mintCast 294 – Linux Gaming is Alive Again!

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Bi-weekly Wanderings:

  • Isaac
    • Worked on getting several Linux Mint tickets issues closed
    • Had a PR accepted for Linux Mint
    • Been playing with Visual Studio Code and Vue.js
    • Dumped Ting and started back with T-mobile
  • Rob
    • Getting DDO running under Steam on Linux
    • Got ncdu installed based on a listener’s suggestion…thanks!
    • Updated the Podcasting box from LMDE 2 to LMDE 3
  • Joe
    • Proton playing the Batman Arkham games
    • Paprefs setup and issues
    • Why would i want to
    • Linux Mint VM on Windows tablet
  • Tony W
    • Mint 19 recording/podcast machine build
    • KDE Neon in place update went smoothly
    • Flashed Lineage OS on a couple of devices, saw performance improvement on both over stock
  • Leo
    • Lutris and DXVK setup on Mint
    • Fiddling with LMDE and sore spots with Audacity
    • New audio hardware (boom arm, shock mount)
  • Moss
    • Fiddling with my partitions, grub repair
    • VPN issues
    • Rant on monthly costs, and why Mullvad
    • Temporary issues with Mullvad LOL

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mintCast 177 – Linux Mint Debian

News:

  • 30 years of GNU — Richard Stallman launched the GNU project on September 27, 1983 (lwn.net)
  • Happy 30th birthday, GNU! GNU Hurd 0.5, GNU Mach 1.4, GNU MIG 1.4 released. (gnu.org) (GNU Hurd) (GNU Mach) (GNU MIG)
  • Chromebooks Grab Share in Back-to-School Purchases (ostatic.com)

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mintCast 176 – SteamOS

News:

  • Was Linus approached by U.S. authorities and asked to put a ‘back door’ in the kernel? (theregister.co.uk)
  • Linux Development: 7 Surprising Facts About Who Writes Linux Apps (eweek.com)
  • Raspberry Pi: How I spent almost $150 on a $35 computer (zdnet.com)

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