Linux Outlaws 158 - I'll Send That to the Toilet Computer!
On this episode of Linux Outlaws: Google kills the Nexus Two, Mandriva avoids bankruptcy, arguments about “Open Core”, Monty acts up again, Google App Inventor and lots of Microsoft and Apple bashing as usual.
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- Jon Kulp send us some amazing bits of music for the show
- Excellent Frostbite Media interview with Mo Duffy about the Fedora Design Team
- CyanogenMod 6 breaths new life into the aging G1 with Froyo
- Android sees healthy growth at the expense of Apple, RIM and Microsoft
- Chromium / Chrome to get a unified menu
- Mint is playing with a Debian-based version
- Beer of the Week: Theakston XB — imported for Fab by The Bald
0:13:31 Releases & News
- Element 1.3
- Mandriva Linux 2010.1
- PCLinuxOS 2010.07
- Parted Magic 5.0
- Tonido 18.104.22.16838
- Mercurial 1.6
- Shotwell 0.6.1
- Python 2.7
- RHEL 6 Beta 2, targeting year end release
- Australia delays ‘net filter for a year
- Pirate Bay soon to be hosted within Swedish Parliament?
- Google kills hopes for a “Nexus Two”
- Google App Inventor
- Mandriva avoids bankruptcy, releases new version
- Motorola has “revolutionized internal communications” with StatusNet, official StatusNet client
- Amazon MP3 downloader support in Banshee
- Simon Phipps on the problems with “Open Core” — Bradley Kuhn’s take on it
- Monty appeals Oracle’s Sun merger again
- Microsoft opens source code to Russian secret service FSB
- Microsoft presents at Red Hat Summit
- Crapple: Apple to fix the iPhone 4 antenna problems by patching the way the bars are displayed?
1:00:52 Software Tip
- Chrome-to-Phone, a Chrome extension and Android app to send browser tabs to your phone
- Donations: Thanks to James McBride, Daniel Ngu, Ian Pickworth and Tony Hughes
- Audio Feedback: Jon Kulp send us some wonderful prairie harmonica and Latin renditions of the LO theme, he also send a funny clip from an NPR show about Microsoft — we also got some awesome Crapple theme entries from Alistair Munro and Jo “Remington Steele” Ressington
- Blogs: Paul Elms (aka. scifly)’s new blog will soon feature a series about working on the Pony Express app
- Mike Hingley tells us about a government website where you can cast your vote to repeal the Digital Economy Act if you are in the UK
- SmooveD says they like our perspective on Apple, he says we shouldn’t let the iListeners censor us
- We got other emails this week from Andreas, Doug Whitfield, Tony Hughes, Philip Herron alias RedBrain, Ron McLeod, figjam and Jonathan Nadeau
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.