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Topics covered in this episode:
Endeavour OS NetInstaller
Kubuntu Focus Laptop
Darktable 3.0 Released
Kdenlive 19.12 Released

Our 2020 Predictions:
– Intel bring the best price for performance dedicated GPU and releases 10nm CPU.
– Arch overtakes all other distros on the desktop with partnership with Valve.
– Cannonical and Microsoft form a stronger partnership. Cannonical moves over even more resources to work on WSL. Microsoft never release office suite to Linux.
– System 76 releases full AMD based laptop.
– Apple continues to release crap products nobody wants at prices nobody can afford.
– Google shuts down Stadia.
– Wayland will still not replace X11 in 2020 – I keep hearing they have made fantastic advances and I am positive it is not their fault but until it works with Nvidia…..
– The Ubuntu Desktop will thrive under the Stewardship of Martin Wimpress, Director Of Engineering, Ubuntu Desktop, at Canonical Ltd. and 20.04 will eclipse all other earlier versions, including the phenominal 14.04 which was my Year of the Linux Desktop
– Pine64 will continue to flourish, this is s a shining example of how Products should be marketed and sold with complete transparancy. Something we wish “Other” companies would aspire too.
– Michaels stool will languish unused, heartbroken, sitting lonely in the corner, rueing the day it was wrenched screaming from it’s Family life. Wanting to be back to other stools in the warehouse before Michael bought it.
– Canonical goes public – MS buys a big share
– A cloud connected company goes under over a PR disaster of privacy
– Tech will be a talking point in the 2020 American elections
– Apple will move further away from desktop and more into mobile
– A real 3rd party mobile player will emerge
– Pine will go mainstream
– Stool given away for charity
– more Linux powered devices
– Plasma will finally introduce good user experience defaults putting it in its rightful place of being the go to Desktop Environment
– Valve makes another announcement on the same level as Proton that blows everyone’s minds
– at least 1 big commercial company will release their application on Linux thanks to the Universal App formats
– I think 2020 will be the Year of the Linux Smartphone, well at least for me
– Destination Linux Network will become a media juggernaut not only in the Linux space but just tech in general making it possible for us to push Linux and Open Source forward in so many ways

Our Favorite Games of 2019
– [Ryan]: CS-GO, Bro-Force, WarFrame, Nier Automata
– [Zeb]: Euro Truck Simulator 2, Guild Wars 2, Elite Dangerous
– [Noah]: Rocket League, Golf With Your Friends, and something else
– [Michael]: Rocket League, Golf With Your Friends, Ballistic Overkill, Super Tux Kart

Software Spotlight:
Parted Magic – a complete disk management solution

Tips & Tricks:
Use cp -p to preserve the ownership and file permissions during copy

scp (secure copy) to copy a file from your local computer to a remote LAN system using ssh
rsync for remote systems that are over the internet


  1. Picked up Parted Magic, great tool. I’ll always have it for those “just in cases.”

  2. My prediction is that desktop Linux will see the most adoption it’s ever seen, along with more QOL improvements to make more people adopt desktop Linux.

    Now I just need to be reminded of my prediction in a year…

  3. WSL doesn’t stop Windows 10 from updating which is a major pain and it does nothing to prevent Windows from freezing. It just saves you from having to setup a dual boot.

  4. I fired up the EndevorOS installer on an old laptop and DANG! The fact that I can easily run multiple DE’s on it is awesome! Running KDE, then log out, and I can select anything else I want. Super SUPER rad.

    Ryan! KDenLive crashes on me regularly. That’s why I no longer us it (but am willing to give the newest version a spin). My machines specs are in the attached pic.

    As for Lightworks, I’m disappointied in it. After a month the program no longer functions. And their support is useless. I’ve wasted money on this program and can’t use it. It won’t even launch. I’m back to using Olive or Flowblade…or non-free programs on Windows.

  5. Have you tried it on something other than Pop like say Fedora or OpenSUSE. I’ve had no issues with any distro using Lightworks but I don’t have Nvidia which would be the main difference.

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