In 2018 I made the switch to Linux and never looked back. Since then I've been on a nonstop, transformative journey of discovery. And as one of the first 30 podcasters in the world, sharing that journey with the open source community through this medium is nothing short of a dream come true.
In addition to hearing about my latest Linux adventures here, you can find me at Forbes, where I cover the latest in Linux, open source and PC gaming news and technologies.
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 | 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 GamingOnLinux.com brings us another fantastic mini-review.
Episode | November 27th, 2019 | 36 mins 52 secs
interview, laptop tips, origin story, pc gaming, puppy linux, slimbook, ubuntu, world of warcraft
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!
Episode | November 20th, 2019 | 1 hr 16 mins
denver, desktop pcs, interview, superfan 3, superfan iii, system76, thelio
A very special episode from Denver, Colorado at System76 Headquarters!
Episode | November 13th, 2019 | 38 mins 42 secs
ama, community q&a, special
In this special episode, Jason answers a wide range of community-submitted questions that go way beyond Linux.
Episode | November 6th, 2019 | 49 mins 11 secs
dell xps 13, destination linux, grub, oryx pro, peppermint os, pop os, system76, ubuntu, unfa, zebedee boss
Can a "Frankenstein" Linux distro teach you valuable lessons? Yes, yes it can. Find out why my hunt for a "forever distro" is over, and the surprising plot twist that unfolded. Featuring special guest Zebedee Boss of Destination Linux!
Episode | October 30th, 2019 | 52 mins 11 secs
chris titus tech, desktop, interview, ubuntu, youtube
In 2018, Chris switched to Linux and it changed his life. Sound familiar?
Episode | October 23rd, 2019 | 31 mins 28 secs
desktop environments, gaming, indie games, kde, nvidia, pop os, ubuntu 19.10, xfce
Is KDE a beautiful but bloated desktop environment? Or is it actually LEANER than Xfce now? Plus: It's Ubuntu 19.10 upgrade season and there are some discoveries here worth paying attention to.
Episode | October 16th, 2019 | 39 mins 29 secs
budgie, deepin cloud sync, gaming, linux mint, lorenzo sutton, steam
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 gaming on Linux Mint as I reboot the original "Linux Gaming Report" at Forbes.
Plus, another Linux Origin Story and a new Song from the Source!
Episode | October 9th, 2019 | 38 mins 28 secs
demonic sweaters, hardware, laptop, microsoft, overgrive, surface, thelio
How do we define 'flagship' Linux hardware? Does this hardware even EXIST? In this episode I pose some tough questions that deserve an ongoing discussion.
Episode | October 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 31 secs
artyom zorin, demonic sweaters, linux, ubuntu mate, windows 7, zorin os
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 countries.
Plus: A breakdown of the Ubuntu MATE 19.10 "Paper Cut Release," a community-submitted Linux Origin Story, and a rocking Song from the Source courtesy of Demonic Sweaters!
Episode | September 25th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
devader, gamehub, indie music, linux, microsoft, onedrive, open source
A special interview with Linux advocate Christopher Scott, a Microsoft employee who's fighting for change inside the company, and trust within the Linux community.