Crowbar Kernel Panic

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

43 episodes of Crowbar Kernel Panic since the first episode, which aired on February 25th, 2021.

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    Episode 43: Is Linux good for gaming in 2023?

    September 17th, 2023  |  1 hr 20 mins
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    Welcome to another exciting episode of Crowbar Kernel Panic, the ultimate podcast at the crossroads of Linux and gaming! In this Episode 43, we're diving deep into the world of Linux and gaming, bringing you the latest news, tech updates, and gaming insights.

    Join us on this journey as we explore the dynamic landscape of the Linux gaming community. Remember, this episode is pre-recorded and will be available on YouTube, iTunes, and your favorite podcast apps. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and comment to support the show. Your feedback means the world to us!

    Have questions or suggestions? Reach out to us at [email protected] or join our vibrant community on Discord at Discord Invite Link.

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    Episode 42: LTT Drama and more

    August 19th, 2023  |  1 hr 11 mins
    gaming news, linus media group drama, linus tech tips drama, linux gaming, pc gaming, pc hardware, protondb, proxmox server, proxmox setup, steam deck, technology, valve

    🔥 Join us as we dissect the gripping tale of Linuxs Media Group's controversy, ignited by a video from Gamer's Nexus. But wait, that's just the beginning!

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    Episode 41: Trackball vs. Mouse Showdown

    August 14th, 2023  |  1 hr 14 mins
    apple hardware testing, asahi linux, baldur's gate 3 game, early adoption challenges, fedora m1 and m2 hardware support, gamingonlinux steam tracker, home lab build progress, linux mint 21.3, linux mint edge, motivation challenges, nobara steam deck edition, palia game, pc game releases, phoronix steam survey, secure boot, starfield game, steam linux usage, ubuntu base discussion, wayland

    Get ready for another exhilarating episode of Crowbar Kernel Panic, where we dive deep into the Linux world and the ever-evolving landscape of PC gaming on Linux. In this lively installment, your hosts engage in a spirited debate about trackball vs. regular mouse usage, scrutinize the latest developments in the Linux Mint project, and provide insightful reviews of some new and exciting PC game titles.

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    Episode 40: Red Hat Closed Source Code

    June 25th, 2023  |  1 hr 12 mins
    data breach, home lab setup, red hat, system76, to the moon game, voices of vvardenfall

    This episode we review the latest news on Red Hat source code, System 76 data breach, and a community lead project to AI voice Morrowind. We also discuss plans for a home lab/NAS build and review some interesting demos from the Steam Next Fest.

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    Episode 39: Fedora's Skeleton Village

    May 24th, 2023  |  1 hr 15 mins
    ai game dev, fedora linux, intel arc a770, linux, linux gaming, pc gaming, pc hardware, roblox, rpg maker, tesla lawsuit, valve steamdeck

    Does Redhat still believe in the Fedora project, we question the 4% let go from the company in cutbacks // Somebody tell Elon he'd be a real internet cool guy if he opensourced Tesla software updates // RPG Maker Unity asset finally luanches with suspicious comments // Valve is still crushing with good will from the Linux gaming community // 'About that linux support..' - Roblox // The AI game concept gets a new skeleton village // Don't worry, my monitor is still flickering on and off on Linux

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    Episode 38: Planning a game with AI and struggling with the ARC A770

    April 23rd, 2023  |  1 hr 5 mins
    ai game engines, ai in game development, ai-powered gaming, arc a770, fedora 38, game ai programming, game development with ai, gaming on arc a770, gaming on fedora 38, gaming on linux, gaming on linux for beginners, gaming on linux vs windows, linux gaming, linux gaming benchmarks, linux gaming community, linux gaming news, linux gaming performance, linux gaming setup, machine learning in gaming, neural networks in game development, open source gaming

    This episode was short prepped and spontaneous. It's been a little while since our last show and we've both had several life events holding us up from doing show prep. We didn't want to keep prolonging the recording of this episode so we decided to give it a shot recording with no prep.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.