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43: Course Correction
Oct 8 • 19 min
A stripped down episode, this is a heart-to-heart chat between me and you about the Linux community, burnout, detours, and things you never expect to face.Support Linux For EveryoneLinks:Games For Everyone: Audio Podcast — First episode coming Saturday,…
42: So Long, and Thanks for All the Games
Sep 26 • 56 min
My friend MattDLN (aka "The Enabler") joins me for a gaming-soaked episode that even console players will enjoy. First we tackle what's possibly 2020's biggest gaming news: Microsoft purchasing Bethesda. How does PlayStation compete? How will Microsoft's…
41: The Linux Laptop Problem
Sep 16 • 30 min
This week there are 2 questions to ponder: Should Linux gamers be paying more attention to Razer? And where are all the affordable Linux laptops? Plus, a Discovery of the Week double feature to satisfy your window auto-tiling needs, and a brand new Song…
Linux + Coffee #3: The CloudReady Chromebook Experiment
Sep 9 • 42 min
Schykle starts a bold experiment: using nothing but a cloud-based operating system to get all of his working and playing done. Get your head in the clouds as we discuss Neverware's CloudReady OS, which aims to turn ANY old PC or Mac into a Chromebook.…
40: The Thunderbird Interview (featuring Ryan Sipes)
Sep 3 • 65 min
It's time for another interview episode, and what a guest I have for Episode 40! Ryan Sipes founded Mycroft AI, built a strong community for System76, and now he's wearing 3 different hats for the Thunderbird project. Ryan shares his hilarious Linux…
39: Quality Control / Life After Lightworks
Aug 26 • 36 min
Welcome to Episode 39! Schykle tells you about a Terminal app that's both eyecandy and super useful. Plus, a BUNCH of you emailed me with tips and suggestions about my Linux video editing situation and I've got an encouraging update! But we're just…
38: I’ve Made A Huge Mistake
Aug 19 • 33 min
Coming up on this episode of Linux For Everyone, you'll hear directly from the developer of a great tool you'll want on your laptop ASAP! Plus, I've started a new blog using only Standard Notes. You'll also hear about my big mistake, and why I should have…
37: Legionnaire
Jul 28 • 37 min
Welcome back everybody, we have some catching up to do! In this episode I share a personal story about my fight with Legionnaire's Disease. Plus, System76 Engineer Jeremy Soller is working on something groundbreaking, and AMD Ryzen fans are going to love…
Update on Linux For Everyone & Jason’s Illness
Jul 1 • 0 min
Hey Everyone, We received a health update from Jason. It turns out he has a severe form of pneumonia called Legionnaires' disease, from a nasty type of bacteria called Legionella, typically found in pools, spas or AC. Jason will be in the hospital for the…
36: First Class Linux
Jun 11 • 26 min
Welcome to Episode 36, featuring a VERY enthusiastic discussion about Lenovo's recent Linux news and why it matters, as well as some insightful community feedback. Plus: a Discovery of the Week that will make your Radeon GPU happy, and the world premiere…
35: The Ecosystem Problem
May 28 • 34 min
The Linux For Everyone podcast gets a video upgrade! In this episode: Linux gaming has a glaring problem that AMD and Nvidia can fix, deeper discussion about two amazing Linux laptops from System 76 and TUXEDO, Plus, a Discovery of the Week for bittorrent…
Linux + Coffee, Cup 2: The Super Key
May 20 • 33 min
*Get the Aeropress featured in the intro AND support the show with your purchase: https://amzn.to/2Adi85m * Welcome to your second cup of Linux and Coffee! Schykle and I brewed up a nice rant about something many of us take pride in: the Super key! Plus,…
34: The Fedora + Lenovo Interview
May 8 • 60 min
The Fedora and Lenovo partnership is about more than just selling Thinkpads with Linux pre-installed. In this special video interview, Fedora lead Matthew Miller and Lenovo's Senior Linux Software Engineer Mark Pearson join me to discuss a TON of details.…
Linux + Coffee, Cup #1: Picking on Pop
May 6 • 31 min
Surprise! Welcome to your first cup of Linux and Coffee while I'm working on the giant Lenovo + Fedora interview. One topic, no prep, and interesting insights along the way. In this installment I'm joined by brand new L4E Creator Schykle to pick apart the…
33: Professional Hobbyist
Apr 23 • 32 min
Welcome to Episode 33, which begins on a personal note and then launches into an awesome Discovery of the Week from Tuxedo Computers. There's also a double dose of good news from the community to fight the negative headlines that surround us. Plus, a trio…
32: Engineering Happiness
Apr 8 • 40 min
Linux hardware manufacturer and Pop!OS developer System76 has been busy lately! I sit down with the company's "Happiness Manager" Emma Marshall to discuss the latest, and Emma lives up to her job title by sharing how to stay positive and upbeat during…
31: Control
Mar 25 • 27 min
After a citywide lockdown and earthquake in our beautiful city of Zagreb, this episode begins on a serious note. But it's a message intended to bring hope and positivity back into our lives during this unprecedented time in our history. And the discovery…
30: The One with Popey and the Tough Questions
Mar 11 • 79 min
This is the big one: a candid, informative and downright fascinating 75 minute conversation with Canonical's Alan Pope. He answers some tough questions like "Why isn't the Snap Store open source?" and "How can you prove Ubuntu is the most popular Linux…
29: Schyken Nuggets of Wisdom
Mar 4 • 57 min
Community member, Linux voyager and elementary OS enthusiast Schykle joins me to discuss a wide range of topics this week. We begin with a look at his distro-hopping origin story and why he ended up sticking with elementary OS. Then we dig deep into…
28: I Make FOSS + The Dual-Booter’s Rant
Feb 26 • 28 min
Distro hoppers assemble! This week we begin a look at Arch-based Salient OS, a distro designed to appeal to gamers and content creators. Plus, a Discovery of the Week that will make your system's color palette sing, and there's a new member of the Linux…
27: Mental Doodles and Lost Thoughts
Feb 12 • 28 min
This episode of Linux For Everyone opens with a chat about… Phantasy Star Online 2 for Xbox? And it closes with a version of Jason from 13 years ago. In between, there's discussion about the elementary OS "AppCenter For Everyone," and a notable feature of…
26: Lana Tries Linux - Ubuntu Edition
Feb 5 • 35 min
In this episode, Lana is back to recount her first experience with Ubuntu — and by extension Linux — in 12 years. There is some real talk ahead, with unfiltered opinions from outside the echo chamber. (Oh, and stick around for the bloopers). Plus, a…
25: Helping Hands (with Ubuntu Budgie’s Dustin Krysak)
Jan 29 • 77 min
Sometimes an interview opens new doors of perception. You're able to look at a situation from a completely fresh perspective, and gain insights you never considered were there. That describes my frank conversation with Ubuntu Budgie Team Member Dustin…
24: Code of Conduct / Hardware Addicts Interview
Jan 22 • 33 min
Buy the new "Linux and Coffee For Everyone" Mug: https://destinationlinux.network/store/linux-coffee-for-everyone In this week's episode of Linux For Everyone: a Discovery of the Week that your ears will appreciate, a conversation with professional…
23: The Manjaro Linux Laptop Explosion (featuring Philip Müller)
Jan 15 • 46 min
Manjaro and Tuxedo Computers are gearing up to release multiple Manjaro-branded laptops, and the beauty is in the details. Want a Klingon keyboard? Sure. Ryzen CPU? Ok. Your company logo as the Super Key? No problem. Manjaro Project Lead Developer Philip…
22: The Twelve Months of Linux Discoveries (Part 2)
Dec 25, 2019 • 40 min
Happy holidays! Welcome to the conclusion of a special 2-parter recalling my most impactful Linux discoveries (and lessons learned) from the second half of 2019. Plus: A Discovery of the Week that will destroy your productivity, and the FULL VERSION of…
21: The Twelve Months of Linux Discoveries (Part 1)
Dec 18, 2019 • 34 min
My Linux journey this year has been nothing short of amazing. But I didn't realize HOW amazing sitting down to prepare for this special 2-parter. In this episode, I recall my most impactful Linux discoveries (and lessons learned) from the first half of…
20: The elementary OS & MacBook Pro Trials
Dec 11, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode, I drop a rather surprising bomb about a new favorite, and revive my love for the Late 2013 MacBook Pro by slapping a variety of Linux distributions on it. Plus: The L4E community shares what they appreciate about Linux that simply isn't…
19: The One Where Lana Tried Linux
Nov 27, 2019 • 36 min
For the first time, my wife Lana joins me on the microphone to introduce a new segment, and tell us all about her Linux origin story. Stick around for the plot twist and the bloopers! Plus, a Discovery of the Week for laptop users who want to spend more…
18: The System76 Superfan Special
Nov 20, 2019 • 76 min
Recorded at System76 Headquarters from the 3rd annual Superfan event, this episode is a special one to me. It's chock full of candid conversations with System76 CEO Carl Richell and Creative Director Kate Hazen. Hear about the company's laptop plans,…
17: Ask Jason Anything - A Community Q&A Special
Nov 13, 2019 • 38 min
My birthday is November 17th, so I thought it would be fun to do a "birthday special" AMA for Episode 17 where the community can ask me anything. The result is a stripped down format with some very candid answers about Linux, life, learning and love. This…
16: Peppermint OS & The Forever Distro
Nov 6, 2019 • 49 min
Welcome to a decidedly Peppermint-y and even slightly philosophical episode about Linux, forever distros, and the unexpected lessons you can learn from using a "Frankenstein" OS. Zebedee Boss of Destination Linux (aka The Peppermint Man) joins me for a…
15: A Conversation with Chris Titus Tech
Oct 30, 2019 • 52 min
A streamlined episode featuring Chris Titus Tech, a content producer who made the switch to Linux in 2018 after 20 years working in various Windows Server support roles including IT Director. Chris and I have walked similar paths, but he has some unique…
14: Ubuntu Upgrades and Unusual Underdogs
Oct 23, 2019 • 31 min
It's Ubuntu 19.10 upgrade season, and I've got the fever. So many new discoveries, and so many noteworthy improvements! From Ubuntu to MATE to Pop OS, there's a lot worth paying attention to. Plus: Xfce may not be known as the "lightest on resources"…
13: The Linux Mint Gaming Report
Oct 16, 2019 • 39 min
By popular request, I share my current "Linux toolkit," the collection of software and hardware I use on a daily basis for work and play. And be sure to listen for your chance to share your own favorites on the next episode. Then, a meaty discussion about…
12: Flagship Linux Hardware
Oct 9, 2019 • 38 min
How do we define 'flagship' Linux hardware? Does this flagship hardware actually exist? In this episode I pose some tough questions that deserve an ongoing discussion. Plus, a Discovery of the Week for people seeking a complete Google Drive solution, a…
11: Episode 11: Zorin OS and the Future of Desktop Linux
Oct 2, 2019 • 60 min
My interview with Zorin OS co-founder Artyom Zorin goes way beyond just talking about an awesome Linux distribution. Artyom also reveals what the Zorin Group is building to increase adoption of desktop Linux in schools, governments, and developing…
10: Embrace, Extend, Trust? The Microsoft Interview
Sep 25, 2019 • 66 min
On this episode I have a very candid conversation with Linux advocate Christopher Scott, a Microsoft employee who's fighting for change inside the company, and trust outside of it. Plus: A Discovery of the Week to get your game library organized Slovenian…
9: Fine Wine - The Codeweavers Interview
Sep 18, 2019 • 71 min
Codeweavers CEO Jeremy White and Wine developer Andrew Eikum sit down for a terrific interview about the history of Wine, Codeweavers' partnership with Valve to create Proton, and the future of gaming and software on Linux. Plus: Michael and Ryan from…
8: Purism’s Librem 5 and the Alternative Mobile OS
Sep 11, 2019 • 40 min
Michael and Ryan from Destination Linux join me to tease a huge announcement slated for September 15, then we settle in for a discussion about Purism's Librem 5 delay, and the overall landscape of alternate mobile operating systems. Plus a Discovery of…
7: The elementary OS Interview
Sep 4, 2019 • 66 min
I'm joined by Daniel Foré for a revealing conversation about the philosophies, challenges and decisions involved in creating and managing a distribution like elementary OS. Plus, a Discovery of the Week your eyeballs will appreciate! Then, say hello to…
6: Paid Distros and Linux Laptops
Aug 28, 2019 • 37 min
This week's main topics are inspired entirely by community conversations in the show's Telegram group. First, listeners sound off about the concept of paid Linux distros. Then we head into a conversation about the Linux laptop ecosystem, and whether or…
5: Developer Edition with Dell’s Barton George
Aug 21, 2019 • 42 min
Dell's Barton George joins me to discuss the brand new XPS 13 Developer Edition Linux laptop, the re-launch of the Project Sputnik website, and the successes and struggles the team has faced over the last 7 years. Plus, learn how to test more than 230…
4 BONUS: DasGeek Interview Lightning Round!
Aug 19, 2019 • 4 min
Enjoy a short piece of bonus content that wasn't included in Episode 4. It's a community-submitted LIGHTNING ROUND of questions for Ryan aka DasGeek! Special Guest: Ryan (aka DasGeek).Support Linux For Everyone
4: One Year With Steam Proton
Aug 14, 2019 • 58 min
The ever-enthusiastic Ryan (aka DasGeek) joins the show to discuss his Linux origin story, an amazing year with Steam Proton, and how Valve changed the Linux gaming landscape forever. Plus: L4E listeners give their best tips for Linux beginners, and we…
3: Go Make Stuff
Aug 7, 2019 • 46 min
In the first Community Voice segment, listeners sound off about Manjaro 18.1 and the LibreOffice versus FreeOffice situation. Plus an awesome way to browse those man pages and learn some new Terminal commands! For the Linux Gaming Report, the big boss at…
2: Swing The Doors Wide Open
Jul 30, 2019 • 42 min
A jam-packed episode kicks off with a weekly software discovery, then we glide into a community spotlight with Linux Lads' Conor Murphy. The meat of Episode 2 revolves around Endeavour OS as we take a deep dive into the new Arch-based distro. Plus, The…
1: One Year With Linux
Jul 24, 2019 • 20 min
Welcome to Linux For Everyone! In this first episode, I recap my first year with Linux and explain how it changed both my personal and professional life. Plus, Songs from the Source debuts, and I'll get you prepared for our first Distro Challenge:…
0: Welcome /home
Jul 19, 2019 • 8 min
As I enter year 2 of my Linux journey, a brand new adventure begins. Welcome to Linux For Everyone, a podcast about desktop Linux, open source software and the people creating it. Support Linux For EveryoneLinks:Linux For Everyone: TwitterLinux For…