Linux Outlaws 213 - Mister Spliffy
The UN says three strikes laws violate Human Rights, Fedora wants a Code of Conduct, IBM and Oracle screw LibreOffice, Skype is reverse-engineered, Microsoft screws with their developers and Apple invents cloud computing.
- Clarence Clemons has suffered a stroke — hang in there, Big Man!
- Fab got his Xoom and will review it after sufficient testing time
- Bitcoin explained
- Useful Gnome 3 tweaks
- Pixel Shrooms — via @m3tti
- Richard Dreyfuss reads the iTunes EULA
- Wine of the Week: Rosé from Weingut Hof
0:15:05 Releases and News
- SystemRescueCd 2.2.0
- NuTyX Pakxe
- Legacy OS 2
- LibreOffice 3.4
- Ubuntu Dapper end-of-lifed
- UN: Three strikes laws violate Human Rights
- Samsung donates phones to Cyanogen for hacking purposes
- Fedora introduces btrfs default in F16
- Fedora wants a CoC
- IBM & Oracle knive LibreOffice in the back
- Skype reverse-engineered
- Microsoft is headed for another disaster with the new Windows 8 interface
- US Supreme Court: Microsoft has lost the I4I case
- WWDC: The iCloud, Apple has traditionally sucked at this stuff
- Apple rips off UK student
- The Mac getting into a security cat-and-mouse game now too
- Apple drops ridiculous iOS pricing rules
Thanks to Scott Evans, Duncan Eastoe, Jon Peder Opsahl, Alison Chaiken, Thomas Ratliff, Stuart Edgar, David Megins-Nicholas, everyone who flattr’d us and send us Bitcoin as well!
- Merely Jim (from Texas) writes to us about HP and WebOS
- We got emails about RHEL and CentOS alternatives from Nathan D’Elboux (who moved to Scientific Linux on his web server), Dale (who likes FreeBSD), Brad Alexander (says we should use Debian), Neil Viglieno (thinks we’re spreading FUD and everything is OK with CentOS) and Jeremy Block (who agrees with Fab and thinks a proper RHEL version with no support would have a market).
- Denis Labrecque wrote to say how much he’s enjoying Linux Mint and congratulates Clem and the team
- Alison Chaiken sent us a link to the birthday video friends made for Larry Lessig’s 50th birthday
- Jonathan Nadeau writes in with a usability review of the latest Ubuntu with Unity
- Jørn Lomax (probably our northernmost listener) says he’s enjoying the show and he’s joined identi.ca because of us
Other emails: Jack (from Terminal Geeks), Carlos F. Lange, Chris Woollard, z1000000, Andrew Griffiths, Stephen Michael Kellat, Armin Krauss, Andrew Cutler, Sarah Zeist, MikeC, Drew Devore, G. Clifford Williams, mjcpk, Yannis A. and Charles.