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Is systemd on Linux Evil – For The Record

Is systemd on Linux Evil? How does it compare to alternatives like runit?  I discuss some considerations with systemd and below are the  links I reference in the video. + systemd_vs_runit – https://www.slant.co/versus/12956/12960/~systemd_vs_runit + The Story Behind ‘init’ and ‘systemd’ – https://www.tecmint.com/systemd-replaces-init-in-linux/ + Use runit –  http://www.mikeperham.com/2014/07/07/use-runit/ More great Linux goodness! Recommended Linux Distro Learning The… Read more »

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Linux Apps On Chromebooks – Unleaded Hangouts

Linux Apps On Chromebooks. Does this present a compelling reason to buy a Chromebook or instead, is this too little too late for Google? We discuss. +Linux apps on Chromebooks – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273905/chrome-os/linux-apps-chromebooks.html More great Linux goodness! EzeeLinux Show 18.19 | Ubuntu MATE 18.04 First Look So Your Router Is Skynet – A Layman’s Guide Linux… Read more »

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Linux Shirt Penguin Remix

Linux Shirt Penguin Remix! Linux offers the freedom to run your computer on YOUR TERMS. Let the world know that your PC runs FREEDOM. . .out of the box. – Two t-shirt types available. – Hoodie option available. – Multiple color (colour) choices. – US and EU options available. More great Linux goodness! Control Your… Read more »

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Unrestricted Software Freedom Shirt

Exclusive to Teespring, this shirt shows the world that you’re an individual who is designed for unrestricted software freedom. The design itself is a parody of older OS specific stickers you’ve undoubtedly seen on PCs and laptops. Wearing one of these shirts/sweatshirts demonstrates to everyone around you that you’re a software freedom supporter and care… Read more »

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Facebook Data Collection – Unleaded Hangouts

Facebook Data Collection. Should we stop using it? If we continue to use Facebook, what can be done to minimize the privacy impact – does it even matter? We discuss. About Facebook Privacy Issues – http://variety.com/2018/digital/features/facebook-privacy-crisis-big-data-mark-zuckerberg-1202741394/ More great Linux goodness! Private Internet Access Tray Icon For elementary OS Galago Pro Available for Preorder Shazam Music… Read more »

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Ubuntu Budgie Review – For The Record

Ubuntu Budgie Review. On today’s For The Record, I provide a tour of  Ubuntu Budgie. For those who aren’t aware, the Budgie desktop is the  flagship desktop environment for a Linux distro called Solus.   More great Linux goodness! TeamViewer Alternatives for Linux Thinking Outside The (Linux) Box Skype’s Dead – All Hail WebRTC Linux… Read more »

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Are Our Routers Secure Enough – Unleaded Hangouts

Are Our Routers Secure Enough? Do we take the boxes that sit between the Internet and our home networks seriously? Should we be mindful of the firmware running on said routers? Perhaps instead, we should be building our own using dd-wrt or Pfsense. Today, the Gold level Patreon members discuss. More great Linux goodness! Freedom… Read more »

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FoSS Community – Together We’re Stronger

FoSS Community – Together We’re Stronger. Today I have  put together the artwork for a t-shirt that I think best represents  something users of all distros can appreciate. Together, the FoSS Community is stronger than we are standing alone. Choice of multiple colors (colours for my friends across the pond). Two shirt types and a… Read more »

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Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition Review – For The Record

Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition Review. Linux Mint and KDE haven’t always been on my list of favorite things. That said, Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition really surprised me – there is a lot to like! Great pulseaudio settings, an improved package manager, plus a whole lot more! + Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition –… Read more »