Episode 409

Episode 4:09: Giddy Up


November 27th, 2023

1 hr 27 mins 59 secs

Season 4

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About this Episode

Coming up in this episode

  • Leo makes me a LUSsh 🍻
  • Official standings for a browser
  • We strum some reverberations
  • Focus on the HQ
  • Focus on the sounds
  • Forecast the future

Watch the video!

0:00 Cold Open
2:05 Go to lus.sh
8:38 Fed Up with Ubuntu?
14:20 * Forced Snaps
21:24 * Ads in the Terminal
27:00 * Telemetry?!
29:42 * Ubuntu is Anti-Freedom?
32:21 * Maybe use Linux Mint
34:43 Browser Watch
34:57 * The Vivaldi Flatpak
39:49 * Vivaldi on iOS
42:54 * iOS May Go WebKit Free
47:53 Reverb Focus
48:05 * Ian
53:13 * Dan!
58:26 * TeamLinux01
1:03:16 Community Focus: SteamDeckHQ
1:10:54 Gentoo Focus #5
1:23:46 Next Time: Gnome History
1:26:54 Stinger


  • .sh is a common Shell Script file extension
  • .sh is the first two letters in "show" like its bigger domain name brother
  • .sh is also the first two letters in "short"


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Why Do We Still Use Ubuntu?

  • TLDR we(Leo and Dan) don't mind some of the choices Ubuntu has made but we can appreciate that there are good alternatives for those that want to go a different way.

More Announcements

Browser Watch!

Vivaldi on Flatpak is Officially Unofficial

Vivaldi is also on iOS


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Reverb Focus

Ian comments on YouTube about Ed

Dan commented about Xfce history, Manjaro and KDE Plasma

TeamLinux01 wants to hear about Valve's Linux journey

  • Thanks for the feedback. I think this might just be the push we needed to look into the history of Steam and Linux. We're both big fans so it makes sense.

Community Focus - Steamdeck HQ

Gentoo Focus

Next Time

We plan to explore and provide the history of Gnome Desktop Environment.

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