Linux Outlaws 216 - Jaffa Cakes
LulzSec disbands, people are still hacked, Karen Sandler becomes Executive Director of Gnome, Firefox 5 is released, Nokia says MeeGo is back and Fab reviews Arch Linux.
- This isn’t Yogscast and Dan doesn’t like Jaffa Cakes
- Dan published his huge Ubuntu review
- We discuss this Ubuntu One UI
- OggCamp is near, for camping email email@example.com
- Nuka Break, the series
- Fab mentions Bradley’s weekly identi.ca summary
0:21:47 Releases and News
- LulzSec disbands
- Dropbox security breach
- WordPress plugin directory hacked
- Karen Sandler becomes Executive Director of the Gnome Foundation
- Mozilla releases Firefox 5, retires version 4
- Mageia is working on an ARM port
- Sweet Tooth
- Telstra removes HTC Sense from Desire’s Gingerbread update
- Nokia launches N9 MeeGo phone, also N950
1:12:32 Arch Linux Review
Fab talks about his experiences with running Arch Linux for the last few months.
Thanks to Andrew Barilla, Asier Azkuenaga, Michael Haggerty, James McBride and everyone who flattr’d us for supporting the show!
- Jonathan Nadeau, our Accessibility Correspondent, writes in reference to our discussion of Internet access as a human right — he wants to see this expanded to technology access as a whole since so many people are disabled in some way
- Computa Mike congratulates us on our first place in the Linux Format podcast round up in Issue 147
- Campbell Barton tells us that Blender is moving to an 8 weekly release cycle, he also mentions the new Blender Podcast
- Fab mentions Tom’s trailer for The Taming of the Shrew production by the BUSC
- Whym says Dan is right to question the openness of Darwin and claims it can’t even be booted without proprietary drivers from Apple
- B1ackCr0w aka. Alistair Munro sends us a story about a recent firmware update for the BT Home Hub that blocks Linux devices
- Joel J. Adamson says he has a friend in Peace Corps who has found an innovative way to raise money for the people in his village in Togo: he’s selling a CD to raise enough money for them to buy a donkey ($350)
Other emails this week: Steve Smethurst, Shadi Barhoumi, Rick Bragg, Farhad Gulemov, Andreas, Scott Lavender and Tzafrir Cohen.
Song: Reagan by LarG Productions from the album Some More Ol’ School Crap For Y’all (Various 1999-2004) Vol. #1