Our All-Linux Show with Correspondent Marcel Gagné!


Both Hours:  Linux show. Marcel Gagné, Linux Expert.

Marcel Gagné is the author of several books including “Moving to Linux: Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye!”, now in its 2nd edition!  Other books include “Moving to Ubuntu Linux.” And his newest title is “Moving to Free Software.”  He was also a Linux Journal monthly columnist.  His column is titled, “Cooking with Linux.”  Please welcome author and columnist, and now Computer America Linux Correspondent… Marcel Gagné to the show.

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Computer America Linux Show, July 16, 2015

Tonight’s wine, by the way, is “The Seven Deadly Zins”, a 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel from California.

Chromebook, one month later.

The Raspberry Pi has arrived . . . now, what shall I do with it.  

Open Source alternatives to Google Docs

The Roundcube Kickstarter

Questions from readers/listeners :

1, How do I set up a DLNA server under Linux?
minidlna , aka ReadyMedia http://sourceforge.net/projects/minidlna/files/

2, I have a game that needs a recent version of Flash, but the latest for Linux from Adobe is 11.2 — what can I do?
– It’s Google to the rescue
sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree

Related : System 76 removing Flash,  as is Ubuntu


Last week, the latest Linux kernel was released,  with over a million new lines of code.

Ubuntu and the FSF kiss and make up

Citrix and VMware going head to head with desktop Linux.

Gaming: Garry’s Mod creator calls Linux a second class citizen ; says only 17 people run it.

Links mentioned tonight:


5 open source alternatives