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  • Cabin Fever | LINUX Unplugged 371

    Friends join us to discuss Cabin, a proposal that encourages more Linux apps and fewer distros.

    Plus, we debate the value that the Ubuntu community brings to Canonical, and share a pick for audiobook fans.

  • GNOME 3.38 - Tour of the New Features, and a few thoughts

    It's that time of year again, where the new version of GNOME is upon us. Like every 6 months, this release includes a bunch of improvements to the desktop experience, and will be included in Ubuntu 20.10, Fedora 33, and will hit Arch and other rolling releases pretty quickly.

  • Late Night Linux – Episode 98

    How do we fix the broken Internet? We try to find solutions that don’t mean resorting to regulation. Plus Arm is sold again, Ubuntu community rumblings, a packed KDE Korner, and more.

  • Ripcord: Time To Uninstall The Official Discord Client

    I've been trying out a lot of these 3rd party discord clients lately like 6cord and Gtkcord and they're all missing something fundamental, but finally I've discord Ripcord which is an almost perfect client, basically the only thing that it's missing is video calls but I can always use the web client for that anyway.

  • Python Podcast: Simplified Data Extraction And Analysis For Current Events With Newspaper

    News media is an important source of information for understanding the context of the world. To make it easier to access and process the contents of news sites Lucas Ou-Yang built the Newspaper library that aids in automatic retrieval of articles and prepare it for analysis. In this episode he shares how the project got started, how it is implemented, and how you can get started with it today. He also discusses how recent improvements in the utility and ease of use of deep learning libraries open new possibilities for future iterations of the project.

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Richard Stallman: You can get arrested without a reason

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7 Amazing Linux Distributions For Kids

Linux is a very powerful operating system and that is one of the reasons why it powers a lot of servers on the Internet. Though there have been concerns about its user-friendliness which has brought about the debate of how it will overtake Mac OSX and Windows on desktop computers, I think users need to accept Linux as it is to realize its real power. Today, Linux powers a lot of machines out there, from mobile phones to tablets, laptops, workstations, servers, supercomputers, cars, air traffic control systems, refrigerators, and many more. With all this and more yet to come in the near future, as I had already stated at the beginning, Linux is the operating system for future computing. Because the future belongs to the kids of today, then introducing them to technologies that will change the future is the way to go. Therefore they have to be introduced at an early stage to start learning computer technologies and Linux as a special case. One thing common to children is curiosity and early learning can help instill a character of exploration in them when the learning environment is designed to suit them. Having looked at some quick reasons why kids should learn Linux, let us now go through a list of exciting Linux distributions that you can introduce your kids to so that they can start using and learning Linux. Read more