#22 - Linux Fans

Episode 10 March 17, 2017 01:01:14
#22 - Linux Fans
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#22 - Linux Fans
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We're compiling (notes) and choosing our favourite distro for when we talk about this week's fandom: Linux Fans! What _is_ Linux? Why are its fans so dedicated? What is the appeal? Stay tuned! Want to see more awesome fandom content? [Become a Patron on Patreon!](http://patreon.com/thenickscast) Find more like this: [fanthropological.com](http://fanthropological.com) Find us on social media Twitter: [@thenickscast](http://twitter.com/thenickscast) Instagram: [@thenickscast](http://instagram.com/thenickscast) Facebook: [fb.com/thenickscast](http://fb.com/thenickscast) Youtube: [youtube.com/thenickscast](http://youtube.com/thenickscast) Email us about fandoms you want to hear about: [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) Citations ["Does GNU-Linux *have* to be a "techies-only" platform?"](https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/5vtxq8/does_gnulinux_have_to_be_a_techiesonly_platform/#bottom-comments) ["Christmas Gift Ideas For Linux Fans"](http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/12/linux-xmas-gift-ideas-2016) ["It's time Linux fans open their arms to closed source"](http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.techrepublic.com/article/time-linux-fans-open-their-arms-to-closed-source/&gws_rd=cr&ei=UXCzWP-AC8ipjwSyhJxY) ["5 Things We (Secretly All) Miss About Ubuntu"](http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/09/5-things-secretly-miss-ubuntu) ["Whats so great about Ubuntu Server?"](https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2349610) ["What Is Linux? | The Linux Gamer"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFFNiMV27VY) ["Six Reasons PCs are Better with Linux"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ly1geVr-Xi4) ["r/linux - Why do you love Linux & FOSS?"](https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/2qbxv8/why_do_you_love_linux_foss/) ["r/linux - Why Do You Choose Linux over Some Other Unix-Like OS?"](https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/5sr0ks/why_do_you_choose_linux_over_some_other_unixlike/) ["r/linux - Do You Think Linux Will Ever Die?"](https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/24eb6o/do_you_think_linux_will_ever_die/) ["r/linux - Why *I* Still Use Linux"](https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/5iv8ue/why_i_still_use_linux/) ["Linux - Album on Imgur"](https://imgur.com/gallery/AJG6t) ["r/linux - I'm Curious About Linux, Just a Few Questions if You Don't Mind!"](https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/1ts0a4/im_curious_about_linux_just_a_few_questions_if/) ["What Is Free Software?"](http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html) ["About LinuxChix"](http://www.linuxchix.org/node/754) ["Women in Linux - About"](http://www.womeninlinux.com/index.php/about/) ["50 Places Linux is Running That You Might Not Expect"](http://www.comparebusinessproducts.com/fyi/50-places-linux-running-you-might-not-expect) Credits Music: All this week's music is provided by our very own G! Logo: ["Glasses"](https://thenounproject.com/term/glasses/132894) by [Anton Anuchin](https://thenounproject.com/antonwebium) used under [CC BY 3.0 US](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) ["Emperor Penguin"](https://thenounproject.com/term/emperor-penguin/184639) by [Felipe Perucho](https://thenounproject.com/felipeperucho) used under [CC BY 3.0 US](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) ["Terminal"](https://thenounproject.com/term/terminal/715962) by [Bernar Novalyi](https://thenounproject.com/bernar.novalyi) used under [CC BY 3.0 US](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/)

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