• mintCast 316 – TonyH Runs Arch!

    In our Wanderings, Leo talks snapd and spicing up the terminal, Tony Hughes dives into EndeavourOS (Arch!) and Mint, Josh has been playing around with drones, Joe gets some help with Borderlands and eyes the Note 10, and Tony Watts installs Mint and changes carriers. Then, in our news, OSDisc closes shop, Google Deserts Desserts, Red Hat issues patches, Scratch 3 is now available for the Pi, and more. In our security update, we talk Webmin flaws.

  • mintCast 315.5 – On OggCamp with Les and Dan

    In the second half, we interview Dan and Les about OggCamp and get more than we bargained for. Then, in our security update, we talk about how Chrome's Incognito mode can be detected. Finally, we share feedback and point out a few things we found interesting this fortnight.

  • mintCast 315 – Les, Dan and the Banter

    In the first half, Dan learns Jekyll and Ruby web development, Les teaches kids to code in Manchester, Leo has been testing Ubuntu 19.04 and attending a wedding, Bo is now certified, Tony Hughes has been Volunteering again and running ‘ARCH’, Moss is Distrohopping big time and is getting a new Pi 2B, Josh is publishing another issue of his magazine, and Joe buys new ‘old’ laptops for the kids and plays with Pis.
    Then, our news, we discuss new hardware, the death of the floppy drive (or not), Demise of another Linux magazine and some controversy in the OS world.
    We save the security section for the second half in the interest of time.

  • mintCast 314.5 – Moss Interview (for real)

    In the second half of mintCast Episode 314 (314.5), Join Leo, Bo, Moss, Josh & Joe as we discuss our fellow host Moss, cover some listener feedback and talk about some cool stuff we think is worth checking out.

  • mintCast 314 – Moss Interview

    In this episode Leo migrates his NAS to a much smaller case, Bo has been certifying, Moss is playing with a new laptop, Josh has also been playing around with a new laptop, and Joe guest hosts on Electric City Nerds! Then, our news the Linux Mint 19.2 BETA is out, Epic Games gives an Epic grant, Ubuntu 18.10 is end of life and the Pinebook Pro is available for preorder. In our, still kinda new, security section, we talk EvilGnome.

  • mintCast 313.5 – Desktop Environments

    In the second half of mintCast Episode 313 (313.5), Join Leo, Bo, Tony, Moss, Josh & Joe as we discuss our favourite desktop environments and why we use them, cover some listener feedback and talk about some cool stuff we think is worthy checking out.

  • mintCast 313 – A New Leaf

    In this episode, we split the show in two -- Leo does security training, Bo trains in France, Tony goes on vacation and hugs his VPN tightly, Moss tries out OpenMandriva with more success this time, Josh replaces his PC with the new Raspberry Pi 4, and Joe reads more and considers creating a podcast. In our ALL NEW security section, we talk about DNS over HTTPS. Finally in our news, Linux Mint is beta testing the 19.2 updates, Ubuntu considers ZFS, some Raspberry Pi successes and flaws, and more.

  • mintCast 312 – Remote File Mount

    In this episode, Leo has been playing with Samba for the show, Tony Watts gets wired, Moss is distrohopping as work allows, and our guest Oliver has been blogging and reaching out to laptop vendors. Then, in our news we talk new releases. In our Innards section, we talk Samba, NFS and Rclone and finally we hit our listener feedback.

  • mintCast 311 – SSH

    In this episode, Leo had to rebuild his network, Moss becomes more reliant on Linux Mint, Joe games on an Atari, Josh gets nominated for awards and installs Deepin, and Tony Hughes gets scammed. Then, in the news, Firefox protects everyone and lots of new releases. In our innards, we talk secure connections. Finally, we wrap up the show with lots of feedback and a couple recommendations

  • mintCast 310 – Mint

    In this episode, Leo gets familiar with Batocera, Bo talks Doom 2016 and automatic Arch, Josh upgrades our live streaming setup and gives a keynote in France, Tony Hughes repairs Firefox and a laptop, Moss fixes a slow bootup thanks to Discord and takes on Bodh, and Joe wades through broken projects but enjoys Texas Linux Fest. In the news, we talk life and death for Linux, some new apps, and what’s going on with Linux Mint In the Innards, we dive into why we use Mint. Finally, we rummage through feedback.

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