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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

    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

    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
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  • mintCast 351 – Greasy Joysticks

    First up, in our Wanderings, I nuke an SSD on accident, Joe gets buff...er, Tony fills a doggy bag, Moss is grateful, and Erik Linuxes all the things!
    Then in the news, Mint’s 20.1 Beta is available, Kentucky Fried Chicken recycles, XFCE sees an upgrade, and Gnome not far behind.
    In security, Solarwinds...
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  • mintCast 350.5 – Change Your SSID

    In our Innards section, we talk spooky scary security
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 350 – Rocky Road Ahead

    First up, in our Wanderings, Joe preps for 3D work and does some Audio editing, Tony gets older and has a new toy to play with, Bo has been educating himself, Moss destroys his wife’s computer by accident, and Josh was a little late.
    Then in the news, We have the latest Mint newsletter, Cinnamon 4.8 arrives, Elementary OS goes Pi, and much more  
    In security, we shed some light on Oblivious DNS over HTTPS
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  • mintCast 349.5 – Just Some Linux ISOs

    In our Innards section, we talk Docker, OpenVPN and Transmission
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 349 – NAT Ain’t A Firewall

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo has another helping of Pi, Moss gets spooked, Josh changes up the desktop, and Joe strips.
    Then in the news, OpenSUSE’s going public?, Pine64 feels the Plasma, and Linux gets Ray tracing.
    In security, kill switches and a reminder that NAT ain’t a firewall.
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  • mintCast 348.5 – Shepherding Pis

    In our Innards section, we continue our talk on Raspberry Pi Projects.
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 348 – 400 Raspberry Pies

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo colorizes his terminal, Josh eyeballs an eggroll, Tony gives the Gorilla another go, and Joe fiddles with firmware
    Then, in our news, the Raspberry Pi launches a whole new dessert, GIMP is almost ready for GTK3, 
    In security, Ubuntu’s GDM3 has a root bug
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  • mintCast 347.5 – Sensational Silverback

    In our Innards section, we cover our experiences with the flavors of Ubuntu 20.10!
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 347 – For the Halibut

    First up, in our Wanderings, I pop a kernel, Bo gets refreshed, Josh keeps his chameleon alive, Tony Hughes becomes a hermit, Moss bites into another distro, Joe gets it HANDled, and Tony Watts does the upgrade dance
    Then, in our news, Linux Mint gives us an update, Ubuntu and Fedora both get released, XDA has a phone now, and Microsoft Edges into the Linux browser market
    In security, Chromium blocks annoyances and fixes a font rendering flaw, and Wordpress fixes some bad ones
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  • mintCast 346.5 – The Midori Story

    In our Innards section, we talk lesser known browsers
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 346 – It’s Not You, It’s Me

    First up, in our Wanderings, I make web apps, Moss sends a Telegram, Joe gets an upgrade, Josh fights with a mic, and Bo gets a gnome.
    Then, our news lots of releases, a new feature and a birthday
    In security, we look at an IoT bug
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  • mintCast 345.5 – Linux on the Edge

    In our Innards section, we Introduce Josh Hawk and pick his and all of our brains.
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 345 – Hawking Chromium

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo's chromium based pixels do a dance, Tony Hughes plays with chaos, Moss has a Fuzzyputer, Joe has an idea… pad, and Josh butters his machine.
    Then, our news Linux Mint gets some love, the Gorilla’s in beta and so is Fedora
    In Security, we chat with Josh
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  • mintCast 344.5 – “Working” from Home

    In our Innards section, we go over the working from home slash home-office setups we have.
    And finally, the feedback
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  • mintCast 344 – Getting Jacked

    First up, in our Wanderings, I fiddle with the Focusrite, Tony Hughes paints it pink, Joe puts a ring on it, Bo gets jacked, Tony Watts reduces, reuses and recycles
    Then, in the news, WSL2 hearts Linux disks, Nvidia grows an ARM, and Gnome Gnews
    In security, we finish our conversation Download

  • mintCast 343.5 – FOSS or Bust

    In our Innards section, NonFree vs FOSS
    And finally, the feedback and a suggestion
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  • mintCast 343 – Tinfoil Not Included

    First up, in our Wanderings, I recorded some how-to’s, Moss has computers raining on him, Joe reads and repairs, Tony Watts jams and tinkers, and Bo and Tony Hughes will be back next episode.
    Then, in the news, we have news from Mint, Debian, and  MX Linux. We also say goodbye to a team member.
    In security, we take a break from the doom and gloom and just talk tinfoil.
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  • mintCast 342.5 – Droidcam Can!

    In our Innards section, how we use droidcam!
    And finally, the feedback and a few suggestions
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  • mintCast 342 – Security Theater

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been testing out a new keyboard, Tony Hughes tries to remove a finger (again), Joe has been soldering and reading, Moss has been adding more distros,
    Then, in our news, Pinta, Lutris and Mozilla
    In security, we talk security recommendations and the NSA
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  • mintCast 341.5 – Don’t Cross the Streams

    In our Innards section, we talk OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 341 – GRUB Breaks the Internet

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been browsing, Joe’s been fixing docks, Moss has been slowly filling up his machine, and Tony Watts gets a new axe.
    Then, our news Linux Mint gets stats, Gnome squashes a memory bug, and Ubuntu hits its first 20.04 point release.
    In security, Intel pulls an Intel
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  • mintCast 340.5 – Will It Blend?

    In our Innards section, we become blender experts with Jason van Gumster’s help.
    And finally, the feedback and a few suggestions.
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  • mintCast 340 – Unit of Measurement

    First up, in our Wanderings, Jason prints a masterpiece, Leo gets knee deep in Mint, Tony Hughes becomes a journalist, Moss has new toys, Joe springs a leak, and Tony Watts is rockin’ in the free world.
    Then, in our news, Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix changes course, Android comes to a real phone, Blender needs blenders, and more
    In security, we talk Twitter
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  • mintCast 339.5 – ZFS Butter Recognize

    In our Innards section, community member Joshua Hawk tries to convert us to unsalted BTRFS.
    And finally, some feedback and a few suggestions
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  • mintCast 339 – OLTs? More Like OLGeez

    First up, in our Wanderings, Joshua Hawk is fighting with his mic, I upgrade all the things, Tony Hughes inkscapes and breaks lockdown, Moss gets Full Circle love, and Joe does TV repair
    Then, in the news, Linux is more popular than ever, there’s a snake in my boot menu, Firefox fixes the fixes, and more
    In security, DuckDuckGo Stops, and hackers are stealing your interwebs.
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  • mintCast 338.5 – The Ripple Effect

    In our Innards section, we ask Owen how Linux is improving the lives around him.
    And finally, some feedback and a few suggestions
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  • mintCast 338 – Two Oh Snap

    First up, in our Wanderings, Owen refurbishes, Tony prints new stuff, Moss has a panic attack, Joe attends a LUG, Bo games, and I upgrade to 20.
    Then, in the news, we focus on the new release of Linux Mint 20
    In security, Ripple20
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  • mintCast 337.5 – Managing the Managers

    In our Innards section, we manage windows.
    And finally, some feedback and a few suggestions
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  • mintCast 337 – Bread Winner

    First up, in our Wanderings, Dale’s been driving, Dann’s been migrating, Leo's been checking out the beta, Tony Hughes spreads the car love, Moss is doing double-duty distrohopping, Joe reads again
    Then, in the news, Linux Mint 20 is in beta
    In security, you gotta be brave to use Brave
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  • mintCast 336.5 – Taking Control

    In our Innards section, we talk to Erik the Engineer
    And finally, our listener feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 336 – Sneaky Snek

    First up, in our Wanderings, Erik gardens, Tony Hughes bakes cars, Moss throws everything up in the air, Tony Watts goes live, Joe fills his brain, Bo fights a snake, and Leo fixes an oven
    Then, in the news, Gnome wins, Microsoft loses, Linux moves on
    In security, GitLab goes fishing
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  • mintCast 335.5 – Big Ol’ Lug

    In our Innards section, we’re making good on the promise to include more community.
    And finally, our listener feedback
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  • mintCast 335 – Be Our Guest

    First up, in our Wanderings, I finally got my Pi4, Scott has been working from home, Moss plays for his peeps, Tony’s been reinstalling, and Joe’s been printing in 3d
    Then, in the news, no ZFS for Mint, some honorable mentions on the Ubuntu section last episode, LibreOffice Alpha is out, and more!
    In security, it’s GitHub’s turn for issues.
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  • mintCast 334.5 – Fossa Fuel

    In our Innards section, we talk about the versions of Ubuntu 20.04 we’re playing with.
    And finally, our listener feedback and a couple suggestions
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  • mintCast 334 – Natural 20

    First up, in our Wanderings, I dive into both Ubuntu and Fedora, Moss hops around as usual, Tony Watts tinkers with new audio gear, and Joe recommends devices to family.
    Then, in the news, we’ll hit the Linux Mint Monthly News. And Releases! Ubuntu, Fedora, Manjaro and more increment by 1!
    In security, GitLab pays $20,000
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  • mintCast 333.5 – EFIred

    In our Innards section, we talk about Fun With Boots!
    And finally, our listener feedback and a few suggestions.
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  • mintCast 333 – Half of the Beast

    First up, in our Wanderings, I fiddle with audio equipment, Tony Hughes reinstalls Mint, Moss fights with a giant pickup truck, Tony Watts streams live-ish, Bo makes sense of OPNsense, and Joe blends with Blender.
    Then, in the news, Firefox 75 sees daylight, Mozilla and Red Hat get new CEOs, Gnome Challenges the community and more.
    In security, Git gets tricked.
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  • mintCast 332.5 – Debian Mojito

    In our Innards section, we talk about our experiences with LMDE4!
    And finally, our listener feedback and a few suggestions.
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  • mintCast 332 – Thunar Storm

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo goes on a LMDE tour, Tony Hughes becomes a model, Moss learns more about Grub, Tony Watts plays some music, Bo considers a pfSense deployment, and Joe gets caught up on shows.
    Then, in the news, Linux Mint Monthly news comes out, F-Droid gets some money,and Thunar and Java get updates.
    In security, Zoom doom.
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  • mintCast 331.5 – Audio Schmaudio

    In our Innards section, we talk more about how we do this show.
    And finally, our listener feedback and a few suggestions.
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  • mintCast 331 – The Art of Tracking

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo upgrades TLP, Tony Hughes tinkers with LMDE, Manjaro fights with Moss, Josh gets cancelled, and Joe works from home.
    Then, in the news, NPM gets acquired, OBS adds a number, Purism and Pinebook have new releases, Basilisk takes us back in time, and Gnome gets new features.
    In security, Edge is coming, and it’s worse than we thought.
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  • mintCast 330.5 – fdisk FTW

    In our Innards section, we cover disks, partitioning, and filesystems.
    And finally, our listener feedback and a few suggestions.
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  • mintCast 330 – Debbie Does Beta

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo tries out LMDE, Bo keeps things to himself, Tony Hughes returns with ALT Linux adventures, Moss boogies from Budgie, and Joe tries out scrcpy (screen copy).
    Then, our news we have plenty of Linux Mint and LMDE news, Raspberry Pi fixes its USB, apt upgrades, and more.
    In security, we find out if AMD’s flaws are as bad as Intel’s.
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  • mintCast 329.5 – Lucky 777

    This week we talk permissions administration, our listener feedback and a few "check this out" items.
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  • mintCast 329 – fish Pi and Wine

    First up, in our Wanderings, I go fishing, Bo has some Wine, and Joe bakes some Pi.
    Then in our news, Python 2 is dying, a new kernel is in the works, ElementaryOS is getting devs paid, and more.
    In security, we talk more Firefox woes.
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  • mintCast 328.5 – Everything Is a File

    Join us in our Innards section where we talk Linux and hardware guts. 
    And finally, our listener feedback.
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  • mintCast 328 – Sigh-DPI

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo says Kernel 5.5 is the best and worst thing ever, Moss works on Distrohopper's Digest, Joe is booking it again, and Bo is getting ready for a test.
    Then in our news, Linux Mint goes HiDPI, Proton open-sources its VPN, Kernel 5.4 makes long-term support waves, Wireguard lands in Kernel 5.6, and more.
    In security, your data is not safe. But we already knew that!
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