Linux Outlaws 102 - Goo/Linux
This week on the show, we talk with Bradley Kuhn of the SFLC about the recent Mono developments (are the Mono Wars over?), Google and their Chrome OS (is Google taking on Microsoft?), new Chrome and upcoming Firefox features and much more.
0:00:54 | Introduction
- We were in the Top 5 of tech podcasts for May on Podcast Alley — above Security Now!
- SELF audio now available
- OpenSSH vulnerability rumours
- Beer of the Week: Paulaner Weißbier Dunkel
0:07:40 | Releases & News
- PC-BSD 7.1.1
- CrunchBang Linux 9.04.01
- ClarkConnect 5.0
- Parted Magic 4.3
- Kongoni GNU/Linux 1.12.2
- SystemRescueCd 1.2.2
- VLC 1.0 “Goldeneye”
- Google Apps out of beta!<br/><br/>
- Google unveils Chrome OS plans, El Reg speaks the truth about Chrome OS and mops the floor with Mike Arrington
- Chromium gains native theming support on Linux
- Google releases an open source NX server — thanks to @jorge
- Firefox to gain multiprocess browsing
- Fedora introduces the Fit and Finish Initiative
- French hackers create HADOPI-defying router
0:45:50 | Microwatch
0:52:30 | Interview
We talk to Bradley Kuhn from the Software Freedom Law Center about these new developments around Mono. Are the Mono Wars over? If you are interested in this topic, also make sure to check out the latest episode (0x11) of the Software Freedom Law Show for more in-depth viewpoints on this topic.
1:28:16 | Feedback
- Donations: Thanks to Anthony A.
- Forums: We had quite a detailed and lively Mono/C# discussion
- John47 wrote to tell us about a restaurant in California called Ubuntu, apparently they’re quite famous and serve only organic and vegetarian food — they were even mentioned by Oprah Winfrey
- Jonathan Simpson recommends the film The Blob after our recent mention of Steve McQueen, it was filmed in his hometown of Phoenxiville and every year they have a festival celebrating it where people recreate the famous scene of everyone charging out of the theatre
- Simon Vass from Uganda tells us about his efforts to build up the local LUG
- Barry Williams sent us [more about the whole HTML5 audio/video codecs drama](http://tech.slashdot.org/story/09/06/14/1649237/YouTube-HTML5-and-Comparing-H264-With-Theora?from=rss link)
- Paul Durbin sent info on Hannah Montana Linux
- Dan Scott tells us more about Tiny Core Linux and also SLAX
- Steve Ward aka. AukonDK sends us a link to Damn Vulnerable Linux and a cool story
- Other emails this week from Nigel Howard, Bob Konior, Carlos Bertholdi, Will Noakes, Josh Newton, Nido Media, Reine, Alistair Munro aka. B1ackCr0w, Kristian Naugle and Rico<br/><br/>
- Freedom Hater Tip #1: Worms for the iPhone
- Freedom Hater Tip #2: Fallout 3 DLC finally coming to the PS3!
Song: La Terrible Maldicion De Tutankamon by The Dead Rocks from the album One Million Dollar Surf Band
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