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A show about life, Linux, the universe, and everything in between.
31 Episodes
Episode 78: Ctrl V

Episode 78: Ctrl V


Paying attention to all the Linux users we never hear from, being less clever than we thought, and our biggest fears.Plus alternatives to copy paste, and whether Popey loves pink. 00:00:44 Would the Web/Internet be better or worse if the concept of copy and paste had never been invented?00:07:29 What are you afraid of?00:13:51 Is it time to stop ignoring the vast silent majority of Linux users?00:27:37 What's your favourite colour and why?00:34:54 Have you ever had a genius idea that turned out to be spectacularly unoriginal?
Tech mistakes, communicating with spouses, and why you shouldn't let popey drive you anywhere.Plus patching humans as if they were code, back to basics web browsing, cold drinks, and conkers.00:00:31 Is there anything you close your eyes while doing that other people might think is odd?00:04:32 What's your biggest or most significant tech blunder?00:11:09 What's your favorite thing about your least favorite season, and your least favorite thing about your favorite season?00:16:55 If humans were code and you could patch a bug/feature/issue which exists in most humans, what would it be, and what would you "fix"?00:23:29 If your preferred search engine offered a function to exclude all websites utilizing anything other than HTML and CSS - would you use it?00:27:16 Somewhere there’s a sliding scale in your mind of when a partner deserves to be in on a choice. Where does that begin and why?
Our first computers, the future of food, and ethical sources of funds.Plus the spooky reason that Popey unfollowed Joe.00:00:24 What was the first computer you ever used?00:11:13 Do you believe in ghosts?00:15:28 Would you eat "clean meat"?00:23:18 Ignore, mute, or block?00:27:45 Should we refuse to take money from anyone we may object to?
Episode 75: Memelord

Episode 75: Memelord


Being a good FOSS citizen, forcing popey to answer stupid questions, and personal freedom vs societal harm.Plus paying for podcasts, and how many domains we all own.00:00:34 What do you owe to upstream?00:11:14 Should all drugs be legal?00:20:57 Would you ever subscribe to a paywalled podcast?00:25:24 How many domain names do you own?00:30:42 What are your favourite and least favourite memes?
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
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