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

  • 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!

  • 6: Manjaro 18 + Starting Your Journey

    April 4th, 2019  |  29 mins 42 secs
    arch, gaming, getting started, hardware, jupiter broadcasting, linux, live usb, manjaro, podcast, thinkpad

    The Linux Gaming Report rolls forward as Jason throws Manjaro 18 on the test bench and walks away shocked.

  • 5: Linux Gaming Report and Purism Librem 15

    March 21st, 2019  |  31 mins 31 secs
    fedora, gaming, gnome, jupiter broadcasting, librem 15, linux, podcast, pop!_os, proton, purism, solus, steam, system76, ubuntu, vulkan

    Jason goes deeper down the rabbit hole by exploring the state of Steam gaming on 9 different Linux distributions. Find out how Fedora compares to Pop!_OS.

  • 4: Fedora Challenge And NextCloudPi

    March 7th, 2019  |  31 mins 3 secs
    distro challenge, fedora, gnome, jupiter broadcasting, linux, nextcloud, podcast, raspberry pi

    The distro challenges roll on with Fedora Workstation. Jason shares his thoughts on getting it up and running, feeling at home with vanilla Gnome, and why Fedora may be perfect place for his Magic the Gathering addiction.

  • 3: Raspberry Pi and Retro Gaming

    February 21st, 2019  |  33 mins 40 secs
    emulator, gaming, jupiter broadcasting, lakka, linux, mate, opensuse, pinepook, podcast, raspberry pi, raspbian, retro, retropie, ubuntu

    Jason finally discovers the bottomless well of potential that is the Raspberry Pi, and talks about his first experience with Raspbian. Then Joe and Jason take a nostalgic deep dive into retro gaming on both the Raspberry Pi and the Pinebook.

  • 2: Anyone Can Benchmark + openSUSE Challenge

    February 7th, 2019  |  31 mins 16 secs
    challenge, elementary os, jason evangelho, jupiter broadcasting, linux, new to linux podcast, opensuse, phoronix test suite, podcast, tumbleweed

    Episode 2 is all about opposites, such as the major differences between benchmarking graphics cards like Radeon VII on Linux and Windows. Then we dive into the Phoronix Test Suite, a robust tool that isn't just for tech reviewers. Find out why you should be using it too.

  • 1: elementary OS and OpenMediaVault

    January 23rd, 2019  |  28 mins 16 secs
    challenge, elementary os, jason evangelho, jupiter broadcasting, linux, nas, network storage, new to linux podcast, openmediavault, podcast

    We kick off a brand new show with a discussion about Jason's elementary OS community challenge. Then we get into the pros and cons of setting up your own NAS with OpenMediaVault.