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A podcast for the new Linux user

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A podcast for the new Linux user

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Please continue with the show

By Ggarron - Mar 26 2011
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Hope to hear more from him.

This is a great podcast for nooBs and oldtimers alike

By VinJar23 - Sep 04 2006
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This is a great podcast for nooBs and oldtimers alike

iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
3
0
0
1

Please continue with the show

By Ggarron - Mar 26 2011
Read more
Hope to hear more from him.

This is a great podcast for nooBs and oldtimers alike

By VinJar23 - Sep 04 2006
Read more
This is a great podcast for nooBs and oldtimers alike

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Linux Reality Podcast (MP3 Feed)

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A podcast for the new Linux user

Rank #1: Episode 055 - Home Servers Part 1

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In this episode: the first part of a multi-episode series on home servers; audio Listener Tip on Win4Lin server edition; audio and email listener feedback. Note: there will not be an episode next week, but LR will return the following week.

Mar 21 2007

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Rank #2: Episode 042 - Year End Wrap-Up

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In this episode: new logo; paying it forward; questionsplease.org; 7th Son; a discussion about the LR podcast, where we have been and where we might go; Dell Optiplex GX620; wireless networking; Microsoft-Novell deal; listener feedback.

Nov 29 2006

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Rank #3: Episode 058 - Home Servers Part 4: WebCalendar

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In this episode: we bring all the LAMP pieces together and install a php-mysql application, WebCalendar; audio tip on Linux From Scratch; audio and email Listener Feedback.

Apr 18 2007

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Rank #4: Episode 045 - KDE and GNOME

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In this episode: a discussion of the two primary Linux desktop environments, KDE (additional sites KDE-Apps.org and KDE-Look.org) and GNOME (additional sites art.gnome.org, gnome-look.org, and gnomefiles.org); a listener audio question on Linux XP; listener feedback.

Jan 17 2007

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Rank #5: Special Episode 001 - Slackware

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In this special episode: a discussion of Slackware Linux, with a focus on the installation and initial configuration of Slackware 11.0. Some of the sites mentioned in this episode include the LinuxQuestions.org Slackware forum, the Slackware Essentials Book, SlackBasics.org, Linuxpackages.net, slacky.it, and SlackBuilds.org. If you enjoy Slackware Linux, consider making a donation to the project or purchasing a CD or DVD subscription at the Slackware store.

Dec 13 2006

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Rank #6: Episode 054 - Xorg.conf

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In this episode: Dann Washko's discussion of Linux in schools in Episode 182 of The Linux Link Tech Show; the Ohio Linux Fest; a discussion of the X Window System and its configuration file, xorg.conf; several listener emails, including a mention of the Intel drivers and firmware for the 3945 wireless cards, Ralink wireless cards, and Puppy Linux.

Mar 14 2007

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Rank #7: Episode 049 - GNU Screen

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In this episode: a few miscellaneous items, such as testing some BSD's, installing Ubuntu Edgy on a Thinkpad t42, and setting up a new server on an old P3 750mhz machine; a discussion of the basics of using GNU Screen (additional tips are here and here); a listener tip on Wine; lots of great feedback including some audio comments on the Linux in schools issue.

Feb 14 2007

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Rank #8: Episode 043 - Happy New Year

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In this episode: welcome back! Items of discussion include new music, 2006 Linux Reality Project Donation update; Debian Etch netinstall; Debian Etch on the Linksys NSLU2; Parallels virtual machine; KDE, Amarok, and Exaile; lots of listener feedback, including news from a listener on Linux System Administration.

Jan 03 2007

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Rank #9: Episode 048 - Xfce 4.4

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In this episode: Linux in public schools; the release of Microsoft Vista; a discussion of Xfce 4.4 and the related Xfce Goodies project; an audio Listener Tip on changing window buttons in GNOME; listener feedback.

Feb 07 2007

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Rank #10: Episode 050 - One Year Later

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Linux Reality is one year old! It has been one great year and in this episode I take some time to say thanks -- to you, the LR listener, for your support by way of listening to the show, participating in the forums, sending in donations, and providing your email and audio feedback. I pack in lots of listener feedback and questions.

Feb 16 2007

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Rank #11: Episode 026 - Windows Networking Part 2

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In this episode: voice mail system; upcoming Linux Reality Podcast Volume 1 CD; promo for In the Trenches; listener feedback; two Listener Tips; accessing a Linux machine from a Windows machine using Samba.

Extra notes are located here.

Aug 09 2006

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Rank #12: Episode 053 - Listener Feedback

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In this episode: LR fliers at LUGRadio Live; the Ohio Linux Fest; a Listener Tip on the Slax Live CD; a ton of audio and written listener comments and feedback, including one on the book "Linux Kernel in a Nutshell".

Mar 07 2007

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Rank #13: Special Episode 002 - Site Updates

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In this short and sweet special episode: amazing number of donations by Linux Reality listeners to free and open source projects; four new LR feeds are available on the LR homepage, one with the mp3 files for all episodes, one with the mp3 files for the last 10 episodes, one with the ogg files for all episodes, and one with the ogg files for the last 10 episodes. Although these feeds are still in beta, they appear to be working fine.

Dec 17 2006

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Rank #14: Episode 041 - Compiling from Source

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In this episode: donating to free and open source projects; a discussion of how to compile software from source code (more guides here and here); a Listener Tip; listener feedback.

Nov 21 2006

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Rank #15: Episode 024 - Video Applications

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In this episode: voice mail update (or lack thereof) and Ogg Vorbis RSS feed link; listener feedback; this week’s Listener Tip about the alias command; the legal and philosophical issues concerning proprietary video and audio codecs; a review of Linux video players, such as MPlayer, xine and gxine, VLC, Totem, and Kaffeine, Linux video editors, including Kino, Cinelerra, Avidemux, LiVES, and Diva, Linux DVD ripping/encoding applications, such as dvd::rip, acidrip, xdvdshrink, and k9copy, and DVD authoring applications, including QDVDAuthor and DVDStyler.

Jul 26 2006

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Rank #16: Episode 025 - Windows Networking Part 1

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In this episode: listener hotline/voice mail now up and running; promo for Casting from the Server Room; listener feedback; two Listener Tips; a detailed and command-line driven discussion of connecting to a Windows machine from a Linux machine using Samba. Next week, we will look at the reverse.

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Aug 02 2006

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Rank #17: Episode 051 - VNC

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In this episode: a discussion of how to use VNC to connect to a graphical desktop on a Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X machine using an encrypted SSH tunnel for security; a Listener Tip on modifying the GRUB menu.lst; three audio feedbacks on Linux in schools.

Additional links: some original documentation from AT&T, Linux Planet article, VNC Linux-Windows document, Ubuntu documentation, more Ubuntu documentation, Gentoo Wiki article on VNC, Gentoo Wiki article on X11VNC, and other documentation regarding VNC on Windows and Linux.

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Feb 21 2007

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Rank #18: Episode 027 - Windows Applications on Linux

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In this episode: new audio equipment; Linux Reality Podcast Volume 1 CD now available with all the MP3 and Ogg files, show notes, and other resources like The One Page Linux Manual; Odeo web-based voice mail system now available; three audio comments; two Listener Tips; a review of various means of running Windows applications on Linux, including Wine (see also Frank's Corner), Cedega, Crossover Office, VMWare, Parallels, and Win4Lin.

Aug 16 2006

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Rank #19: Episode 040 - Listener Feedback

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In this episode: working on a new logo; taking a break in December; new computer; 7th Son podcast novel by J.C. Hutchins; Listener Tip on mp32ogg; listener feedback.

Nov 15 2006

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Rank #20: Episode 047 - OpenPGP

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In this episode: a discussion of OpenPGP, GnuPG, and how to use public-key cryptography to sign and encrypt emails and files (here are some excellent how-to's: GnuPG mini Howto, Gentoo Documentation on GnuPG, and Ubuntu Documentation on GnuPG); an audio Listener Tip on the "cal" command; audio and email Listener Feedback.

Jan 31 2007

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