Linux Outlaws 42 - Don't Panic!
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This time ‘round, we bring you The Ultimate Answer, a warehouse full of coke, Obama pimpin’ OpenOffice, a review of Gnome Do and much more.
Introduction and Housekeeping (02:01)
- Episode 42 - The Ultimate Answer!
- Shout out to Pat and Dann from TLLTS and “Big” Dave Yates from Lotta Linux Links, Dan was hanging out with them in IRC
- Football should be called “football”!
- Episode is late since Fab was rocking out at John Fogerty’s gig in Bonn and is pretty deaf now
- LugRadio Live — be there!
- Beer of the Week: Duckstein
Releases and News Stories (09:20)
- DeLi Linux 0.8.0
- ParanoidLinux — thanks to roninchef
- Myah OS 3.0
- Resulinux 2.9
- Absolute Linux 12.1.01
- eAR OS 1.09
- Obama promises to switch the US government over to OpenOffice — thanks to Gordon for the story
- Valve says it’ll release Steam for Linux soon — emailed by Phillip Heron
- Google open sources Google Gadgets for Linux
- Acer moving more towards Linux
- Barracuda is interested in aquiring Sourcefire, who make ClamAV and Snort
- Canonical officially announces the Ubuntu Netbook Remix
In-Depth Topics and Listener Feedback (38:36)
- Gnome Do, an awesome utility for your Gnome desktop — developer David Siegel wrote us a mail with some tips about the program
- Check out AWN, it’s getting better all the time — please read these comprehensive instructions on how to install it
- Tip of the Week: How to install Sugar as an alternative session in Ubuntu <br/><br/>
- Ben Jarvis asks us if we still defend Linux when talking to people and why
- Alistair from Scotland tells us about The Open Source Community at Microsoft — WTF!?
- Billy Crook builds high performance supercomputer clusters and opens our eyes about Rocks
- Gregor tells us about his time in Bonn and also IceWM
- Matt Pawelski gives us the Nuclear Solaris Shoeing Of Doom™
- John M. Howitt tells us about LibriVox
- Alex Harrington sends us this article about schools in the UK going open source
- Jeff Smith says Hans Reiser might be innocent
- JZA liked Dan’s Wu-Tang references — here’s the Lost-like logo Fab was talking about:
- Kristoffer Egil Bonarjee (Egil) tells Fab about the very useful screen -x option
- Thomas clears up some confusion about fw-cutter
Check out Mozilla’s attempt to get Firefox 3 into the Guiness Book, also: Jono announced the Ubuntu Global Bug Jam.
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Song: Re Your Brains by Jonathan Coulton
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-NC-SA 3.0 license.