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.
Today's theme is data sovereignty, and we'll check in with two crucial projects that are giving you more options.
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.
Recent advances in embedded Linux, Canonical takes full control of LXD, ZFS gets a handy Btrfs feature, and updates on the show's production.
Mike updates us on his development adventures in Unreal 5, signs the Vision Pro might be a flop, and answer questions about abandoning Red Hat's platform.
FFmpeg gets new superpowers, Plasma’s switch to Qt6 gets official; what you need to know. Plus we round up the top features coming to Linux 6.3.
Sometimes running the latest and greatest means you have to pave your own path. This week two examples from living on the edge.
Some Git flaws you need to know about, we reflect on 10 years of Steam on Linux, and then dive into the much anticipated Plasma 5.27.
How Chris wasted three months tracking down a Wi-Fi problem, plus we debate if immutable distros need to be simplified.
There are some stories so big they need a little more air time.
It's the third annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2022.
Are the long-timers holding Linux back? Lennart Poettering argues we are and proposes a new Microsoft-blessed way to secure Linux.
The five most common problems when trying out an immutable Linux distro like NixOS. Plus, why one Linux dev says just target WINE.
The real story behind the "Massive GitHub Malware attack," significant updates for the Steam Deck, and the inside scoop on Lenovo's big Linux ambitions.
A fundamental change is coming to desktop Linux, and Silverblue might be our hint at where things are going.
We try and bust a common Linux distro myth. Then what surprised Chris about his new Steam Deck.
We were fixing servers all night, but at least we have a great story. A special guest joins us to help make a big show announcement.
Fedora gets serious about its server editions, our thoughts on Valve's increased Steam Deck production, and the surprising results of booting Linux on the Apple M2 SoC.
New firmware superpowers are coming to a future Linux kernel, why Google is working on encrypted hibernation support, and a sneak peek at SteamOS 3.
Pop_OS! 22.04 has a surprise you might not have noticed, we get the details on Ubuntu’s new Real-Time kernel, and the clever idea from the Framework laptop team.
Docker surprises everyone, new Fedora tools in the works, and an old debate with a fresh take.
Steam comes to ChromeOS, our thoughts on Arch turning 20, and our first look at GNOME 42.
We surprise each other with three different topics, hidden away by encryption in our show notes - we literally have no idea what we're talking about this week.
Why it might be time to lower your RISC-V expectations, Intel's moves to close up CPU firmware, and a quick state of the Deck.
Sometimes we get a bit carried away; we dial it back and share some self-hosting long-timer insights.
A last-minute kernel patch for the Steam Deck, why Intel is supporting RISC-V development, and we go hands-on with Plasma 5.24.
Mike makes a shocking admission, and Chris wishes he had a time machine.
There's just something off about Ubuntu these days, this week we put it all together.
The big disruption that looks like a bust, a security issue you need to pay attention to, and some great news for the Steam Deck.
We do our best to predict what will happen in 2022, and own up to what we thought might happen in 2021.
Can we live with openSUSE Tumbleweed?
A desktop from Linux past has a surprising update this week, AlmaLinux pulls ahead of the pack, and Canonical ships software for the Apple M1.
Sometimes things go wrong; this week, we admit we've got a problem.
Canonical gives Linux admins a lucky break, the details on Android's slow shift to an upstream Kernel, a breakthrough for Linux gaming, and our take on GNOME 41.
Why it might be time to re-think who is and who is not a Linux user, plus we do a reality check on the state of Linux phones.
Since the announcement of the Steam Deck, things around Linux have started changing, including some big items this week.
Yabba Dabba Distro! Run every major distribution on one native host. How we hijacked a Fedora install and turned it into the ultimate meta Linux box.
Could the Steam Deck mean fewer native Linux games? We chat with prolific game developer Ethan Lee and get his perspective on the negative impacts of the Deck.
Steam Deck looks impressive; we cover the details you care about and one aspect that concerns us.