Episode 213

Episode 2:13: Some Assembly Required


December 20th, 2021

1 hr 45 mins 24 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

0:00 Cold Open
1:32 Banter: Flatpak, Otra Vez
11:32 Banter: Updates Once a Year
21:18 History: Void Linux
1:18:43 Distro Talk: Void Linux
1:31:03 Housekeeping
1:36:30 App Focus: Syncthing
1:40:23 Next Time
1:43:58 Stinger

Coming up in this episode

  1. Flatpaks back on track
  2. I update once a year, do you?
  3. We enter the Void
  4. We age in the Void
  5. Tech with a Bloke
  6. and Monitor the situation

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Banter - Did we fall flat?

Void Linux

  • Original developer: Juan Romero Pardines (xtraeme) Initial release 2008
  • Site: voidlinux.org
  • Old Site: voidlinux.eu and voidlinux.com (dead since 2018)
  • Base System: Independent
  • Desktop Environment: XFCE
  • File Manager: Thunar
  • Package Manager: xbps (Xtraeme's Binary Package System)
  • Kernel: Rolling 5.15.8 right now
  • Display Manager: lightdm
  • Display Protocol: X11, Wayland
  • Project Members: from Github


App Focus

System Monitoring Center
This episode's app:

Next Time

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