GNU World Order Linux Cast

GNU World Order Linux Cast

Latest Episodes

June 07, 2019

The **ddate** command from the **util-linux** package, and all about Discordianism and the Church of the Subgenius! shasum -a256=5f5dcbf15af1af9282d57c2a987ee48787bbc9dade97e3b018b3d539b67ba956

June 01, 2019

Listener feedback, plus **colrm** and **column** from **util-linux**. Tip: To get information about strange characters in GNU Emacs, place your cursor on the character and then type **Alt**-**x** **describe-char** $ cat example.txt hel

May 26, 2019

Why use the Linux desktop if the Desktop is dead anyway? Also, more **util-linux**: cal, chrt, col, and colcrt from /usr/bin. shasum -a256=0794da27c7cafa65a4aac2b8fb9a425868c3f6fa475f3c172028b687ba256c42

May 20, 2019

Listener feedback about zram and ziptool, and then a discussion about the term "open" shasum -a256=1ff841ce011c6cfbcc4ca1cf6586facc69cc1c5d37054b0b14a4180b74ce7438

May 12, 2019

Finishing up the binaries in /sbin from the **util-linux** package. Includes **sfdisk**, **swaplabel**, **swapon**, **swapoff**, **switch_root**, **wipefs**, **ziptool**, and **zramctl**. For **zramctl** to work, remember to load the zram module.

May 05, 2019

Listener feedbacks from Mastodon, including commentary about the Julian calendar, Flatpak sandboxing problems, Flatpak usability problems, clarification on Bzip2 and LZMA and ZIP compression. The overview of util-linux continues with **mkswap**, which de

April 28, 2019

Is it really possible to use CentOS or RHEL as a desktop Linux distro? Klaatu finds out! shasum -a256=3e14fa81ac4405e0537391e94a8e2b3781cbdfa385e3d8d8a2aaa126ff12f044

April 21, 2019

Listener feedback from Carl about gauging community health of a project before getting involved with it. Klaatu has defined five community profiles, but has no definitive answers. Listen in and send in commentary if you have ideas on this topic. shasum

April 15, 2019

Are Flatpaks and Snaps a regression in security? and other exciting listener debates. Util-link continued, continuing with utilities in /sbin: * sbin/ctrlaltdel * sbin/fdisk * sbin/findfs * sbin/fsck * sbin/fsck.cramfs * sbin/fsck.

April 08, 2019

Util-link continued, starting with the utilities in /sbin: * sbin/adjtimex * sbin/agetty * sbin/blkdiscard * sbin/blkid * sbin/blockdev * sbin/cfdisk Plus some listener feedback about getopt and getopts, bzip2, good bad sound, and