Tag: Linux Mint

  • 389 – The Out of Memory Daemon is Out of Control

    First up in the news, There are new Regolith and Cinnamon desktops, KDE has new gear, Telegram Premium to launch, Plex has new Linux apps, Atom editor gets nuked, noUbuntu works to tame a daemon, System76 goes to Europe, and Europe is all about the C;
    In security, Symbiote malware discovered, and Apple M1 chips are found to be flawed;
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe is fighting trees, Bill is editing shows from the cab of a truck, Moss is spending Jeff Bezos’ money, Norbert is in a galaxy far far away, and we get to meet our guest, Steve Seguin.
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  • 385.5 – The Debian Edition

    In our Innards section we discuss Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 “Elsie”.
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  • 385 – I like my desktop the way I like my drink

    First up in the news, Mint 21 will have a new graphical upgrade tool; Fedora plans to remove BIOS and XOrg; Gnome43 reworks adwaita tools; a Sony engineer makes exFAT 73% faster; and Alibaba previews a 128-core Armv9 server processor. Then in our Wanderings, Joe is Board of school runnings, Norbert is looking for a MATE, Moss blew up Kodi; and Bill is browsercasting.
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  • 379 – There Can Be Only One

    In this episode we discuss our current daily driver distros of choice and pick alternatives that we would move to if our current distros of choice stopped being developed.
    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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  • 378.5 – Oh, the Distros You’ll Go!

    In this episode we discuss our current daily driver distros of choice and pick alternatives that we would move to if our current distros of choice stopped being developed.
    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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  • 378 – Reaching Enlightenment

    First up in the news, Mint 20.3 Una is released, Pipewire has a new release and Solus co-lead resigns. In security, Ubuntu Kernel update fixes vulnerabilities and Ryzen Mobile CPU’s and Pluton Security. In our Wanderings, Joe talks about the HPR New Year Show, Norbert watched a new series, Bill has been on the grind with cold temperatures, Nishant joined the Serenity OS team and Moss is back.
    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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  • 377 – Zero Days of Christmas

    In the news, Pop OS 21.10 is released, GNOME 42 – Top New Feature and Release Detail, ReactOS 0.4.14 has been released, Krita 5.0 has been released, and there’s yet another desktop environment on the horizon
    In security, a grub update causes problems with Ubuntu and a Log4shell update
    Then in our wanderings, Joe's on vacation, Norbert's full of gingerbread, Nishant is surviving the winter, Josh is on Windows, and Bill's just glad to be here
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  • 376.5 – Getting Ac-CLI-mated

    In our Innards section, we talk about our favorite command line tools
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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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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  • 375.5 – One Is the Loneliest Number

    In our Innards section, fragmentation
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 375 – Linux! I Choose You!

    First up in the news, a German state chooses Linux, Slackware is closer to release, Cinnamon has an update, and more
    In security, more ransomware for Linux, EU wants more cyber security, and apt is now safer to use
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe has bluetooth problems, Norbert goes mad scientist, Josh does a flip, and Tony has some sad news
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  • 374.5 – “Smart” Phones

    In our Innards section, phones
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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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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  • 373.5 – App-Get Install

    In our Innards section, we discuss the applications that we use most often
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 373 – Ex-SUSE Me, Microsoft?

    First up in the news, Raspberry PI Zero 2 W, Xorg has something new, SUSE goes Edge, A new MX linux, and Microsoft Blunders
    In security, an NPM library gets hijacked, Proton will not retain your data, Firefox implements GPC, and black Friday scams abound
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe tries his hand at tv repair, Norbert plays with legos, Tony shops for a new pc, and Josh gets a new throne
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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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  • 371.5 – Minus One

    In our innards this week the new guys discuss gtk theming
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 371 – Rounded Corners

    First up in the news, Linux Mint Monthly updates, Ubuntu news, Windows being Windows and Steam deck news
    In security, More bugs and more malware
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe does vacation, Norbert Listens to the Doctor, Josh tries ventoy, Tony is making ice cream trucks, Leo plays D2
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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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  • 370 – New Wanderers

    First up in the news Linux Mint gets a new website, A new point release, Firefox snaps back, Gnome and Plasma get updates, and much more
    In security, no encrypted chats are safe
    Then in our Wanderings, we hear from the old AND new crew
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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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  • 367.5 – Not Talkin’ Shop

    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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  • 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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