Linux Outlaws 195 - That's a Very Nice Everything You Have There
This week on Linux Outlaws: Ubuntu release name madness, some Canonical bashing, some Red Hat bashing, Linux gaming news, some good out of Microsoft and we give away another MeeGo netbook.
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- Help Nathan Buy Firefly
- London Stock Exchange problems not due to Linux
- Fab started a Minecraft video show
- Yogscast — check out their Minecraft series
- Beer of the Week: Pilsner Urquell
0:10:33 Releases, Security & News
- Linux From Scratch 6.8
- VortexBox 1.8
- Scientific Linux 6.0
- KDE 4.6.1
- Jython 2.5.2
- Upstart 1.0
- The DPL on the influence of Debian
- Bradley Manning facing death charges, forced to be naked daily
- Next Ubuntu version codenamed “Oneiric Ocelot”
- Shuttleworth admits mistakes in Banshee discussion, but not really
- Vincent Untz on the Banshee scandal
- Ayatana overlay scrollbars
- Red Hat changed source distribution to hamper Oracle and Novell
- Ongoing discussion about Gnome 3 window controls
- Popular Android apps on Market replaced by malware
- DuckDuckGo donates 10% of revenue to F/OSS projects
- Minecraft creator Notch says “lost sales” are a lie, piracy will win
- Humble Bundle creator says Linux matters
- Oil Rush available for pre-order
- More Windows Phone FAIL
- IE6 Countdown
- Google and Microsoft team up to battle geotagging patent troll
- The iPad 2 — what a joke!
1:10:04 MeeGo Competition
We give another netbook preloaded with MeeGo away. This time, it picks a lucky winner from Australia. Good on ya, mate!
- Donations: Navigium, Daniel Asante, Duncan Michael Bell, Michael Van Hoe, Neil Viglieno, Kevin Gibson, Jon Peder Opsahl, Matthew Clarke,William Kovacs and all the Flattr’ers
- We had great audio feedback from Malkor the Techie and Jezra
- Aitor Pazos wrote to tell us his own story of migrating a small company from XP to Debian a couple of years back
- Alison Chaiken disgrees with our comment about the fact that only two big companies are left in the Linux world
- Matthew Phillips sent us an email about a new release of the security distro GnackTrack
- Rachel Ward sent us some links about HP supposedly dumping Windows
Other emails this week from
Rich Brown, Nathaniel, Roger Cooper, Beeza, Armin, Don Rideaux-Crenshaw, Mark McNeill, Henry Standing, Earle Nietzel, Lee Brown, Remy Van Elst, Alienkid, Robert Bronstein, Jon Peder from Norway, Chris Woollard, Alastair from Cape Town and Scott Lavender.
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