276: Very Long Term Support
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November 20, 2018
Android and Ubuntu are working exceptionally hard to create longer support cycles. We’ll highlight the work that makes this possible, and what’s motivating these two different projects to strive for Very Long Term Support. Plus Chris reviews how his new Thunderbolt 3 GPU docking station works under Linux, and why he’ll never be undocking again.Special Guests: Alan Pope, Brent Gervais, and Martin Wimpress.Links:Pioneers — Pioneers, the wonderfully addicting game based on “The Settlers of Catan”XPRA — multi-platform screen and application forwarding system or “screen for X11”Valve discontinues the Steam Link — Farewell to the Steam Link, the best wireless HDMI gadget ever madeBringing the Android kernel back to the mainline — Android devices are based on the Linux kernel but, since the beginning, those devices have not run mainline kernels.Linux Deepin 15.8 Released with Various Neat ImprovementsUbuntu 18.04 LTS is getting 10-Year SupportUbuntu Security PodcastLINUX Unplugged Feedback: Docking Stations? Lenovo…