TuxJam 20

As TuxJam leaves the terrible teens and aims for more maturity, Kevie
and Andrew promise that things won’t get too serious on the podcast.
After a recommendation on identi.ca, the team look at a range of CLI
applications including Links web browser, Finch instant messenger, Weechat IRC (basic help), Identicurse status net client and Mutt
email client.  We also have some feedback on the show from Dave Morriss
who wrote in to say how much he has been enjoying the show and also
from Edward R Baisley Jr who altered the TuxJam logo.

TuxJam 19

The nineteenth episode of TuxJam sees Kevie and Andrew putting in a
bit of hard work and undertaking the challenging task of looking at a
variety of open source, Linux games X-Moto, FreeOrion, Dope Wars and  Minetest.  Along with the usual mix of creative commons tracks including:

TuxJam 18

In the eighteenth episode of TuxJam, Kevie and Andrew take a look at variety of file managers including ViFM, Tux Commander, PCmanFM, Dino, Ranger
and Windows Explorer. As we overran significantly it was decided that
two episodes would be released: edited and extended.  In the extended
edition there is also a look at the latest distros of the week and a
review of Cinnarch. This edition can be downloaded here. All this along with the usual blend of Creative Commons music:

TuxJam 17

TuxJam is back for episode 17, Kevie returns and has a new co-host Andrew (Mcnalu).  In his first episode Andrew talks of his distro of choice Slackware, his favourite open source applications: office suite LibreOffice and music player mpd with NCMPCPP.
Along with his new toy the Raspberry Pi. But we haven’t neglected the
loyal listeners by forgetting the music, with tracks from:

Finally not forgetting to mention the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALEX11) on the 22-24 February 2013 at the LAX Hilton in Los Angeles, USA.

TuxJam 16

TuxJam returns for it’s sixteenth episode with the usual host Kevie looking at a variety of Linux distros including Cinnarch 2012.11.22, http://manjaro.org/ Linux 0.8.2 “LXDE” edition, Kwort Linux 3.5, Canaima GNU/Linux 3.1 and GALPon MiniNo 2.0. Along with a variety of open source pieces of software including an in-depth look at Siduction, GPRename, Twidere and kitchen timer. Along with the variety of Creative Commons music:

  1. Joel Hood – Teardrops
  2. Dave Hughes – Outnumbered
  3. Sushi Drive In – Satellite
  4. Kajam – Little Light
  5. Soap. – I’ll Recover
  6. Digits – Walking with the dead

TuxJam 15

After a sunny warm summer on Lewis, TuxJam makes a return that
coincides with the rain and gales.  To entertain the listeners on the
cold autumn nights Kevie looks at Tiny Core Linux 4.6, WattOS R6, ZorinOS 6.1 “Lite”, SalineOS 2.0, Manjaro Linux 0.8 and PCLinuxOS 2012.08. Along with an in-depth look at Lubuntu, WriteType, Radio Tray and Android browser Orweb v2.  Listen to Kevie on a recent episode of the Music Manumit podcast. Please email suggestions for music/software for Kevie to try out, tag the message #tuxjam (identi.ca, Diaspora or Libertree) or make a note of it on TuxJam’s PiratePad page.  Along with the following great creative commons tracks:

TuxJam 14

Joining Kevie in the TuxJam hotseat is Wayne Myers from Fit & the
Conniptions. We take a look at some of the new releases including: Slackel KDE-4.8.2-1,Vyatta 6.4 Debian based firewall and security,Lightweight Portable Security 1.3.4 Dept of defence, ArchBang Linux 2012.05 , CrunchBang Linux 11 R20120430 Openbox. Wayne talks about his experience with Linux distros and reviews Ardour, Audacity and Hydrogen. Along with the usual mix of creative commons tracks.

TuxJam 13


In the thirteenth episode of TuxJam, Kevie recommends that everybody takes a look at the new look Jamendo site and has a yarn with John Spriggs, who runs the site cchits.net.  This along with Creative Commons music from

TuxJam 12

In the Twelth episode (not the eleventh as I said at the stat of the
show) of TuxJam, Kevie takes a look at the new releases including Lightweight Portable Security, Slackel, SliTaz and SnowLinux.There is a review of a piece of hardware that is embracing the Linux way: Humax Foxsat
HDR 500GB Freesat HD Satellite Receiver and Digital TV Recorder. There
is a variety of desktop,web and phone applications with a look at RedImages, jplay and Campscout. All this combined with the usual mix of ccmusic:

Check out Marcin Karpezo links that he sent to the show:

TuxJam 11

TuxJam episode 11 takes the form of an interview with the Rathole Radio and Linux Outlaws host Dan Lynch.  Dan has been into Linux for years and continues to release Creative Commons music with his current band 20lb Sounds.  The interview is sandwiched inbetween two of Dan’s tracks: Oystercatcher’s Escape and El Bubbalino.  Sit back and enjoy the yarn.  Normal service will be resumed in episode 12.