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New ideas, great interviews, events, and other content you will love. We bring you the Extras.

New ideas, great interviews, events, and other content you will love. We bring you the Extras.


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New ideas, great interviews, events, and other content you will love. We bring you the Extras.




Brunch with Brent: Carl Richell

Brent sits down with Carl Richell, Founder and CEO of System76. We explore the people, passion, and culture behind the scenes, learn of young Carl, the early years of building a Linux-focused hardware business, how today System76 fuels a tiny piece of SpaceX, and more. Carl's Community Ask: Be Bold. Special Guest: Carl Richell.


Brunch with Brent: Philip Müller

Brent sits down with Philip Müller, Co-Founder and Lead Developer of Manjaro, and CEO at Manjaro GmbH & Co. KG. We explore the formation and evolution of Manjaro as a Linux distribution, the development of past and recent hardware partnerships, cross-distribution collaborations, and what's inspiring Philip in the next 5 years. Special Guest: Philip Müller.


Brunch with Brent: Kyle Rankin

Brent sits down with Kyle Rankin, Chief Security Officer and Vice President at Purism and former Tech Editor and columnist at Linux Journal. We explore his 10+ years with Linux Journal, as well as Purism's culture, ideals, product design and engineering philosophies, and more. Special Guest: Kyle Rankin.


Learning, Failing, and Hacking the Industry: Danny Akacki

Ell sits down with Danny Akacki to talk about infosec, his experience on the Blue Team, how PancakesCon got started, and more. Special Guest: Danny Akacki.


Brunch with Brent: Sri Ramkrishna

Brent sits down with Sri Ramkrishna, seasoned GNOME community member, founder of Linux App Summit, and Principle Ecosystems Engineer at ITRenew. We discuss his experiences in the GNOME community since 1998, the value of building relationships across communities, the increasing importance of non-technical roles in open source projects, and more. Special Guest: Sri Ramkrishna.


The Resilience of the Voyagers

Heather, of SciByte fame, joins Chris and Wes to celebrate the incredible accomplishments and amazing resiliency of the Voyager probes. Special Guest: Heather.


Pagure a GitLab Alternative: Neal Gompa

Pagure, the free software GitLab alternative no one is talking about. Neal Gompa joins us to discuss what makes it unique, which projects are using it, and the significant adoption in progress. Special Guest: Neal Gompa.


Brunch with Brent: Daniel Foré

Brent sits down with Daniel Foré, founder of elementary OS and co-host of User Error. We explore his early years in design and software, formative aspects of Ubuntu and Gentoo, the philosophies and history of elementary OS, and more. Special Guest: Daniel Fore.


User Error: What Will Change Post-virus?

Joe, Alan, and Dan speculate about what the world will be like after the situation with Coronavirus is under control and life returns to something resembling normality. Special Guests: Alan Pope and Daniel Fore.


Brunch with Brent: Aleix Pol

Brent sits down with Aleix Pol, president of KDE e.V., KDE software developer, co-founder of Linux App Summit and Barcelona Free Software. We discuss his longstanding collaborations within the KDE community, developer sponsorships in open source business models, and more. Special Guest: Aleix Pol.


Brunch with Brent: Stuart Langridge

Brent sits down with Stuart Langridge, co-host of Bad Voltage, for an exploration of open source's "final mile", the text and language interface as a UX opportunity, terminals vs. search engines, Darwinian processes and crab-bucketism in software development, and more. Special Guest: Stuart Langridge.


Behind the Scenes: LINUX Unplugged

We share what goes into making LINUX Unplugged special, and have a laugh at some of our bad ideas from show past.


Brunch with Brent: Elizabeth K. Joseph

Brent sits down with Elizabeth K. Joseph, Developer Advocate at IBM Z, former Ubuntu Community Council member, and contributor to Ubuntu, Debian, Xubuntu, and others. We discuss her new passion for mainframes, her early contributions to open source projects, the niche opportunities in Z DevOps on mainframes, and more. Special Guest: Elizabeth K. Joseph.


Building an Open Source Community: Wirefall

Ell and Wes sit down with Wirefall, founder of the Dallas Hackers Association, to talk about the struggles and rewards of community building, why moving with the times is key, and how to foster an inclusive community meetup that still feels like a family gathering. Special Guest: Wirefall.


Brunch with Brent: Nuritzi Sanchez

Brent sits down with Nuritzi Sanchez, Senior Open Source Program Manager at GitLab, former GNOME Foundation President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors, and Founding Member of Endless, Inc. We explore her current experiences at GitLab, her deep involvement in the growth of GNOME's community, the evolution of the Linux App Summit, her involvement with Endless, and why she is so drawn to the human aspects of technology. Special Guest: Nuritzi Sanchez.


Pentesting Problems: Bryson Bort

Ell sits down with Bryson Bort to discuss pentesting with Scythe, Red Team vs Blue Team operations, and the benefits that a Purple Team might have on the industry. Special Guest: Bryson Bort.


Brunch with Brent: Brandon Bruce

Brent sits down with Brandon Bruce, Director of Customer Support at Linux Academy. We explore the world of support, how his former role as professional chef informs his "Kitchen Brigade" approach to building a support team, analytics data's ability to reveal surprising user experience patterns, and more. Special Guest: Brandon Bruce.


Mastering Cyber Security Basics: James Smith

Wes and Ell sit down with James Smith to have an honest conversation about what skills are needed to start a career and be successful in Tech and Information Security. Special Guest: James Smith.


Brunch with Brent: Heather Ellsworth

Brent sits down with Heather Ellsworth, Software Engineer on Canonical's Ubuntu Desktop Team, a GNOME Foundation Member, and former Purism Librem 5 Documentation Engineer. We discuss her deep history in experimental high energy physics at CERN, the similarities and synergies between the sciences and software engineering, her love of documentation, her newly established maintainership of LibreOffice, and how empathy factors into good bug reporting. Special Guest: Heather Ellsworth.


Podcasting Basics: Joe Ressington

Joe talks about the basics of podcasting including recording spaces, types of microphones, post-production techniques, editing, and more.