384.5 – New Linux Tech
0:29 Linux Innards
1:08:28 Vibrations From the Ether
1:15:03 Check This Out
In our Innards section we discuss some of the newer additions to Linux and what we think about them.
The Linux Innards
Tech added to Linux
- Snaps, Flatpak, and Appimage
- PulseAudio and PipeWire
- Btrfs and ZFS
- WINE-based tech (Bottles, Proton, Lutris, PlayOnLinux)
Check This Out
- Podcasts (Josh T) – Play, update, and manage your podcasts from a lightweight interface that seamlessly integrates with GNOME. Podcasts can play various audio formats and remember where you stopped listening. You can subscribe to shows via RSS/Atom, iTunes, and Soundcloud links. Subscriptions from other apps can be imported via OPML files.
- PeerGOS (Moss) – an open source replacement for Google Drive, able to be self-hosted, or hosted on the company’s servers, free to 500 Mb and decent prices for larger storage amounts.
- App Outlet (Norbert) – A universal Linux app store
- Next Episode – 2 pm US Central time on March 20th
- Get mintCast converted to your time zone
- Next Live Stream – 2 pm US Central time on March 12th
- Get the Live Stream converted to your time zone
- Joe – Tllts.org, linuxlugcast.com, MeWe, firstname.lastname@example.org, Buy Joe a coffee
- Norbert – email@example.com
- Josh T – firstname.lastname@example.org, Josh Thacker on Discord, and @Metal_FOSS on Twitter
- Nishant – email@example.com,riconghost on instagram, riconghost@Github, Ghost.Ricon on DIscord, maverick00783 @ Steam
- Moss – firstname.lastname@example.org, you can hear me on Distrohoppers’ Digest and Full Circle Weekly News, and you can find more contact information for me on It’s MOSS.
- Bill – email@example.com, @wchouser3 on Twitter,and Bill_H on Discord
Before we leave, we want to make sure to acknowledge some of the people who make mintCast possible:
- Norbert and Tony H for our audio production
- Leo for timestamps and publishing
- Josh Lowe for all his work on the website
- Hobstar for our logo
- initrd for the animated Discord logo
- Londoner for our time sync
- Bytemark Hosting for hosting mintcast.org and our Mumble server
- Archive.org for hosting our audio files
- HPR for our backup Mumble room
- The Linux Mint development team for the fine distro we love to talk about.Thanks, Clem!