Author: mintcast

  • 367 – What’s Old Is New Again

    First up in the news, Linux Mint working on the website, more on the SteamDeck, Ubuntu debuts its new installer, and some release dates
    In security, Open Source Security has a big problem!
    Then in our Wanderings, I’ve been arching, Tony has been watching Cricket, Joe has been working on games consoles.
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  • 366.5 – Protect Your Bits

    In our Innards section we talk OpenVPN, Wireguard and staying safe online
    And finally, the feedback and a couple community choices
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  • 366 – Prox Your Mox

    First up in the news DuckDuckGo protects us even more, then, It’s always DNS, the SteamDeck looks awesome, the Kernel is 30, and more
    In security, updates on Kaseya, PrintNightmare and a new systemd vulnerability
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe actually wanders, Josh proxes his mox, and I’m going full btrfs.
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  • mintCast 365.5 – The Test Drive

    In our Innards section, we’ve been running Linux Mint 20.2. How about you?
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 365 – Upgrade Time

    First up in the news, we realize the Kernel is 30, Ubuntu tweaks its themes, Mint 20.2 is here and Audacity owners are causing a stir in the community again. 
    In security Kaseya and PrintNightmare
    Then in our Wanderings, Leo migrates his blog, Joe gets busy, Tony struggles with 5.11, and Mike jumpstarts a MacOS VM.
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  • mintCast 364.5 – Dynamic Audio

    In our Innards section, we talk travelling studios
    And finally, the feedback and a couple things to check out
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  • mintCast 364 – The Better Beta

    First up, in our Wanderings, I go ECO friendly, Josh’s DHCP fails, Joe is heavily medicated, and Tony is playing with EndeavorOS while on holiday
    Then, our news Linux Mint Beta is out! Rocky Linux is official, and Elementary OS tries Beta 2
    In security, lost data
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  • mintCast 363.5 – Incremental Improvements

    In our Innards section, we updated the livestream setup, so we’ll chat about that and the accessories to go along with
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 363 – Audacity Rewind

    First up, in our Wanderings, I miss a delivery, Joe forgets to backup, Bo tinkers with pipewire, and Tony turns the amperage up to 10.
    Then, our news we have a Linux Mint update, Audacity backtracks, a top 10 and OBS’s wayland support
    In security, polkit
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  • mintCast 362.5 – Party in the USR

    In the innards, system building and our testing distro choices
    And finally, the feedback and a few suggestions
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  • mintCast 362 – The Takeover

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been system building, Joe has been playing with his new 3D printer, Bo has range anxiety and Tony has been learning about creating YouTube videos
    Then in our news, Freenode taken over by Andrew Lee and Ubuntu and Fedora abandon ship, Material Shell for Gnome 40, Fedora 32 is end of life, and more
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  • mintCast 361.5 – X2Joe

    In our Innards section, we pick some of our favorite (free and?) open source software
    And finally, the feedback and a first look
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  • mintCast 361 – The Launch Launch

    First up, in our Wanderings, I start building, Joe writes with a pinecil, Tony upgrades, and Josh fights a game
    Then, our news Audacity gets bought up, System76 Launches the Launch, and LibreOffice Lets you Search!
    In security, the death of CAPTCHA
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  • mintCast 360.5 – What’s a Distro? (mp3)

    In our Innards section, what makes a distro a distro? It’s Elementary, my dear Watson.
    And finally, the feedback and a humble suggestion
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  • mintCast 360.5 – What’s a Distro?

    In our Innards section, what makes a distro a distro? It’s Elementary, my dear Watson.
    And finally, the feedback and a humble suggestion
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  • mintCast 360 – Uno Reverse Card (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo flies like an eagle, Joe goes to Florida, Moss is attacked by the trees, Mike wings it.
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu too! Wenty-1.04, everyone’s favorite: NFTs, and more.
    In Security, meet the new hacking tools, same as the old hacking tools, a reverse Uno card, QNAP, and the University of Minnesota.
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  • mintCast 360 – Uno Reverse Card

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo flies like an eagle, Joe goes to Florida, Moss is attacked by the trees, Mike wings it.
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu too! Wenty-1.04, everyone’s favorite: NFTs, and more.
    In Security, meet the new hacking tools, same as the old hacking tools, a reverse Uno card, QNAP, and the University of Minnesota.
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  • mintCast 359.5 – FLoC Blocked (mp3)

    In our Innards section, another stroll down privacy lane
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 359.5 – FLoC Blocked

    In our Innards section, another stroll down privacy lane
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 359 – COSMIC Proportions (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I get a fresh stream, Joe sends his keystrokes over the air, Josh has a server dilemma, and Mike heads to space.
    Then, in the News, we get hypnotized, we look at Apple M1 support again, celebrate a birthday, and look to the stars.
    In Security, Skynet.
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  • mintCast 359 – COSMIC Proportions

    First up, in our Wanderings, I get a fresh stream, Joe sends his keystrokes over the air, Josh has a server dilemma, and Mike heads to space.
    Then, in the News, we get hypnotized, we look at Apple M1 support again, celebrate a birthday, and look to the stars.
    In Security, Skynet.
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  • mintCast 358.5 – Three Finger Swipes (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we cover Gnome 40 and try to keep it RMS-free
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 358.5 – Three Finger Swipes

    In our Innards section, we cover Gnome 40 and try to keep it RMS-free
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 358 – The Ethical Ethos (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I make a handoff, Joe repairs more stuff, Moss is in the news, Tony Hughes continues the challenge, and Mike the Builder makes a bike.
    Then, in the News, Mint sends relief, Ventoy has a birthday, JingPad gets closer, new docs Man up, and AlmaLinux soothes the soul.
    In Security, your smartphone is spying on you, Facebook springs another leak, and we disclose our vulnerability.
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  • mintCast 358 – The Ethical Ethos

    First up, in our Wanderings, I make a handoff, Joe repairs more stuff, Moss is in the news, Tony Hughes continues the challenge, and Mike the Builder makes a bike.
    Then, in the News, Mint sends relief, Ventoy has a birthday, JingPad gets closer, new docs Man up, and AlmaLinux soothes the soul.
    In Security, your smartphone is spying on you, Facebook springs another leak, and we disclose our vulnerability.
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  • mintCast 357.5 – The Endeavour Endeavor (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we answer the question “What’s missing” and dive into the world of Arch
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 357.5 – The Endeavour Endeavor

    In our Innards section, we answer the question “What’s missing” and dive into the world of Arch
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 357 – Surfboard Building Lunch (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I do a little scripting, Joe drops a laptop, Moss is feeling phone-y, Tony walks a thousand miles, Josh visits Piggly Wiggly, Bo battles trolls, Mike gets a new-to-you Q2u
    Then, in the News, new LibreOffice and Audacity, 7zip is native, Calamares can use more butter, and a new kernel is coming
    In Security, how easy it is to buy up your information
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  • mintCast 357 – Surfboard Building Lunch

    First up, in our Wanderings, I do a little scripting, Joe drops a laptop, Moss is feeling phone-y, Tony walks a thousand miles, Josh visits Piggly Wiggly, Bo battles trolls, Mike gets a new-to-you Q2u
    Then, in the News, new LibreOffice and Audacity, 7zip is native, Calamares can use more butter, and a new kernel is coming
    In Security, how easy it is to buy up your information
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  • mintCast 356.5 – Itty Bitty Living Space (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we talk Compression
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 356.5 – Itty Bitty Living Space

    In our Innards section, we talk Compression
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 356 – Forced-o-Matic Updates (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve upgraded my ears, Joe fixes everything, Moss gets ready to attack a monster, Tony Hughes takes a walk with tools, Josh is getting NAS-ty, and Mike weeps over wifi woes.
    Then, in the News, SteamLink is on Linux, Mageia 8 is out, and Brave Searches for itself.
    In Security, LastPass tracks you.
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  • mintCast 356 – Forced-o-Matic Updates

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve upgraded my ears, Joe fixes everything, Moss gets ready to attack a monster, Tony Hughes takes a walk with tools, Josh is getting NAS-ty, and Mike weeps over wifi woes.
    Then, in the News, SteamLink is on Linux, Mageia 8 is out, and Brave Searches for itself.
    In Security, LastPass tracks you.
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  • mintCast 355.5 – McKnight in Shining Armor (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we talk to community member Mike!
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 355.5 – McKnight in Shining Armor

    In our Innards section, we talk to community member Mike!
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 355 – Deferred Update (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Mike shreds a new axe, I’m more and more impressed by Proton, Joe has frozen joints, Moss is going to be rich someday, Tony Hughes gets immunities, and Josh panics with a crowbar. 
    Then, in the News, so much controversy, Linux on Mars, VLC on the moon, Mint and mintCast make the cut, and more
    In Security, patch Mint, patch the kernel, patch your browser
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  • mintCast 355 – Deferred Update

    First up, in our Wanderings, Mike shreds a new axe, I’m more and more impressed by Proton, Joe has frozen joints, Moss is going to be rich someday, Tony Hughes gets immunities, and Josh panics with a crowbar. 
    Then, in the News, so much controversy, Linux on Mars, VLC on the moon, Mint and mintCast make the cut, and more
    In Security, patch Mint, patch the kernel, patch your browser
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  • mintCast 354.5 – Everyone Has an Opinion (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I find a new box, Joe’s light as a feather, Moss explodes a DDE, and Bo hosts his own email
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu loses the lead, Wayland changes, and some new releases
    In Security, time to patch… again.
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  • mintCast 354.5 – Everyone Has an Opinion

    First up, in our Wanderings, I find a new box, Joe’s light as a feather, Moss explodes a DDE, and Bo hosts his own email
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu loses the lead, Wayland changes, and some new releases
    In Security, time to patch… again.
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  • mintCast 354 – sudo make me an update (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I find a new box, Joe’s light as a feather, Moss explodes a DDE, and Bo hosts his own email
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu loses the lead, Wayland changes, and some new releases
    In Security, time to patch… again.
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  • mintCast 354 – sudo make me an update

    First up, in our Wanderings, I find a new box, Joe’s light as a feather, Moss explodes a DDE, and Bo hosts his own email
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu loses the lead, Wayland changes, and some new releases
    In Security, time to patch… again.
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  • mintCast 353.5 – Well Oiled Machine (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we say how we’ve got on with Linux Mint 20.1 over the past two weeks
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 353.5 – Well Oiled Machine

    In our Innards section, we say how we’ve got on with Linux Mint 20.1 over the past two weeks
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 353 – Brave New WWW (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I have second thoughts about Kubuntu, Moss has a new toy, Joe has been playing with watches, Tony has been editing audio, Josh hasn’t broken Arch, Bo survived the pandemic!
    Then, our news we talk RPi Pico, Ubuntu’s Booting on an Apple M1, Flatpak is faster, Project Linux turns into Alma Linux, and more
    In security, the InterPlanetary File System
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  • mintCast 353 – Brave New WWW

    First up, in our Wanderings, I have second thoughts about Kubuntu, Moss has a new toy, Joe has been playing with watches, Tony has been editing audio, Josh hasn’t broken Arch, Bo survived the pandemic!
    Then, our news we talk RPi Pico, Ubuntu’s Booting on an Apple M1, Flatpak is faster, Project Linux turns into Alma Linux, and more
    In security, the InterPlanetary File System
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  • mintCast 352.5 – One Night with Ulyssa (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we talk about the first 24 hours with Linux Mint 20.1
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 352.5 – One Night with Ulyssa

    In our Innards section, we talk about the first 24 hours with Linux Mint 20.1
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 352 – Repredictability (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been playing with Docker, Joe got a 1up, Tony bundles up again, and Josh re-predicts
    Then in the news, Linux Mint 20.1 is here, the M1 gets closer, Firefox gets a facelift and Project Lenix makes more progress 
    In security, what’s going on with Qt6?
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  • mintCast 352 – Repredictability

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been playing with Docker, Joe got a 1up, Tony bundles up again, and Josh re-predicts
    Then in the news, Linux Mint 20.1 is here, the M1 gets closer, Firefox gets a facelift and Project Lenix makes more progress 
    In security, what’s going on with Qt6?
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  • mintCast 351.5 – Batting a Thousand (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we look back on last year's predictions, and make new ones.
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions Download

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