Linux Outlaws 199 - Hail to the King, Baby!
This time on Linux Outlaws: Metric tons of Google talk, even more ratholing, Barnes & Noble sued over Android by Microsoft, a Muffin of the Week and Fab reviews Firefox 4.
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- Thanks to @tante for sending Fab Dragon Age II as a podcast donation — it’s his fault that he’s once again lost himself in Thedas
- Duke Nukem Forever… delayed
- FOSSCON 2011, July 23 in Philadelphia
- Come to Dan’s Rathole Radio gig!
- Muffin of the Week: Raisin/rum muffins, made by Katy
0:11:57 Releases, Security & News
- Trisquel GNU/Linux 4.5
- Zenwalk Linux 7.0
- Bodhi Linux 1.0.0
- Foresight Linux 2.5.0
- Development: Slackware Linux 13.37 RC 3.1415926535897932384626433832
- Xen 4.1
- LibreOffice 3.3.2
- GCC 4.6.0
- Firefox 4 — check out glow.mozilla.org
- MySQL.com vulnerable to SQL injection
- Mozilla on the Comodo SSL certificate issue
- Google spends $1 million on censorship and throttling detection
- Federal judge rejects Google book monopoly
- Google delays Honeycomb source release
- Java creator James Gosling hired by Google
- Ruby-based OStatus implementation started
- DokuWiki accepted to Google Summer of Code
- Amazon launches Android app store, gets sued by Apple
- Unladen Swallow is dead
- Matthew Garrett: HTC are fuckheads
- Microsoft is sorry for the epic suckage that is Windows Phone 7
- Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble over Android
- M$ wants to sue companies for piracy committed by suppliers
Fab reviews Firefox 4 and all the new features like the fresh take on the UI, tab groups, the new privacy settings and syncing.
Fab’s setup of the UI looks like this:
Donations: Thanks to Ricardo Lameiro, Andy Benz, Alexander Danzer, Osama Alassiry, Evgeny Kuznetsov and all Flattr’ers!
- Buzzy Neilsen ent us this link under the subject “beard magic”
- Jeremy Pope says Cyanogen Mod showed humour in their wallpaper removal — they substituted the boobies for boobies
- Paul Levold sent us a nice email saying he likes the show and also he enjoyed the recent discussion of nuclear power and the Japan situation; he also send us links to this book and this article in The Guardian
- Matthew Stevenson sent an email regarding ZFS and Linux, he’s been watching a project which claims to give you ZFS in kernel space on Linux
- Rod Hurford wrote about our GPL discussion where we mentioned stone tablets and corrected Dan
- Nehemiah Dacres wonders if anyone knows of a good solution for mass desktop administration on Linux
We had other emails from Olle Jonsson, Robert Main, Andreas, Nathaniel, Andrew, Ashley Kitson, Clint Langston, Simon Roberts and Steve Canz.
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.