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Linux For Everyone

Linux For Everyone

Author: Jason Evangelho

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A show about the thrilling world of desktop Linux, open source software and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! Hosted by Forbes' Jason Evangelho and friends.
15 Episodes
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! INTERSTITIAL MUSIC: "Cloudness" by Jason Evangelho
How do we define 'flagship' Linux hardware? Does this flagship hardware actually exist? In this episode I pose some tough questions that deserve an ongoing discussion. Plus, a Discovery of the Week for people seeking a complete Google Drive solution, a quick chat about AMD's Radeon RX 5500 announcement, and a repeat performance from Demonic Sweaters!
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! PRODUCTION NOTE: I apologize for the slightly downgraded audio quality of the interview. I chose the wrong encoding option when beginning our chat! Special Guest: Artyom Zorin.
On this episode I have a very candid conversation with Linux advocate Christopher Scott, a Microsoft employee who's fighting for change inside the company, and trust outside of it. Plus: * A Discovery of the Week to get your game library organized * Slovenian FOSS musician Luka Prinčič introduces a fantastic Song from the Source* Liam Dawe stops by to tell you about one of his favorite Linux gamesWant to share your thoughts about Christopher's comments, or Microsoft in general? Do it here ( on the new DLN community forum!This episode is also available on YouTube ( Special Guests: Christopher Scott and Liam Dawe.
Codeweavers CEO Jeremy White ( and Wine developer Andrew Eikum ( sit down for a terrific interview about the history of Wine, Codeweavers' partnership with Valve to create Proton, and the future of gaming and software on Linux. Plus: Michael and Ryan from Destination Linux join me to discuss a brand new podcast network, and the community sounds off about Huawei laptops with Deepin Linux. LINUX FOR EVERYONE NOW ON YOUTUBE! Special Guests: Andrew Eikum, Jeremy White, Michael Tunnell, and Ryan (aka DasGeek).
Michael and Ryan from Destination Linux join me to tease a huge announcement slated for September 15, 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, Manjaro levels up. then some sweet electronica from open source musician Ten Of Eleven!POST-RECORDING UPDATE:In this episode we were puzzled over Purism not posting any actual photos of the Librem 5 that was shipping. Apparently they did post more than a mockup of the Librem 5, but curiously, they only posted it on Mastodon. Here's the link for you to check it out: Special Guests: Michael Tunnell and Ryan (aka DasGeek).
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. Special Guest: Daniel Foré.
This week's main topics are inspired entirely by community conversations in the show's Telegram group. First, listeners sound off about the concept of paid Linux distros. Then we head into a conversation about the Linux laptop ecosystem, and whether or not we should feel "locked in" to buying systems from Linux laptop manufacturers like System76, Dell and Purism. Plus, Liam from GamingOnLinux is back to share one of this favorite new games, a Discovery of the Week double feature, and some awesome post-modern funk from music collaboration site Special Guest: Liam Dawe.
Dell's Barton George joins me to discuss the brand new XPS 13 Developer Edition Linux laptop, the re-launch of the Project Sputnik website, and the successes and struggles the team has faced over the last 7 years. Plus, learn how to test more than 230 operating systems from any browser, and enjoy some atmospheric steampunk-inspired music from Red Ambassador! Special Guest: Barton George.
Enjoy a short piece of bonus content that wasn't included in Episode 4. It's a community-submitted LIGHTNING ROUND of questions for Ryan aka DasGeek! Special Guest: Ryan (aka DasGeek).
Comments (5)


7:33: really cool tools

Oct 17th
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Jim Bob

Followed you here from Linux Choice, this podcast has joined the toolbox I use to help nudge people away from Windows. Keep up the sterling work 👍

Aug 28th


Very fun episode, I remembered when I started with Linux.

Aug 1st
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