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Linux Works For You

This is the US campaign. EU campaign is located at the link below. https://teespring.com/linux-works-for-you_eu#pid=389&cid=100026&sid=front. Linux allows YOUR computer to work for you, not against you. Wearing this shirt/hoodie demonstrates to all who see it that you are not a slave to your PC. You are in control and Linux is the reason for this.

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10 Reasons Why Desktop Linux Isn’t Mainstream – For The Record

10 Reasons Why Desktop Linux Isn’t Mainstream. Yeah, the title is totally link-bait. However, it’s worth noting that I actually deliver what the title describes and then some. Linux is awesome, but sadly, most people haven’t heard of it. Here’s why. 1) Brick and Mortar availability (https://www.bestbuy.com/site/ubuntu-linux-linux/8888563.p?skuId=8888563, https://www.computerworld.com/article/2534618/operating-systems/best-buy-stores-to-sell-boxed-version-of-ubuntu-linux.html) 2) Legacy software expectation (MS Office, Autocad,… Read more »

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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/

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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

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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.

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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/

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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.  

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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.