIST page

The Register article

Evan Boehs's blog post

Chat with Vibhoothi

Google Summer of Code

VideoLAN GSoC programme

AV1

rav1e AV1 encoder...

Episode 1 May 2024 31m and 11s


Episode 119: Boxing up a Distro

Episode 119: Boxing up a Distro

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Mike has been fighting with Windows. Conor is curious about Bluefin. Mike has a plastic notebook and Conor got a new watch.

Discussion

Boxes

Running Windows 10 in Boxes

Sleuth Kit Autopsy

Project Bluefin

Introductory video

Homebrew

Input Remapper

BoxBuddy

Ptyxis terminal

Rocketbook

OnePlus Watch 2

Garmin Instinct 2 Solar<...

Episode 24 April 2024 47m and 36s


Episode 118: KDE Plasma 6 and the Future of AI Avatars

Episode 118: KDE Plasma 6 and the Future of AI Avatars

Episode edited by Jake Bauer - thanks!

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News

KDE MegaRelease 6 (KDE.org)

KDE PLASMA 6 review: was it worth the wait? (The Linux Experiment, YouTube)

Bluesky and Mastodon users are having a fight that could shape the next generation of social media (TechCrunch)

GNOME 46 shipped with experimental support for variable refresh rate (Phoronix)

Finds

AI avatar generator (HuggingFace.co)

Interesting Linux apps (It's FOSS)

Contact Us

...

Episode 7 April 2024 36m and 49s


Episode 117: Read All About It

Episode 117: Read All About It

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Discussion

Conor was quoted in the Irish Times about the Dublin Linux install fest

NixOS

SnowflakeOS

Swatch Internet Time

Republican calendar Mostodon bot

Stardate

Julian calendar

Biel in Switzerland

i3

EndeavourOS

Sway

Contact Us

We have a store And a forum And a Steam Community We are on Telegram And...

Episode 6 March 2024 26m and


Episode 116: As Seen in Apt

Episode 116: As Seen in Apt

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Discussion

With Shane away, Amolith, Conor and Mike discuss advertising in package managers, a fork of Firefox and a snazzy window manager with a darker side.

Ubuntu Pro package manager advertising (from omg! ubuntu!)

Messaging in npm

Freexian

The Debian Administrator's Handbook

Ubuntu repos

Ubuntu Pro on the welcome screen

Floorp fork of Firefox (from It's FOSS)<...

Episode 18 February 2024 23m and 54s


Episode 115: This Episode Was (not) Generated By AI

Episode 115: This Episode Was (not) Generated By AI

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Discussion

Watt-Wise Game Jam

Backlash against Kagi using Brave's API

Copilot key

ElementaryOS

OpenBSD

Cwm

Ardour

Audacity

Contact Us

We have a store And a forum And a Steam Community We are on Telegram And on Mastodon And on Matrix And on Discord You can email us on show@ And despite rumours to the...

Episode 25 January 2024 47m and 26s


Episode 114: Ubuntu Summit 2023

Episode 114: Ubuntu Summit 2023

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Discussion

This is the recording of our Ubuntu Summit 2023 discussion. We talk about interesting talks and the conference experience. Then we chat with the audience in the room.

Please note that the audio quality is lower than usual, due to it being a live recording.

The Dreamworks talk recording

The Asahi Linux talk recording

The Portals talk recording

The Owncast talk...

Episode 27 December 2023 46m and 34s


Episode 113: Something, Something Linux

Episode 113: Something, Something Linux

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Discussion

We talk about the stereotypical Linux user. Is it an unwashed bearded guy with a skin problem? Is it a privacy absolutist? A command line wizard? Just a slob like one of us? We talk about a cool project that Shane found, an example of open source making a difference outside of tech. We circle back to the Linux user, might they be a tinkerer?

TimeTagger time tracking...

Episode 19 November 2023 28m and 17s


Episode 112: Four Cs Thick

Episode 112: Four Cs Thick

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Discussion

All four hosts present and accounted for. Conor's getting a new toy, and Amolith tries the little brick that wishes it could. We then discuss phones and OSs.

Conor has a new Android games console

As seen on YouTube

JELOS, Just Enough Linux OS for handheld gaming devices

Amolith tried a Librem 5, kindly provided to him by Jim Salter

It...

Episode 21 October 2023 34m and 30s

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