Tag: Ubuntu

  • 389.5 – The Martial Arts of Podcasting

    In our Innards section, we interview Steve Seguin, creator of VDO.Ninja
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  • 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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  • 388 – Another One Writes the Rust

    First up in the news, we have some Gnome news, some new Intel on Linux 5.19, the kernel gets even more Rusty, Ubuntu loses its Pulse, and Proton unifies. In security and privacy: Facebook has no clue where your data goes.  LinuxFX dumps user data… where? Mozilla fixes a serious vulnerability. Then in our Wanderings: Joe starts making videos, Moss’ wife starts Cruzeing, and Norbert starts his new laptop. In our Innards section, we get some thoughts on Ubuntu 22.04. 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.

  • 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 – 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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  • 380.5 – Master and Apprentice (LPIC-1)

    In our Innards section, we strive to become certified Linux administrators and discuss the LPIC-1 exam with Leo and Nishant.
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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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  • 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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  • 377.5 – Predicting Predicaments

    In our Linux Innards, we review our 2021 predictions and make our new predictions for 2022.
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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 – 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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  • 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 – 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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  • 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 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 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 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 357 – Surfboard Building Lunch (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I do a little scripting, Joe drops a laptop, Moss is feeling phone-y, Tony walks a thousand miles, Josh visits Piggly Wiggly, Bo battles trolls, Mike gets a new-to-you Q2u
    Then, in the News, new LibreOffice and Audacity, 7zip is native, Calamares can use more butter, and a new kernel is coming
    In Security, how easy it is to buy up your information
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  • mintCast 357 – Surfboard Building Lunch

    First up, in our Wanderings, I do a little scripting, Joe drops a laptop, Moss is feeling phone-y, Tony walks a thousand miles, Josh visits Piggly Wiggly, Bo battles trolls, Mike gets a new-to-you Q2u
    Then, in the News, new LibreOffice and Audacity, 7zip is native, Calamares can use more butter, and a new kernel is coming
    In Security, how easy it is to buy up your information
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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 353 – Brave New WWW (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I have second thoughts about Kubuntu, Moss has a new toy, Joe has been playing with watches, Tony has been editing audio, Josh hasn’t broken Arch, Bo survived the pandemic!
    Then, our news we talk RPi Pico, Ubuntu’s Booting on an Apple M1, Flatpak is faster, Project Linux turns into Alma Linux, and more
    In security, the InterPlanetary File System
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  • mintCast 353 – Brave New WWW

    First up, in our Wanderings, I have second thoughts about Kubuntu, Moss has a new toy, Joe has been playing with watches, Tony has been editing audio, Josh hasn’t broken Arch, Bo survived the pandemic!
    Then, our news we talk RPi Pico, Ubuntu’s Booting on an Apple M1, Flatpak is faster, Project Linux turns into Alma Linux, and more
    In security, the InterPlanetary File System
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  • mintCast 350 – Rocky Road Ahead (mp3)

    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 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 348.5 – Shepherding Pis (mp3)

    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 348.5 – 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 (mp3)

    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 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 (mp3)

    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 347.5 – 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 (mp3)

    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 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 344.5 – “Working” from Home (mp3)

    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 344.5 – “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 (mp3)

    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 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 342 – Security Theater (mp3)

    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 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 (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we talk OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • mintCast 341.5 – 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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