Review: Going Linux – podcast for the everyday computer enthusiast

Last Updated on July 6, 2021

Going Linux Podcast Blurb

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.

About the Show

Going Linux seeks to fill the ground between Linux tech heavy podcasts, and podcasts that only evangelise Linux. It offers a cool mix of the latest Linux news, software reviews, combined with technical information. If you are considering switching to Linux, or you want to use Linux more to get things done, there is some great material here, presented in a winsome, engaging and laid-back way. It offers listeners with practical, day-to-day advice and tips on how to use Linux and its applications.

Many shows are devoted to listener feedback.

Going Linux offers extensive and really useful show notes. As they publish show notes with timestamps, CPod provides links that let you jump around the segments of each show. Very convenient when you want to listen again to a specific segment of a show, or skip ahead.

About the Hosts

Larry Bushey is a Business Architect Director at Salesforce. He brings over 20 years of experience as a corporate trainer, published author, and public speaker. His experience gives him a unique perspective on using today’s technology to get things done. He contributes to the Linux and open source communities by authoring documentation and writing manuals, guides, and books, including Ubuntu MATE: Upgrading from Windows or OSX, and Using Ubuntu MATE and Its Applications.

Bill Smith hails from New Mexico, USA. He offers the perspective of a distribution hopper and Linux gaming enthusiast. He is known for hopping between 3 or 4 distros a week in the past although he’s settling down.
Length10 - 60 minutes
FormatsOgg, MP3
First Show20 January 2007
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
What do we think of this podcast?
Content8 out of 10 rating
Conversational7 out of 10 rating
Engaging8 out of 10 rating
Verdict:If you're fairly new to Linux, Going Linux is a great place to start your Linux adventures. Honest and thought-provoking opinions abound. A Linux podcast gem. If we were forced to offer a negative comment, it's not the most fluid podcast.

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