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A show about the thrilling world of desktop Linux, open-source software, and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! Hosted by Forbes' Jason Evangelho and friends.

A show about the thrilling world of desktop Linux, open-source software, and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! Hosted by Forbes' Jason Evangelho and friends.


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A show about the thrilling world of desktop Linux, open-source software, and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! Hosted by Forbes' Jason Evangelho and friends.




Episode 50: Ask Jason Anything (2021 Edition)

To celebrate 50 episodes of Linux For Everyone, Jason is answering a BUNCH of your questions about Linux, hardware, coffee habits, music creation, living in Croatia, and much more! Enjoy, and thank you for being part of this awesome journey. 🐧LINUX FOR EVERYONE CONTENT IS MADE POSSIBLE THANKS TO TUXEDO COMPUTERS🐧 👉Thumbnail background design: 👉AMA #1: 👉L4E GitHub Repo:...


Linux + Coffee #5: elementary OS + Valve's SteamPal

🐧LINUX FOR EVERYONE CONTENT IS MADE POSSIBLE THANKS TO TUXEDO COMPUTERS🐧 Linux + Coffee is back! Jason and Schykle have a serious chat about Valve's alleged SteamPal console. Can it succeed? Who's this device for? What marketing and technical challenges will Valve face along the way? Plus, some elementary OS 6 and AppCenter discussion, and an awesome life update from Schykle! 👉 WATCH THIS EPISODE ON: Odysee:


Episode 49: Virtual Desktops Everywhere with Shells

The word of the day is: BROWSERS! Jason sits down with former Purism CTO Zlatan Todoric and former Private Internet Access CFO Alex Lee to talk about, a service that promises to turn anything with a browser into a secure virtual Linux (or Windows, or Android) desktop. Speaking of browsers, how about a Discovery of the Week that blows away Apple's Airdrop functionality? It's free, it works on any device, and it's awesome. 🐧ALL LINUX FOR EVERYONE CONTENT IS MADE POSSIBLE BY TUXEDO...


Episode 48: Bash and Orchid Creator Brian Fox

Jason sits down with legendary Bash creator Brian Fox to discuss his early days with Richard Stallman, the legacy of Bash, our ongoing privacy battle, and his brand new project called Orchid. PLUS: An update from Lenovo's Mark Pearson on the company's Linux hardware initiative, a gorgeous new laptop from TUXEDO Computers, and a Discovery of the Week that solves your backup and restore issues. 🐧ALL LINUX FOR EVERYONE CONTENT IS MADE POSSIBLE BY TUXEDO COMPUTERS🐧 Special Guest: Brian Fox.


Episode 47: Jeremy Soller of System76 (Part 2)

Welcome back to the conclusion of my interview with System 76 Principal Engineer Jeremy Soller! In our 2nd hour, we cover everything from VR gaming to in-house laptops to the importance of firmware. There's also a rather passionate rant about Audacity's now-infamous Pull Request #835. Plus, a new Discovery of the Week, and a new rabbit hole: servers! 🐧ALL LINUX FOR EVERYONE CONTENT IS MADE POSSIBLE BY TUXEDO COMPUTERS🐧 Special Guest: Jeremy Soller.


Episode 46: Jeremy Soller of System76 (Part 1)

The podcast comes roaring back to life with part 1 of a massive interview featuring Linux ninja Jeremy Soller of System76. Plus, Jason introduces and demos a new Discovery of the Week that anyone with a PC microphone will appreciate! There's also more details about our longterm partnership with TUXEDO Computers, and a look ahead! Welcome back, and welcome /Home Special Guest: Jeremy Soller.


New Weekly Episodes + New Website!

Let's make Wednesdays awesome again! Here's a brief update before new weekly episodes of Linux For Everyone start roaring back onto your podcast player. In short: a renewed sense of purpose, new energy, new website, new GitHub Repo (, new Matrix channel ( For more info, just click that Play button!


Episode 45: Shaking off the dust

Welcome back! We have some serious catching up to do. Episode 45 kicks off with some big announcements about Tech For Everyone and a new platform I'm working for. Later, there's some nerdy spoken word about why we use and love the command line. Then we get into the Garuda Linux Community Challenge! The second half of the show features my interview with Thomas of Drauger OS.


Don't Waste 30 Years Like I Did

This is a personal story about music, 30 years in the making. It's a cautionary, creative tale about creating. It's a warning that time is not on our side. It's here to motivate you, to fire you up, and to make you start DOING something you've probably wanted to do for years. Just don't make my mistake. Watch the fully produced video featuring me and Jerry Morrison at (


Episode 44: The PRO1-X Is The Linux Phone I've Waited For

Meet the Pro1-X, a beautiful high-spec physical keyboard smartphone that offers LineageOS, Ubuntu Touch or Android right out of the box. Enjoy this exclusive Linux For Everyone interview with the team behind the phone, learn more about the partnership with XDA and much more! You can also watch this interview (and see lots of great footage of the phone itself) at!


Linux + Coffee #4: Tribalism and Toxicity

After Episode 43, it was time to have a serious discussion about the Linux community with my two favorite co-hosts. Linux + Coffee returns with both Schykle and Matt and the topic is a serious one: Gatekeeping, tribalism and toxicity in the Linux community. Why does it happen, and HOW do we deal with it? It's a thought-provoking conversation and we hope you enjoy it. Special Guests: MattDLN and Schykle (aka Alan Diggs).


Episode 43: Course Correction

A stripped down episode, this is a heart-to-heart chat between me and you about the Linux community, burnout, detours, and things you never expect to face.


Episode 42: So Long, and Thanks for All the Games

My friend MattDLN (aka "The Enabler") joins me for a gaming-soaked episode that even console players will enjoy. First we tackle what's possibly 2020's biggest gaming news: Microsoft purchasing Bethesda. How does PlayStation compete? How will Microsoft's bold move affect the overall gaming landscape. Then we bring some tough love to ProtonDB and the overall state of Linux gaming. Plus: Matt's Linux origins and a new Discovery of the Week! Special Guest: MattDLN.


Episode 41: The Linux Laptop Problem

This week there are 2 questions to ponder: Should Linux gamers be paying more attention to Razer? And where are all the affordable Linux laptops? Plus, a Discovery of the Week double feature to satisfy your window auto-tiling needs, and a brand new Song from the Source that'll rock your socks off with its infectious bass grooves, live drums and keyboards.


Linux + Coffee #3: The CloudReady Chromebook Experiment

Schykle starts a bold experiment: using nothing but a cloud-based operating system to get all of his working and playing done. Get your head in the clouds as we discuss Neverware's CloudReady OS, which aims to turn ANY old PC or Mac into a Chromebook. Plus, Jason shares what Croatian coffee culture is like in a long overdue episode of Linux + Coffee. Raise your mug! Special Guest: Schykle (aka Alan Diggs).


Episode 40: The Thunderbird Interview (featuring Ryan Sipes)

It's time for another interview episode, and what a guest I have for Episode 40! Ryan Sipes founded Mycroft AI, built a strong community for System76, and now he's wearing 3 different hats for the Thunderbird project. Ryan shares his hilarious Linux origin story, some great memories from System76, and talks about Thunderbird's past, present and future. Along the way, of course we get sidetracked by talk of browser wars, favorite distros and sexy Linux hardware... WATCH this interview on...


Episode 39: Quality Control / Life After Lightworks

Welcome to Episode 39! Schykle tells you about a Terminal app that's both eyecandy and super useful. Plus, a BUNCH of you emailed me with tips and suggestions about my Linux video editing situation and I've got an encouraging update! But we're just getting warmed up! On the back half, Linux has a quality control problem and our community is going to solve it! Then I'll close it out with some candid thoughts about just how much the Fedora-powered ThinkPad P53 is spoiling me rotten.


Episode 38: I've Made A Huge Mistake

Coming up on this episode of Linux For Everyone, you'll hear directly from the developer of a great tool you'll want on your laptop ASAP! Plus, I've started a new blog using only Standard Notes. You'll also hear about my big mistake, and why I should have chosen open source. Then we'll close things out with an awesome Linux origin story! INTRO THEME: More Sun Interstitial Music: Jerry Morrison


Episode 37: Legionnaire

Welcome back everybody, we have some catching up to do! In this episode I share a personal story about my fight with Legionnaire's Disease. Plus, System76 Engineer Jeremy Soller is working on something groundbreaking, and AMD Ryzen fans are going to love it! I also shine a spotlight on Star Labs -- they're doing something EVERY Linux PC company should be doing. And finally, I close the show by telling you which distro I really miss...


Update on Linux For Everyone & Jason's Illness

Hey Everyone, We received a health update from Jason. It turns out he has a severe form of pneumonia called Legionnaires' disease, from a nasty type of bacteria called Legionella, typically found in pools, spas or AC. Jason will be in the hospital for the next several days fighting this. And beating it. He thanks each and every one of you for the kind words and support you have shown, its a big morale boost for him. We wish him a speedy recovery and to be back on our podcast feeds soon....