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Once you become aware that there is a dependable, secure, capable, and modern computer system that rivals all others in popularity and actual use, you will want to try the Linux operating system on your computer. Perhaps you've been using a member of the Unix/Linux family - Linux, Android, ChromeOS, BSD or even OSX - for quite a while. If so, you are likely looking for new ways to optimize your technology for the way you work. Going Linux is for computer users who just want to use Linux to g ...
 
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We discuss security on Linux and provide basic Linux security guidelines. We discuss in more detail, backups, automated software updates and upgrades, and the uncomplicated firewall. Episode 340 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #340 · Security on Linux 00:15 Introduction 00:45 Just you and me 02:04 Overview 03:55 Basic Linux security guidelines 05 ...…
 
In this episode, we have a lot of interest in Internet filtering and wiping hard drives for privacy. Also, we answer questions about the Linux screen reader, Orca, make recommendations on hardware, and discuss a multiple screen issue. Episode 339 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #339 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00:56 Welcome to the podc ...…
 
Although you can do some basic tweaking out of the box with other operating systems, Linux is infinitely more configurable than macOS or Windows. Sure you can get add-on software to personalize your Windows desktop quite a bit, but most Linux distributions provide the customization tools built right in, with additional utilities just a few clic ...…
 
At the request of our listeners, we provide a few recommendations on various subjects ranging from distributions for a low-powered computer to software to wipe a hard drive. Episode 337 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #337 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:41 Mike: Comparing files 06:08 Paul: Why the ThinkPad Wifi was not working 08:17 Pa ...…
 
In the Going Linux holiday tradition, Bill and Larry review some of the significant happenings during the past year. Episode 336 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #336 · 2017 Year End Review 00:15 Introduction 02:01 Highlights of 2017 02:57 Ubuntu MATE: Two books and a guide within the distribution. 10:19 Goodbye net neutrality 19:32 The Minion Net ...…
 
212 – Linux For The Rest Of Us iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/linux-for-the-rest-of-us/id377455332?mt=2# RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/linuxfortherestofus Show – http://podnutz.com/category/linux-for-the-rest-of-us/ Live Video And Chat – http://podnutz.com/lftroulive/ To send a voicemail call 707-6PODNUT (707-676-3688) Email: Po ...…
 
The minion network grows! After our break for US Thanksgiving, we get more feedback on popular topics like progress when using the dd command, disk cloning, snap packages, and backups. In addition we get a suggestion on using info, and an alternative link to grsync instructions. Episode 335 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #335 · Listener Feedback ...…
 
This month's feedback includes a lot of commentary on why 64-bit Linux download files are sometimes labeled 'AMD64,' and Whole disk cloning. These appear to be very popular topics. We hear from another hardware hoarder... er... uh... collector. Adrian suggests a 'Minion Network.' There's more. You'll have to listen to get it all! Episode 334 Ti ...…
 
211 – Linux For The Rest Of Us iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/linux-for-the-rest-of-us/id377455332?mt=2# RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/linuxfortherestofus Show – http://podnutz.com/category/linux-for-the-rest-of-us/ Live Video And Chat – http://podnutz.com/lftroulive/ To send a voicemail call 707-6PODNUT (707-676-3688) Email: Po ...…
 
At a listener's suggestion, we describe three new solutions that try to answer the age-old question, 'Why can Linux distributions not agree on how to install and application?' We describe Snap, AppImage and FlatPak. Episode 333 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #333 · One Installation File - Many Linux Distributions 00:15 Introduction 00:47 New Boo ...…
 
An excerpt on accessibility on boot from our new book, 'Using Ubuntu MATE and Its Applications.' Feedback on whole disk cloning, passwords, encryption, BleachBit on Linux, restarting after a freeze, and drivers. We also have a 'gone Linux' story from Craig. Episode 332 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #332 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00 ...…
 
210 – Linux For The Rest Of Us iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/linux-for-the-rest-of-us/id377455332?mt=2# RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/linuxfortherestofus Show – http://podnutz.com/category/linux-for-the-rest-of-us/ Live Video And Chat – http://podnutz.com/lftroulive/ To send a voicemail call 707-6PODNUT (707-676-3688) Email: Po ...…
 
We discuss backup and disaster recovery options that involve cloning your computer's entire hard drive. We discuss five Linux-based options for cloning hard drives. We make our recommendations of which to use, but we don't quite agree. Episode 331 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #331 · Whole Disk Cloning on Linux 00:15 Introduction 00:51 Podcast ...…
 
Our listeners are the BEST! David solves his hard drive issue. Greg wants to know about really old computers. We get show suggestions and questions about such things as secure browsing. Episode 330 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #330 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:02 David: Hard drive issue was hardware 07:44 Greg: Really REALLY old c ...…
 
209 – Linux For The Rest Of Us ******************************************* Ubuntu MATE: Upgrading from Windows or OSX: https://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-MATE-Upgrading-Windows-OSX/dp/152202994X ******************************************* Emails: From Greg Subject: DOD must embrace open source Message Body: Hi guys.ᅠ I was listening to the most rece ...…
 
208 – Linux For The Rest Of Us ******************************************* Ubuntu MATE: Upgrading from Windows or OSX: https://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-MATE-Upgrading-Windows-OSX/dp/152202994X ******************************************* http://accessiblecomputingfoundation.org/ – The Accessible Computing Foundation Help Seeding “Sonar” Torrents – ...…
 
207 – Linux For The Rest Of Us ******************************************* Free http://thinkpenguin.com coupons *********************************** ​One of the first computer games is born again in open source In 1976, Gerald Ford was president, the average house cost $43,000, and a pair of guys named Steve started selling computers under the n ...…
 
If you have a HiDPI screen, like the one on the Dell XPS 13, you may find that it has tiny icons and fonts that make it difficult to use. You can certainly change the resolution on your display to 1920x1080 (1080P) and simply not use its full capabilities but this podcast episode walks you through adjusting the settings to take full advantage o ...…
 
We get feedback on stickers, books and Skype alternatives. We get questions on screen resolution, AppImages, network drives and issues, mouse buttons and more. Episode 328 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #328 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00:51 Technology adventures 02:02 Bill's new gaming laptop 05:08 Tony: Needs help with screen resolu ...…
 
This time we talk about several of the common things you may be familiar with in Windows and describe how you do those same things while using Linux. Sometimes the process the same, and sometimes it's different. Click the show notes links to find even more than we can cover in this short episode. Episode 327 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #327 · ...…
 
Larry has published a book: 'Ubuntu MATE: Upgrading from Windows or OSX.' Sebastien solves his problem with the filled-up hard drive. We find out how, and some other things to consider. We find there is no magic key for installing Linux on Apple hardware. Much more! Episode 326 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #326 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introd ...…
 
Inspired by an exchange between our community members in our 'Going Linux Podcast' Google+ community, we discuss how Windows, OSX and Linux all leave stuff behind after an upgrade, and what you can do to minimize or eliminate this on Linux. We provide several points of view on the concpets of Nuke and Pave vs. Rolling Release, and the differenc ...…
 
We have several suggestions from our listeners for Sebastien on his filled hard drive, a request for a recommendation on a screen recorder for Linux and a story about dual booting. Chard has a recommendation for Bill's next computer. Episode 324 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #324 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00:57 New processors have ...…
 
Not every Linux distro is the same, but many have very similar features and applications. In today's episode we review Ubuntu MATE from the perspective that it is a typical modern Linux distro for the average user. Episode 323 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #323 · Ubuntu MATE: A Typical Linux Distribution 00:15 Introduction 00:45 Ubutu MATE: A d ...…
 
Our listeners ask about Wifi issues, Ubuntu's changes, trackball configuration and more. We get comments on a password manager and on installing Linux on an HP Stream. Episode 322 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #322 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00:52 Episode Delay 01:43 Harold: Wifi problems 05:43 Greg: Password Safe and Dropbox 07:45 ...…
 
Bill has taken the time to review Sabayon Linux once again. He revises his score, gives some specific examples, plus and minus. Episode 321 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #321 · Sabayon Revisited 00:15 Introduction 01:46 Bill needs a new desktop computer: build or buy? 04:57 Larry's upgrade to Ubuntu MATE 17.04 07:36 Sabayon revisited 08:46 Syst ...…
 
206 – Linux For The Rest Of Us ******************************************* Free http://thinkpenguin.com coupons *********************************** Best VPN solutions for Linux users This article was provided to TechRadar by Linux User & Developer, a magazine which is dedicated to passing on the open source knowledge and expertise of grass-root ...…
 
205 – Linux For The Rest Of Us ******************************************* Free http://thinkpenguin.com coupons *********************************** Vivaldi 1.8 Debuts With Insanely Cool Browsing Stats Feature Ever wondered what your browsing habits are really like? Of course not, because you’re not an advertiser. But in the latest release of Vi ...…
 
In this episode we have contributons from listeners on backup software for Linux, and questions on browsing networks, running Wine, setting up extra mouse buttons, buggy wifi, optimal partition sizes, and more. Episode 320 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #320 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 02:36 New computers? 05:23 Mario: Comment on Epis ...…
 
Following our recommendations for strategies and methods of backing up your computer, we discuss an old tool, rsync, and it's graphical front-end, grsync. Almost all the options of rsync in a graphical form without the disadvantages of rsync. With the approaching release of the next iteration of Ubuntu and its derivatives, many of us will be lo ...…
 
204 – Linux For The Rest Of Us ******************************************* Free http://thinkpenguin.com coupons *********************************** How to Install and Configure Conky At first blush, Conky is a system monitor that will display pertinent information on your desktop. When you peel past the top layer, you will see Conky is actually ...…
 
As always, we receive feedback on previous episodes, but this time we also receive feedback on our feedback on feedback. We have a word of caution for Windows users burning Linux ISO files with ImgBurn, questions on Linux drivers and the differences between distros, suggestions on getting Ubuntu MATE installed and a Gone Linux story. There is m ...…
 
At our listeners' requests, we provide a review of some non-Debian Linux distributions. Episode 317 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #317 · Linux Distros Reviewed 00:15 Introduction 00:59 Rain in the desert 02:03 A review of non-Debian Linux distributions 03:01 RPM vs. DEB 07:12 Sabayon 17:51 Scientific Linux 25:20 openSuSE 35:53 Fedora 43:01 PCLi ...…
 
Bill's frustration with SecureBoot on an Asus netbook nudges him toward a computer with Linux pre-installed. Michael needs help burning a Sonar LiveDVD on Windows. David provides a 3-part email. Tony is burning DVDs. Chandra would like to see more content on RPM distros. Episode 316 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #316 · Listener Feedback 00:15 I ...…
 
We celebrate 10 years of the Going Linux podcast, and review some significant happenings for Linux in 2016. Episode 315 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #315 · 10th Anniversary Episode 00:15 Introduction 00:42 10 years in review 01:39 6 years of Computer America 02:57 The year of change for Bill 04:02 Ubuntu includes support for ZFS 04:59 Open sou ...…
 
In our first episode of 2017 we read emails from listeners and answer their questions. Episode 314 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #314 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:12 Llewellyn: Screen sharing across platforms 04:47 Dion: Backups 06:39 David: Recommendations for multi-boot 09:49 Gone Linux: Nathan 11:27 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gm ...…
 
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00:01:25 2016 in Review 01:12:29 Thanks, and the Future 01:18:26 Prediction Scorecard In our last show of 2016 we looked back over the events of the year, plus rummaged through the entrails to see whether the last twelve months had turned out how we’d previously predicted. And whilst one thing we didn’t see coming this time last year was the en ...…
 
You can get help for your Linux computer in many ways. In this episode we provide some details about each kind of support. Many of the answers to your questions are available on your distribution's website. Often, the fastest and easiest way to get answers to your questions about how to use Linux and its applications is to ask in the distributi ...…
 
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00:01:06 News 00:40:48 Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 00:51:55 Feedback 01:05:35 Ubuntu Touch Damn it, Canonical. In our penultimate show, your Luddites genuinely wanted to be able to look forward to a glorious Linux-powered convergent future. But the harsh truth is that even after years of development, Ubuntu Touch remains stubbornly half-baked. Wh ...…
 
In this episode, Bill and Larry discuss feedback about backups, partitioning, cron jobs, Scrivener, the Windows MBR, and more. Episode 312 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #312 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 02:14 Lyle: Test your backups! 05:39 Andrew: Partitioning and email 07:45 Jim: Launch Audacity in recording mode 10:09 Allan: Scriven ...…
 
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00:05:48 News 00:40:03 More Pi Gubbins 00:54:41 Feedback 01:03:19 Chapeau 24 For those not wanting to risk life and limb by living on the bleeding edge, a new release of Fedora is always a good time to look at derivatives based on the previous version. So this show we span up Chapeau 24, which aims to provide a more feature-rich and useful desk ...…
 
201 – Linux For The Rest Of Us Free http://thinkpenguin.com coupons ————————– Chromebook Comparison Chart 2016 Specs RAM >= GB Storage >= GB Octane v2 >= Size 11″ screens 12″ screens 13″ screens 14″ screens 15″ screens Features HD screen Fanless Touchscreen Android Apps? Convertible 802. https://www.chromebookchart.com/ —– Goodbye, Trello! 5 Al ...…
 
Remote desktop technology for Linux has progressed since we first discussed it in 2010. Our recommendations have changed as a result. Now we recommend X2Go, which is more secure and more flexible. In this episode Larry describes how to install and use X2Go. Episode 311 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #311 · Controlling a Remote Desktop 00:15 Intr ...…
 
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00:03:09 News 00:32:49 Linux Voice/Linux Magazine 00:40:39 herbstluftwm 00:51:40 Feedback 01:08:39 Elizabeth K Joseph on OpenStack OpenStack has the justified reputation of being a complex set of technologies. This show we talked with Elizabeth K Joseph, whose new book provides an overview of the platform and some much needed practical hand-hol ...…
 
Bill and Larry solve the world's Linux issues... well the ones provided via our listener feedback anyway! From printers to ThinkPads and from marketing Linux to backups and processors, we discuss it all, and more. Episode 310 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #310 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00:52 Larry needs more coffee 02:25 Snake: Par ...…
 
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00:01:35 News 00:41:50 Paddy’s First Taste of Pi 01:08:40 Feedback 01:18:59 Software Engineering? After kicking off with the latest news, this show features a frank first impression of the Raspberry Pi, your feedback, and a discussion about the state of modern software engineering. Head on over to our website for full show notes with links to e ...…
 
In today's world of Internet insecurity, it's more important than ever to maximize your safety and privacy, both on line and off. That's why we think that you should use a computer that runs Linux -- because it's safe. Well it's safer, at least, than the two other most popular operating systems, Microsoft's Windows and Apple's MacOS. In this ep ...…
 
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00:06:51 News 00:54:57 KDE Plasma 5.8 01:15:47 Feedback 01:24:51 Phoenix OS With Joe and Jesse positively gushing over Plasma 5.8, this is clearly not your great-grandfather’s KDE. And sticking with the desktop theme, we also span up Phoenix OS, a properly windowed Android for your PC or tablet. Head on over to our website for full show notes w ...…
 
Commercial software licenses are a total FRAUD! That's how our feedback starts this month. We get into the difficulties of installing Ubuntu on a dual-boot system with Win10, audio technical details, full-disk encryption, and much, much more. We even have a Gone Linux story. Episode 308 Time Stamps 00:00 Going Linux #308 · Listener Feedback 00: ...…
 
201 – Linux For The Rest Of Us Free http://thinkpenguin.com coupons ————————– Free and Open Software Conference and Expo – Columbus, Ohio – October 7-8, 2016 The Ohio LinuxFest will be held on October 7-8, 2016 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center Hyatt in downtown Columbus, Ohio. http://www.ohiolinux.org/ —– Node-RED Node-RED is a tool fo ...…
 
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