Linux Outlaws 103 - It's a Trap!
On the massively tardy show for this week, Dan & Fab talk about Microsoft submitting code to the Linux kernel, one-second boot times, Apple screwing with Palm, a cool RTS game that recently went open source and much, much more.
0:01:31 | Introduction
- We recorded this show on the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing
- Seems like we are always above Security Now these days on Podcast Alley — we never knew we were this popular!
- Dan mentions the Annual UK Unix User Group Conference on Friday to Sunday, August 7-9 in Birmingham at the University Conservatoire
- Security: DHCP servers can take over clients due to a security flaw
- Fedora is having update problems
0:09:49 | Releases & News
- LiveAndroid 0.2 — Android Live CD
- ExTiX 7.0
- sidux 2009-02
- Ubuntu 8.04.3
- Pardus Linux 2009
- Unladen Swallow 2009Q2<br/><br/>
- Palm releases WebOS SDK — not open source like Android’s SDK
- After Pirate Bay, Kazaa also going legit
- 0 A.D. RTS game goes open source
- MontaVista boasts 1-second Linux boot — the question is: does it actually do anything?
- Next Ubuntu LTS might be delayed to include Gnome 3 and sync with Debian
- Mozilla design challenge showcases new browser tab concepts
- Upcoming features for Banshee 2.0
0:40:17 | Microwatch
- Microsoft submits source code for Linux kernel (official press release) — WTF!? Hell has frozen over, the seas have parted!
- Another company buys Microsoft’s Linux FUD
- Crapple: iTunes 8.2.1 update deliberately kills Palm Pre syncing — Amarok team says join the A-Team instead!
- VIA wants their DRM in the kernel but is too lazy to code an OSS driver — DRM in this case means Direct Rendering Manager, apparently
0:56:36 | Interview
We shortly talk with Paul Frields (the Fedora Project Leader) about his new Pulsecaster project which is an easy solution to record interviews over VoIP using Pulseaudio. Check it out if you have a use for this kind of thing or want to help Paul to add more features!
1:07:03 | Feedback
- Audio feedback: Andy Hunter was inspired by the classical guitar version of our theme song and send us a rendition using only his Stylophone
- Forums: They made a movie out of Fab’s life!
- Buzzy Nielsen tells the story of how he outfitted his library with Ubuntu machines, payed for by Bill Gate’s money!
- Gerd Folberth congratulates us on one hundred episodes and also wants to tell us about new climateprediction.net experiments — if you want to help out, get BOINC
- Dick Turpin tried Midori and got himself in dependency hell and then, to make matters worse, stumbled across this
- John aka. FSMO told us why he needs Dan’s Arch pen (as Sean Connery)
- Tim Dobson thanks us for mentioning the DFEY logo competition on the show, the winner was our friend Richard Querin with an awesome submission
- Andrew Nixon sends us a link to Episode 61 of the Stack Overflow podcast which features Miguel de Icaza talking about Mono
- Other emails this week from Ger Apeldoorn, Carlos Lange, Kayvan (from the Philipines), erythrocyte, B1ackcr0w aka. Alistair Munro, Simon Vass, Bob Konior, Jake Todd, Stuart G., Caviar and Ali Ross
Song: Don’t Remember Me by J. Sipich
The theme music for this podcast is a song called “Sudo Modprobe”, it was written by Fab and produced and performed by Dan and Fab. The artwork for the album cover and the site including the Outlaw Tux was created by Fab. All material in this podcast is released under the Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 license, except the music at the end of the show which is always licensed under the Creative Commons license specified by the artist under the provided link.