Linux Outlaws 132 - The Denty-Dent Client
This week, the Outlaws bring you a lot of Google/China hacking stories, a review of the Mustard microblogging client for Android, Microsoft DDoSing Perl hackers, Google hiring Ted Ts’o and the Hawkman is in the house too…
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0:01:42 | Introduction
- Check out this nice review of the show by Andrew Currie
- Better than Bono: REM speaks out for net neutrality
- Very nice looking new Motorola Android phone
- M$ did pull Word from their distribution channels after all
- mintMenu ported to Fedora& Fab" href="http://linuxoutlaws.com/files/ramrod-gift.jpg">
- Very funny: Linus rants on embroidery machines
- Booze of the Week: Ramrod’s amazing moonshine Tsipouro
0:15:52 | Releases & News
- BackTrack 4
- SimplyMEPIS 8.0.15 — check out Warren Woodford’s great hair!
- PelicanHPC 2.0
- Frenzy 1.2
- Pardus Linux 2009.1
- Bangarang 1.0
- Mozilla changes release and development process
- Facebook becomes Apache Software Foundation sponsor
- Google is upgrading to Ext4 and hires Ted Ts’o
- Linux Foundation: Linux job market has grown by 80%
- BerliOS hacked
- Dan’s report of his N900 troubles
- Google to pull out of China in aftermath of hacking attacks?
- German BSI advises citizens not to use Internet Explorer
- IE flaw exploited in Chinese attacks on Google
- Microsoft bots perform denial of service on Perl Testers
0:51:43 | Android App Pick
0:57:11 | Feedback
- Donations: Thanks to Henning Beyer, Craig Horrocks and Matt!
- Forums: How did you discover Linux?
- Regular correspondent Les “Quarter” Pounder writes to tell us of a school in Lancashire, UK who used Moodle to set up a virtual classroom during the recent snow disruption — Pot Noodle
- We had nice emails from Scarffo & Aethelberga to say how much they enjoy the show
- Sidney Skinner tells us more about the FreeNAS kernel situation
- Stuart sends us a link from Groklaw about an email from Bill Gates regarding Linux and ACPI extensions from back in 1999
- Raphael Ong sent us a poem about Linux he wrote for his literature homework
- Crispin tells us that you [can buy](http://wiki.debian.org/DebianWine wiki.debian.org/DebianWine) the Debian wine from last episode and support the distro in the process
- Jonathan Nadeau introduces us to his company Frostbite Systems that makes Linux-based computers including some very cool (pun intended) fully pre-configured machines for blind users
- Folding@Home: Join Team TLLTS and help us take over!
- Peter Noack likes the show and says he’s a medicine student interning in the OR and asked some CPB technicians about Windows XP on the machines, as referenced in Episode 130, and luckily XP isn’t used in critical applications
- We had other emails this week from JonTheNiceGuy, Erik Lee, Kevin Lucas, Bill Boulton, Alistair Munro, Big Jim, spartan7 and David Ellis
- Event: Klaatu’s Linux Multimedia Sprint, January 26 from 14:00 - 06:00 EST in #media on irc.binrev.net
Song: Rock Out With Your Hawk Out by MC Hawking
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