Linux Outlaws 131 - Screw Your Third Dimension!
This week on Linux Outlaws we talk about Google’s Nexus One, Nat Friedman leaving Novell, Palm opening their App Catalog, Microsoft collaborating on SVG, Fab reviews the Motorola Milestone (Droid) and much more…
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0:01:20 | Introduction
- We announce OggCamp 10
- Quick security hint: 768-bit RSA cracked
- Thanks to Shot of Jaq for the kind words!
- The DistroWatch Weekly Podcast, Issue 335 used Sudo Modprobe for the intro and played Dan’s The Elephant In The Room — cool!
- New podcasts: Hacker Medley by Nat Friedman & On the Road with David Rovics
- We comment on the last TuxRadar Podcast episode of 2009
- Monty made a billion off MySQL? — bloody hell!
- Fab’s takeaway from CES: 3D? Meh, Android runs on microwaves
- What an arsehole: Bono wants to kick you off the Internet!
- Booze of the Week: Debian Wine sent to Fab by Christoph Klünter (@cz8s)
0:24:99 | Releases & News
- Toorox 01.2010
- Ubuntu Tweak 0.5
- OpenShot 1.0 — apparently it isn’t really ready though
- Development: Bangarang — a new media player for KDE
- Not exactly a release, but check out the new Bisigi themes for Ubuntu
- The Google Phone is real: HTC-made Nexus One — they seem to have customer service problems, though
- Palm finally opens up their App Catalog
- Jamendo is in trouble
- Ximian founder Nat Friedman leaves Novell
- Chrome now bigger than Safari
- RMS on selling exceptions to the GPL
- Zonker says Postgres not so easy to kill
0:53:59 | Microwatch
- Italian class-action lawsuit targets unwanted Windows installs
- Microsoft’s collaboration on SVG could be a win for the open Web
1:02:16 | In-Depth Topic
Check out more photos in Fab’s gallery which includes some phone camera test pictures, too.
1:25:34 | Feedback
- Donations: Thanks to Ryan K. and Daniel R.!
- Forums: Feedback thread to Episode 130 — our usual derailment ends in a hilarious discussion of Microsoft Sync powered rocket cars
- Peter Cannon, long-time friend of the show, writes us a very funny email.
- Rex Djere says that he loves the show so much it’s inspired him to start his own podcast
- Hanna Pietikäinen just writes us because she “needs more exposure” — check out her site Cutebuntu
- John Scheuvront writes in response to us talking about the recent Nokia patent case and points out that these are all hardware patents
- Gordon Coupar, another old friend of the show, writes us to say that he is still listening and sends us this funny picture with some Banshee recommendation fail:
- Jezra, our own GIMP legend extraordinaire, send us the amazing Jezra Soundboard™ — so cool!
- SK Keeper wrote to tell us of their first BSD experience with FreeNAS and how good it was, he also says that apparently there’s news of the project dumping the BSD kernel and moving to Linux
- We had other emails this week from terryf, Matthew Pherigo, Beeza, Jon T., David Hunter, Steven Rosenberg who told us about TinyOgg, Paul WB, Pier-Luc Caron St-Pierre (“Make it so!”), Thomas Goirand, Xander Vedejas, kalgecin, Andreas Marschke, Chris P. King and Alistair “b1ackcr0w the mention whore” Munro
- Event: come to OggCamp 10!
Song: A Glorious Dawn by Symphony of Science
- A Glorious Dawn - Sensuous Enemy Remix
- A Glorious Dawn - WUB Dubstep Remix
which you can also get from here.
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.