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A show about the exciting world of desktop Linux, open-source software, and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! (Join the conversation on Mastodon.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 7: The elementary OS Interview

    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 6: Paid Distros and Linux Laptops

    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 5: Developer Edition with Dell's Barton George

    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 4 BONUS: DasGeek Interview Lightning Round!

    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 4: One Year With Steam Proton

    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

  • Episode 3: Go Make Stuff

    Episode  |  August 7th, 2019  |  46 mins 33 secs
    atroxity, bitwig, freeoffice, indie games, libreoffice, manjaro, music production, space mercs

    The community sounds off about Manjaro's LibreOffice situation, and an indie game developer discusses his 'Linux First' Initiative and reveals a hilarious origin story.

  • Episode 2: Swing The Doors Wide Open

    Episode  |  July 31st, 2019  |  42 mins 56 secs
    community, conor murphy, endeavour os, foss music, indie games, liam dawe, linux lads, slay the spire, unfa

    A jam-packed episode featuring Endeavour OS and three international guests.

  • Episode 1: One Year With Linux

    Episode  |  July 24th, 2019  |  20 mins 14 secs
    forbes, gaming, music, open source, proton, steam, ubuntu, windows 10

    One year ago I made the switch to Linux, and something unexpected happened.

  • Episode 0: Welcome /home

    Episode  |  July 19th, 2019  |  8 mins 23 secs
    forbes, foss, linux, open source, pc gaming, steam, ubuntu

    While Jason warms up the RSS feed, here's what to expect on future episodes of Linux For Everyone!