DLN Xtend

DLN Xtend

DLN Xtend reviews this week's Destination Linux Network shows, expanding on the topics covered and offering another perspective. With in-depth views into Ask Noah Show, DasGeek, Destination Linux, This Week in Linux, TuxDigital, Linux for Everyone and more. Nate and Eric select topics they find interesting, weren't covered in enough detail, where they disagree or otherwise want to add their expertise or viewpoint. Do you have thoughts on the show? We'd love to hear them! You can find us at the DLN Discourse (https://discourse.destinationlinux.network/), Telegram (https://destinationlinux.org/telegram), Mumble (https://destinationlinux.network/mumble/) and Discord (https://destinationlinux.org/discord).... Show More

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Welcome back to DLN Xtend. In this 14th episode, Eric talks about setting up a VPN to connect to his home network as well as more experimentation with JACK audio (https://jackaudio.org/). Nate discusses transferring his domain to a new registrar and the upcoming move to self hosting his website. That leads nicely into our announcement this week of DigitalOcean (https://do.co/dln) becoming a network-wide sponsor of DLN. All Destinat... Read more

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Welcome to episode 13 of DLN Xtend. In the weekly update segment, Nate fixes his robot vacuum. Eric talks about his latest YouTube videos (https://www.youtube.com/c/EricAdamsYT), including video trimming tools (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgKn2m3htQI&t=8s) and a new episode the LibreOffice Calc series with Serge (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXAAvvDX5GQ&list=PLuQidjXcLYEWyTlohYBIoeOlqkmPPVutK). Our co... Read more

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In the weekly update segment, Eric talks about testing and making videos about the preview releases (https://forum.manjaro.org/c/announcements) of Manjaro's upcoming 19.0 release as well as KDE Plasma 5.18 Beta (https://kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.17.90) on Kubuntu. Nate tells us about using Windscribe VPN (https://cubiclenate.com/2020/01/17/windscribe-vpn-on-opensuse/), managing Kontact (https://kontact.kde.org/), and a ha... Read more

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This week Nate talks about his admiration for Kdenlive (https://kdenlive.org/) and even using it to editing audio. Who knew? Eric gets back to making YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/c/EricAdamsYT) videos, in particular one on AppImageLauncher (https://github.com/TheAssassin/AppImageLauncher). The community segment is on a topic Eric started about the best dIstro and DE combo for workstations (https://discourse.destinationlinux.net... Read more

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In this edition, Nate talks about setting up quick tiling on KDE's Plasma desktop environment (https://cubiclenate.com/2020/01/02/quick-tiling-in-kde-plasma-on-opensuse/) and also using Linux in the kitchen (https://cubiclenate.com/2020/01/03/linux-in-the-kitchen-life-enhancement-blathering/) for recipes and entertainment. This week's Community Focus covers a Discourse forum post entitled Giving Back to OUR Community (https... Read more

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We've been busy with the holidays and took a short break. We're back with a new episode to start 2020. In this edition, we cover what we've done these past few weeks. Nate (https://destinationlinux.network/creators/nathan-wolf/) tells us more about his holiday lighting project and Eric (https://destinationlinux.network/creators/eric-adams/) talks about EndeavourOS, Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix and that leads us into a discussi... Read more

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On this episode of DLN Xtend we discuss our week with elementary OS 15.1 Hera and Emby and home media servers. Our community segment converges with Linux for Everyone where Jason asks the question "What do you appreciate about Linux compared to Windows?". Destination Linux interviewed Hilary Shohoney of FreeGeek. FreeGeek is the first charity chosen by the Destination Linux Network as part of our effort to give back to the ... Read more

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This week we discuss the DLN community's take on must-have software, Ubuntu Touch on the Raspberry PI, concerns over proprietary software from Flathub appearing in the Software Center on Fedora, Bitwarden software spotlight, and DLN's first charity FreeGeek. Please stop by the DLN Discourse, Telegram, Mumble and Discord to continue the discussion. We know you are busy and appreciate you taking time out of your day to listen... Read more

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This week we cover a discussion of tax preparation software from the DLN Discourse forum, discuss the ramifications of Private Internet Access being purchased by Kape Technologies, what IPFire is and how Nate is using it, a creator's perspective on the Brave browser rewards program, and DasGeek's experience with the Pinebook Pro. Please stop by the DLN Discourse, Telegram, Mumble and Discord to continue the discussion. We k... Read more

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In this episode we cover community news, Google's Project Nightingale and HIPAA concerns, does Linux feel slower with CPU mitigations, Nextcry and is self hosting Nextcloud such a good idea, and the System76 press and creators event. Please stop by the DLN Discourse, Telegram, Mumble and Discord to continue the discussion. We know you are busy and appreciate you taking time out of your week to listen to our podcast. Thank you!

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In this episode we cover Weekly events, recap the first ever DLN game night, pine over the PinePhone preorder, Nate gives his account of being on the Ask Noah Show, Linux for Everyone's take on Living Your Life to the Fullest and how the Linux community plays a part, openSUSE votes on a name change, Linus Torvalds says he's no longer a programmer, and DasGeek's intial take on the Pinebook Pro and software availability f... Read more

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In this episode we talk about our week, the importance of using a VPN, desktop backup options, answer the question of whether there too much choice in Linux, and being realistic about using proprietary software. Please stop by the DLN Discourse, Telegram, Mumble and Discord to continue the discussion. We know you are busy and appreciate you taking time out of your day to listen to our podcast. Thank you!

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In this episode we discuss the question of does the Destination Linux Network have too many social channels, discuss the interview with Lukasz of PINE64 and the implications of vendor/developer collaboration, Ryan's experience with the Microsoft Surface Go Tablet and issues with GNOME that keep us from using it. Please stop by the DLN Discourse (https://discourse.destinationlinux.network/), Telegram (https://destinationlinux.or... Read more

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In the first regular episode of DLN Xtend we take a little time to introduce ourselves. Topics covered include a discussion on Ubuntu 19.10 experimental ZFS support and how that might be used in future releases, desktop Linux evangelism, anonymity on the Internet, privacy trade-offs, as well as corporate and governmental oversteps, and Xfce versus KDE Plasma resource usage.

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In this, our preview DLN Xtend episode, we discuss the (unusual?) concept of Linux flagship devices, the pros and cons of rolling releases on the server side, the continuing trend of removing support for older hardware in many Linux distributions and a brief look at some of the highlights in the Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine release. Fun fact. Nate and I did this as a test recording that we assumed we wouldn't use. Turns out the DLN... Read more

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