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Introducing my new ! A show about desktop , open source sofware, and the people creating it!

My birthday is November 17th, so I thought it would be fun to do a "birthday special" AMA for Episode 17!

I answer a wide range of questions. The result is a stripped down format with some very candid thoughts about Linux, life, learning and love.

My search for a "forever distro" is over.

This is part article, part essay about my journey so far, and part genuinely surprising revelation

RT @m_wimpress: During my brunch 🍳🥓 with @brentgervais I simply ask that the wider #Linux 🐧 desktop communities be excellent to one another… tweeted by @ubuntu_mate

PSA: If you're on @System76
Pop OS 19.10 consider not installing this backported WiFi driver.

S76 says it's causing issues (which I can attest to) and are considering removing it.

If you've already installed and can't connect to wifi:

sudo apt purge backport-iwlwifi-dkms

"When I slapped Windows 10 on the Asus VivoBook E203M it was capable of multi-tasking, albeit with frequent “Not Responding” messages and the enthusiasm of a drunk snail. But when I installed distribution Peppermint OS, it just screamed."

Despite a number of new features brought to the table by 19.10, the headlining feature is this: it just feels really fast, even compared to Ubuntu 19.04. That comes down to dramatic improvements in 3.34, the desktop environment used on Ubuntu. And we finally have a wealth of information detailing exactly what those are.

The 19.10 upgrade season is officially upon us, and I’ve been dabbling with several of the freshly updated Ubuntu-based distributions this past week. One of those is Ubuntu MATE 19.10, which has a pair of minor but exceptional new features you might appreciate.

It's #Ubuntu 19.10 upgrade season and I've got the FEVER. Lots of impressions inside.

Also: Xfce may not be known as the "lightest on resources" desktop environment for long...

Plus much more in Linux For Everyone Episode 14. GET IT!

Happy Tuesday to my awesome Patrons! This episode...well, it contains a few surprises!

Everyone else: I'll see you tomorrow at 1pm CEST!

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