Linux Outlaws 167 - On Her Majesty's Secret Server
This week on the show: AMD vice president embarrasses herself, native ZFS on Linux, the Seabird concept phone, the new Ubuntu application review process, the usual Microsoft fun and Dan roots his Desire and reviews CyanogenMod 6.
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- Sintel has premiered
- If you’re into Oktoberfest, this will be something for you: Wiesn-Gaudi.TV
- LittleBigPlanet 2 release pushed to 2011
- New Google transparency tool
- Twitter worms spread quickly thanks to blatant security flaw
- New Severed Fifth album out October 11
- Beer of the Week: Störtebeker Bernstein-Weizen
0:17:07 Releases & News
- VortexBox 1.5
- Fab mentions the Doom movie
- VectorLinux 6.0 “SOHO Deluxe”
- Quirky 1.3
- ArchBang Linux 2010.09
- Chakra GNU/Linux 0.2.2
- Development Release: Fedora 14 beta
- Very cool chart that plots the lineage of different Linux distros
- Qt 4.7
- Android 2.2.1 hits the Nexus One, manually install it now
- Hotot, a new microblogging client
- The AMD vice president of product marketing publishes a very embarrassing blog post
- Zonker explains Oracle’s “new” kernel for RHEL
- Native ZFS on Linux
- Sony Ericsson goes Android, leaves Nokia as only big Symbian user
- Mozilla Labs unveils Seabird concept phone
- MeeGo is being ported to Android
- Acquia is committing a full-time engineer to fix critical bugs in Drupal 7
- The new Ubuntu application review process
- Jezra helped come up with the design of the new Linux Plumbers Conference shirt
- They used the famous mugshot of Bill Gates in Outlook 2010
- Awesome photo manipulation of Steve Ballmer’s head
1:07:52 Review: CyanogenMod 6
Dan reviews CyanogenMod 6 and also talks about rooting and flashing his HTC Desire with Unrevoked which was suggested to him by @cleavey. We also talk about possible warranty issues people are concerned about with this process.
- Nathan D’Elboux really liked Episode 163, he also donated to Frostbite Systems and our show and is now getting involved in Fedora — good on him!
- Stephen Ward aka. AukonDK sent us a great audio review of the game Amnesia: The Dark Descent
- Xavier Sythe sends us a story about the GCHQ using Linux
- Other emails this week from Daniel Devine and Joni Larsen-Haikarainen
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