Season 2 - Episode 11: Feck It, We're Doing It Live


FOSS Talk Live β€’ CLI - What is it good for? β€’ What do you miss in Linux like the deserts miss the rain? β€’ Deus ex cake

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  • Conor: Using Gnome on his laptop. πŸ’»
  • Shane: Using Ubuntu on πŸ”› everything.
  • Mike: Playing with the Debian build for the upcoming πŸŒ²πŸ“˜πŸ’ͺ Pinebook Pro.


This episode was recorded live at FOSS Talk Live

How much do you use the command line?
  • Yay is a Pacman wrapper πŸ› οΈ and AUR helper on Arch-based distros. It stands for "Yet Another Yogurt" because of course it does.
  • Synaptic had been a GUI package manager before it was cool. πŸ±β€πŸ‘“
  • Let's Encrypt provides SSL certificates for the πŸ‘₯ masses.
  • cPanel is a proprietary web πŸ•ΈοΈ hosting control panel.
  • VisiData is an open source command line spreadsheet that outexcels Excel when it comes to ginormous CSVs and speed of use.πŸ“Š
  • Sed and AWK are πŸ±β€πŸ‘€ ninja-grade CLI text processing tools.
  • If you've never used Stack Overflow, πŸ“š then you must be omniscient. Just like Stack Overflow.
  • Browsh is like Firefox on the command line. You know πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸŒ you want it.
What are you missing in Linux?
  • πŸŽ›οΈ Pavucontrol is a GUI for PulseAudio.
  • This podcast is usually πŸ€“πŸŽ™οΈπŸ€“πŸŽ™οΈπŸ€“πŸŽ™οΈ recorded and edited πŸ€“πŸŽšοΈ in Audacity. We are grateful to it, even when it's messing 😈.
  • WPS Office tries to compete with LibreOffice 🀣🀣🀣🀣.

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