It’s easy to forget how we all felt when we first discovered how great Linux is. On this episode we get a reminder from Jason Evangelho who tells us about his experiences as a new Linux convert. Plus a packed news section that includes Microsoft’s latest embrace of the FOSS world.



Plasma 5.14 released

Exciting Xfce news

GNOME dumps yet another feature

Redis components forked

Microsoft joins OIN and the FSF have a take on it

ChromeOS tablet launched


Digital Ocean

This episode is sponsored by Digital Ocean. Go to and get started with $100 of credit. Digital Ocean provides virtual private servers all over the world with full root access starting at $5 per month, and other great features like block storage and load balancers.



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Jason Evangelho

Jason Evangelho is a recent Linux convert who writes articles for We spoke to him about the ups and downs of switching to Linux.




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