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October 30th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Linux Experiment Podcast

Listen as we discuss the highs and lows of the experiment and take a moment to vent with the What the hell Linux? segment. Please send us feedback and questions at feedback@thelinuxexperiment.com.

Podcast #1: The Pilot

The first podcast from the guys at The Linux Experiment. It’s our pilot episode, so please bear with us on the length and the quality. We’re still learning how to use the Tux!

Released: October 5, 2009

Podcast #2: What the Hell [Desktop Environments]?!

The second podcast from the guys at The Linux Experiment. In this episode we discuss our experiences with switching desktop environments.

Released: October 25, 2009

Podcast #3: The End of the Experiment

The third (and final?) podcast from the guys at The Linux Experiment. In this episode we reflect upon the last four months of constant Linux use and discuss the future of The Linux Experiment.

Released: January 13, 2010

Podcast #4.1: We are Linux Mint Fanboys

The fourth podcast from the guys at The Linux Experiment. In this reunion episode we catch up on how each of us has been using Linux since the end of The Linux Experiment.

Released: July3, 2010

  1. GrouchyGaijin
    June 8th, 2014 at 04:27 | #1

    Here is a question for you since you have a Linux site with a podcast.
    Is there a cli application that will sync podcasts to an MTP device (Sony Digital Walkman).
    I am running lubuntu 14.04

  2. Tyler B
    June 8th, 2014 at 09:29 | #2

    GrouchyGaijin :

    Here is a question for you since you have a Linux site with a podcast.
    Is there a cli application that will sync podcasts to an MTP device (Sony Digital Walkman).
    I am running lubuntu 14.04

    I don’t have anything specifically but a quick Google and I found this which may be of use: https://lucky13linux.wordpress.com/2009/07/29/a-sync-script-for-mtp-device/

  3. GrouchyGaijin
    June 8th, 2014 at 11:32 | #3

    Thanks.

    I had actually tried that already.
    The mtp-sendfile command kind of works on lubuntu.
    I get this error at first:-6PTP_ERROR_IO: failed to open session then it will move files. I was hoping for something a little cleaner.

  4. Tyler B
    June 8th, 2014 at 15:35 | #4

    GrouchyGaijin :

    Thanks.

    I had actually tried that already.
    The mtp-sendfile command kind of works on lubuntu.
    I get this error at first:-6PTP_ERROR_IO: failed to open session then it will move files. I was hoping for something a little cleaner.

    That sucks. Sorry I can’t be of more help. Have you tried asking on the IRC help channels or posting in the support forums?

  5. GrouchyGaijin
    June 8th, 2014 at 15:48 | #5

    Thanks for giving it some consideration.

    I’ve posted on a couple of forums – no one seems to really have an answer.
    I guess since my machine will mount the Walkman, opening the directory and dragging the files is as fast as anything.
    It just feels as though I should be able to have a script do that for me.

  6. Tyler B
    June 8th, 2014 at 15:52 | #6

    @GrouchyGaijin
    Out of curiosity is there a reason you aren’t using a graphical utility to do this? Surely gPodder, Banshee, Rhythmbox or whatever has MTP support?

  7. GrouchyGaijin
    June 8th, 2014 at 16:11 | #7

    Well – not a good reason – LOL – other than the fact I’d rather use a terminal that have to launch an app like gPodder etc. (I use CMUS to listen to music.)

    A slightly better reason is that when I tried gPodder the podcasts were synced to the Walkman, but they didn’t sync into individual directories. So I ended up with Podcast A Hour 1 Podcast B Hour 1 Podcast A Hour 2 Podcast B Hour 2.

    That very well could be I didn’t read carefully enough and I might not have that happen if I had read more carefully.

    Under Ubuntu 12.04 this same Walkman synced as a file based device and the gPodder cli sync command worked flawlessly. I can’t figure out how to make 14.04 see this player as a file based device.

  8. October 7th, 2014 at 18:41 | #8

    I found your podcast last week when I was looking for some new Linux podcasts to listen to… I didn’t know it was an older podcast until I heard you guys talking about the Mint version you were using and some comments about the phone specs… But anyways, it’s too bad that you are no longer doing the podcast. I really liked it.

  9. Tyler B
    October 11th, 2014 at 10:25 | #9

    Victor :

    I found your podcast last week when I was looking for some new Linux podcasts to listen to… I didn’t know it was an older podcast until I heard you guys talking about the Mint version you were using and some comments about the phone specs… But anyways, it’s too bad that you are no longer doing the podcast. I really liked it.

    Perhaps one day we will bring back the podcast. Thanks for the feedback!