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 | 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.
Episode | September 18th, 2019 | 1 hr 11 mins
codeweavers, destination linux, dln, proton, valve, wine
Codeweavers CEO Jeremy White and Wine developer Andrew Eikum join Jason for a revealing interview, a new podcast network is revealed, and the community sounds off about Huawei laptops with Deepin Linux!
Episode | September 11th, 2019 | 40 mins 37 secs
alternative os, destination linux, flashpoint, foss, librem 5, mobile, purism, ten of eleven
Michael and Ryan from Destination Linux join me to tease a huge announcement, 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 the Week that archives the webgames of the past, and some sweet electronica from open source musician Ten Of Eleven!
Episode | September 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
cliffvrd, daniel fore, distro challenge, elementary os, linux tweaks, mx linux
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 our first L4E Distro Challenge: MX Linux 19 Beta! To close out the episode, let's wind things down with some beautiful, melodic music from CLIFFVRD.
Episode | August 28th, 2019 | 37 mins 24 secs
backup, dell, foss, gnome boxes, hardware, laptops, streets of rogue, system76, wikiloops
Do you feel locked in to buying a laptop from a 'Linux laptop' company? Would you pay for your favorite Linux distro? All this + a Discovery of the Week double dose, Liam's favorite new Linux game and more!
Episode | August 21st, 2019 | 42 mins
barton george, dell, distrotest, foss, project sputnik, red ambassador, xps 13
Test more than 230 operating systems right from your browser! While you're doing that, listen to an interview with Dell's Barton George about Project Sputnik and some brand new Linux hardware.
Episode | August 19th, 2019 | 4 mins 43 secs
amd, community, dasgeek, gnome, linux, nvidia
A short 'lightning round' of community-submitted questions for Ryan aka DasGeek!
Episode | August 14th, 2019 | 58 mins 20 secs
dasgeek, gaming, lorenzos music, open source, peek, proton, steam, ubuntu studio
Ryan (aka DasGeek) joins Jason to discuss one year with Steam Proton, and how it changed the Linux gaming landscape forever. The L4E community gives their one best tip for Linux beginners, and we hear some rock from Lorenzo's Music, who created their latest album entirely on Ubuntu Studio