Crowbar Kernel Panic
The podcast at the intersection between gaming and Linux
Episode 37: ARC A770 Graphics Card - What Linux Gamers Need to Know!
March 12th, 2023 | 54 mins 38 secs
arc a770 gpu, flathub app store, gaming hardware for linux, gaming on linux, graphics card compatibility, linux gaming, linux gaming benchmarks, linux gaming news, linux gaming performance, linux gaming reviews, linux gaming setup, open-source gaming
In this episode Josh and I both test out our new ARC A770 GPU, While it's not easily compatible with Linux just yet, this card has some exciting potential because of it's performance and cost.
We dive into what Wayland support for Wine means for Linux gamers, Flathub to support purchases and donations, Fungus computing power, and much more.
Episode 36: Gaming on Debian or LMDE
February 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 5 mins
arc a770, arc drivers, debian, debian 11, gaming on debian, gaming on linux, geforce rtx 4070, linux gaming podcast, linux nvidia, linux podcast, mozilla, nvidia vulkan, proton, ryzen 5800x3d, ryzen 7600x, stadia, steam, steam deck, valve
linuxgaming #Debian #pcgaming
This week we review some news items we missed in the last few weeks as well as come to our conclusion on the Debian challenge.
Episode 35: Debian Cold Turkey
January 18th, 2023 | 55 mins 2 secs
debian, debian 11, gaming on debian, gaming on linux, linux nvidia, mozilla, nvidia vulkan, proton, stadia, steam, steam deck, the mutalk, unity 7.7, unityx, valve
This episode we discuss the Mutalk, the new Proton, remembering Unity, Open Source Nvidia Vulkan driver, and would you believe Mozilla is changin the face of social media? We end the episode with our discussion of the first week of Debian, more to come.
Episode 34: HDR on Linux and Debian Challenge
January 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 3 mins
2022 year end review, debian challenge, linux in 2023, linux news, x11 vs wayland
We're talking Linux gaming in 2022, HDR could be coming to Steam Deck, X11 is flatlined, and we're coming up with a challenge for 2023.
Episode 33: Two Linux Nerds Discuss The Game Awards
December 11th, 2022 | 1 hr 18 mins
death stranding 2, elden ring, linux, linux gaming, steam, steam deck, stray, the game awards, valve
The Game Awards went down with a few hitches; A guy sneaks on stage and shouts out Rabbi Clinton, Chat spams nonsense in an attempt to win a Steam Deck, and Elden Ring dodge rolled it's way to victory.
Episode 32: AM5 PC build and Scalpers holding the bag
December 7th, 2022 | 1 hr 16 mins
am5, anbernic, gpu scalpers, linux, neon prime, nvidia 4080, pc gaming, pc hardware, retro gamin, rpg maker, steam deck
This episode we discuss.. / a new AM5 PC build with custom liquid cooling / how happy we are that Scalpers are left holding the bag on Nvidia 4080s / RPG Maker MV / Unity Game dev / Anbernic Retro Gaming / Neon Prime / Steam Deck giveaway
Episode 31: Fedora 37 is for lovers
November 22nd, 2022 | 1 hr 16 mins
fedora 37, intel arc, nvidia, tempest rising, undetected
We review this weeks news stories on the HOT topic of Nvidia cards, CAMM, and Intel ARC cards main lining kernel 6.2. After the news we cover Fedora 37 how well it's treating our workflow.
Episode 30: Retro Gaming, GPUs and Black Friday: Is it time to reinstate the CRT monitor?
November 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 7 mins
amd radeon, duckstation, game emulation, intel arc a770, linux gaming, nvidia vs radeon, radeon 7000, rtx 4090, unity gamin engine
Our first live episode in a little while, we're going to talk about Josh's retro gaming setup and how Bo plans to max out his credit card on Black Friday.
Episode 29: EVGA and 90s era survival horror
October 12th, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
alve, capcom, evga, evga nvidia, evga psu review, evga terminates nvidia partnership, game dev, game development, konami, linux, linux gaming, linux gaming podcast, nobara linux review, nobara linux streaming, nvidia, nvidia evga, proton, resident evil, resident evil remake, resident evil remastered hd walkthrough, retro gaming, retro video games, silent hill, silent hill 2, silent hill 2 gameplay, silent hill 2 playthrough, steam, survival horror games, unity, unity game engine
This week we're talking the latest Nvidia news / progress on my game idea and how learning Unity is going / drawing inspiration from 90s Konami and Capcom
Episode 28: Stray discussions
September 5th, 2022 | 51 mins 42 secs
fedora 36, gnome 42, heroic games launcher, linux kernel 5.17, mesa, nvidia, nvidia open source, pipewire, wayland
We've been away for a little while to move and catch up on other life projects but we found the time to get together and record this discussion. Life has been busy but not so busy that we haven't played some recent releases and picked up some new hobbies.
Episode 27: We promise not to say [email protected]*ra
July 6th, 2022 | 1 hr 7 mins
ashen, final fantasy 7 remake, resident evil village, selaco, steam deck, valve, what remains of edith finch, xonotic, xp pen deco
This was a chill episode, a reunion after a long gap of time. We discuss some news items and some games we've been playing. Steam's Proton is becoming so good that we're mostly just talking about games now.
Episode 26: Nobara Project and The Stanley Parable
May 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 23 mins
fedora 35, fedora 36, ffxiv, ffxiv on linux, gnome 42, heroic games launcher, horizon zero dawn, jedi fallen order, kingdom come deliverance, linux, linux gaming, linux gaming podcast, linux kernel 5.17, linux podcast, mesa, nobara, nvidia, nvidia open source, pipewire, resident evil remake, the stanley parable, tux, wayland, witcher 3
In this episode we give our final thoughts on Fedora 36, talk about some recent Linux news, and review The Stanley Parable Ultra Deluxe.
Episode 25: Fedora 36 and Nvidia Open Source
May 12th, 2022 | 1 hr 11 mins
fedora, ffxiv, nvidia
It could literally be the apocalypse. Nvidia has a road map to fully open source the gpu driver by the end of year. Up next, flying pigs and a frozen purgatory!
Episode 24: 700 Mile Fedora Install
May 1st, 2022 | 1 hr 2 mins
amd, arch linux, distro tier list, fedora, fedora 34, fedora 35, fedora linux, gaming, gaming on arch, gaming on fedora, geforce, gloriouseggroll, graven, linux, linux distro, linux gaming, linux podcast, nvidia, operating system, pc, penguin, pipewire, proton, radeon, resident evil, steam, tux, valve, wayland, wine
Josh drives down the east coast to visit me, we intended to install Fedora and review it but instead we played board games.
Episode 23: My Steam Deck finally came in!!!!
April 30th, 2022 | 1 hr 11 mins
arch, gabe newell, gaming news, gaming on linux, gaming pc, handheld, linux gaming, linux podcast, steam, steam deck, steam deck announcement, steam deck impressions, steam deck price, steam deck reveal, steam games, steam handheld, steam pc, steam store, steamdeck, steamos, steampal, valve, valve console, valve gaming pc, valve pc, valve steam deck, valve steamdeck, valve switch
My Steam Deck finally came in and in this episode I review it in detail.
Episode 22: The sound of prices dropping
February 27th, 2022 | 1 hr 15 mins
amazon luna, amd, arch, fedora, fedora 34, gaming, gaming on fedora, geforce, gloriouseggroll, gpu prices, graven, halo, humble trove, linux, linux desktop, linux gaming, master chief’s face, microsoft, nft hack, nobara project, nvidia, opensea hack, operating system, pc, penguin, pipewire, proton, radeon, resident evil, steam, steam deck, steam next fest, tux, ubuntu, valve, wayland, wine
This episode we have Steam Deck, NFT, GPU prices, Master Chief's face, and the Nobara Project!