Linux Outlaws 177 - The Orgasmatron (Eyebrow Control Was My Idea)
On Linux Outlaws this week: Symbian and MeeGo talk, System76 shipping to the UK, Fab rants on a stupid Fedora decision, open source Kinect drivers and much more….
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- We will soon reorganise the Outlaw Archives
- Dual core phones coming soon — amazing…
- Somebody build a working 8-bit CPU in Minecraft
- Kindle Errata: The Kindle only reads .mobi files (with or without DRM, books from the store have DRM) but .epub can be converted to .mobi using Calibre (plugins are available that strip DRM, illegal in the US), also: the Kindle desktop app only works on Windows, but Calibre seems to be the best desktop ebook app for Linux
- Booze of the Week: Willi, red wine from the Pfalz
0:12:46 Releases, Security & News
- PBX In A Flash 18.104.22.168.2
- Clonezilla Live 1.2.6-40
- Rocks Cluster Distribution 5.4
- Pinguy OS 10.10
- ZevenOS 3.0
- Linux Mint 10 “Julia”
- RHEL 6
- MythTV 0.24
- Banshee 1.9.0 — note the screenshot…
- GNOME Shell 2.91.2
- Wine 1.3.7
- LibreOffice preview
- Is Symbian dying a slow death?
- AMD joins MeeGo
- Google: Android doesn’t infringe Oracle’s copyrights
- System76 to begin shipping to the UK soon
- Wayland to be in Fedora 15
- Fedora rejects SQLninja
- Red Hat’s JBoss patent deal
- F# open sourced
- Microsoft not amused by open source Kinect drivers — from the IRC: Microsoft surrenders?
- Redmond: All your SD are belong to us, more information from their FAQ
- Don’t install LVMs on an SSD
- Donations: Thanks to Joseph Lantz, Rene Castberg and all the cool flattr-ers!
- Gerd Folberth says he has both a Kindle and an iPad and compares the reading experience for us
- Aitor Pazos feels we didn’t advertise or discuss more free”alternatives to Kindle enough in our special episode
- Bill Day sent us a link to some free sci-fi books for Fab
- Alexey Kazakov writes us a very nice email and tells us about OpenInkpot
- Peter Cannon felt we dealt with the DRM discussion with fairness and maturity
- Brian recommends his podcast at linuxinstall.net
- Xavier Sythe asks if we can spread the word about a petition to get Adobe CS products on Linux
- Mark Wylde sent us a map of the beer universe
- Other emails this week from Simon Roberts (@technicalevolution), Alex Tirrel, Tim Ashley, korczyk.l (sent us this video), Ruud Slegtenhorst, Phil Thompson, Philip from Grass Valley, Tony Ciak, René, Diablomarcus, Samuel Vanderplancke, Buffalo Pete (who’s a long time listener), Joe Foy and Chet Stokes
- Jon Kulp send us an amazing trumpet version of our theme from his next door trumpet professor
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.