Linux for Beginners: Ubuntu

Linux has countless different versions, known as distros, and knowing which one to use can be overwhelming for a beginner.
In our last video we covered the history and basics of linux, looking at different distros and their use cases. If you’re just starting out, Ubuntu is a great way to get your feet wet. In this video we do an Ubuntu deep-dive, and teach you how to install it.

00:00 Intro
00:36 Distro Recap
01:44 Why Use Linux Recap
02:50 Ubuntu Overview
06:52 System Requirements
07:03 Warnings (Before You Install)
07:50 Ubuntu Tutorial
11:31 Outro

Taking control of your machine via a Linux distro is liberating, but also intimidating. Ubuntu aims to make it all a bit easier for you.

If you’re using Ubuntu, let us know how you like it — or tell us which distro is your favorite! At the end of the day, you have to pick an OS that works for you!

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Permanent Record – Edward Snowden

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald

What has the government done to our money – Rothbard

Extreme Privacy – Michael Bazzel (The best privacy book I’ve ever read)

Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy!

Use the Brave browser!

USB-C to ethernet adapter:

Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)

Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)

Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)

Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)

Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)

Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!!