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Hello and welcome to the Linux Spotlight. This show is dedicated to showing off the best thing about Linux, the community... which is made up of Developers, Distro maintainers, Linux Personality’s and Everyday users.
Each one plays a vital role in our community and the goal is to have a discussion with each individual about their journey into Linux and beyond.
Find out more at https://linuxspotlight.com
Join me now as we turn the spotlight on!
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In today’s episode of Linux Spotlight, I get to sit down with fellow podcaster, writer and open source advocate Leo Chavez. He is such a positive voice for the community that we need more people like him and I think you will find that Leo gives back to the overall community because of what he has received from it. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/leochavez) Website (https://leochavez.org/) Mintcast (https://mintcast.org/) Mintcast About (https://mintcast.org/about-the-authors/leo/)
In this episode of Linux Spotlight, I get to sit down with Venn Stone of LinuxGameCast. I think you’ll find some of his answers fascinating because they were not what I expected at all. It was a great conversation and I enjoyed sitting down with a guy who is not only an audio genius but somebody who is straight to the point with no drama and an all around good guy who has been giving back to the community for years. Enjoy LinuxGameCast (https://linuxgamecast.com/) Twitter (https://twitter.com/VennStone) YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/linuxgamecast) LGC Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/linuxgamecast) Twitch (https://linuxgamecast.com/live/) LWDW (https://linuxgamecast.com/lwdwsubscribe/) LGC Weekly (https://linuxgamecast.com/subscribe-to-linux-gamecast-weekly/) LGC (https://linuxgamecast.com/subscribe-to-linuxgamecast-weekly-video-hd/)
Welcome to this episode of Linux Spotlight where I sit down and have a wonderful conversation with Chris about his thoughts on Tea, Open Source software, his beginning in Tech and Linux and of course his multiple YouTube channels. Enjoy! Website (https://chriswere.uk/) YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAPR27YUyxmgwm3Wc2WSHLw) Twitter (https://twitter.com/iamChrisWere) Mastodon (https://linuxrocks.online/@ChrisWere) Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/chriswere) Project Chronicle (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAPR27YUyxmgwm3Wc2WSHLw) ShareTube (https://share.tube/accounts/chriswere/videos) LBRY (https://lbry.tv/@ChrisWereDigital:2) Monmouthshire Beacon (https://www.monmouthshirebeacon.co.uk/) Email (mailto:chat@chriswere.uk)
In this episode of Linux Spotlight I sit down with Dan Johansen of the Manjaro Arm project where we discuss his Linux journey and also his involvement with Manjaro and the Manjaro Arm project. Enjoy! Website (https://www.strits.dk/) Matrix@strit:matrix.org Wire: @strit Email (mailto:strit@manjaro.org) Mastodon (https://mastodon.social/@Strit) YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/Strit83/videos) GitLab (https://gitlab.manjaro.org/Strit) Personal GitLab (https://gitlab.com/Strit/artwork-ghost) Manjaro (https://manjaro.org/)
In this episode of Linux Spotlight, I get to sit down with Alex Kretzschmar who co-hosts “Self Hosted” on Jupiter Broadcasting. We dive into his Musical background and his Drum solo videos along with his history into Linux and how he got to where he is today working for RedHat. The background noise you hear is his 3D printers working hard on making PPE for the current shortage, which also highlights what kind of a person he truly is. Twitter (https://twitter.com/IronicBadger) Alex YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcYqCJH5k80IyIFtQm5HiCw) Self Hosted (https://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/show/self-hosted/) Jupiter Broadcasting (https://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/) Jupiter Broadcasting Wiki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jupiter_Broadcasting) Jupiter Broadcasting YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/jupiterbroadcasting) Linux Academy (https://linuxacademy.com/) Acloud Guru (https://acloud.guru/) Brunch with Brent (https://extras.show/7)
In today's episode of Linux Spotlight, I sit down with Shane Kitt who is involved in the Dublin Linux User Group but is also one of the hosts for the fantastic Linux Lads Podcast. We talk about his journey into Linux, his love for opensource and of course all the details on Linux Lads. Enjoy! Linux Lads Podcast (https://linuxlads.com/) Tactical Officer for the Dublin Linux Community (https://dublinlinux.org/) User Group Mastodon (https://hostux.social/@linuxlads) Twitter (https://twitter.com/linuxlads) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/linuxlads) Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5jYH80-VLFg7_zH73grF4A/featured) Personal Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe32F12Odx-8dFO6_v69eoQ)
In this episode of Linux Spotlight, I get to sit down with Drew DeVore who is an audio editing engineer for Jupiter Broadcasting. Drew also co-hosts on Linux News Headlines and in his spare time rescues rabbits! Drew is an amazing all around guy. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/drewofdoom) Brunch with Brent episode (https://extras.show/10) Linux Academy (https://linuxacademy.com/) Linux Unplugged (https://linuxunplugged.com/guests/drewdevore) Linux News Headlines (https://linuxheadlines.show/hosts/drewdevore)
In EP43 of Linux Spotlight, I get to sit down with my friend Tyler Brown and discuss his history into Linux, his love for Linux conferences and we also take a turn down the road of KDE and Gnome which was so fun. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/Condoulo) Lawrence LUG IRC (http://www.condoulo.com/) BDLL Community Member Page (https://bigdaddylinux.com/member/tyler-brown/)
In this episode of Linux Spotlight, it is my pleasure to sit down and talk with Mark Shuttleworth about his journey into Linux. We talk about his thoughts on Ubuntu and Canonical and his excitement for the future. I hope you enjoy this because I sure did! Website (https://www.markshuttleworth.com/) Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Shuttleworth) Bio (https://www.markshuttleworth.com/biography) Canonical (https://canonical.com/) Canonical Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canonical) Future within our reach (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHU1z9Kr0ZY) first South African to travel to space (https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-mark-shuttleworth-became-the-first-african-in-space-and-launched-a-software-revolution/) An experience like that changes your perspective on life and on the world.… (https://spaceadventures.com/blog/mark-shuttleworth/) Microsoft has a majority market share (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1) Ubuntu 4.10 Warty Warthog (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_version_history#Ubuntu_4.10_(Warty_Warthog))
In this episode of Linux Spotlight, I get the pleasure of sitting down with Eric Londo for a great conversation about his history into Linux and also about his Linux++ articles that are a must read for any Linux enthusiast. Enjoy Twitter (https://twitter.com/londoed) Linux++ (https://twitter.com/linux_plus_plus) Medium (https://medium.com/@londoed) Linux++ Medium (https://medium.com/linux-plus-plus) Linux++ Telegram (https://t.me/linux_plus_plus) Github (https://github.com/londoed) My Journey to Linux: Discovery (Part 1) (https://medium.com/linux-plus-plus/my-journey-to-linux-discovery-part-1-307afe70c8f1) My Journey to Linux: Revitalization (Part 2) (https://medium.com/linux-plus-plus/my-journey-to-linux-revitalization-part-2-9a0cc271c881) My Journey to Linux: New Horizons (Part 3) (https://medium.com/linux-plus-plus/my-journey-to-linux-new-horizons-part-3-95ef0089c9f6)
In today's episode of Linux Spotlight, I get to talk to my friend Dolphin Oracle who is a perfect example of a guy who started out just wanting to give back to a distro that helped him out. He started working his way through the community and development and coding to become the Lead for one of the most popular Linux distros out there. Enjoy! You can view the video version of this episode at Linux Spotlight EP40 - Dolphin Oracle of MX Linux (https://youtu.be/S-7VFTWxBn8) MX Linux (https://mxlinux.org/) Twitter (https://twitter.com/dolphin_oracle) Github (https://github.com/dolphinoracle) YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFWlej2CSKlXW5uE9opXukQ) (RunwiththeDolphin) BDLL Community Member Page (https://bigdaddylinux.com/member/dolphin-oracle/) Destination Linux EP02 - Dolphins are Cool (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pma6qDbZYDE) Destination Linux EP47 - Dolphin Oracle of MX Linux (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNnfFy0HBjs) Destination Linux EP146 - Do you need a VPN? (GUEST cohost) (https://destinationlinux.org/episode-146/)
In this weeks episode of Linux Spotlight I get the pleasure of sitting down with Podcaster and Author Larry Bushey of the Going Linux podcast. Larry has been podcasting for fifteen years and is also responsible for writing some of the help documentation in Ubuntu Mate. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/goinglinux) Going Linux (https://goinglinux.com/) LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/larrybushey) Larry Bushey YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv7QxJmrb0ONmifyMK0SUGA) Amazon Listing (https://www.amazon.com/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3ALarry+Bushey&s=relevancerank&text=Larry+Bushey&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1) Using Ubuntu MATE and Its Applications (https://www.amazon.com/Using-Ubuntu-MATE-Its-Applications/dp/1549908154) Ubuntu MATE: Upgrading from Windows or OSX (https://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-MATE-Upgrading-Windows-OSX/dp/152202994X/ref=sr_1_5?qid=1581984182&refinements=p_27%3ALarry+Bushey&s=books&sr=1-5&text=Larry+Bushey) Using Ubuntu MATE and Its Applications: Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS Edition (https://www.amazon.com/Using-Ubuntu-MATE-Its-Applications/dp/1983393177/ref=sr_1_2?qid=1581984182&refinements=p_27%3ALarry+Bushey&s=books&sr=1-2&text=Larry+Bushey) Ubuntu MATE: Upgrading from Windows or macOS - Second Edition (https://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-MATE-Upgrading-Windows-Second-ebook/dp/B083QYBXCT/ref=sr_1_1?qid=1581984182&refinements=p_27%3ALarry+Bushey&s=books&sr=1-1&text=Larry+Bushey) Using Ubuntu MATE and Its Applications: Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS Edition (https://www.amazon.com/Using-Ubuntu-MATE-Its-Applications/dp/B084DFZMFC/ref=sr_1_6?qid=1581984182&refinements=p_27%3ALarry+Bushey&s=books&sr=1-6&text=Larry+Bushey) Github (https://github.com/goinglinux) Smashwords (https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/goinglinux) Computer America Episode (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KwA4ExJifg)
In today’s episode, I get to sit down with Jacob Roecker of Parking Thought. Jacob has used Linux for many years and has some great stories about using Linux through his Military career. We talk about his life, his podcast and so much more. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/parkingthought) LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/roecker) Website (https://parkingthought.com/) Opensource (https://opensource.com/users/jacob-f-roecker) Freedom Penguin (https://freedompenguin.com/author/jacobroecker/) Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Jacob-F.-Roecker/e/B004D1BY1G%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share) Brunch with Brent episode (https://player.fm/series/jupiter-extras/brunch-with-brent-jacob-roecker) Book Listing The Girl Who Turned Into A Lion (https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Who-Turned-Into-Lion/dp/1481011545) Medal of Honor Citations (The Complete Record) 1861-2013 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004ZGW8QO/) A Heritage to Follow: Lucius Clark (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1723971197/) The Kernel: The Army's Professional Military Ethic (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1456362488/) Your Future Demands Greatness: A Soldier's Inheritance (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1461061784/) Salt: A World History (https://www.amazon.com/Phoenix-Books-Salt-World-History/dp/B00008OHSO/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=salt+book&qid=1582496232&sr=8-1&linkCode=sl1&tag=libehawk-20&linkId=d1f6b330cdb1c39c7dec211c47bdf298&language=en_US)
In today’s episode, I get to sit down with my friend Matt from the Dark1 Linux, Tech, Gaming channel. Matt and I have been friends for a few years now and we have had many conversations like this one but in this one, I get to ask him all the burning questions like KDE or Gnome? Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/dark1LTG) YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/darkone778/featured) Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/dark1ltg) SocialBlade (https://socialblade.com/youtube/user/darkone778)
In today's episode I get to sit down with Uri Herrera who is the creator of the Breeze Theme and the Breeze Icon theme along with many other notable icon themes and is also the project lead for NitruxOS. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/uri_herrera?lang=en) Website (https://uriherrera.com/) Github (https://github.com/UriHerrera) DeviantArt (https://www.deviantart.com/deviantn7k1/gallery) Dribble (https://dribbble.com/uri_herrera) LinkedIn (https://mx.linkedin.com/in/uriherrera) Nitrux (https://nxos.org/) NX Desktop (https://nx-desktop.org/) Paypal (https://www.paypal.me/nxnitrux) Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/nitrux)
In today's episode I get to sit down with Nick Stouff from The Linux Experiment. We talk about his Linux journey and trying to use Linux at work. We also talk about his fantastic Youtube channel and Linux in general. Such a great conversation. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/thelinuxexp?lang=en) YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5UAwBUum7CPN5buc-_N1Fw) Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/thelinuxexperiment/posts) Website (https://www.thelinuxexp.com/) SocialBlade (https://socialblade.com/youtube/channel/UC5UAwBUum7CPN5buc-_N1Fw)
In today's episode of Linux Spotlight, I get the opportunity to sit down with Carl Richell who is the CEO & Founder of System76. Carl can be such a deep thinker and very focused on his job but also has such a great personality and a wonderful laugh that makes this conversation just plain awesome! Enjoy! You can find more info about Carl in the following links System76 (https://system76.com/) Company Week (https://companyweek.com/company-profile/system76) Website (https://carlrichell.com/) Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System76) GitHub Pop!_OS (https://github.com/pop-os) Opensource Article (https://opensource.com/article/19/5/system76-secret-sauce) Phoronix Article (https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=System76-Integrated-Vision) Twitter (https://twitter.com/carlrichell) LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/carl-richell-9435781) Automator Podcast (https://player.fm/series/series-2560704/episode-2-carl-richell-of-system-76) Forbes Article (https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2019/11/20/system76-will-start-designing-and-building-its-own-linux-laptops-beginning-january-2020/#731b48bb3e16) L4E EP18 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcWjh4-NZFY&feature=emb_logo) FossBytes Article (https://fossbytes.com/system76-build-own-linux-laptops-january-2020/)
Welcome to another episode of Linux Spotlight. Today I sit down with my friend Wendy Hill who is an extremely talented photographer who just happens to do all of her professional work and her personal computing on Linux. Wendy has been a long time BDLL community member and she is featured on many podcasts like Destination Linux and DLNxtend. Enjoy Telegram (https://t.me/thewendypower) MeWe (https://mewe.com/i/wendyhill2)
Welcome to this episode of Linux Spotlight where I sit down BDLL community member Dave Muller (DreamingWolf) where he shows us his talent for Poetry and Radio along with his love for learning! We travel through his history in Computers, coding and finally into Linux. Enjoy! Twitter (https://twitter.com/_DWolf_) Telegram (https://t.me/dreamingwolf) Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/master.wordsmith)
Welcome to this episode of Linux Spotlight where I sit down with Philip Müller of the Manjaro project to talk about his life and hobbies and how he got his start in computers at a very young age to how he got started in Linux. We follow his development career from the beginning to where he is today with the Manjaro project. Enjoy! Manjaro (https://manjaro.org/) Manjaro Twitter (https://twitter.com/ManjaroLinux) Github (https://github.com/philmmanjaro) Unicks.eu interview (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DwI4AwUMdE) Destination Linux Interview (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcelY-0k2Ng) Paldo Installer (https://forum.paldo.org/index.php?action=topic&topicnr=172&hilikeywords=a:0) Amnon82 Contributions (https://gleitz.info/forum/index.php?user-post-list/8527-amnon82/)
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