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HPR4095: Twenty seven years of Linux

Hosted by Deltaray on 2024-04-12 00:00:00
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The programs and software I mentioned in this episode:

  • XFCE
  • Monad
  • Gnome
  • Firefox
  • XFCE Terminal
  • KiTTY
  • Cool Retro Term
  • GIMP
  • Gnumeric
  • Thunar
  • Hypnotix
  • Flameshot
  • Mousepad
  • Inkscape
  • pavucontrol (Pulse Audio)
  • pipewire
  • keepassxc
  • Blender
  • FreeCAD
  • SimpleScreenRecorder
  • VirtualBox
  • KVM
  • Rhythmbox
  • Gramps
  • qv4l2 (Webcam control)
  • Godot
  • Krita
  • Arduino IDE
  • nerd-dictation
  • Yoshimi
  • Carla
  • Audacity
  • Rosegarden
  • Hydrogen
  • VCV Rack 2
  • Stardew Valley
  • Steam
  • Minecraft
  • SimCity 2000
  • SimCity 3000
  • Warzone 2100
  • BeamNG
  • Oni
  • Supertux 2
  • SuperTuxKart
  • Nexuiz
  • FlightGear
  • Terraria
  • Diablo 2 and 3
  • World of Warcraft


Deltaray says: Re: Correction

RE: hpr4095::2024-04-12 Twenty seven years of Linux by Deltaray
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You're right Nick. Thanks. What I failed to mention during the podcast is that while it is indeed free for personal use, I'm not able to make the personal use claim anymore because I need to use it at work, and Oracle detects this and sends a nastygram to the organization asking them to pay.

Henrik Hemrin says: Interesting review of your Linux softwares

RE: hpr4095::2024-04-12 Twenty seven years of Linux by Deltaray
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I liked this show!

Your review of your softwares included several I use, some I have not heard of but of interest and some I know but have not started to use (and some not in my current need). One of those I have installed and started to look at is Gramps and I was happy to hear your positive comment about it which gives me more confidence to use it.

When you talked about your early Linux days, it was when I used Sun workstation with their Unix as my daily job driver. I believe I started with Sun in the 1990's and had it for probably more than a decade at job. I liked the Unix environment and I remember a colleague talked about Linux when it was very new and I became interested in Linux but it was much later I actually started to use Linux. I could relate to several details in your story to my Unix background.

Finally, you mentioned the freedom to put the operating system and other software I want to on my device. One big device many have is a car, and I believe modern cars lack software freedom. Anyone with knowledge in modern cars softwares, please enlighten us in a pod show!

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