Meet MATE’s Mastermind | LAS 347

Meet MATE’s Mastermind | LAS 347

Developer of the MATE desktop & more, Stefano Karapetsas joins us to discuss the projects transition to GTK3, balancing traditional desktop design with new features & the big challenges facing MATE.

Plus a huge announcement, news, picks…


All this week on, The Linux Action Show!

Thanks to:



Direct Download:

HD Video | Mobile Video | WebM Torrent | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | YouTube | HD Torrent

RSS Feeds:

HD Video Feed | Large Video Feed | Mobile Video Feed | MP3 Audio Feed | Ogg Audio Feed | iTunes Feed | Torrent Feed

Become a supporter on Patreon:


— Show Notes: —

Stefano Karapetsas


Brought to you by: System76

MATE Desktop Environment | MATE

GTK3 MATE on Arch


Runs Linux

NVIDIA CES 2015 press conference, Runs Linux

Desktop App Pick

Qtractor – An Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer

Qtractor screenshot

Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written
in C++ with the Qt4 framework.
Target platform is Linux, where the Jack Audio Connection Kit
(JACK) for audio, and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
(ALSA) for MIDI, are the main infrastructures to evolve as a fairly-featured Linux desktop audio
workstation GUI, specially dedicated to the personal home-studio.

Weekly Spotlight

“grep was a private command of mine for quite a while before i made it public.”

The history of grep, the 40 year old Unix command

Our Past Picks

These are the weekly picks provided by the Jupiter Broadcasting podcast, the Linux Action Show.

This site includes a separate picks lists for the “Runs Linux”, Desktop Apps, Spotlight Picks, Android Picks, and Distro Picks.

— NEWS —

Next-gen Linux-powered rifle is accurate up to a mile

Dell refreshes high-end XPS business laptop line

I had a chance to play with both the Dell XPS 13 and the XPS 15 at CES. Each comes with Windows 8.1 by default. There will also be, as there has been in the past, a special developers edition that comes with Ubuntu. Sources close to Dell said this Linux-powered model will appear in February and will run Ubuntu 14.04

Exclusive: The LG Audi smartwatch runs webOS! : LinuxActionShow

Linux-based gadget charges mobiles wirelessly at up to 15 feet

Energous demoed a Linux-based “WattUp” device that uses WiFi-like beam forming technology to wirelessly charge compatible mobile devices at up to 15 feet.

Intel’s “Compute Stick” is a full Windows or Linux PC in an HDMI dongle

Atom-powered stick comes with Windows for $149 or Linux for $89.


  • Relaunch of HowTo Linux very soon
  • Matt and producer q5sys will be running a lean, mean, howto machine.
  • Focused just on the content, direct, concise, helpful.
  • More details soon.

  • Welcome Noah as the new co-host of the Linux Action Show


Hang in our chat room: #jupiterbroadcasting


Find us on Google+

Find us on Twitter

Follow the network on Facebook

Catch the show LIVE Sunday 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern / 6pm UTC:

Question? Comments? Contact us here!