The BDLL Community

Check out the awesome members of the BDLL community. Everyone has something to contribute to the community. Why not join us?


  Rocco (BigDaddyLinux)
Community Member

It is my pleasure to host such a wonderful community full of people from all walks of life coming together to talk about their love for Linux


 PZ – Zebedee Boss
BDLL Supporter, Friend & Producer

PZ is the Producer of BDLL and Co-host on Destination Linux. He also has a great YouTube channel and I am honored to consider him My Friend. He has also been a guest on Linux Spotlight.


Adam Grubbs
Community Member

Adam currently is an Infrastructure Engineer, Twitch streamer and BDLL community member. He has also appeared on Linux Spotlight.


Alan Pope
Resident Ubuntu Fanboy

Alan currently Co-hosts the Ubuntu podcast and also works for Canonical which gives him a very unique Linux perspective.


Alie (PresentArms)
Developer of TrinityPCLinux OS

Alie develops his own distro with the trinity desktop and also has a YouTube channel showcasing it and brings a wealth of experience to the community.


Amolith
Community Member

Gideon is a Libre Hoster and a UBports Steering Committee member which focuses on the mobile side of Linux.


Barbara Harris
Community Member

Barb is in the education sector and uses Windows, Mac & Linux in her daily workflow. She has also written software for Linux.


BigPod
Community Member

BigPod is a newer member of the community and is also a member of other YouTube communities related to Linux.


Bill (franksmcb)
Community Member

Bill has quickly become a go-to person for technical issues within the community because of his experience in Linux and IT.


Carmine (TOS)
Community Member

TOS hosts a YouTube channel where he covers Linux Distros, Tech news, Vlogs and the popular News and Nonsense.


Chris Kelling
BDLL Supporter

Chris has been using computers since the 80’s and brings a wealth of knowledge of general computing to the community.


Chuck Harrington
BDLL Supporter

Chuck has yet to join the conversation but does so much for the community behind the scenes that he has to be on this list.


Climby
Distro hopper extraordinaire

Climby takes on some of the hardest challenges in distro hopping…usually before the show ends.


Colin Brash (PCTLC)
Linux Enthusiast

Colin takes his distro hopping to a new level and documents the whole process on his YouTube channel.


Cubicle Nate
BDLL Supporter

Nate is a huge Linux enthusiast and also dabbles in retro tech but his first love will always be openSUSE.


Dan Simmons
BDLL Supporter & Resident Tech Support

Dan is currently a Host and Network Services Manager and also recently joined the core Lubuntu development team.


Dave (DreamingWolf)
BDLL Supporter

Dave brings many years of experience to the community and is a go-to resource for Arch Linux.


Derek (DistroTube)
Linux Extraordinaire

Derek shows off his love for Linux on his youtube channel and brings a wealth of experience to the community.


Dolphin Oracle
MX Linux Developer

DO has a YouTube channel where he showcases all of the awesome things going on over in the MX Linux world.


Dustin Krysak
Ubuntu Budgie Dev/System Admin

Dustin shows off his love for Linux with Ubuntu Budgie as well as packaging snaps and being one of the nicest dudes you will meet.


EB – Steve (English Bob)
Youtube Extraordinaire

EB needs no introduction. His presence is felt in the conversation as soon he joins. He is loved by all in the community!


Eric (TheITGuy)
Community Member

Eric is currently a Solutions Architect for Gitlab. He is also a Podcaster, OpenSource Enthusiast and a Gamer


Eric Adams
Website & Forums Admin

Eric specializes in web technologies and is a keen Linux and open source aficionado as well as an all-around tech guy. He is solely responsible for the website upgrades and design including the Discourse forums.


Frank
Community Member

Frank is a longtime community member and loves to take part in the distro challenges


James Tigert
Resident Solus Lover

James is one of Solus biggest fans and no other distro seems to compare. Check out his github page.


Jill Bryant
Community Member

Jill is a host of LWDW over LinuxGameCast and is a very skilled Linux user that loves to talk about Linux


Joe (PowerPC)
Here from the beginning

Joe was one of the first people to take part in BDLL! He is also a huge Linux proponent in his own computer business.


John (Gimpysticks)
BDLL Supporter

John has his own youtube channel along with a blog he runs.


Jon Uhler
Professional Photographer

Jon is one of our resident professional Photographers and all around great guy who loves talking about Linux


Joshua Peisach
Community Member

Joshua Peisach (dubbed as Dr. Random)  runs the Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix project


Karl Schneider
Graphics Specialist

Karl is an invaluable member to the Linux community offering his talents in graphic design everywhere including designing the logos and layouts for BDLL and Linux Spotlight


Lamer (TheLamerLinux)
Community Member

Lamer has been around from the beginning of BDLL and  takes part in the distro challenges and also has a youtube channel that you can check out


Matt (Dark1LTG)
Reaction Aficionado

Matt (Dark1LTG) is always on the hunt for Unique in every distro he tries. Check out his youtube channel for Opensource content and Reaction videos


Matthias
BDLL Supporter

Matthias has been a long time supporter of BDLL and stays up to ridiculous hours in the morning to join the conversation


Michael Tunnell
Podcaster Extraordinaire

Michael Hosts TWINL and Co-hosts Destination Linux along with his own youtube channel. He is Everywhere!


Michael@Swe
BDLL Supporter

Michael uses Linux for his Photography workflow and joins BDLL when he has trouble sleeping


Paul R
Community Member

Paul prefers KDE and loves stability but sometimes ventures out of his comfort zone with the distro challenges


Pete (Pete’s Tech Den)
Community Member

Pete is a long time community member and has some great experience in the opensource area for cloud services.


Peter (MintSpider)
BDLL Supporter

Peter loves Solus but actively takes part in the distro challenges and is able to give detailed feedback to help the community


PizzaLovingNerd
Community Member

Pizza is a 13 year old Linux user and YouTuber. He makes videos covering FOSS, Tech, and other things. He also also likes food, especially pizza.


Profetik777
Deep Thinker

Profetik is active in the Linux community including the mobile aspect and is noted for bringing deeply thought out questions to the conversation.


Red Robbo
BDLL Supporter

Rob hosts a youtube channel called Red Robbo’s Workshop full of content on Linux and Audio so check it out!


Ryan (DasGeek)
Podcaster Extraordinaire

Ryan is a Co-host of Destination Linux and also has a successful YouTube channel based on Hardware and all things Linux


Schyken
Elementary OS Fanboy

Schyken offers up some great expertise in the inner workings of things and is always ready to offer advice and tech support to anybody


Scott (RocketWolf)
Community Member

Scott jumps into the distro challenge every week and offers up his feedback to see if the distros are new user friendly.


Shane Milton
Professional Photographer

Shane has a love for Photography and shows this off with his YouTube channel based on Photography. Did I mention he also runs Linux?


Silent Robot
Arch Linux Expert

Silent has a youtube channel with a variety of content including gameplay videos running on Linux. He is also the creator of SalientOS


Simon Quigley
Community Member

Simon is heavily involved in the Linux community including being the Release Manager for Lubuntu and helping out behind the scenes with the AskNoahShow


SkrappJaw
Resident Musician

Skrapp is an audio expert including setting up Jack on Linux. He also makes great theme music


Steve (Mowest)
Community Member

Steve loves to sing the praises of Bohdi Linux but is more than happy to join in the distro challenges. He is also introducing his Son into the Linux World


Steve (stevesveryown)
Community Member

Steve hosts a YouTube channel where he promotes his favorite distro PeppermintOS and also has some livestream chats


Steve Z
Community Member

You may not know Steve from joining the video chat but Steve is a huge part of the BDLL community behind the scences via emails and topic suggestions for the community


Sysdrum
Hardware Enthusiast

Sysdrum is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to hardware and the inner workings of how it reacts with software


Thomas Castleman
Developer of DraugerOS

Thomas is the Lead developer of DraugerOS which tries to emulate a console experience on the PC


Tim F
Community Member

Tim brings levelheaded conversation to the BDLL community and is a member of various other Linux communities.


Tyler Brown
Community Member

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Vash (Michael)
Community Member

Vash is newer to Linux but brings a breath of fresh air to the community with a background in Windows and IT


Wendy Hill
Professional Photographer

Wendy has a YouTube channel where she documents how she runs her photography business solely on Linux along with how-to videos for editing photos


Yannick
Community Member

Yannick is known as The french guy from Switzerland and has a youtube channel with the same name.