Unplugging the Past | LINUX Unplugged 8124 February 2015
Join us as we peer into the past and revisit some big topics!
One of the core developers of Arch Linux ARM joins us to chat about this rapidly developing platform, how Arch is used in ARM deployments & more. Plus an update on Ubuntu Phone & the first fully sandboxed portable Linux desktop app is demoed this weekQ
The first Ubuntu phone goes on sale tomorrow & we ask the interesting questions. The details on the launch of the phone, some of the great apps & what’s still missing. Plus the new Raspberry Pi hates being flashed & we read a quick batch of great emails.
Christian Hergert, creator of Gnome Builder joins to discuss his projects funding campaign. Ubuntu announces their Internet of Things OS, we’re a bit skeptical. Plus Linus takes a firm stance on public disclosure of vulnerabilities & Kernel documentation.
It’s a new year & a new round of Linux bashing. But are some of the criticism corrects? Can we handle a little tough love as a community for the collective good? We debate. Plus 4 new Linux distress to watch in 2015, a MATE love story & an Arch victory
During a recent passionate speech Richard Stallman said users of proprietary software are victims, we’ll debate of that’s true & play other clips from his speech. Then we’ll look at the recent exodus of Mac developers, the pants debt comes due & more!
Our virtual LUG reviews Fedora 21 & why we’ve just witnessed one of the most ambitious transformation of any Linux distro of 2014. Plus Dustin Kirkland from Canonical talks about Ubuntu Snappy Core & then we find out what’s coming soon to Xonotic.
Fedora’s project lead joins us to discuss today’s Fedora 21 release & more, Plus what the Ubuntu Snappy Core announcement means, why it’s a big deal & why it could be amazing for the desktop one day. Then was 2014 the year Roku killed XMBC for us?