Linux Outlaws 69 - The Porn Tash
This week: We talk about trouble in the Debian community, voting on Lenny’s release, Windows on submarines for real, PlayStation Home, MystOnline going open source and Fab reviews CunchBang on his Eee PC.
- Thanks to Pipeline for sending us the intro clip of Bill & Ted
- Apparently some Russian guy patented emoticons? — WTF!?
- New podcast cover art coming up in 2009
0:06:18 Open Source Releases
- Slax 6.0.9
- K-DEMar 4.7
- Bluewhite64 Linux 12.2
- Linux Mint 6 “Felicia” — feature list including giver
- Magic Linux 2.1
- Parted Magic 3.3
- Litrix Linux 9.0
- Kiwi Linux 8.12
- openSUSE 11.1
- Adobe AIR 1.5 for Linux
- VirtualBox 2.1 — with OpenGL support
0:16:31 News Stories
- Linux Foundation election results
- More sexist morons trouble Debian community — we hope they get dealt with soon!
- Debian developers vote on Lenny release
- Plymouth boot splash planned for Ubuntu 9.10
- Dell Inspiron Mini 12 now with Ubuntu option
- Windows for Submarines (thanks to Michael Johnson for the tip) — do we really want a missing DLL to cause a thermo-nuclear war? Blue Screen of Death indeed!
- M$ even manages iPhone app FAIL — is there nothing they can’t fuck up?
- Fab quickly reviews CrunchBang on the Eee PC 901
0:37:25 Gaming Corner
- MystOnline: UruLive to be open sourced — awesome news!
- We give you our first impressions of PlayStation Home
0:43:00 Tip of the Week
- Dan loves the Amazon UK mp3 store — works great with Linux!
0:50:00 Listener Feedback
- Simon Vass From Uganda wrote to tell us his friend Jon Gosier has setup a podcast called Appfricast; he also told us about Yo Frankie! which is the game being made as part of the Apricot project from the Blender Institute
- Ben2Talk wrote us a fucking long email explaining his love for Opera, he also says something we missed with Songbird is that he thinks it loads lyrics a lot faster than Amarok, Rhythmbox or anything else
- Kristian Naugle (wrote to say he agreed with our comments on software patents in ep 60 and sends us a link - http://www.savefreedom.info/software/) (he also asks us what video editing software we use on Linux, he’s looking for something that does for audio what Audacity does for audio)
- Tim says he likes aptRPM
- Luke Vandervort tells us he enjoyed the interview with Thomas Perl and he loves gPodder
- Jason Bowles asks about advice for starting a new open source project and finding help
- Daniel Devine asks if Fab’s CrunchBang desktop looks like something from EVE Online on purpose and also mentions Fedora Directory
Thanks to NYbill and Mrs. NYbill for their Christmas wishes, also thanks to JZA, Bernd, The Glza, Spike, Reine and YaManicKill for the other emails this week
Fab will try to be at MBC 09 in Hamburg in January
Merry Christmas, everybody!!!
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.