User Error

Life is a series of mistakes, but that's what makes it interesting.

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A show about life, Linux, the universe, and everything in between.

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  • Episode 88: Well, Actually

    March 27th, 2020  |  36 mins 40 secs
    a cloud guru, askerror, bugs, chalkboard, consistency, developer, distro, fingernails, grimace, gtk, imposter syndrome, jupiter broadcasting, know-it-all, linux, linux academy, performance, photo, photograph, polish, qt, shame, smug, well actually, wince

    The details that make a great distro, things that make us wince, smug people online, great photos, imposter syndrome, and more.

  • Episode 87: AksError

    March 13th, 2020  |  36 mins 53 secs
    2d, a cloud guru, apps, askerror, communication, crying, emotional, evolution, irc, jupiter broadcasting, language, linux academy, music, paper, pintrest, prinder, reddit, slack, slang, snapchat, songs, telegram, twitter, websites

    Apps that make us feel old, emotional songs, using actual paper, evolution of language, IRC channels we never look at, and more.

  • Episode 86: \o/

    February 28th, 2020  |  37 mins 53 secs
    a cloud guru, alexa, apple, askerror, drama, ecosystem, emoji, facebook, hoodies, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, linux desktop, news, playstation, twitter, windows, xbox, zip, zipper

    Whether open source needs to be a complete experience, a deep need for conflict, preferred social media, and our favorite emoji.

  • Episode 85: Name Your Shoes

    February 14th, 2020  |  39 mins 37 secs
    a cloud guru, askerror, car, change the world, employer, foreign language, forgiveness, innovation, internet, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, names, open source, permission, shoes, slack, soda stream

    Open source at work, learning languages, naming cars, and innovations that haven't appropriately delivered.

  • Episode 84: Useless Dreams

    January 31st, 2020  |  37 mins 24 secs
    askerror, bath, bathing, bluetooth, description, dreams, feature complete, gadgets, headphones, jobs, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, open source, pointless, shower, stories, tech, windows, work

    Whether we'd use Windows if it was FOSS, pointless tech that most people want, bathing habits, useless jobs, and annoying popey with dream stories.

  • Episode 83: No, But

    January 17th, 2020  |  40 mins 42 secs
    app, askerror, conference, context switching, cringe, doppelganger, dumb, errorask, improv, jupiter broadcasting, life, linux academy, lookalike, yes and, yo

    Context switching, improving Linux conferences, a positive approach to life, what makes us cringe, and more.

  • Episode 82: OK Then

    January 3rd, 2020  |  41 mins 1 sec
    anger, apps, argument, askerror, blame, browser, common sense, css, family, git, good idea, html, instagram, jupiter broadcasting, law, life hack, linux academy, ml, phone, pull request, safari, snapchat, web

    Whether the Web is yesterday’s news, a possible new approach to law and order, resolving conflicts, and some surprisingly useful life hacks.

  • Episode 81: Larry Two-tails

    December 20th, 2019  |  39 mins 37 secs
    android, askerror, china, chromium, collaboration, cooking, development, drawing, eggs, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, open source, painting, peertube, skill, talent, tiktok, webkit, youtube

    The future of Internet video, the best way to develop open source software, skills vs talents, and our favourite types of animal companions.

  • Episode 80: Imaginary Turkey

    December 6th, 2019  |  36 mins 59 secs
    airbnb, askerror, bargain, beer, christmas, cider, cooking, flat, gig economy, holidays, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, password, security, thanksgiving, turkey, uber, warm

    Talking to ourselves, delicious family meals, and the complexities of modern work.

  • Episode 79: Is Vegan TV Art?

    November 22nd, 2019  |  39 mins 28 secs
    art, askerror, coffee, dban, dd, forgiveness, foss, hard drive, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux academy, queen, security, ssd, technology, tv, vegan

    Disposing of hard drives, what a TV really is, and the veganism of software.

  • Episode 78: Ctrl V

    November 8th, 2019  |  43 mins 55 secs
    afraid, askerror, color, colour, copy paste, favorite, favourite, fear, genius, idea, invention, jupiter broadcasting, linux, metrics, silent majority, utm

    Paying attention to all the Linux users we never hear from, being less clever than we thought, and our biggest fears.

  • Episode 77: Blinking Eye Patches

    October 25th, 2019  |  38 mins 6 secs
    amp, askerror, autumn, closed eyes, code, css, html, husband, jupiter broadcasting, mistake, partner, patch, regression, seasons, ssh, summer, tech blunder, wife, winter

    Tech mistakes, communicating with spouses, and why you shouldn't let popey drive you anywhere.

  • Episode 76: Ghost, Meat, or Block?

    October 11th, 2019  |  38 mins 27 secs
    askerror, block, clean meat, employment, ethics, first computers, ghosts, ignore, jupiter broadcasting, lab-grown meat, money, mute, report, social media, sponsorship, ufos

    Our first computers, the future of food, and ethical sources of funds.

  • Episode 75: Memelord

    September 27th, 2019  |  39 mins 51 secs
    askerror, debian, domain names, drugs, elementary os, foss, jupiter broadcasting, legal, linux podcast, memes, paywall, podcast, subscription, ubuntu, upstream

    Being a good FOSS citizen, forcing popey to answer stupid questions, and personal freedom vs societal harm.

  • Episode 74: Splitting Fun and Profit

    September 13th, 2019  |  36 mins 29 secs
    askerror, automated vehicle, bad language, cbt, early, family, foss, jupiter broadcasting, late, linux podcast, llc, money, non-profit, restaurants, self-driving car, split check, swearing, upset

    It's another #AskError episode. The finances of social situations and FOSS projects, automated vehicles, and ways to cheer up.

  • Episode 73: Stealing the Top Bunk

    August 30th, 2019  |  35 mins 38 secs
    askerror, bad habits, bunk beds, computers, crime, derivatives, foss, frugal, infrastructure, innovation, it, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, repos, stingy, tight, ubuntu

    AskError special. Sleeping arrangements, hypothetical distro infrastructure, and IT milestones.

    Plus bad habits, frugality, and breaking the law.