Linux, fitness and vintage tech enthusiest, with an almost unhealthy obsession with the openSUSE project. Technology has been a hobby of mine for life and I work as a mechanical designer, looking for ways to make that job more efficient with Linux and open source tools. When I am not working, you will find me in the kitchen, using Linux to manage my recipes and meal plans, and elsewhere using Linux to add efficiency to my life.
Episode 5: Community News, Google's Project Nightingale, Does Linux Feel Slower, Nextcry and Self Hosting Nextcloud, System76 Event
November 24th, 2019 | 36 mins 44 secs
Community News, Google's Project Nightingale, Does Linux Feel Slower, Nextcry and Self Hosting Nextcloud, System76 Event
Episode 4: DLN Game Night, PinePhone Preorder, Nate on Ask Noah, L4E on Living Your Life to the Fullest, openSUSE Name Change Vote, Linus Torvalds No Longer a Programmer, Pinebook Pro and Software for ARM
November 17th, 2019 | 30 mins 19 secs
In this episode we cover Weekly events, recap the first ever DLN game night, pine over the PinePhone preorder, Nate gives his account of being on the Ask Noah Show, Linux for Everyone's take on Living Your Life to the Fullest and how the Linux community plays a part, openSUSE votes on a name change, Linus Torvalds says he's no longer a programmer, and DasGeek's intial take on the Pinebook Pro and software availability for ARM.
Episode 3: Weekly happenings, importance of using a VPN, backup options, is there too much choice in Linux, and being realistic about proprietary software
November 12th, 2019 | 37 mins 19 secs
In this episode we talk about our week, the importance of using a VPN, desktop backup options, answer the question of whether there too much choice in Linux, and being realistic about using proprietary software.
Episode 2: DLN Social Channels, Lukasz Erecinski of Pine64, Microsoft Surface Go Tablet, Issues with GNOME
November 4th, 2019 | 38 mins 9 secs
In this episode we discuss the question of does the Destination Linux Network have too many social channels, discuss the interview with Lukasz of PINE64 and the implications of vendor/developer collaboration, Ryan's experience with the Microsoft Surface Go Tablet and issues with GNOME that keep us from using it.
Episode 1: Ubuntu ZFS, Desktop Linux Evangelism, Internet Privacy and Xfce vs. KDE Plasma Resource Usage
October 28th, 2019 | 40 mins 24 secs
In the first regular episode of DLN Xtend we take a little time to introduce ourselves. Topics covered include a discussion on Ubuntu 19.10 experimental ZFS support and how that might be used in future releases, desktop Linux evangelism, anonymity on the Internet, privacy trade-offs, as well as corporate and governmental oversteps, and Xfce versus KDE Plasma resource usage.
October 25th, 2019 | 48 mins 2 secs
In this, our preview DLN Xtend episode, we discuss the (unusual?) concept of Linux flagship devices, the pros and cons of rolling releases on the server side, the continuing trend of removing support for older hardware in many Linux distributions and a brief look at some of the highlights in the Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine release.