Crowbar Kernel Panic
The podcast at the intersection between gaming and Linux
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!
Episode 21: Amazon Luna and Distro testing marathon
February 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 26 mins
activision blizzard, amazon luna, arch, humble trove, linux gaming, proton, steam, steam deck, ubuntu, valve
This episode we discuss the latest news of possible Activision Blizzard purchase, Amazon Luna testing, and which Linux distro is the easiest out of the box for game performance.
Episode 20: Will there be Ubuntu in heaven?
January 12th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
arch linux, gaming, heaven dust 2, horizon zero dawn, indienova, linux, one gruel studio, snapcraft, ubuntu, wayland
Easy anti cheat, not so easy after all / Ubuntu is looking for a gaming community manager and defining the future of Snapcraft / Testing Ubuntu Wayland x Horizon Zero Dawn / Heaven Dust and Heaven Dust 2
Episode 19: Distro Tier List
December 21st, 2021 | 1 hr 18 mins
amd, fedora, fedora 34, gaming, geforce, gloriouseggroll, graven, linux, linux gaming, nvidia, operating system, pc, penguin, pipewire, proton, radeon, resident evil, steam, tux, valve, wayland, wine
After some news we get into our distro tier list.
Episode 18: Zombies. Linux. DRM.
November 13th, 2021 | 1 hr 13 mins
arch linux, batman arkham asylum, dying light, guild wars 2, hellraid, linux, linux gaming, nvidia, pc gaming, ubuntu, valve, wayland
Back on Linux Mint baby! This episode we discuss several stories from Valve, Steam, and the linux community. We dive into Dying Light Hellraid and Guild Wars 2.
Episode 17: Deals with the devil
October 28th, 2021 | 1 hr 3 mins
baldur's gate 3, fedora 35, larian studio, nvidia, steam deck, valve, wartile, wayland
Valve hired compatibility testers for the steam deck, Baldur's Gate 3 drops a major update and runs great on Proton, Fedora is still awesome, and Nvidia is still Nvidia.
Episode 16: GPU cakes and BloodyStealers
October 11th, 2021 | 1 hr 18 mins
acer predator helios 300, bloodystealer, gaming on linux, linux, linux gaming, ltt linux challenge, steam deck, valve
In this episode the cake is NOT a lie but maybe Github is. I'm not sure what that means. We talk about Linus Tech Tips Linux challenge and BloodyStealer before talking about new peripheral hardware we want to purchase. Oh, and we're getting old and first person games make us nauseous.
Episode 15: Retro Linux MMO
September 30th, 2021 | 1 hr 6 mins
acer predator helios 300, project gorgon, steam deck, valve
This episode we tried out some new stream tech that didn't quite pan out. It did however, inspire a more deep dive into one game. Project: Gorgon. A two person dev team linux native geared towards old style mmo players. The game is unique and self aware.
Episode 14: Valve Magnum Opus
September 3rd, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
ffxiv, gaming on linux, garry's mod, halo, linux gaming, selaco, skyrim
We want to say thank you to the Linux_Gaming subreddit and our new subscribers! This episode is pretty laid back because it's pressed in an already busy week. Some light news, Weekly wanderings, and discussion of future changes to the Youtube channel.
Episode 13: Linux Native MVPs
August 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 11 mins
albion online, asura, bioshock infinite, bless unleashed, borderlands 2, ffxiv, gaming on linux, half-life 2, linux gaming, lotro, portal, shroud of the avatar, valheim
We've been talking a lot about our love of Proton, this episode we wanted to cover some great Linux native games. This isn't a "top" list but a list of note worthy.
Episode 12: Arch Distro Double Header
August 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 25 mins
dragon age, garuda linux, inquisition, manjaro linux, pathfinder kingmaker, steam deck, wrath of the righteous
Not gonna lie, I'm just a little burnt out on reformatting my drive but we did two distro tests anyway. This week we dive into the new and exciting Garuda Linux and compare it to the long standing Manjaro. We also discuss Proton vs native linux games.
Episode 11: Chocobos & Dragons
July 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 7 mins
arch, dragon age: inquisition, ffxiv, gaming news, gaming on linux, gaming pc, i3wm, linux gaming, linux podcast, metro exodus, mtga, steam, steam deck, steam deck hype, steam deck price, steam deck reveal, steam games, steamdeck, steamos, valve, valve console, valve gaming pc, valve steam deck
i3wm / ffxiv / Dragon Age: Inquisition / MTGA / Metro Exodus / Steam Deck hype
Episode 10: Gaming on Ubuntu
July 11th, 2021 | 1 hr 31 mins
dead space, ffxiv, gaming on linux, linux gaming, outward, proton, ubuntu, victor vran
This week we review Ubuntu for gaming and we discuss what we picked up in the Steam summer sale.
Episode 9: E3 Announcements and News
July 2nd, 2021 | 42 mins 43 secs
a plague tale: requiem, albion online, avatar: frontiers of pandora, e3 announcements, elden ring, gaming on linux, linux gaming, project: ferocious, proton, starfield
This is the second half of last week's episode and at this point is dated by a few weeks. We discuss some E3 announcements and some news about Linux and Gaming.
Episode 8: Gaming on fedora 34
June 20th, 2021 | 46 mins 30 secs
fedora, fedora 34, graven, linux gaming, nvidia, pipewire, proton, resident evil, steam, valve, wayland
This episode we install fedora 34 and test gaming under Wayland, Pipewire, and gnome 40. The opening of the show sounds a bit negative but listen to full show, you may be surprised by the end.