Let's Encrypt: A New Hope | LAS 396 Dec. 20, 2015
Inspired by the Let’s Encrypt project, we break down the basics of SSL & how easy it is to set up on your Linux box now. Plus hacking GRUB by hitting backspace 28 times, the Linux Foundation wants the Blockchain & more!
Shooting the Breeze with KDE | LAS 395 Dec. 13, 2015
Plasma Desktop 5.5 shipped this week. We cover what’s new, what's improved & what work still remains for the latest & greatest from KDE. Plus Mozilla ends their Smartphone plans, Microsoft offers a Linux cert, the new KeePassX, your feedback & more!
Linux in Mint Condition | LAS 394 Dec. 6, 2015
Linux Mint 17.3 proves you can based a Linux desktop on a stable core. We take back some of our concerns about Linux Mint & discuss the areas where they are pushing user experience forward. Plus Mozilla plans to dump Thunderbird & more!
Thankfully It's Open Source | LAS 393 Nov. 30, 2015
It’s a special holiday edition of the Linux Action Show, and we get thankful for some super important, innovative & critically necessary open source projects. We throw out the format, and cover many projects listed in our notes & off the tops of our heads
The Evolution of Solus | LAS 392 Nov. 22, 2015
We review Solus, a new distro from scratch with it’s own GTK-based desktop called Budgie & we give you our first impressions. Plus big changes coming to GTK, the Plasma desktop gets another great release, highlights from the 2015 kernel summit & more!
Live From System76 | LAS 391 Nov. 15, 2015
We traveled to Denver Colorado to meet the folks behind System76, tour their office & record a live show on location. Plus Linux goes to space, Firefox OS has a new trick, the good news for open source router firmware & more!
Fedora from the Cockpit | LAS 390 Nov. 8, 2015
Fedora 23 has hit the web and we think this is the release that changes everything, forever. Plus Linus Torvalds is under attack from multiple sources. Ubuntu is finally killing the software center & the biggest feature coming to systemd ever is delayed.
The Linux WiFI Tower | LAS 389 Nov. 2, 2015
We go 350ft into the air to find out how Linux powers a wireless ISP (WISP). Plus our thoughts on Chrome OS & Android merging, what it means for desktop Linux, new secure messaging options & more!
Wolfing Down Ubuntu 15.10 | LAS 388 Oct. 25, 2015
Our review of Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, what new, noteworthy changes there are & who we think this new release is just right for. Plus Kubuntu’s release manager calls it quits, our impressions of the Steam Controller & more!
Passing On LastPass | LAS 387 Oct. 18, 2015
Our best open source alternatives to LastPass. We run down the easy, the straight forward & the totally custom solutions to your password managment. Plus the first reviews of the Steam Machines hit the web, Red Hat’s big buy, GIMP in your browser & more!
Rolling with Netrunner | LAS 386 Oct. 11, 2015
Some say it's the best Plasma 5 Desktop experience to be had, we review Netrunner Rolling & take a walk on the KDE side of things for a bit. Then we put the great Ubuntu Conspiracy to bed, our best LastPass alternatives, a quick look at Slackel & more!
OpenSUSE’s Big Leap | LAS 385 Oct. 4, 2015
It might just be the future of openSUSE. We take a indepth look at openSUSE Leap 42.1 beta. Find out why this might be the most ambitious Linux distribution release to date. Plus the Linux malware that fixes up your box & more!
Rooting Noah's House | LAS 384 Sept. 27, 2015
Home automation can make you feel like you're living in the future. This week we dig into the tech of fully automating all aspects of your home or office. Plus Valve’s milestone, Gnome 3.18, Ubuntu powered Drones & more!
Open Source Plex Alternative | LAS 383 Sept. 20, 2015
Emby is an open source home media server, a legitimate Plex competitor. We give you our in-depth look. Plus Microsoft announces its own Linux distribution, why it's the year of the Linux Desktop in China, why it might be time to drop VirtualBox & more!
Gmail in the Black Tank | LAS 382 Sept. 13, 2015
After the last straw Noah dumps Gmail, shares his battle and solution & Chris runs down five great open source Gmail alternatives. Plus why Dell stopped shipping the XPS 13 in Europe, a big update to a Linux video editor, the news of the week & more!
How We Got Started With Linux | LAS 381 Sept. 6, 2015
We finally share our getting started with Linux stories & some great stories from our community. Plus the Safe Wifi campaign you need to know about, we discuss the new elementaryOS, an update on the Munich situation & more!
Remote Controlled Terminal | LAS 380 Aug. 30, 2015
Share your terminal as a web application with anyone in the world in seconds, we’ll show you how. Why Ubuntu’s dominance over EC2 matters so much, Munich follow up, why Cortona can go suck a banana & more!
Experience LinuxCon 2015 | LAS 379 Aug. 23, 2015
We take you to LinuxCon like never before. The container trend goes big and community leaders are taking bold stands & the debate that’s brewing. Plus a super thin Linux laptop, Google’s Linux router the OnHub, Munich to ditch Linux for Windows & more!
Serval: A Desktop Dominator | LAS 378 Aug. 17, 2015
System76’s Serval WS is in house! Is the claim that a laptop can replace your desktop really true? We’ll find out! Plus the insane popularity of Chromebooks, how Google just gave a major boost to desktop Linux, looking back at 18 years of Gnome & more!
Level Up Your LAN | LAS 377 Aug. 9, 2015
We take a deep dive into the basics of getting a home network up and running. It you’ve lived with whatever the ISP has given you have no fear. Plus Firefox has a major flaw, an update on the Jolla tablet, we discuss our big format experiment & more!