Linux Outlaws 110 - The Chinless Hero
This week on Linux Outlaws: Whiskey, Chrome, a Frankencamera, pros & cons of The Cloud, Windows release parties, Jolicloud, Super Outlaw Bros., a Weather Widget and much more…
0:00:57 | Introduction
- Errata: Bodo Thiesen lost all his posts in the German Pirate Party for his denial of the Holocaust — thanks to Dirk for the tip-off
- World Premiere of the awesome OggCamp promo!
- Stop telling Fab about Google Listen for Android, it is not available outside of the U.S.! Thank you.
- The Chinless Hero
- Looks like the UK Pirate Party is discussing the copyright reform issue with the FSF, good! — thanks to James Lewis for the heads-up!
- Microsoft Word allowed to stay on sale… for now
- EU investigates Oracle’s planned acquisition of Sun
- Security: Patch your Wordpress blogs!
- Booze of the Week: Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey
0:16:32 | Releases & News
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4
- Tiny Core Linux 2.3
- Zenwalk Linux 6.2
- Frugalware Linux 1.1
- DesktopBSD 1.7
- CrossOver Games 8.0
- Opera 10
- Sony adopts Chrome as the default browser for the VAIO line
- Open-source “Frankencamera” could revolutionize digital photography
- Programmer talks about the Bundestrojaner malware and GPLs his Skype wiretapping trojan
- eBay just sold Skype
- Red Hat “opens up the cloud” with Deltacloud
- Cory Doctorow chimes in on cloud computing
- 60,000 Russian teachers set to learn Linux by the end of 2009 — in Russia, Linux learns you!
- Statistics suggest you can’t make a living on the Android Market yet
- Microsoft contract forces cancellation of Stallman talk at Argentinian university
- M$ wants you to throw a Windows release party
- Crapple: Snow Leopard ships with old version of Flash — great for hackers, not so much for the users
0:52:18 | Review
Fab reviews the Jolicloud netbook distro.
Android App Pick: Weather Widget from Android Apps (free or €0.99 donation)
1:04:33 | Feedback
- Audio Feedback: 8-bit Super Outlaw Bros. theme from El Nerdo De Geek
- Donations: Thanks to Ryan K. & Martin R.
- Forums: The LO Game thread
- Andrew Sullivan Cant tells us about the third annual Ontario Linux Fest, to be held on Saturday, 24 October 2009 at the Days Hotel and Conference Centre Toronto Airport East in Ontario, Canada
- Simon Vass tells us that the Linux User Group Uganda are having their own Software Freedom Day celebrations on September 19th at Makarere University in Kampala
- Bob Konior writes us with even more thoughts on Microsoft and the EU
- Boryslav Larin thinks people should check out Grusha
- Johan Badenhorst is developing a rating app for Android called EveRated, check it out it looks really promising!
- Beeza writes us about hot girls and naked scientists
- Other emails this week from Myles Wakeham, Kevin Smith (not the famous one), Rick Byrnes, Jenny, Caleb Dorr, Dirk, Alex, BigJim, Thomas Perl (gPodder), Tim Humble, Kristian Naugle, Anthony Fox, Martin Reindl, Matt P., John Sullivan, Martin Danko, Les “Quarter” Pounder and Barry Williams
- First Gran Turismo 5 screenshots released
Song: Alabama Barbeque by the Ink Spots (from Archive.org)
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