DiscoverUser Error
User Error
Claim Ownership

User Error

Author: Jupiter Broadcasting

Subscribed: 1,136Played: 6,799


A show about life, Linux, the universe, and everything in between.
27 Episodes
It's another #AskError episode. The finances of social situations and FOSS projects, automated vehicles, and ways to cheer up.Plus bad language, and being late.Check out Linux Headlines ( and Self Hosted ( How do you deal with splitting up money with friends after a group trip/bbq/dinner?00:06:20 What’s the best way to organise the finances for a FOSS project?00:14:49 Do you swear in front of your family and, if not, why not?00:22:22 Would you ride in an automated car that has no human input or override?00:26:03 What do you do to feel better when you feel upset?00:29:16 Would you rather always be 10 minutes late or always be 20 minutes early?
Another #AskError special. Sleeping arrangements, hypothetical distro infrastructure, and IT milestones.Plus bad habits, frugality, and breaking the law. You can listen to an outtake from this show on Jupiter Extras ( Top bunk or bottom bunk?00:02:59 How would the distro landscape change if Ubuntu didn't allow other distros to use their infrastructure/repos?00:14:31 Are there any things that you are irrationality frugal/tight/stingy with?00:18:01 What's the best thing to happen in IT since you started using computers?00:24:28 What's your worst habit?00:27:35 If you knew could definitely get away with one crime, what would it be?
Dealing with users who hate change, dumb phones, and different approaches to social media consumption.Plus infidelity, the state of the world, and consequences of small decisions.00:00:16 #AskError: Do you read everything or follow all the people?00:04:53 Changing software and user backlash00:10:12 #AskError: Hypothetically speaking, do you think it was easier to be unfaithful in a relationship 20 years ago or now?00:18:07 Dumb phone trope00:24:54 #AskError: Do you have a 'Sliding Doors' moment in your past?00:30:31 Will polarised politics last forever?
It's another #AskError special! Sleep tech, missing apps on Linux, a deep question, and much more.00:00:36 What sleep tech do you use?00:07:59 What’s the first thing you’d do if you won the lottery?00:13:30 What one application is completely missing on Linux?00:17:15 Do you ever use default folders like documents, pictures, music etc?00:25:47 What’s in your conference bag?00:29:38 What is love?
Whether Linux is inherently secure, the next phase of online interaction, and wasting our free time.Plus where to focus your contributions, and a tricky hypothetical question.00:00:53 Without security through obscurity, would Linux make for a more secure desktop than Windows etc?00:08:19 #AskError: Would you rather be old and rich or young and poor?00:18:37 What will the next form of social interaction online look like?00:27:18 #AskError: If you had to choose between contributing to an Ubuntu flavour or the desktop environment it uses, which do you contribute to?00:31:17 Do you need to structure your free time in order not to waste it?
How many users distros actually have, automating our homes, and the importance of common views and interests with our partners.Plus Popey discovers a new way to annoy Joe, and sharing passwords with loved ones.00:00:29 Distro User Numbers00:13:17 #AskError: do you get annoyed by people who use "last seen recently"?00:19:20 Home Automation00:29:16 #AskError: do you share any accounts or passwords with your partner?00:34:45 The importance of having things in common with your life partner
Two #AskError specials in a row! Advice for our younger selves, leaving communities, our listening habits, and hoarding.Plus the most serious question that’s ever been asked on the show, and more.00:00:42 What's the one bit of Linux advice you'd give yourself if you could go back to the start of your journey?00:04:17 What would make you delete your Twitter account?00:11:29 When do you think you’ll buy your first electric car?00:19:06 Have you ever been banned from a community?00:25:39 What kind of printer cartridges do you buy?00:30:27 How many podcasts do you listen to?00:33:42 What do you hoard, but probably shouldn't?
Episode 67: Mind the Apps

Episode 67: Mind the Apps


It's another #AskError special. Meditation and mindfulness, friends making obvious mistakes, and AppImage popularity.Plus cashless society, and hoarding phone apps.00:01:14 How do you manage apps on your smartphone?00:04:51 Why isn’t AppImage part of the larger universal packaging discussion?00:14:43 How would you feel if cash went away?00:19:39 Thoughts on meditation and mindfulness?00:28:43 What do you do when you see someone you know making an obvious mistake?
Episode 66: Cross Desktop

Episode 66: Cross Desktop


Linux desktop standards, how the Web has changed over the years, and the ethics of space exploration.Plus what to do if you see a crime, and the things we hate the most.00:00:12 Free Desktop00:12:43 #AskError: if you witness a petty crime, should you intervene?00:17:55 Old vs new Web00:28:41 #AskError: what are your pet hates?00:37:47 Should humans spend billions on space exploration while so many people live in poverty?
What it takes to make a proper distro, how we send emails, and the constant quest for knowledge.Plus D&D, and April Fools annoyances.00:01:00 Email etiquette00:10:17 #AskError: Thoughts on Dungeons and Dragons?00:14:00 What does it take to be a proper Linux distro?00:26:33 #AskError: Do April Fool’s Day tech “jokes” annoy you?00:32:16 Always learning new things
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store