Tough Linux Love
July 31st, 2022
59 mins 55 secs
About this Episode
Is the Linux desktop hard to love? A long-time user experience developer argues it is, and we respond to his criticisms.Support LINUX Unplugged
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- Google’s in-house desktop Linux - Computerworld — The best-known Google operating system is Chrome OS, but inside Google itself, the company also uses its own Linux desktop distro — gLinux.
- X220 - ThinkWiki — An overview of the ThinkPad X220
- The Linux Desktop is Hard to Love — I want to love the “Linux Desktop”. I really do. But I’ve come to the realization that what I love is the idea of the Linux Desktop. But I just can’t stick with it. I always end up back on macOS. And I’m starting to understand why.
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- Distrobox — Use any linux distribution inside your terminal. Enable both backward and forward compatibility with software and freedom to use whatever distribution you’re more comfortable with.
- Rclone — Rclone is a command-line program to manage files on cloud storage.
- Cryptomator - Free Cloud Encryption for Dropbox & Co — Cryptomator encrypts your data quickly and easily. Afterwards you upload them protected to your favorite cloud service.
- Cryptomator— Linux Apps on Flathub
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