Can we save an old Arch install? We'll attempt a live rescue, then get into our tips for keeping your old Linux install running great.
The problem with GNOME's great news, plus our first look at Plasma 6. Then, the surprising place NixOS is getting adopted.
We did Proxmox dirty last week, so we try to explain our thinking. But first, a few things have gone down that you should know about.
Rumors of internal panic at Apple, and concerns about the future of RISC-V. Plus, the software update of the century.
We try and pull off one too many projects, but you can't argue with the results. We report on our week of rebuilds and rescues and having a blast at LinuxFest Northwest.
Has Canonical finally nailed snaps? Why it looks like Ubuntu has turned a new corner; our thoughts on the latest release. Plus, a special guest and more.
With a dose of pragmatism and optimism, we chat about making the best out of old hardware and where we draw the line and buy new.
Even if you don't game, the data is in, and the impact of the Steam Deck on Linux is massive. We'll go into details and then share our long-term review of the Deck.
Brent's new Framework laptop has been torn apart and put back together again. We'll find out if it's up to his standards. Plus, we're kicking off a new build.
We daily drive Asahi Linux on a MacBook, chat about how the team beat Apple to a major GPU milestone, and an easy way to self-host open-source ChatGPT alternatives.
A few tools to build your own Way Back Machine, we check in with the "Year of Voice" and more.
Alex shares a suite of self-hosted apps that replace Reddit. Chris is struggling with Jellyfin, and we discuss where NixOS is killing it and where we think it falls down.
Do they build them better in Germany? We try out the next-generation InfinityBook Pro 14 and dig into TUXEDO OS.
Can Ubuntu make a great immutable desktop? We're trying the brand-new "Everything is a Snap" Ubuntu Core Desktop.
We cover our must-have self-hosted apps, reflect on the state of Self-Hosting now, and discuss what's new in Proxmox 8.
Chris tears into two old PCs, and builds a surprisingly powerful multi-monitor Wayland workstation.
We get the inside scoop on SouthEast LinuxFest, and share a few stories from the early days of the Linux community.
We attempt to swap Linux distributions live on our production server, to prove that new tooling makes the Linux distro model obsolete.
How we found peace with the Linux community’s perpetual debates; and our tricks for finding the signal from the noise.
The first new desktop environment in a while that has caught our attention, and it promises to unlock the full power of cutting-edge Linux.
Two listeners race to set up a web server on Suicide Linux. One slip-up and it's all gone. Who will survive?
We surprise each other with three secret topics, with one big catch.
Why using the iPhone makes it harder to run Linux; Chris follows up on his four-month-long challenge to ditch iOS for GrapheneOS.
Plus, Brent's extended stay in Berlin has led to some developments you won't want to miss.
How Chris wasted three months tracking down a Wi-Fi problem, plus we debate if immutable distros need to be simplified.
An Ubuntu expiration date approaches, openSUSE has a new handy solution, and the container security issue that remains unfixed.
Today we are finally taking on a project months in the making, and we're switching to an entirely new generation of Linux tech in the process.
Chris' sticky upgrade situation, and we chat with the developer behind an impressive mesh VPN with new tricks.
It's the third annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2022.
Brent's been hiding your emails; we confront him and expose what he's been keeping from the show.
We complete a year-long journey and discover some unspoken truths about a great Linux distro. Plus one small, and one major update on our GrapheneOS adventure.
We will discuss the practical implementations of AI embedded in future products, then take a look at FTX's books and have a few highlights to share.
We dig into Shufflecake, a tool that lets Linux users hide data with plausible deniability, then let our live stream SSH into our server and see if they can discover our secret data.
We surprise each other with three different topics, and Chris has a big update on the ODROID H3+.
Sometimes your best upgrades are unplanned; Chris just got his Home Assistant Yellow fully deployed.
Are the long-timers holding Linux back? Lennart Poettering argues we are and proposes a new Microsoft-blessed way to secure Linux.
Linus Tech Tips blows it again, and we clean up. Plus, we push System76's updated Thelio Workstation to the breaking point.
We go hands-on at NASA's JPL and learn why Linux is the best OS for Earth and Mars.
We finally give Brent his new laptop and get his reaction. Plus our best pick for replacing stock Android with something private.
The five most common problems when trying out an immutable Linux distro like NixOS. Plus, why one Linux dev says just target WINE.
Our garage Linux server has died, and this time we’re looking at data loss. We attempt to revive our zombie box and reflect on what went wrong.
We present a buffet of budget Linux boxes. From $40 to $400 you'll be surprised by what we found. Then we attempt to find the perfect distro for them.
A fundamental change is coming to desktop Linux, and Silverblue might be our hint at where things are going.
The one shared secret behind some of the world's most powerful open-source projects.
One of the pioneers of the web, VNC, Webcams, and more joins us; plus we'll update you on a few projects we love.
From skeptic to buyer, why the HP Dev One is the best Linux laptop yet. This is the one review you don't want to miss.
Three tails of tech tribulations, and how Brent saved his openSUSE Tumbleweed box from the brink.
We take a sneak peek at some future tech coming to Linux, and share details on HP's new laptop that runs POP!
NVIDIA is open-sourcing their GPU drivers, but there are a few things you need to know. Plus, we get some exclusive insights into Tailscale from one of its co-founders.
Each of us brings a secret topic to the show, and we discover a common theme about using the wrong tool for the right job.
If we could change just one mistake in our Linux journey, what would it be?
We've hit a bump in the road with the NixOS challenge, and share what it might not be great at. Plus, what we didn't cover in our Ubuntu 22.04 review.
We just wrapped up our East Coast meetup and have a bunch of great stories to share. Plus some Nix ups and downs, and more.
How we nearly crashed our Matrix server; what we did wrong and how we're fixing it.
We explore what makes NixOS so powerful, and why it might be the future of all Linux distributions.
Why Chris is moving away from using Containers, Alex's new project, and some great follow-up.
The Linux secret behind the new TrueNAS release, Intel acquires a major Kernel contributor and our thoughts on Podman 4.0.
It's the second annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2021.
It's the worst time ever to upgrade or buy a new PC, so we cover our favorite tips for getting the most out of your current hardware. Then we pit a 2014 desktop against a 2021 laptop and find out if our old clunker can beat the Thinkpad.
Sometimes things go wrong; this week, we admit we've got a problem.
Microsoft's next kernel patch fixes a long-standing Linux issue, we'll share the details. Plus ChromeOS's next power user feature you haven't heard of, and Valve's broader plans that came into focus this week.
We take a look at a self-hosted TeamViewer alternative, give you our take on some Home Assistant drama and discuss the effects of a new crypto coin on hard drive prices.
We have the coolest new retro tool of the year, that will turn you into a Linux powered spy.
We discover a few simple Raspberry Pi tricks that unlock incredible performance and make us re-think the capabilities of Arm systems.