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In-Depth Series: How I got into tech

  • Number of episodes: 62
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2009-04-30
  • Date of latest show: 2022-10-31
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
Started by monsterb, this series invites people to share with us how they found Linux. It has become traditional for first time hosts to share with us their journey to Linux. Indeed it has morphed to be way to share your journey in tech right up to your first contribution to HPR.

hpr3716 :: How I got in to Tech hosted by Lurking Prion

2022-10-31. 00:08:51. Explicit.
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My journey in to technology

hpr3669 :: My First Podcast: My Journey into the Computer World hosted by Hipernike

2022-08-25. 00:20:07. Clean.
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How I was introduced into computers, Linux, robotics, programming, cibersecurity and more...

hpr3663 :: How I got into Tech hosted by Stache_AF

2022-08-17. 00:05:58. Clean.
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Follow-up episode about how I got into tech

hpr3577 :: Hello and how I got into tech hosted by Sarah

2022-04-19. 00:07:24. Explicit.
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Hi, I'm Sarah and this is how I got into Tech

hpr2968 :: Life and Times of a Geek part 3 hosted by Dave Morriss

2019-12-18. 00:40:41. Explicit.
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Part 3 of my personal story of experiences with computers

hpr2953 :: How I got started in Linux hosted by Archer72

2019-11-27. 00:04:36. Clean.
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How I start in Linux, computing, and Free Software

hpr2841 :: How I got into Linux (and then some...) hosted by Christopher M. Hobbs

2019-06-24. 00:31:04. Clean.
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A response to the request for "how i got into linux" and a little of my history with Linux/BSD

hpr2832 :: How I got started in Linux hosted by Shannon Wright

2019-06-11. 00:02:48. Clean.
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This is a very brief introduction on what got me into using Linux.

hpr2088 :: How my wife's grandma got me into linux. hosted by knightwise

2016-08-03. 00:33:21. Explicit.
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Knightwise tells us how his wife's 80 year old grandmother got him into Linux.

hpr2051 :: My Linux Journey hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

2016-06-13. 00:11:49. Clean.
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This is a short show where I talk about how I started to use Linux

hpr2040 :: Why I Use Linux hosted by matthew

2016-05-27. 00:05:00. Clean.
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A short description of why someone would stumble onto Linux and not want to leave.

hpr1972 :: How I got into Linux hosted by m1rr0r5h4d35

2016-02-23. 00:20:24. Explicit.
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My first podcast. Me rambling about how I got into Linux.

hpr1970 :: How I got started with Linux hosted by swift110

2016-02-19. 00:27:45. Clean.
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I talk at length about how I got started with Linux

hpr1967 :: How I saw the Linux Light at the end of the Windows tunnel hosted by Nacho Jordi

2016-02-16. 00:14:19. Clean.
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My personal story of discovery of Linux

hpr1881 :: My road to Linux hosted by clacke

2015-10-19. 00:15:12. Clean.
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I'm so old I actually installed Watchtower on an Amiga and I review 22 years of Linux distributions

hpr1841 :: My way into Linux hosted by folky

2015-08-24. 00:09:36. Explicit.
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From punch cards to Manjaro

hpr1811 :: Life and Times of a Geek part 2 hosted by Dave Morriss

2015-07-13. 00:42:38. Explicit.
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Part 2 of my personal story of experiences with computers

hpr1751 :: How I got into Linux hosted by Steve Bickle

2015-04-20. 00:18:34. Clean.
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How I got into linux, LFS and where I use Linux now.

hpr1664 :: Life and Times of a Geek part 1 hosted by Dave Morriss

2014-12-18. 00:26:54. Explicit.
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I've been using computers for more than 40 years. This is part 1 of my story

hpr1634 :: How I got into Linux hosted by pyrrhic

2014-11-06. 00:17:33. Explicit.
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How I discovered Linux

hpr1604 :: How I Got Into Linux hosted by cjm

2014-09-25. 00:18:16. Explicit.
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I sum up my experience with linux from 0 to 1!

hpr1576 :: How I got into Linux hosted by Inscius

2014-08-18. 00:27:54. Clean.
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This is my story about how I got into computers, computing and GNU/Linux.

hpr1553 :: TuxJam 33.333 - How we got into Linux hosted by Andrew Conway

2014-07-16. 01:07:57. Clean.
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Kevie and Andrew release TuxJam episode 33 1/3 as an exclusive to HPR on how they got into Linux

hpr1547 :: My Linux Experience Birthday Special hosted by David Whitman

2014-07-08. 00:15:22. Explicit.
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The cake is not a lie, I tell how I got into Linux and what my favorite Birthday Cake is.

hpr1541 :: How I Came To Linux hosted by Claudio Miranda

2014-06-30. 00:36:19. Clean.
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ClaudioM talks about how he came to computers and to Linux

hpr1499 :: How I Got Into Computers hosted by Charles in NJ

2014-05-01. 00:59:57. Clean.
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linux, computing, minicomputers, Fortran, COBOL, Pascal, Basic

hpr1487 :: How I Found Linux hosted by x1101

2014-04-15. 00:06:16. Clean.
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New host x1101 describes how he got into Linux

hpr1472 :: How I Found Linux hosted by Curtis Adkins (CPrompt^)

2014-03-25. 00:13:59. Clean.
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CPrompt^ goes into how he found linux and never looked back...

hpr1402 :: How I Started Using Linux and Free and Open Source Software hosted by Thaj Sara

2013-12-17. 00:10:48. Clean.
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My first contribution to HPR: how I came to use Linux and Free/Open Source software

hpr1384 :: How I Got Into Linux and OSS hosted by Keith Murray

2013-11-21. 00:11:03. Explicit.
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New HPR podcaster Keith Murray shares how he came to the Linux and OSS world.

hpr1381 :: How We Found Linux hosted by Kevin Wisher

2013-11-18. 00:57:12. Explicit.
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Kevin Wisher and Honkey Magoo each discuss their journey to Linux

hpr1333 :: Introduction / How I Got Into Linux hosted by Matt McGraw (g33kdad)

2013-09-11. 00:16:39. Clean.
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A first show from a new host describing their journey to Linux

hpr1320 :: How I got into Linux hosted by jrobb

2013-08-23. 00:06:54. Explicit.
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jrobb gives a short show about how he got into Linux and programming

hpr1318 :: How I found Linux hosted by Sunzofman1

2013-08-21. 00:18:35. Explicit.
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Sunzofman1's journey to Linux

hpr1223 :: How I got into linux hosted by Jezra

2013-04-10. 00:11:59. Explicit.
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From Windows to Arch with a few other Linux versions along the way

hpr1133 :: How I got in to Linux hosted by Dick Thomas

2012-12-05. 00:17:13. Explicit.
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Another contributor describes their Linux journey

hpr1129 :: How I got into Linux hosted by aparanoidshell

2012-11-29. 00:09:47. Explicit.
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Another contributor describes their Linux journey

hpr1007 :: My Linux Adventure, Pt. 2 hosted by Bob Wooden

2012-06-11. 00:26:06. Explicit.
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The second part of Bob Wooden's Linux journey

hpr937 :: How I started with linux hosted by riddlebox

2012-03-05. 00:09:08. Explicit.
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Riddlebox talks of his journey to Linux

hpr928 :: My Linux Adventure, Pt. 1 hosted by Bob Wooden

2012-02-22. 00:31:03. Explicit.
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The first part of Bob Wooden's Linux journey

hpr918 :: How I Started with Linux Part 2 hosted by Frank Bell

2012-02-07. 00:15:32. Explicit.
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Frank Bell continues the story of his journey to Linux

hpr905 :: Akranis: How I got into Linux hosted by Akranis

2012-01-19. 00:05:49. Explicit.
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An introductory show from a new host

hpr901 :: Ahuka: Intro and How I Got Into Linux hosted by Ahuka

2012-01-16. 00:30:34. Explicit.
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An introduction from a new host

hpr877 :: Welcome Frank Bell hosted by Frank Bell

2011-12-12. 00:17:34. Explicit.
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Frank Bell begins the story of his journey to Linux

hpr797 :: How I got into linux hosted by Mike Hingley

2011-08-22. 00:04:47. Explicit.
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Mike Hingley's first HPR episode where he describes how he got into Linux

hpr752 :: My Path to Linux: Knoppix hosted by MrGadgets

2011-06-20. 00:12:27. Explicit.
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Another part of Mr Gadgets' journey to his daily use of Linux

hpr750 :: My path to Linux hosted by NewAgeTechnoHippie

2011-06-16. 00:08:52. Explicit.
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In his first episode NewAgeTechnoHippie describes his Linux journey

hpr742 :: How I Got Into Linux hosted by Dave

2011-06-06. 00:07:49. Explicit.
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Ken Fallon interviews Dave over Mumble about his use of Linux

hpr726 :: Journey to Linux hosted by MrGadgets

2011-05-15. 00:19:37. Explicit.
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Continuing Mr Gadgets' journey to Linux

hpr718 :: How I got into Linux hosted by Brotherred

2011-05-04. 00:07:45. Explicit.
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Brotherred explains how his journey to Linux started with a local Sports radio show

hpr703 :: My Computer History hosted by Bob Evans

2011-04-13. 00:04:52. Explicit.
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My Computer History

hpr698 :: How I Found Linux hosted by code.cruncher

2011-04-06. 00:22:37. Explicit.
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code.cruncher explains where they began in computing, and how they found Linux

hpr696 :: MrGadgets Path toward Linux hosted by MrGadgets

2011-04-04. 00:13:43. Explicit.
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Mr Gadgets talks about how he got to Linux

hpr671 :: How I Found Linux hosted by dodddummy

2011-02-28. 00:24:00. Explicit.
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dodddummy's journey to Linux, from mainframes to home computers

hpr647 :: How I Got Into Linux hosted by brother mouse

2011-01-25. 00:27:08. Explicit.
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brother mouse relates his journey to Linux

hpr605 :: How I found Linux hosted by Johninsc

2010-11-26. 00:10:45. Explicit.
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Johninsc describes how he found Linux

hpr410 :: How I found Linux Part 6 hosted by monsterb

2009-07-27. 00:28:06. Explicit.
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Monsterb introduces audio clips sent in by Linux users

hpr376 :: How I Found Linux 005 hosted by monsterb

2009-06-09. 00:29:01. Explicit.
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Monsterb introduces audio clips sent in by Linux users

hpr370 :: How I Found Linux 004 hosted by monsterb

2009-06-01. 00:29:15. Explicit.
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Monsterb introduces audio clips sent in by Linux users

hpr360 :: How I found Linux 3 hosted by monsterb

2009-05-19. 00:27:24. Explicit.
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Monsterb introduces audio clips sent in by Linux users

hpr350 :: How I found Linux 002 hosted by monsterb

2009-05-05. 00:28:14. Explicit.
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Monsterb introduces audio clips sent in by Linux users

hpr348 :: How I Found Linux 001 hosted by monsterb

2009-04-30. 00:29:54. Explicit.
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Monsterb introduces audio clips sent in by Linux users