Linux Outlaws 56 - Have You Had Your Eyes Tested Lately?
This time, the Outlaws talk about Canonical paying developers to pimp the Linux desktop, Microsoft killing the Seinfeld ads, a virus on the ISS, DRM in clothing and a lot more.
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- The world hasn’t ended
- Fab is back online for good!
- LugRadio’s LRL 2008 show is out
- Apparently Steven Fry’s MacBook does run gNewSense
- Dan is now supporting the Open Rights Group
- Beer of the Week: Iki Beer
- Foresight Linux 1.0 “Mobile” & “Kid’s”
- Greenie Linux 3.1H
- PC-BSD 7.0
- Pardus Linux 2008.1
- PLD Live 2008.09
- VLC 0.9.2
- Android to debut today, September 23
- iPhone Podcaster app FAIL
- Neuros OSD 2.0 shipping
- SGI relicenses OpenGL, FSF approved now
- Canonical to hire upstream devs to improve the Linux desktop and to out-pretty Apple
- Ubuntu / Firefox EULA controversy and solution
- Seinfeld campaign over, new one makes even less sense
- Microsoft makes another play for UK schools
- ISS gets virus thanks to Windows
- Apple patents DRM for clothes
00:47:51 Tip of the Week
- Marvel’s The Dark Tower: Treachery comic books
00:50:00 Listener Feedback
- Benny sends us a link to a very weird story about a guy buying a G4 PowerMac on eBay
- Steven sends us a story about Sun open sourcing their xVM server
- Ger Appledorn warns us about security issues with Webmin
- Darrin tells us that the OpenID login on linuxoutlaws.net seems to be broken
- David Stevens helped us narrowing down our mp3 tagging problem
- We get an anonymous tip about Nokia’s open source plans
- Stuart Burns gives us an admittedly rather nice booting about Thinkpads
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Song: Nothing On from the album Worm Food by Ruth Theodore
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.