DLN Xtend

DLN Xtend

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DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast taking topics from the DLN Community via the DLN Discourse Forums, Telegram group, Discord server & More!


34: DLN Xtend 34: Affordable Linux Hardware
Oct 19 • 42 min
On this week's episode of DLN Xtend we discuss affordable Linux hardware. Welcome to episode 34 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community-powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the DLN Discourse Forums, Telegram group,…
DLN Xtend 33: Finding Your Forever Distro
Oct 6 • 43 min
On this weeks episode of DLN Xtend we discuss what it takes for us to find our forever distro Welcome to episode 32 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community-powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the DLN Discourse…
DLN Xtend 32: Personal Productivity
Sep 27 • 34 min
On this week’s episode of DLN Xtend we buckle down and talk about the apps on Linux we use to be productive with in work and life. Welcome to episode 32 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community…
DLN Xtend 31: Taking the Perfect Snapshot
Sep 18 • 57 min
On this weeks episode of DLN Xtend we talk about taking the perfect picture and the software you can use to do it with on Linux. Welcome to episode 31 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community…
DLN Xtend 30: Game On
Sep 9 • 44 min
On this week's episode of DLN Xtend we set aside some time and decide to talk about getting our video games on. Welcome to episode 30 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the…
DLN Xtend 29: Our Linux Stories
Aug 31 • 45 min
On this week's episode of DLN Xtend we decide to get a little personal and tell our Linux story. Welcome to episode 29 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the DLN Discourse…
DLN Xtend 28: Contributing Back to Open Source
Aug 22 • 45 min
On this week's episode of DLN Xtend we talk about ways to give back to the community that go beyond just code. Welcome to episode 28 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the…
DLN Xtend 27: Making the Switch
Aug 13 • 48 min
On this weeks episode of DLN Xtend we talk about making the Switch over to Linux 00:00 Introduction 12:15 Topic -Making the Switch 40:31 Host Related Interests 47:34 Wrap Up Topic: -Stress Free Linux Experience…
DLN Xtend 26: It’s All About Choice
Aug 4 • 42 min
On this weeks episode of DLN Xtend we talk about choice and how user’s come to make the decisions they do in their hardware and software. 00:00 Introductions 09:04 Jason's Back 15:37 It's alright to use Nano 20:20 Ideas for an old Computer 25:18 Host…
DLN Xtend 25: The Right to Upgrade
Jul 28 • 47 min
On this weeks episode of DLN Xtend we talk about users having the ability and right to upgrade their technology when and where they see fit. Topics 00:00 Introductions 09:24 Right to Repair 18:43 New PinePhone 24:09 Bad Product Experiences 39:20 Host…
DLN Xtend 24: Is Criticism Just Negativity?
Jul 20 • 45 min
In this episode of DLN Xtend we discuss criticism. Is it always negative? How do we take it as open-source projects, creators, or even as users of a project? Topics: 00:00 Introductions 08:50 Community Feedback 10:37 Discussion of the Week: Is Criticism…
DLN Xtend 23: Moving Targets
Jul 13 • 42 min
On this episode of DLN Xtend we talk about the future of communication, and the constant moving target as it relates to switching to any type of new or different platform. Topics: 00:00 Introductions 06:43 Ask Noah: Privacy & Security Enhanced with Dr.…
DLN Xtend 22: Why Gaming on Linux Matters, Linux Mint Forbids Snaps?
Jul 6 • 42 min
On this episode of DLN Xtend, we introduce two new hosts. While also talking about how one area of Linux that might not interest us, can still have an affect on the parts we do care about. While also seeing what the hosts have been up too. Topics: 00:00…
EndeavourOS is not Arch, Learning Computer Programming, ARM and x86 Meet in the Middle, Virtual Machines, Virtual Environments, and Containers
May 28 • 56 min
Thanks for joining us for episode 21 of DLN Xtend. Nate talks about designing a roll out pantry in Fusion 360 and Eric tests the virtues of virtual machines, virtual environments and containers. We received some listener feedback from ThatComputerKid…
20: Testing Ubuntu, Deepin and EndeavourOS, Updating openSUSE, PinePhone Plunge, Right to Repair, Art of Troubleshooting
Apr 22 • 70 min
On DLN Xtend Episode 20, Eric tests some new distribution releases including Ubuntu 20.04, Deepin 20, and EndeavourOS. He also provides another thrilling update on the closet studio project. Nate talks about updating a very out of date copy of openSUSE…
19: OBS Plugins, Video Editors, Folding@Home, Limiting Internet Usage for Children, Linux Mint Debian Edition
Apr 6 • 35 min
Thanks for joining us. On DLN Xtend Episode 19, Nate spent time trying out some plugins for OBS Studio and Eric continues the hunt for the ideal video editor. In our Listener Feedback segment, we have a follow up on Folding@Home. We thank DigitalOcean for…
18: DLN Xtend 18: Home Studio, LeoCAD, LibreOffice Feedback, Folding@Home, Clonezilla Live
Mar 23 • 29 min
Welcome to DLN Xtend Episode 18. In this episode, Eric finds a new home studio/office space and Nate tells us about using LeoCAD with his kids. LeoCAD lets you design virtual models with LEGO® bricks. We thank DigitalOcean for sponsoring DLN Xtend.…
17: FreeOffice, Kdenlive, AMD Vulnerability, Opensource.Builders, L4E Alan Pope Interview
Mar 15 • 44 min
On DLN Xtend Episode 17, Nate tests FreeOffice and Eric spends some time with Kdenlive. We thank DigitalOcean for sponsoring DLN Xtend. DigitalOcean offers the simplest, most developer-friendly cloud platform. It’s optimized to make managing and scaling…
16: Ubuntu 20.04, KDE Plasma 5.18, Manjaro 19.0, Lispy Snake
Mar 8 • 51 min
Welcome to DLN Xtend Episode 16. Eric tests Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. Nate looks at KDE Plasma 5.18 and the Calligra office suite. We thank DigitalOcean for sponsoring DLN Xtend. DigitalOcean offers the simplest, most developer-friendly cloud platform.…
15: Helping New Linux Users, Linux Audio - JACK and Reaper, PinePhone Braveheart and UBports, Rolling vs. Fixed Releases, Proprietary Software and Dual Booting
Mar 1 • 42 min
Welcome to DLN Xtend Episode 15. This time, some acquaintances of Nate have asked him for help getting started with Linux and helping his son with an electronics engineering course. Eric goes deeper into Linux audio with JACK and Reaper. We thank…
14: Home VPN Server, JACK Audio, DigitalOcean Sponsorship, AppImageLauncher Dev Feedback, PinePhone Testing, FreeCAD, KDE Plasma 5.18, PC Cooling, ProtonCalendar
Feb 18 • 54 min
Welcome back to DLN Xtend. In this 14th episode, Eric talks about setting up a VPN to connect to his home network as well as more experimentation with JACK audio. Nate discusses transferring his domain to a new registrar and the upcoming move to self…
13: Linux Laptop Brands, Linux Tablets, DLN Game Night, LUGs, Canonical’s Hayden Barnes on WSL, Dustin Krysak of Ubuntu Budgie on Giving Back to FOSS
Feb 6 • 47 min
Welcome to episode 13 of DLN Xtend. In the weekly update segment, Nate fixes his robot vacuum. Eric talks about his latest YouTube videos, including video trimming tools and a new episode the LibreOffice Calc series with Serge. Our community focus this…
12: Manjaro Previews, Plasma 5.18 Beta, Windscribe, Kontact, Nate’s Hardware Fail, Manjaro’s New Laptop, Linus Torvalds and ZFS, Hardware Addicts
Jan 23 • 33 min
In the weekly update segment, Eric talks about testing and making videos about the preview releases of Manjaro's upcoming 19.0 release as well as KDE Plasma 5.18 Beta on Kubuntu. Nate tells us about using Windscribe VPN, managing Kontact, and a hardware…
11: Kdenlive, AppImageLauncher, openSUSE Tumbleweed, Linux Elitism, KDE Plasma SDK, 2020 Linux Hopes and Dreams, New DLN Podcast
Jan 16 • 41 min
This week Nate talks about his admiration for Kdenlive and even using it to editing audio. Who knew? Eric gets back to making YouTube videos, in particular one on AppImageLauncher. The community segment is on a topic Eric started about the best dIstro and…
10: Quick Tiling in KDE Plasma, Linux in the Kitchen, Giving Back to OUR Community (Donating to Open Source), DasGeek’s YouTube Channel Passes 10,000 Subscribers, Update on FreeGeek Charity Fund Raising, Kdenlive 19.12, Wendy Hill on…
Jan 5 • 47 min
In this edition, Nate talks about setting up quick tiling on KDE's Plasma desktop environment and also using Linux in the kitchen for recipes and entertainment. This week's Community Focus covers a Discourse forum post entitled Giving Back to OUR…
9: Nate’s Lighting Project, EndeavourOS, Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix, What Makes Distros Different, Home Media Servers, 2019 Discoveries, Feren OS, Zebedee Gaming 24 Hour Live Stream
Jan 3 • 43 min
We've been busy with the holidays and took a short break. We're back with a new episode to start 2020. In this edition, we cover what we've done these past few weeks. Nate tells us more about his holiday lighting project and Eric talks about EndeavourOS,…
8: elementary OS testing, Emby and other media servers, What do you appreciate about Linux compared to Windows, FreeGeek interview, PulseEffects, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Survey, KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS, KDE Discover
Dec 15, 2019 • 43 min
On this episode of DLN Xtend we discuss our week with elementary OS 15.1 Hera and Emby and home media servers. Our community segment converges with Linux for Everyone where Jason asks the question "What do you appreciate about Linux compared to Windows?".…
7: DLN Community’s Must Have Software, Ubuntu Touch on Raspberry Pi, Fedora and Flathub, Bitwarden, DLN’s Charity FreeGeek
Dec 10, 2019 • 26 min
This week we discuss the DLN community's take on must-have software, Ubuntu Touch on the Raspberry PI, concerns over proprietary software from Flathub appearing in the Software Center on Fedora, Bitwarden software spotlight, and DLN's first charity…
6: Linux Tax Prep Software, Private Internet Access Acquisition, IPFire, Brave Browser Rewards, Pinebook Pro
Dec 1, 2019 • 31 min
This week we cover a discussion of tax preparation software from the DLN Discourse forum, discuss the ramifications of Private Internet Access being purchased by Kape Technologies, what IPFire is and how Nate is using it, a creator's perspective on the…
5: Community News, Google’s Project Nightingale, Does Linux Feel Slower, Nextcry and Self Hosting Nextcloud, System76 Event
Nov 24, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode we cover community news, Google's Project Nightingale and HIPAA concerns, does Linux feel slower with CPU mitigations, Nextcry and is self hosting Nextcloud such a good idea, and the System76 press and creators event. Please stop by the…
4: DLN Game Night, PinePhone Preorder, Nate on Ask Noah, L4E on Living Your Life to the Fullest, openSUSE Name Change Vote, Linus Torvalds No Longer a Programmer, Pinebook Pro and Software for ARM
Nov 17, 2019 • 30 min
In this episode we cover Weekly events, recap the first ever DLN game night, pine over the PinePhone preorder, Nate gives his account of being on the Ask Noah Show, Linux for Everyone's take on Living Your Life to the Fullest and how the Linux community…
3: Weekly happenings, importance of using a VPN, backup options, is there too much choice in Linux, and being realistic about proprietary software
Nov 12, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode we talk about our week, the importance of using a VPN, desktop backup options, answer the question of whether there too much choice in Linux, and being realistic about using proprietary software. Please stop by the DLN Discourse, Telegram,…
2: DLN Social Channels, Lukasz Erecinski of Pine64, Microsoft Surface Go Tablet, Issues with GNOME
Nov 4, 2019 • 38 min
In this episode we discuss the question of does the Destination Linux Network have too many social channels, discuss the interview with Lukasz of PINE64 and the implications of vendor/developer collaboration, Ryan's experience with the Microsoft Surface…
1: Ubuntu ZFS, Desktop Linux Evangelism, Internet Privacy and Xfce vs. KDE Plasma Resource Usage
Oct 28, 2019 • 40 min
In the first regular episode of DLN Xtend we take a little time to introduce ourselves. Topics covered include a discussion on Ubuntu 19.10 experimental ZFS support and how that might be used in future releases, desktop Linux evangelism, anonymity on the…
0: Linux Flagship Devices, Rolling for Servers, Older Hardware and Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine
Oct 25, 2019 • 48 min
In this, our preview DLN Xtend episode, we discuss the (unusual?) concept of Linux flagship devices, the pros and cons of rolling releases on the server side, the continuing trend of removing support for older hardware in many Linux distributions and a…