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Going Linux

Larry Bushey and Bill Smith

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Larry Bushey and Bill Smith

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Once you become aware that there is a dependable, secure, capable, and modern computer system that rivals all others in popularity and actual use, you will want to try the Linux operating system on your computer. Perhaps you've been using a member of the Unix/Linux family - Linux, Android, ChromeOS, BSD or even OSX - for quite a while. If so, you are likely looking for new ways to optimize your technology for the way you work. Going Linux is for computer users who just want to use Linux to get things done. Are you new to Linux, upgrading from Windows to Linux, or just thinking about moving to Linux? This audio podcast provides you with practical, day-to-day advice on how to use Linux and its applications. Our goal is to help make the Linux experience easy for you.

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Going Linux #378 · Zorin Review

00:00 Going Linux #378 · Zorin Review 00:15 Introduction 01:47 Zorin Ultimate contest winner 05:33 Bill's new hobby 08:50 Zorin Review 09:33 Core vs. Ultimate 10:35 Is the Core version of Zorin crippled? 16:44 Any issues installing or running Zorin? 20:10 What about installing software applications? 22:45 Customizing the Zorin Desktop 24:37 Anything else we need to know about Zorin? 27:49 The overview 32:01 Bill's final rating of Zorin 33:02 What is the price of Zorin Ultimate? 36:09 What about upgrading to the next LTS? 40:39 Free educational version 42:43 Accessibility features of Zorin 46:39 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 48:43 End

48 MIN1 weeks ago
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Going Linux #378 · Zorin Review

Going Linux #377 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #377 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:54 Going Linux Giveaway 07:50 James: Hidden Gems 09:05 Liferea to replace gPodder 09:45 Media Players 14:02 Geneology 15:18 Project Management 17:09 George: Banshee support 18:14 David: FreeOffice issues 22:09 George: 25,000 points 24:09 Michael: Moving back to Ubuntu MATE 28:23 Greg: Computer clock solution 32:19 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 33:27 End

33 MIN3 weeks ago
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Going Linux #376 · Switching from Windows and Upgrading to Linux Part 1

00:00 Going Linux #376 · Switching from Windows and Upgrading to Linux Part 1 00:15 Introduction 01:03 Distrohopping: Zorin OS 11:58 How to switch 14:23 Browsers 19:09 Office Suites 22:58 Define: Snap and Flatpack 25:20 Entertainment and communication 28:21 Why do people switch from Windows to Linux? 41:50 What's in part two of this series? 45:17 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 46:19 End

46 MINSEP 1
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Going Linux #376 · Switching from Windows and Upgrading to Linux Part 1

Going Linux #375 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #375 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00:55 Tugboat 10:00 Distrohopping: MX Linux 14:31 FreeOffice 25:37 Michael: Running Slint 32:51 Highlander: Errors and resolutions 35:39 Jim: Ubuntu problems 38:57 Juan: Barrier/Synergy question 43:25 Mike: Video capture question 45:52 Benjamin: MATE Applet Panel and Orca question 41:10 George: 'Windows Gone' - an issue of privacy and security 57:30 Daniel: gPodder accessibility frustrations 58:56 James: A question on Bashee 62:51 JackDeth: This sucks! 67:35 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 69:14 End

69 MINAUG 17
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Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages

00:00 Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages 00:15 Introduction 00:00 Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages 00:15 Introduction 00:53 Distrohopping: Fedora Silverblue 09:02 Snaps, Flatpaks, and AppImages 12:47 Snaps 13:46 Terms defined 16:15 Advantages of Snaps 17:42 Flatpaks 19:07 Is Flatpak a container technology? 22:05 AppImages 25:53 Which one should I use? 31:40 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 32:40 End

32 MINAUG 9
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Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages

Going Linux #373 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #373 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:39 Nancy: Provided voice feedback 07:38 Frank: A comment on File Manager Flummox 15:44 Curbuntu: Moving settings in Ubuntu 22:42 Highlander: 'Isn't this odd?' 24:12 Josh: A software recommendation 26:31 Benjamin: A problem booting Linux ISOs on Windows 10 1903 32:18 David: A Minty update 34:24 Jim: Answers for the GRUB questions in episode 371 39:27 John helps out Larry's memory 40:20 Mike: Google ANYTHING can not be trusted 42:36 Anuj: Promotion 43:51 Paul: Discord video freeze 47:14 Marian: An Ubuntu LTS correction 50:45 Locast 56:53 Shotwell 59:00 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 60:12 End

60 MINJUL 31
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Going Linux #372 · Ubuntu Derivatives

00:00 Going Linux #372 · Ubuntu Derivatives 00:15 Introduction 01:05 Bill's most recent free machine and how he got it 14:24 Ubuntu derivatives 15:42 Ubuntu MATE 24:10 Why to install additional desktop environments 25:29 Why NOT to install additional desktop environments 28:21 Lubuntu 34:19 Xubuntu 39:02 Kubuntu 44:53 Ubuntu Studio 52:25 Ubuntu Budgie 57:01 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 58:08 End

58 MINJUL 6
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Going Linux #372 · Ubuntu Derivatives

Going Linux #371 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #371 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00.54 Summer weather 01:43 Distro hopping: Ubuntu 18.04 again 04:46 Greg: GNU Linux Distributions Timeline 17:49 Troy: Grub and dual boot 24:06 Highlander: Hiding files 28:54 George: William and the unmountable drive 34:27 Highlander: Communications security 41:57 David: Have you seen these articles? 49:33 Grubb: Finding the right Linux distribution 60:10 Ro: Why won't she boot? 69:16 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 79:41 End

79 MINJUN 23
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Going Linux #370 · Run your business on Linux - Part 4

00:00 Going Linux #370 · Run your business on Linux - Part 4 00:15 Introduction 01:14 Distro hopping: Deepin-ing distrust 02:11 Trust 03:14 Ubuntu MATE 10:04 Martin Wimpress 12:41 Community update 18:17 Open Source vs. Proprietary software 20:39 Linux applications for writers 21:22 Linux word processors 21:52 Linux e-book manager, viewer, converter 24:00 Linux software for desktop publishing 25:49 Linux software for graphics and illustrations 32:10 Other testimonials 35:01 Thank you to our team of Minions 37:52 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 39:01 End

39 MINJUN 15
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Going Linux #370 · Run your business on Linux - Part 4

Going Linux #369 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #369 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:01 Shout out to Transworld 02:05 Distrohopping: Deepin Linux 03:55 Minetest 05:43 NZ17: How Helios got his voice back 07:38 Highlander: Bypassing GUI update blockage in Fedora 29 10:19 Hamilcar Follow up to Episode 359 12:26 Stephen: Discord and OpenSUSE 18:13 James: Config file syntax 22:00 Albert: Needs a new printer 27:25 Troy: Linux on laptops, tablets, convertibles, etc. for on the road 32:01 George: Comments on Back to Basics 37:01 William: Comments on Zorin 44:37 Highlander: Issue with Firefox security add-ons 46:53 Getto Geek: Ubuntu on an SSD 48:11 Nick: problems with LibreOffice 51:12 Scott: Trim function 56:29 Heath: Scanner issues 58:52 Highlander: Offline backups 59:25 Scott: A mouse tip 62:04 Barrier 65:01 Makehuman 68:00 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 69:04 End

69 MINMAY 27
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Latest Episodes

Going Linux #378 · Zorin Review

00:00 Going Linux #378 · Zorin Review 00:15 Introduction 01:47 Zorin Ultimate contest winner 05:33 Bill's new hobby 08:50 Zorin Review 09:33 Core vs. Ultimate 10:35 Is the Core version of Zorin crippled? 16:44 Any issues installing or running Zorin? 20:10 What about installing software applications? 22:45 Customizing the Zorin Desktop 24:37 Anything else we need to know about Zorin? 27:49 The overview 32:01 Bill's final rating of Zorin 33:02 What is the price of Zorin Ultimate? 36:09 What about upgrading to the next LTS? 40:39 Free educational version 42:43 Accessibility features of Zorin 46:39 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 48:43 End

48 MIN1 weeks ago
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Going Linux #378 · Zorin Review

Going Linux #377 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #377 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:54 Going Linux Giveaway 07:50 James: Hidden Gems 09:05 Liferea to replace gPodder 09:45 Media Players 14:02 Geneology 15:18 Project Management 17:09 George: Banshee support 18:14 David: FreeOffice issues 22:09 George: 25,000 points 24:09 Michael: Moving back to Ubuntu MATE 28:23 Greg: Computer clock solution 32:19 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 33:27 End

33 MIN3 weeks ago
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Going Linux #376 · Switching from Windows and Upgrading to Linux Part 1

00:00 Going Linux #376 · Switching from Windows and Upgrading to Linux Part 1 00:15 Introduction 01:03 Distrohopping: Zorin OS 11:58 How to switch 14:23 Browsers 19:09 Office Suites 22:58 Define: Snap and Flatpack 25:20 Entertainment and communication 28:21 Why do people switch from Windows to Linux? 41:50 What's in part two of this series? 45:17 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 46:19 End

46 MINSEP 1
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Going Linux #376 · Switching from Windows and Upgrading to Linux Part 1

Going Linux #375 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #375 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00:55 Tugboat 10:00 Distrohopping: MX Linux 14:31 FreeOffice 25:37 Michael: Running Slint 32:51 Highlander: Errors and resolutions 35:39 Jim: Ubuntu problems 38:57 Juan: Barrier/Synergy question 43:25 Mike: Video capture question 45:52 Benjamin: MATE Applet Panel and Orca question 41:10 George: 'Windows Gone' - an issue of privacy and security 57:30 Daniel: gPodder accessibility frustrations 58:56 James: A question on Bashee 62:51 JackDeth: This sucks! 67:35 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 69:14 End

69 MINAUG 17
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Going Linux #375 · Listener Feedback

Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages

00:00 Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages 00:15 Introduction 00:00 Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages 00:15 Introduction 00:53 Distrohopping: Fedora Silverblue 09:02 Snaps, Flatpaks, and AppImages 12:47 Snaps 13:46 Terms defined 16:15 Advantages of Snaps 17:42 Flatpaks 19:07 Is Flatpak a container technology? 22:05 AppImages 25:53 Which one should I use? 31:40 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 32:40 End

32 MINAUG 9
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Going Linux #374 · Snaps, Flatpaks and Appimages

Going Linux #373 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #373 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:39 Nancy: Provided voice feedback 07:38 Frank: A comment on File Manager Flummox 15:44 Curbuntu: Moving settings in Ubuntu 22:42 Highlander: 'Isn't this odd?' 24:12 Josh: A software recommendation 26:31 Benjamin: A problem booting Linux ISOs on Windows 10 1903 32:18 David: A Minty update 34:24 Jim: Answers for the GRUB questions in episode 371 39:27 John helps out Larry's memory 40:20 Mike: Google ANYTHING can not be trusted 42:36 Anuj: Promotion 43:51 Paul: Discord video freeze 47:14 Marian: An Ubuntu LTS correction 50:45 Locast 56:53 Shotwell 59:00 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 60:12 End

60 MINJUL 31
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Going Linux #372 · Ubuntu Derivatives

00:00 Going Linux #372 · Ubuntu Derivatives 00:15 Introduction 01:05 Bill's most recent free machine and how he got it 14:24 Ubuntu derivatives 15:42 Ubuntu MATE 24:10 Why to install additional desktop environments 25:29 Why NOT to install additional desktop environments 28:21 Lubuntu 34:19 Xubuntu 39:02 Kubuntu 44:53 Ubuntu Studio 52:25 Ubuntu Budgie 57:01 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 58:08 End

58 MINJUL 6
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Going Linux #372 · Ubuntu Derivatives

Going Linux #371 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #371 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 00.54 Summer weather 01:43 Distro hopping: Ubuntu 18.04 again 04:46 Greg: GNU Linux Distributions Timeline 17:49 Troy: Grub and dual boot 24:06 Highlander: Hiding files 28:54 George: William and the unmountable drive 34:27 Highlander: Communications security 41:57 David: Have you seen these articles? 49:33 Grubb: Finding the right Linux distribution 60:10 Ro: Why won't she boot? 69:16 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 79:41 End

79 MINJUN 23
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Going Linux #370 · Run your business on Linux - Part 4

00:00 Going Linux #370 · Run your business on Linux - Part 4 00:15 Introduction 01:14 Distro hopping: Deepin-ing distrust 02:11 Trust 03:14 Ubuntu MATE 10:04 Martin Wimpress 12:41 Community update 18:17 Open Source vs. Proprietary software 20:39 Linux applications for writers 21:22 Linux word processors 21:52 Linux e-book manager, viewer, converter 24:00 Linux software for desktop publishing 25:49 Linux software for graphics and illustrations 32:10 Other testimonials 35:01 Thank you to our team of Minions 37:52 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 39:01 End

39 MINJUN 15
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Going Linux #370 · Run your business on Linux - Part 4

Going Linux #369 · Listener Feedback

00:00 Going Linux #369 · Listener Feedback 00:15 Introduction 01:01 Shout out to Transworld 02:05 Distrohopping: Deepin Linux 03:55 Minetest 05:43 NZ17: How Helios got his voice back 07:38 Highlander: Bypassing GUI update blockage in Fedora 29 10:19 Hamilcar Follow up to Episode 359 12:26 Stephen: Discord and OpenSUSE 18:13 James: Config file syntax 22:00 Albert: Needs a new printer 27:25 Troy: Linux on laptops, tablets, convertibles, etc. for on the road 32:01 George: Comments on Back to Basics 37:01 William: Comments on Zorin 44:37 Highlander: Issue with Firefox security add-ons 46:53 Getto Geek: Ubuntu on an SSD 48:11 Nick: problems with LibreOffice 51:12 Scott: Trim function 56:29 Heath: Scanner issues 58:52 Highlander: Offline backups 59:25 Scott: A mouse tip 62:04 Barrier 65:01 Makehuman 68:00 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 69:04 End

69 MINMAY 27
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