Linux For Everyone

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A show about the thrilling world of desktop Linux, open source software and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! Hosted by Forbes' Jason Evangelho and friends. Proud Member of the Destination Linux Network

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 31: Control

    Episode  |  March 25th, 2020  |  27 mins 25 secs
    community, coronavirus, covid-19, endless os, folding@home, patreon, salient os, telegram, zagreb

    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 of the week aims to get everyone involved in the fight against coronavirus.

    After that I talk about my experience with Endless OS and recap my time gaming on Salient OS. Plus, a very relevant short clip from the first Linux For Everyone Patron Live Chat that took place last week.

  • Episode 30: The One with Popey and the Tough Questions

    Episode  |  March 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 19 mins
    alan pope, canonical, flathub, flatpak, lbry, snap, ubuntu, youtube

    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 distribution?"

  • Episode 29: Schyken Nuggets of Wisdom

    Episode  |  March 4th, 2020  |  57 mins 26 secs
    community, elementary os, gamingonlinux, lbry, mindustry, open source, salient os, schykle, toxicity, youtube

    It's about time for another interview! So I grabbed Clayton aka Schykle aka to talk about a wide range of Linuxy topics. Plus some community feedback from last week's episode, and an appearance by Liam Dawe for the Linux Gaming Report!

  • Episode 28: I Make FOSS + The Dual-Booter's Rant

    Episode  |  February 26th, 2020  |  28 mins 25 secs
    arch linux, digital ocean, dual booting, lbry, linux community, linux mint, pywal, salient os, windows vs linux

    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 For Everyone family!

    Then I exorcise some demons, fight some burnout, and go on a passionate rant about the Linux community and dual booters.

  • Episode 27: Mental Doodles and Lost Thoughts

    Episode  |  February 12th, 2020  |  28 mins 23 secs
    appcenter for everyone, developers, elementary os, feren os, indie music, kde 5.18, lorenzo's music, open source, phantasy star online 2, pso 2, ubuntu studio, xbox, zorin os

    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" campaign + a notable feature of KDE Plasma 5.18. And what Linux distro will Lana try next? Find out the 3 I've chosen, and how YOU can vote on them!

    Plus, a Discovery of the Week that'll make your PC sweat, and a new "Song from the Source" by Lorenzo's Music which was produced entirely on Ubuntu Studio.

  • Episode 26: Lana Tries Linux - Ubuntu Edition

    Episode  |  February 5th, 2020  |  35 mins 9 secs
    linux gaming, mangohud, ryzen 3400g, steam, system76, thelio, ubuntu

    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 Discovery of the Week double dose for the gamers in the house.

  • Episode 25: Helping Hands (with Ubuntu Budgie's Dustin Krysak)

    Episode  |  January 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins
    community voice, contributors, development, distro hopping, donations, dustin krysak, lorenzo's music, ubuntu, ubuntu budgie

    A frank conversation with Ubuntu Budgie Team Member Dustin Krysak. This interview covers a huge range of topics, from the struggles a smaller distribution faces and how donations are spent, to how the larger Ubuntu family offers support, to what it takes to truly take desktop Linux mainstream.

  • Episode 24: Code of Conduct / Hardware Addicts Interview

    Episode  |  January 22nd, 2020  |  33 mins 56 secs
    code of conduct, derek taylor, distrotube, dln, foss, game night, hardware addicts, pulse effects

    In this week's episode of Linux For Everyone: a Discovery of the Week that your ears will appreciate, a conversation with professional photographer and Hardware Addicts co-host Wendy Hill, and a discussion about a new FOSS Code of Conduct that manages to be both divisive and refreshing.

  • Episode 23: The Manjaro Linux Laptop Explosion (featuring Philip Müller)

    Episode  |  January 15th, 2020  |  46 mins 59 secs
    billy cheesesteak, howdy, manjaro, nepal, philip müller, ryzen, tuxedo computers, xps 13 developer edition

    Manjaro and Tuxedo Computers are gearing up to release multiple Manjaro-branded laptops, and the beauty is in the details. Manjaro Project Lead Developer Philip Müller joins me to share those details and much more!

  • Episode 22: The Twelve Months of Linux Discoveries (Part 2)

    Episode  |  December 25th, 2019  |  40 mins 42 secs
    brain dead, deepin, huawei, microsoft, peppermint os, terminal, tetris, youtube

    Welcome to the conclusion of a special 2-parter recalling my most impactful Linux discoveries (and lessons learned) from the second half of 2019.

  • Episode 21: The Twelve Months of Linux Discoveries (Part 1)

    Episode  |  December 18th, 2019  |  34 mins 45 secs
    arch, bash scripts, elementary os, fedora, foss, gaming, github, lollypop, xfce

    My Linux journey this year has been nothing short of amazing. 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 2019.

  • Episode 20: The elementary OS & MacBook Pro Trials

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2019  |  32 mins 8 secs
    apple, baba is you, elementary os, linux, macbook pro, oryx pro, pop os

    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 possible on Windows, and Liam from brings us another fantastic mini-review.