FLOSS Weekly (MP3)

We're not talking dentistry here; FLOSS all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Join host Randal Schwartz and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Tuesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Records live every Tuesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 17:30 UTC.

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We're not talking dentistry here; FLOSS all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Join host Randal Schwartz and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Tuesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Records live every Tuesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 17:30 UTC.
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Dancer is a web application framework for Perl. It was inspired by Sinatra and was written by Alexis Sukrieh originally.It has an intuitive, minimalist, and very expressive syntax: has PSGI support, plugins and its modular design allow for strong scala...
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Hackaday is a website that promotes the free and open exchange of ideas and information. Besides the articles that the website publishes, it also has hardware development community called Hackaday.io where you can discover, create, collaborate, and get...
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Serverless is a framework that is a powerful, unified experience to develop, deploy, test, secure, and monitor your Serverless applications. It allows for a great developer experience, has an amazing community, and supports 8 different cloud providers....
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OpenLogic helps enterprises succeed with open-source in three ways:Open-source support, indemnification, training, and consulting services on more than 600 open source packagesGovernance, scanning, and license compliance products and services that help...
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Leo Laporte

Randal Schwartz and Jonathan Bennett talk to Leo Laporte about FLOSS's history and the TWiT Network.Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Jonathan BennettGuest: Leo LaporteDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weeklyHere's what's comin...
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Micronaut is a modern, JVM-based, full-stack framework for building modular, easily testable microservice and serverless applications.Hosts: Dan Lynch and Aaron NewcombGuests: Graeme Rocher and Jeff Scott BrownDownload or subscribe to this show at http...
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CX is an interpreted and compiled, garbage collected, general purpose programming language, which means that it can be used to create any type of program, such as web, desktop, and command-line applications.Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Aaron NewcombGuest...
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OPSI is an open source client management system to manage heterogeneous environments. It enables the deployment and configuration from OS's and software on Windows and Linux computers. OPSI is a powerful tool that will allow you to manage from a dozen ...
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All Things Open 2019

All Things Open is a polyglot technology conference focusing on the tools, processes and people making open source possible. Target audience includes designers, developers, decision makers, entrepreneurs and technologists of all types and skill levels....
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faastRuby allows you to build serverless applications using functions to deploy to any cloud and scale without cold starts. You can use both Ruby and Crystal in the same appl and schedule periodic runs in plain English and Cron syntax. It allows for re...
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CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means nobody can access your data unless you give them the keys.With CryptPad, you can make...
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Bareos is a reliable, cross-network open source software for backup, archiving and recovery of data for all well-established operating systems. It offers among other features LTO hardware encryption, bandwidth limitation and new practical console comma...
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RavenDB is a database that solves the biggest problems enterprises and small businesses encounter before they even encounter them. RavenDB allows you to set up and secure a distributed database cluster in minutes with a low overhead database that does ...
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Teleport and Gravity

Teleport is a modern security gateway for remotely accessing Clusters of Linux servers and Kubernetes clusters. It is intended to be used instead or together with sshd for organizations who need Kubernetes API access with an audio and recording/replay,...
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CycloneDX is a lightweight software bill-of-material (SBOM) specification designed for use in application security contexts and supply chain component analysis.Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Jonathan BennettGuest: Steve SpringettDownload or subscribe to th...
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Aquameta Revisited

Aquameta is a web development environment where instead of storing code as flat files in the file system, everything is stored in PostgreSQL as relational data, including source code, HTML, CSS, Javascript, images and other resources, system configurat...
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Ionic Framework is the free, open source mobile UI toolkit for developing high-quality cross-platform apps for native iOS, Android, and the web—all from a single codebase. Build with intuitive UI components that accelerate app development, and can be d...
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Mycroft is the Private and Open Voice Solution for Consumers and Enterprises. It runs anywhere - on a desktop computer, inside an automobile, or on a Raspberry Pi. This is open source software which can be freely remixed, extended, and improved. Mycrof...
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EteSync offers secure, end-to-end encrypted, and privacy respecting sync for your contacts, calendars and tasks.Easy to use and open source - it seamlessly integrates with your existing apps so you won't even notice you are using it.Hosts: Randal Schwa...
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FluidKeys provides simple PGP for engineering teams. It helps teams protect sensitive information by simplifying powerful encryption tools. It's simple to share and store sensitive data, safeguard your source code and use popular open source tools.Host...
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Railroader is a security static analysis tool for applications that use Ruby on Rails. Railroader will examine custom code to look for potential problems, and warn about them. Railroader can't find every vulnerability, but it's a great tool to help fin...
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Flexera Open Source Report

Dave McLoughlin started the open source auditing business at OpenLogic and has been working at Flexera in the software composition analysis (SCA) business, formerly Palamida, since February 2018. He was part of the initial SPDX working group and worked...
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Magalix eliminates the complexity of balancing performance with infrastructure capacity, using AI. It is a low-touch service that makes infrastructure self-healing to deliver the maximum value.Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Aaron NewcombGuest: Mohamed Ahme...
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Matthew Spoke is the founder of Aion, a world-leading blockchain protocol designed to solve the most prevalent challenges limiting blockchains mainstream adoption: scalability, interoperability and governance. Matt serves as CEO of the Aion Foundation....
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Clearly Defined

Carol Smith is the program manager for ClearlyDefined, a project under the Open Source Initiative. ClearlyDefined is an open source project to crowd-source the gathering, curation, and upstreaming of licensing and security (and more) data about free a...
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Liverpool MakeFest

Caroline is the co-founder of the free event called Liverpool Makefest, a festival to promote stem, foss and maker-education for young people. The festival is now in its fifth year has attracted over 20,000 visitors and is being expanded across the nat...
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Open Source at Instaclustr

Ben is the Chief Technology (and a co-founder) at Instaclustr, which provides a managed platform for open source, data-layer technologies (such as Apache Cassandra and Kafka). Instaclustr is the open source as-a-service company, delivering reliability ...
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Xen Update

The mission of the Xen Project is to focus upon the development and support of an open source hypervisor and related components, developed and designed to run with the Linux platform. Lars Kurth is a highly effective, passionate community manager with ...
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Tari is a new open source, decentralized protocol that reimagines the future of digital assets. The platform allows anyone to program complex rules for digital assets and trust that they will be enforced.Host: Randal SchwartzCo-Host: Michael TunnellGue...
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Nextcloud Update

Nextcloud offers industry-leading on-premises file sync and online collaboration technology. Frank Karlitschek started the Nextcloud project to enable decentralized and secure cloud hosting. He has been involved with a variety of Free Software projects...
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Opencast is a flexible, scalable and reliable video capture, distribution, and management system for academic institutions. Opencast is built by a growing community of developers in collaboration with leading universities and organizations worldwide.Ho...
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Flutter 1.0

Eric Seidel co-founded the Flutter project at Google and now manages the engineering teams. Eric worked on Chrome, Safari and WebKit for about a decade prior to starting Flutter.Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Aaron NewcombGuest: Eric SeidelDownload or subs...
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A lifelong hacker and geek, K.S. Bhaskar has been programming for almost half a century, and as a consequence of the technology gap between India and the US when he was an undergraduate, has programmed computers designed in the 1950s. He spent many yea...
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With more than 50 million downloads, OpenVPN has been in the open source networking space since its founding in 2004. Its Private Tunnel service provides "last mile" security to millions of consumer mobile devices, doing everything from online purchasi...
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VistA and RPMS

VistA and RPMS are comprehensive electronic health records and hospital management systems that originate from the VA and Indian Health Service. They have been modified for use outside of the VA including by those in the open source community.Hosts: Ra...
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Marco Palladino is an inventor, software developer and Internet entrepreneur based in San Francisco, California. He is the co-founder and CTO of Kong, the most widely adopted open source API platform. Besides being a core maintainer, Marco is currently...
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Invoice Ninja

Hillel Coren used to work at M5 Networks (a telecommunication startup in NY), which was eventually bought by ShoreTel. Since then he co-founded Invoice Ninja, an open-source platform to invoice, track payments, expenses, and time billable tasks for cli...
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This Week in Linux

Michael is the creator of TuxDigital.com, an Educational Media channel that advocates for Open Source and Linux-based operating systems through teaching, training, and distribution of information. In order to achieve this goal, Michael creates videos a...
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Tidelift gives software development teams a single source for purchasing and maintaining open source software, with professional-grade support from the experts who know it best, while seamlessly integrating with existing tools.Hosts: Randal Schwartz an...
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Behind the Scenes

Randal Schwartz and Jonathan Bennett chat about the former's continuing production of FLOSS Weekly on the TWiT Network, as well as his open source background!Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Jonathan BennettDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit....
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Chris has been supporting the OpenRheinRuhr (ORR) conference for a number of years as a speaker and crew member before he took a more active role as part of the media relation team of the ORR. The ORR - now in its ninth iteration - is one of Germany's ...
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Sway is tiling Wayland compositor and a drop-in replacement for the i3 window manager for X11. It works with an existing i3 configuration and supports most of i3's features, plus a few extras.Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Dan LynchGuest: Drew DeVaultDownl...
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Contributing to Open Source

VM (aka Vicky) spent most of her 20 years in the tech industry leading software development departments and teams, and providing technical management and leadership consulting for small and medium businesses. Now she leverages nearly 30 years of free a...
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Dr. Joonas Lehtinen is the founder/CEO of Vaadin - a platform used by 150,000+ developers worldwide. He leads a team of 150+ people mostly based in Turku, Berlin and Silicon Valley who live, breath and write open source with passion to help people buil...
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Jim Salter is the author and maintainer of the GPLv3 licensed Sanoid project, which orchestrates snapshot management and replication on the ZFS filesystem. The goal is to make data functionally immortal, with readily-available hardware and network infr...
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Michael Meeks is the General Manager of Collabora Productivity, leading Collabora Office and Online products, supporting customers and consulting on development alongside an extremely talented team. He serves as a Director of the The Document Foundatio...
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ZoneMinder is a full-featured, open source, state-of-the-art video surveillance software system.Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Jonathan BennettDownload or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weeklyHere's what's coming up for FLOSS in the ...
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Bryan Ollendyke is the lead of the HAX the web, web component authoring system as well as lead of a the ELMS: Learning Network project. He's been a 100% effort FOSS developer for over 10 years at Penn State, meaning every line he's written the last 10 ...
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Philipp Reisner is founder and CEO of LINBIT in Vienna/Austria. His professional career has been dominated by developing DRBD, a storage replication for Linux. Today he leads a company of about 30 employees with locations in Vienna/Austria and Portland...
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Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. Major features include support for a wide range of formats; no import required meaning native timeline editing; Blackmagic Design support for input and preview moni...
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