Linux Outlaws 196 - Women with Shotguns
This week on Linux Outlaws: We talk about the natural disaster in Japan, nuclear power, Shuttleworth stirring up controversy again, Fedora 16 naming suggestions, Twitter hating on their developers and give away another netbook.
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- We talk about the mysterious helicopters (german article) from last show
- Bradley Kuhn: New RHEL source policy is GPL-compliant
- Please fill out the Ada Initiative Census
- Forum user gets banned, loses access to Dragon Age II
- Beer of the Week: Samuel Smith’s Imperial Stout
0:14:26 Releases, Security & News
- OpenSuse 11.4 — 100% of Banshee affiliate revenues go to Gnome
- Gentoo 11.0
- GhostBSD 2.0
- Joli OS 1.2
- Development: Fedora 15 Alpha
- Chrome 10
- ZFS for Linux 0.7
- We talk about the disaster in Japan and the Fukushima accident
- FFmpeg fork renames to Libav
- Shuttleworth stirrs up a debate about how Gnome collaborates, gives libappindicator as an example — Dave Neary’s long analysis of the matter
- Fedora 16 naming suggestions
- Android survives Pwn2Own
- Twitter tells developers: You’re not needed anymore
- GNU Free Call aims to provide a FaiF Skype alternative
- Bdale Garbee joins FreedomBox Foundation board
- HP will ship all PCs with WebOS pre-installed
1:24:52 MeeGo Competition
We give away the penultimate MeeGo netbook — it goes to the US.
This time, we used our revised, debugged drawing code:
python -c 'import random; print(1+random.randrange(1,1015))'
- Donations: Thanks to Jezra Lickter, Tom Link, Adam DiFrischia, Philip Royle, Daniel Lowe and all Flattr’ers.
- Daniel Bos send us a guide on how to get Ubuntu running on the Motorola Xoom (it doesn’t replace Android, but instead uses VNC to display Ubuntu)
- Armin Krauss sent us this Linux security story about a USB vulnerability
- Our Oracle insider Andy C. sent us a very funny email about the Unfakeable Linux crew which we can’t read in case Larry finds out
- Josh from Kentucky says Nathan Fillion should set up a Flattr page
- Morgan says Fab should try Fusion Linux
- Dorian Stretton works for a major UK retailer and was delighted to hear they have a new five year plan to move all their systems to Linux
- Ron McCurry says the next Ubuntu should be called “Ornery Opossum”
- Owen Oakeley sends us a beer recommendation from North Carolina
- Samir F. (@csgeek) asked us to mention Flourish Conference 2011 — Chicago, April 1 - 3
- Ted Strait says he has listened to the show since Episode 3 and has been inspired to start a show about UNIX and UNIX-like systems
We had other emails this week from Chris Woollard, Alienkid, threexk, Scott Lavender, Paul Dutot, Dr. Rich Wareham, Whym, Dave from Portland, Alistair Munro (B1ackCr0w) and diablomarcus.
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.