February 18th, 2014 | 1 hr 5 mins
Michael Hall from Canonical joins us to discuss his personal views on what he’s coined the new 80/20 rule for open source. Are the consumers of open source the biggest hurdle to projects becoming sustainable?
February 11th, 2014 | 1 hr 5 mins
One of the bumpier chapters in Debian’s history looks to be drawing to a close, at least for now. But what was all the drama about? And where do things stand now? We’ll dig into the latest developments in the Debian init system debate.
February 4th, 2014 | 1 hr 3 mins
The MATE Desktop is about to see some big improvements, we bring on Martin Wimpress from the MATE project to discuss his new MATE Live CD, and what the future holds for MATE.
January 28th, 2014 | 1 hr 7 mins
Aaron Seigo joins us to call out the new and shiny culture that’s pervasive in the free software community. And even your own humble hosts have been afflicted with from time to time.
January 21st, 2014 | 1 hr 14 mins
The battle lines have been drawn and the assault against upstart is in full force. We’ll discuss the heat being put on Canonical, the CLA, and upstart with our virtual LUG.
Then we’ll bust some Linux switching FUD that’s been popping up.
January 14th, 2014 | 1 hr 6 mins
We follow up on some of the most innovative Linux powered devices at CES, and this discuss Google buying Nest Labs. Is the future of the “Internet of Things” locked down to proprietary devices running locked down software?
January 7th, 2014 | 1 hr 2 mins
Does building by group consensus slow down open source innovation? We’ll look at some big choices Debian is facing and debate if some stronger leadership might produce more expedient and practical results.
December 31st, 2013 | 1 hr 6 mins
In the final moments of 2013 our virtual LUG shares their expectations and predictions for 2014. We’ll debate some of the most anticipated changes.
December 24th, 2013 | 1 hr 6 mins
Chromecast has been called the gadget of the year, but are the better options? Or is a simple, low cost, Linux powered gadget the ultimate living room solution? We’ll debate where it stacks up compared to XMBC, Plex, and others.
December 17th, 2013 | 56 mins 3 secs
Experienced Linux users may soon be finding a new call on their talents to help new users switching to Linux. But with services like Stackexchange, Google+ Helpouts, and more is it time to reboot the way we provide support to new Linux users?
December 10th, 2013 | 1 hr 8 mins
Have IRC chat rooms, forums, reddit, and Google Hangouts killed the local Linux Users Group? We’ll share our ideas to reboot the LUG and make them relevant for the modern Linux user.
December 4th, 2013 | 1 hr 2 mins
Do you run without swap? This week we reach into the topic grab bag and debate to swap or not to swap, the reasons long timer Linux users are switching to BSD, and what’s wrong with our Sailfish OS coverage.
November 26th, 2013 | 1 hr 19 mins
A new version of Docker was just released, we bring on the CTO and Founder of Docker to chat about the big features all Linux users can look forward to.
Plus building the perfect Linux workstation, your feedback, and much more!
November 19th, 2013 | 1 hr 6 mins
Our frank advice for switches to Linux. Despite what what the advocates would have you believe, there are some important consideration a potential Linux switcher should make. Our team of silverback Linux users shares their tips after years of using Linux.
November 12th, 2013 | 1 hr 35 secs
This week we’ll use the lens of some recent technical meltdowns to discuss this age old struggle of pragmatism vs idealism.
November 5th, 2013 | 59 mins 40 secs
What is the Dark Mail Alliance? We’ll dig into how it’s more of a protocol, and a hope than an actual product. Now the time to replace email we’ll explain how you can help get the concept kickstarted.