Linux Outlaws 61 - Bono Jacon, You've Got Mail!
This week, we have some Linux news as usual and we also interview Jono Bacon about his recent Severed Fifth album release, Ubuntu and also Free Software and Free Culture in general.
- If you’re on Last.fm, join the Linux Outlaws group!
- Check out crapalert.org for those special occasions when you need the Crap Alert™ at your disposal
- PS3 games: Burnout Paradise, Little Big Planet
- CentOS 4.7 “Server CD”
- Plamo Linux 4.5
- Parted Magic 3.1
- Foresight Linux 2.0.5
- Linux Mint 5 “Fluxbox”
- Parsix GNU/Linux 1.5r2
- PC-BSD 7.0.1
- Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r5
- Flash Player 10
- Android now open source for real
- Mozilla new mobile browser: Fennec
- T-Mobile G1 released
- Drobo Apps for the DroboShare adds user-developed Linux dashboard
- Dell employee becomes Ubuntu core developer
- Linux is worth ten biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilion dollars according to the Linux Foundation
We interview Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon about Free Culture, Free Software, Ubuntu, his new project Severed Fifth and music in general. We also asks what Jono’s favourite guitar is, of course. Severed Fifth has just released their first album Denied By Reign licensed under a Creative Commons license, so go ahead and download the music!
1:13:45 Tip of the Week
- Appnr software installation website using apturl
1:17:55 Listener Feedback
- John V. tells us why he’s listening to the show
- Raindog sent us some info on Laconica plugins
- Rob Bunting tells us about carbon dating, he also listens to the show at 130% speed
- Kevin really liked the Keep Cool Vibration song we played some time ago and wants to hear more like that
- Timo thinks Dann’s singing sucks
- On the topic of Ubuntu advertising, Andreas Kristoffersen sends us pictures of the Ubuntu lettuce and a cool Ubuntu billboard
- Mark from Morecambe, Lancashire wrote to tell us he was pleased to hear us mention the fact that Macs are PCs as it annoys him too and no other podcast seems to mention it
- Mat wrote to say that the Australian ‘net filtering will only be for illegal content, so porn with consenting adults will still be allowed
- Mathew Stahl asks us about an email with a virus warning he received and if that also applies to Linux
Song: Dollar Plague from the album Denied By Reign by Severed Fifth
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.