Tag: Debian

  • 395 – Buttery Smooth Experience

    First up in the news, AWK gets Unicode, GIMP out, Firefox improves its memory, Nitrux released, Unity is a Flavour, Microsoft drops Linux, Makulu adds to the confusion, and Debian wrestles with firmware;
    In security and privacy, 8 Year Old Linux Kernel Vulnerability Uncovered, and Plex gets exposed;
    Then in our Wanderings, Moss reconfigures again, and Norbert contradicts himself.
    In our Innards section, Mint and Gnome have lots to show us;
    And finally, the feedback and a suggestion or two.
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  • 392.5 – Interview with Tom Murosky from Switched To Linux

    In our Innards section Tom Murosky joins us for an interview
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  • 390 – This is the Way(land)

    First up in the news, Gnome wins Microsoft money, Firefox translates offline, Rocky overtakes the Red Hat pack, apps on KDE look more klear, Debian gets the Gecko treatment, Zoom gets Wayland screen sharing, Photoshop is kind-of–but not-really coming to Linux, and Nvidia contributes.
    In security and privacy, Hertzbleed is coming for your CPU, and the EU is going after deepfakes.
    Then in our Wanderings, Moss goes Custom, Norbert emerges, and Joe is Florida Man In our Innards section we discuss the various licenses in the world of open source software
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 387.5 – If you were to build a distro…

    In our Innards section we discuss how we would build our own distro
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  • 387 – The Curious Case of Debian Downloads

    First up in the news: NVIDIA is transitioning, Debian talks non-free, Ubuntu has new ISOs and Docker news. In security and privacy: Intel has more microcode Then in our Wanderings: Joe lost the election, Norbert watches sci-fi and Bill sets up NextCloud.

  • 385.5 – The Debian Edition

    In our Innards section we discuss Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 “Elsie”.
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  • 383 – Ubuntu is out-fedoring Fedora

    First up in the news: Ubuntu is out-fedoring Fedora; Linux 5.18 brings new optimizations; the Budgie has landed; Debian 12 has a projected birthday, and Asahi has its first Alpha; In security and privacy, a new Spectre has arisen; Then in our Wanderings, Bill gets “Jitsi with it”, Moss goes down the “pi-hole”, and Norbert hops onto the Fedora bandwagon
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  • 381.5 – Raspberry Swing

    In our Innards section we talk about Raspberry Pis and other single-board computers.
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  • 381 – Mozilla Does Something Meta

    First up in the news: AMD builds brand new Linux graphics driver support and Ubuntu MATE to add native Flatpak support. In security and privacy: Arch Linux packages are… outdated? Mozilla does something really Meta, the ‘EARN IT Act’ makes a return, and FLoC was a flop, but Google has some new ideas. Then in our Wanderings Joe gets another new to me bike, Norbert defeats distro hopping, Moss goes international, Josh tells us about running Manjaro, and Bill is truckcasting.
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  • 380 – Leo makes an appearance

    First up in the news, Raspberry Pi OS has a 64-bit version, Nvidia has a release, System76 releases their scheduler, the This Week in Gnome blog, Slackware and Peppermint OS have new releases and Debian uses Arch.
    In security, PolicyKit vulnerability lies dormant for a decade, GNU coreutils are being rewritten in Rust, Ubuntu improves low memory handling andSurfshark VPN jumps the shark.
    Then in our Wanderings, Moss strikes a chord, Norbert further bodges his system, Bill gets more air time, Leo goes on an XL MX adventure, Joe runs for board and Nishant is distro hopping.
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  • 376 – Joe, Do You Copy?

    First up in the news, Linux Mint monthly news, Europe embraces open source, Debian has browser issues, Fedora goes all in on Wayland, Firefox helps you fight spam, And the Linux kernel gets rusty
    In security, Ubuntu Kernel Security Patches, FGKASLR gets closer to mainline, Data stealing malware hides on Linux servers, Go Daddy data breach
    In our Wanderings, Joe does some 3d printing, Josh got a new monitor, Norbert switches OS’s, and Clayton looks back
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  • 374 – Mounted Archery

    First up in the news, Linux Mint Monthly News, Firefox 94 released, Steam OS announcement, System76 Desktop announcement, Intel has been doing this for a long time and Nvidia released a fix
    In security, A Dutch newspaper gets hacked, Azure is vulnerable, and AMD and Intel have more security flaws
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe works on an xbox, Josh remodels a bathroom, Tony got a new phone and Norbert tells us about running arch
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  • 372 – Ryzen Sun

    First up in the news Pinephone Pro, KDE’s 5.23 on their 25th, Ubuntu Frame, Windows 11 Ryzen slowdowns, and Nvidia updates
    In security Retpolines patches for performance and Azure Linux boot failures
    Then in our Wandering, Joe has some Pi, Norbert edits video, Tony Updates a BIOS, and Nishant upgrades Fedora
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  • 370.5 – What Got You Into Linux?

    In our Innards section, an introduction to the new folks that will carry the show with Tony and Joe
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 369.5 – The LMDE to Be

    In our Innards section Debian 11, and what that means for LMDE
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 369 – Cache Flushing

    First up in the news Linux Mint is ready for the facelift, Snaps get an upgrade, Kernel 5.14 is out, and 5.15 is looking good, and Ubuntu gets a release date
    In security cache flushing and Bluetooth flaws
    Then in our Wanderings Joe pines a phone with plasma, Tony walks 500 miles, and I search for a keyboard
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  • 368 – Unlimited Steam Games

    In our Innards section, we talk hobbies
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 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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  • 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 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 – 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 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

  • 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 343 – Tinfoil Not Included (mp3)

    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 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 340 – Unit of Measurement (mp3)

    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 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 322 – The Linux Defender

    First up, in our Wanderings, I picked up a hard drive docking station, Tony tests the new Gnome, Moss fights overscanning, and Joe volunteers for Full Circle.
    Then, in the news, Microsoft is working overtime, Docker gets a second wind, new Debian updates, big .org changes, and more.
    In security, Microsoft brings Defender ATP to Linux, and another speculative execution vulnerability.
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  • mintCast 322 – The Linux Defender (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I picked up a hard drive docking station, Tony tests the new Gnome, Moss fights overscanning, and Joe volunteers for Full Circle.
    Then, in the news, Microsoft is working overtime, Docker gets a second wind, new Debian updates, big .org changes, and more.
    In security, Microsoft brings Defender ATP to Linux, and another speculative execution vulnerability.
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  • mintCast 287 – Debian 9

    287] Download Bi-weekly Wanderings: Isaac is MIA with a flooded basement. Rob’s been playing Starfinder (still) and wondering about kernel releases and versions on his LMDE box. News: You can now […]

  • mintCast 287 (MP3) – Debian 9

    287] Download http://archive.org/download/mintcast287/mintcast287.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

  • mintCast 222 – Package Managers

    Download News: LMDE 2 “Betsy” MATE released! (MATE) (Cinnamon) Jessie coming soon! (debian.org) Linux Mint Needs a Huge, Modern Overhaul, More Artists and Web Developers are Needed (softpedia.com) PrivateInternetAccess becomes […]

  • mintCast 206 – Debian and LMDE

    206] Download News: LMDE switching to Debian Stable for it’s package base when “Jessie” goes live (blog.linuxmint.com) Numerous improvements being worked on for Mint 17.1 (segfault.linuxmint.com) How we turn $199 […]

  • mintCast 179 – A Pi in the Cloud

    179] Download News: Cinnamon 2.0 is out! Cinnamon 2.0 was released October 10. It will be in Linux Mint 16 “Petra” which is planned for the end of November, and […]

  • mintCast 178 – We Tried Hurd To Like It!

    178] Download News: Cinnamon 2.0 feature-freeze – The new DE will be featured in the end of November within Linux Mint 16 Petra, and later backported to Linux Mint 13 […]

  • mintCast 159: Catching up with James

    Listen: mintcast159.mp3 or mintcast159.ogg News: The Mint development team launches a new blog. (Segfault.Linuxmint.com ) Debian 7.0 Wheezy is released. (Debian.org ) SolydXK gets added to the DistroWatch database. (Ostatic.com […]

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