Episode 284

Ubuntu's Rolling Distro


May 3rd, 2022

53 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

Rolling Rhino Remix is an un-official Ubuntu flavour which converts the Ubuntu operating system into a rolling release Linux distribution. This solves an age old problem of getting up to date software on Ubuntu.

-- During The Show --

03:14 Smb and KDE - Chris D

  • Solved! Ubuntu broke KDE by freezing FUSE 2
  • [kio-fuse Reddit thread]

06:30 Charlie Calls Out Steve On Free Speech - Charlie

  • Free speech doesn't mean I have to engage with you

10:30 AV System - Kevin

19:25 Network Devices - Bhikhu

  • Description of network Hub, Repeater, Bridge, Switch, Router, Gateway, Access Point, and Modem
  • CLI Ukulele tool

30:21 Listener Follows Up On Storage - Ishaan

  • Western Digital 2TB WD Blue PC Hard Drive - 7200 RPM Class, SATA 6 Gb/s, 256 MB Cache, 3.5" - WD20EZBX
  • Seagate Barracuda 2 TB Internal Hard Drive HDD – 3.5 Inch SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 256 MB Cache for Computer Desktop PC (ST2000DM005)
  • Slower drives can last longer
  • Intro to networking part 3

34:00 Brule Asked Streaming Device Recommendation?

  • Community will write in!

36:30 TwoBit Asked - Pinecil Case?

37:30 News Wire

40:19 KdenLive

  • Noah has switched to KdenLive
  • KdenLive has so much polish in the new release
    • M1 Support
    • Automatically offers to transcode
    • Effect templates

43:00 Rolling Rhino

45:00 NTFS on Linux

  • Most drives sold with NTFS
  • Huge code patch, 27,000 lines of code
  • Why is this not being maintained?

48:00 Ubuntu Unity

  • Unity 7.6 is out
  • Lower RAM usage
  • Code Migrated entirely to GitLab

49:00 Southeast Linuxfest

  • https://southeastlinuxfest.org/

  • June 10-12, 2022

  • Charlotte, NC

  • The Call For Speakers is now open, with early decision acceptances made on 5/7 and 5/14 and a final deadline to submit of 5/21

  • All decisions for speakers will be made by May 22nd

  • SELF is community focused!

51:30 Community Night

  • Community Night - Thurs, May 5th at 6pm

  • Setup your Own Matrix Server

  • Useful even if you don't like Matrix

  • Things you will need...

    • Server to run it on (Ubuntu / Debian)
    • FQDN
    • DNS for Matrix, Element, if you want grafana and promethesis - stats
    • Email address for let's encrypt (Protonmail)
  • Need the latest version of Ansible -- not in the repos

  • PPA Available Here

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