Choose Linux

The show that captures the excitement of discovering Linux.

About the show

Every 2 weeks, Joe, Ell, and Drew talk about what they've discovered in the world of Linux and Open Source.

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Episodes

  • 22: Finding Your Community

    November 14th, 2019  |  28 mins 20 secs
    community, conference, discord, discovery, forum, foss, irc, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, linux, lug, meetup, podcast

    We talk about the best ways to get involved in open source communities, finding like-minded people, conference strategies, community hubs, and what happened to all the LUGs.

  • 21: KaOS + How We Install Software

    October 31st, 2019  |  29 mins 3 secs
    appimage, aur, copr, discovery, flatpak, foss, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, kaos, kde, linux, podcast, ppa, snap, software, webapp

    There are numerous ways to install software on a modern Linux system and we each have a different approach.

  • 20: Single Board Computers

    October 17th, 2019  |  26 mins 17 secs
    banana pi, discovery, foss, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, linux, orange pi, pine64, podcast, raspberry pi, raspbian, rock64, rockpro64, sbc, single board computers

    We are joined by special guest Chz who is a long-time user of single board computers to talk about how we use boards like the Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi, and ROCKPro64.

  • 19: Android-x86 + First Steps into the Cloud

    October 3rd, 2019  |  28 mins 13 secs
    android, android-x86, aws, cloud, digitalocean, discovery, distrohoppers, foss, headless, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, linode, linux, mobile, plex, podcast, self-hosting, server, ssh, wordpress

    We have three different approaches to using the cloud, so we discuss various ways to expand your Linux knowledge beyond the desktop.

  • 18: Introducing New People to Linux

    September 19th, 2019  |  31 mins 7 secs
    choice, converting, discovery, fedora, foss, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, korora, laptop, linux, podcast, ram, success, switching, thinkpad, ubuntu, xubuntu

    There's lots to consider when setting someone up with Linux for the first time. User needs and expectations, distro choice, hardware, and so much more.

  • 17: Hardware hacking basics, Slackel + OSCAR

    September 5th, 2019  |  29 mins 45 secs
    arduino, badgy, cpap, discovery, distrohoppers, foss, hardware hacking, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, linux, oscar, podcast, slackel, slackware, sleep tracking

    Getting into hardware hacking with Arduino, and analysing sleep data from CPAP machines.

  • 16: PCLinuxOS + Hugo

    August 22nd, 2019  |  30 mins 1 sec
    css, discovery, distrohoppers, foss, html, hugo, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, linux, pclinuxos, plasma, podcast, static, website

    We check out a great tool for learning web development basics, and Distrohoppers brings us mixed experiences.

  • 15: OBS Studio + Endless OS

    August 8th, 2019  |  30 mins 46 secs
    discovery, distrohoppers, endless os, flac, foss, gnome, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, linux, obs, obs studio, ostree, podcast, soundrecorder

    Distrohoppers delivers a distro that divides us, and we check out the streaming and recording software OBS Studio.

  • 14: Endeavour OS + Pisi Linux

    July 25th, 2019  |  25 mins 46 secs
    android, antergos, arch, cats, discovery, distrohoppers, endeavour os, foss, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, linux, newpipe, pisi linux, podcast, xfce, youtube

    We take a look at the continuation of Antergos called Endeavour OS and are pretty impressed, and Distrohoppers delivers an interesting distro that's obsessed with cats.

  • 13: Qubes OS + Plex vs Kodi

    July 11th, 2019  |  27 mins 58 secs
    discovery, distrohoppers, foss, it's okay to be new, jupiter broadcasting, kodi, linux, plex, podcast, qubes os, samba

    Distrohoppers brings us a fascinating distro where every application runs in its own VM. Plus Drew and Joe disagree on the best media solution.

  • 12: Regolith, Rosa, and Antsy Alien Attack

    June 27th, 2019  |  27 mins 10 secs
    arcade, bash, discovery, distrohoppers, foss, game, gnome, i3, linux, podcast, regolith, rosa, screen recorder, ubuntu

    Two new hosts join Joe to talk about a nice i3 implementation, and an amazing arcade game written in Bash.

  • 11: Zorin OS 15 + LineageOS

    June 13th, 2019  |  29 mins 24 secs
    android, beginners, desktop, jupiter broadcasting, lineageos, linux, mobile, nvidia, podcast, shield, tablet, windows 7, zorinos

    Zorin OS is described as “a powerful desktop you already know how to use.” It’s elegant, beginner-friendly and looks beautiful, too. Should we be paying more attention to it?

  • 10: BTW, I Installed Arch

    May 30th, 2019  |  29 mins 12 secs
    arch, distro, intel, jupiter broadcasting, linux, nvidia, oryx pro, podcast, review, system76

    He didn't stop at Xfce. Jason became that Arch Linux guy. Is it as challenging to install as we’ve been told? We discuss the hard way, and then the easier way.

  • 9: Intel’s Clear Linux + The FOSS Contribution Project

    May 16th, 2019  |  28 mins 4 secs
    clear linux, community, contributing, github, intel, jupiter broadcasting, linux, open source, podcast

    Practically overnight, Intel’s Clear Linux OS has turned into a distribution worth paying attention to. But is it ready for regular desktop Linux users?

  • 8: Ubuntu MATE on the Pi + The Linux Community

    May 2nd, 2019  |  31 mins 19 secs
    community, idealism, jupiter broadcasting, linux, podcast, pragmatism, raspberry pi, richard stallman, rms, ubuntu mate

    We take Ubuntu MATE 18.04 for a test drive on the Raspberry Pi 3. How does it compare to Raspbian? After that, a fascinating discussion about the Linux community.

  • 7: The Xfce Surprise + Entroware Ares Review

    April 18th, 2019  |  28 mins 29 secs
    all-in-one, entroware, gnome, hardware, jupiter broadcasting, linux, manjaro, pc, podcast, review, xfce

    Jason leaves the warm embrace of GNOME and finally tries Xfce for 24 hours. What happened took him by surprise!