The New Show 08: Fork Off Planet

When forking a project is appropriate, emojis in file names, and popey hand-waves away all the possible disasters that humanity might face.

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00:00:44 What characters should be allowed in a file name?
00:11:01 What’s the tipping point where you would fork a project?
00:21:06 Are we going to make it off this planet?

 

The New Show 07: Pinebook Bros

Computers that we wish we didn’t own, a terrible funding model for Linux, shunning the work of bad people, and a shocking revelation from popey about ThinkPads.

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00:00:40 What’s something you own that has a computer in it that you wish didn’t?
00:08:35 Would you pay a one off fee to use Linux and if so, how much?
00:15:56 Can you still appreciate the songs or work of someone who turns out to be a baddy?
00:27:24 Why are ThinkPads so good?

 

The New Show 06: Can You Read A Podcast?

Embarking on a FOSS career, paper books vs ebooks, our desert island OSs, travelling to the past or the future, and popey’s weird territorial views on refuse.

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00:00:49 Would you rather travel a thousand years into the past or the future?
00:06:59 What’s your advice for someone who wants to turn being a Linux & Open Source hobbyist into a career of some sort?
00:14:14 Do you prefer reading physical books or digital books and why?
00:19:54 If you are going to be stuck on an isolated island for a couple of years with no internet, but with a power source and computer, which OS/distro would you choose?
00:23:05 Is it OK to throw stuff in other people’s bins?

 

 

The New Show 05: Overpriced Uptime

The real value of art, the joy of tech, desktop uptime, closing remote connections, and popey reveals he was once in a cult.

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00:00:39 How do you exit ssh connections?
00:03:38 Are you willing to alienate your friends and family in an attempt to convince them of your convictions?
00:08:54 Is art overpriced?
00:18:25 What’s your longest uptime on a non-server Linux system?
00:23:59 In 20 years time, with all its tech, will we be happier?

 

 

The New Show 04: Joe Is Typing

An awkward Linux distro question, succeeding to spite people, cheating in video games, favourite songs, Dan has never seen Top Gear, and popey thinks everyone else is a bot.

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00:00:38 What’s your favourite song and why?
00:04:31 If you couldn’t pick any of your top 3 linux distributions, which one would you pick next for personal use?
00:13:16 Do you cheat in video games?
00:20:31 Who would be the Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond of the podcast?
00:21:50 Have you ever wanted to succeed at something, people haven’t supported you, and it’s made you want to succeed even more?
00:26:27 What do you imagine people are doing when your messages suddenly stop being read for a couple of minutes?

 

The New Show 03: Three Guys One Show

Dual booting to attract new Linux users, satisfying chores, video calls vs real life, childhood dreams, and popey proves that we aren’t living in a simulation.

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00:00:37 What did you want to be when you grew up?
00:06:17 Wouldn’t a dual-boot pre-installation option actually be more likely to encourage nervous newbies to safely try out Linux?
00:15:19 What chore/job at home do you postpone, yet when you complete it it’s satisfying?
00:20:42 What are you going to call this show when it’s no longer new?
00:20:55 What is the main difference for you in having a 1-on-1 remote video call with a friend vs hanging out in real life?
00:25:52 Are we living in a simulation?

 

The New Show 02: Episode Too

Open source and levitation fantasies, the frustrations of trying to help people, crashing cars, deep regrets, and more.

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00:00:38 If you could levitate but it was as much physical effort as sprinting, how often would you do it?
00:05:44 If you could choose one piece of software or a service to go open source what would it be?
00:10:29 Has there been anything in your life that you regret starting but never finishing?
00:15:02 How often do you try to help someone online, only to have that person get pissed off when they don’t like your troubleshooting questions?
00:27:07 What is your worst or most expensive destroyed equipment event?

 

The New Show 01: First Episode

How we perceive desktop Linux users, evil clones, the sweet spot for screen size, karma, and our very favourite things.

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00:00:31 What’s your favourite thing?
00:04:58 What do you see as the typical Linux desktop user?
00:15:08 If you ended up in a situation where you had to prove you’re not the clone or evil twin, how would you do it?
00:19:41 What is your ideal phone display size?
00:26:12 Do you believe in karma?