Going Linux

Oct 24 2020 43 mins 20.3k

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.



























Going Linux #388 · Linux Spotlight Interview
Mar 17 2020 103 mins  
00:00 Going Linux #388 · Linux Spotlight Interview 01:55 Linux Spotlight episode 39 03:11 Who is Larry Bushey? 04:00 What do you do for a day job? 04:47 Do you have any other hobbies outside of Linux? 07:13 Are your family and your friends receptive to Linux? 09:24 When was the first time you used a computer and what was it? 11:02 Have you always been into technology? 17:46 Where and when was the first time you heard the word Linux? 19:04 What is it that intrigued you about Linux? 19:59 What was the first distro you tried? 22:29 What are the good and bad things you see about Linux at first? 24:09 Did you stay with Linux right away or did you switch back to Windows? 32:38 What about distro hopping? 35:39 What made you start writing tutorials and books? 41:40 Different people learn in different ways. 44:51 What made you go from being a Linux user to wanting to start podcasting about it? 48:11 How did you go about choosing the brand Going Linux? 49:54 What drives your passion to keep producing the show bi-weekly? 51:28 Do you believe listener feedback is part of the reason for the success of the show? 52:48 It's amazing the number of ways your listeners have to contact you. 53:56 Do you have any favorite moments or favorite episodes in Going Linux? 47:09 How did you get started with the Computer America Radio show? 59:32 What are some of the obstacles you encountered and what advice would you give for becoming a podcaster? 65:49 What are the future goals Going Linux? 66:51 What software do you rely on most? 68:57 What software that's not on Linux would you like to see made available? 70:47 Are you pragmatic or a purist about Linux? 72:35 Tell us about your talks at Linux conferences. 77:21 What drives your passion or love for Linux? 79:48 Has you experience with the Linux community been good or bad? 81:11 Do you do much coding or scripting? 84:25 What would you say to those people who are searching to find some way to contribute to Linux and the community? 89:19 Do you believe Linux is bad at marketing? 94:38 Is 'the year of the Linux desktop' just a meme? 97:22 If you could change one thing about Linux, what would it be? 97:27 Why is it you still choose to run Linux now? 97:27 Do the reasons you chose Linux still apply today? 98:57 Is there anything else you would like to share? 102:39 goinglinux.com, [email protected], +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 103:41 End







































































































































































Going Linux #309 · Today's Security Technology
Oct 20 2016 62 mins  
00:00 Going Linux #309 · Today's Security Technology 00:15 Introduction 01:38 Bill has AI overload 03:44 The area of security changes so fast 04:07 Why Linux is safer 04:53 By default, Linux users do not run as administrators 06:36 Get software from trusted sources 07:04 Super User vs. Root 09:16 Linux requires your password to install sofware 10:14 Updates on Linux are never installed without your permission and always require your password 11:23 Good passwords are important 11:59 If you share your computer, setup a guest account 12:43 How is Linux setup to be more secure? 16:49 Passwords: A help or a hinderance for security? 17:42 Browser security 18:09 Tracking and cookies 22:08 Data collection by your operating system 23:15 How much information IS Windows 10 collecting about you? 26:22 ... and what are they doing with it? 28:27 Paranoia or just appropriately cautious? 29:24 Should you know what's in an update and have the choice of whether to install it or not? 31:49 Security patch release timing 34:19 Data collection and virtual assistants 39:30 Encrypting your data 43:21 Our basic Linux security recommendations 45:12 Use antivirus if you touch Windows files 46:05 Enable your software firewall 46:42 Stay updated 47:11 Use strong passwords 47:47 Make backups regularly 47:50 Install only from trusted sources 48:23 Use security-related browser plug-ins 48:56 Use common sense - be aware 52:53 Windows security recommendations 54:20 Run this list of software preventatively 56:05 Run this list of programs weekly 56:39 Run these programs monthly 60:37 goinglinux.com, [email protected], +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe 62:03 End






















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