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Check out the awesome members of the BDLL community

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.

Adam Grubbs

Community Member

Adam currently is an Infrastructure Engineer, Twitch streamer and BDLL community member

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.


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.

Belle O’Dwyer

Community Member

An avid Photographer, Web-Design Enthusiast and self proclaimed Aviation-Know-it-all


Community Member

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

Carmine (TOS)

Community Member

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

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.

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


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 very active in the Lubuntu Dev Community

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 Adams

Community Member

Eric specializes in web technologies and is a keen Linux and open source aficionado as well as an all-around tech guy.

Eric (TheITGuy)

Community Member

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


Community Member

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


Community Member

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

John (Gimpysticks)

BDLL Supporter

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

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.

Joshua Peisach

Community Member

Joshua Peisach (dubbed as Dr. Random) supports BDLL and also 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

Lamer (TheLamerLinux)

Community Member

Lamer 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
sed -i s/Unique/unique/g


BDLL Supporter

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


BDLL Supporter

Michael uses Linux for his Photography workflow.

Michael Tunnell

Podcaster Extraordinaire

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

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


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.


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

Red Robbo hosts a youtube channel called Red Robbo’s Workshop full of content on Linux and Audio

Ryan (DasGeek)


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

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.


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

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. 

Simon Quigley

Lubuntu Release Manager

Simon is heavily involved in the Linux community including helping out behind the scenes with the AskNoahShow


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


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 main developer behind 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.


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


Community Member

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

The BDLL Community

Each person here makes up an
important part of the community

Long Live Linux!

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