About the show

Two old Linux/Unix/OpenSource guys talk about the past and future of *nix, Open Source and other Tech related things.

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  • Episode 32: Jeff's Spygames... and more...

    March 15th, 2021  |  50 mins 57 secs
    286, 386, 486, alpha, bsd, dec, ecmascript, electron, feedback, javascript, linux, old hardware, open source, pentium, retro, sparc, spy camera, sun, surveillance, unix, vscode

    Jeff finds a spycam in his house...

  • Episode 31: Rogue Feedback

    March 8th, 2021  |  53 mins 56 secs
    canonical, centos, community, development, docker, feedback, floss, foss, gpl, linux, lxd, oracle, oraclefanfic, podman, redhat, software, suse, sysadmin

    Jeff and JT go over feedback from the community about our Red Hat Rogue Podcast.

  • Episode 30: The Hubris of Tech People

    March 1st, 2021  |  52 mins 24 secs
    amp, arrogance, farming, guitar, instagram, mechanics, medicine, meritocracy, musician, photography, professional, scientific method, technocracy

    JT asks Jeff for his thoughts on why so many Tech people think they're experts in every other field.

  • Episode 29: ToS: Terms of Servitude

    February 22nd, 2021  |  54 mins 21 secs
    activist, apple, arbitration, clause, facebook, ibm, instagram, lawyer, license, north korea, open source, sears, terms of service, tos, twitpic

    Jeff and JT discuss Terms of Service.

  • Episode 28: A wild Chris Fisher appears... for an interview.

    February 15th, 2021  |  49 mins 53 secs
    advertising, apple, beer is tasty, camtwist, chris fisher, faux show, hackintosh, interview, jb, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux academy, obs, open source, plan b, podcasting, spotify, wirecast, youtube

    Chris Fisher of Jupiter Broadcasting joins Jeff and JT to talk about Podcasting and how it's changed over the past decade.

  • Episode 27: Apple Takedown: Part 2

    February 8th, 2021  |  50 mins 50 secs
    android, apple, bash, compiling, development, fanboy, fanboyism, iphone, ipod, iwatch, mac pro, macbook, reality distortion field, right to repair, security, ssh, steve jobs, tim cook, walled garden, xcode

    JT and Jeff continue the "The Apple Conversation".

  • Episode 26: Apple Takedown: Part 1

    February 1st, 2021  |  48 mins 17 secs
    apple, bmw, consumerism, corrado, cultivating elitism, dell, fanboy, fanboyism, garage, hp, ibm, iphone, ipod, iwatch, jpop, kpop, mac pro, macbook, nokia communicator, palm pilot, reality distortion field, steve jobs, symbian, throwaway culture, tim cook, vw, walled garden

    JT and Jeff finally get into "The Apple Conversation"

  • Episode 25: What if RedHat goes Rogue?

    January 25th, 2021  |  1 hr 36 secs
    buildah, canonical, centos, community, development, docker, feedback, floss, foss, gpl, linux, oracle, oraclefanfic, podman, redhat, scopeo, software, suse, sysadmin

    JT raises a concern he has over Red Hat's future and what it means for the rest of Open Source and Linux Community.

  • Episode 24: Is Javascript is an alien plot to destroy humanity?

    January 18th, 2021  |  46 mins 2 secs
    ada, apple, atari, awl, basic, c, c#, c++, electron, etcher, floss, foss, go, haskell, java, javascript, puppylinux, python, qbasic, qml, qt, scala, scxml, sed, software, sysadmin, turbopascal

    JT and Jeff discuss the future of humanity and the threats that JavaScript poses for us.

  • Episode 23: Jeff vs VMware... Round 1

    January 11th, 2021  |  39 mins 7 secs
    ansible, bindings, floss, foss, gpl, lame rant, linux, mit, pypy, python, rant, sdk, software, sysadmin, vmware

    Jeff thinks VMware has lost their mind over the way they have licensed a product of theres. JT gives his thoughts, and we go over a few pieces of feedback.

  • Episode 22: Community Feedback! Part Deux

    January 4th, 2021  |  42 mins 37 secs
    community engagement, copyrights, development, feedback, foss, kernel, licenses, linux, open development, oss, own your labor, patents

    Jeff and JT cover more community feedback

  • Episode 21: Listeners give us their two cents on CentOS

    December 28th, 2020  |  38 mins 27 secs
    archlinux, bullseye, centos, community, debian, development, entitlement, fedora, feedback, floss, foss, gpl, linux, rawhide, redhat, sid, software, stable, sysadmin

    JT and Jeff go over the community feedback about our RedHat/CentOS episode.

  • Episode 20: Home is where homed is

    December 21st, 2020  |  53 mins 40 secs
    apple, aufs, crypto, encryption, homed, lennart poettering, linux, open source software, oss, puppylinux, screen, self, selinux, southeast linuxfest, ssh, systemd, tmum, trident, unix, zfs

    Jeff finally hears about the latest project Lennart is working on, homed, and decides he doesn't like it. JT, as always, disagrees with Jeff.

  • Episode 19: RedHat... i am disappoint.

    December 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins
    appliances, automation, canonical, centos, centos streams, community, development, downstream, ibm, jim whitehurst, license, linux, mark shuttleworth, open source, oss, red hat, rhel, stefanie chiras, ubuntu, upstream, users

    JT and Jeff discuss the recent CentOS Linux 8 drama.

  • Episode 18: The Dev/User Relationship

    December 7th, 2020  |  43 mins 10 secs
    automation, bsd, bug tickets, closed souce vs open source, community liason, development, deverloper, firefox, freenas, gnome, linux, open source, openrc, oss, popey, puppy linux, runit, tickets, tiling window manager, ubuntu, unix, users

    Jt and Jeff talk about the Developer/User Relationship.

  • Episode 17: The Unix Philosophy

    November 30th, 2020  |  40 mins 41 secs
    bsd, design, development, eric raymond, esr, ken thompson, linux, open source, oss, philosophy, pragmatic, unix

    Jeff and JT discuss what they like about the Unix Philosophy.