Linux Outlaws 77 - Your Papers are Here!
On this slightly belated, massively bloated show: We talk to the DPL about Lenny, Fab reviews CrunchEee and the newest CrunchBang and we also have the usual open source releases, news and some gaming-related stuff.
- Thanks to our friend VulcanRider of the Armored Penguin podcast for the intro clip
- Best wishes to all our listeners in Australia — hang in there, guys & gals!
- Benny says Bret “The Hitman” Hart is still alive but his brother Owen Hart died in 1999
- We play a promo for The 5th Race, a Stargate podcast that Fab has been listening to lately
0:09:43 Open Source Releases
0:12:00 News Stories
- HP releases custom Netbook version of Ubuntu Linux
- Germany turns down three-strikes infringement plan
- Canadian government might go open source and asks for feedback
- US software companies want the Obama administration to adopt open source too
- Amazon Kindle 2
- Ardour is in big trouble — we’ll try to get Paul, the lead developer, on the show to talk about it
- Russian OS to be based on Fedora — in Soviet Russia… Red Hat uses you!
- Compiz seems to be on the right track now
- OpenStreetMap has now completely mapped Birmingham, a first for the UK
- Microsoft is looking for a “Director of Open Source Strategy” — “we need YOU to destroy Linux!”
- More M$ extortion tactics
- SCO CEO blogging FAIL
0:37:18 Gaming News
0:39:34 A Quick Word with the DPL
Fab’s CrunchBang 08.10.02 Setup
Fab’s CrunchEee 08.10.02 Setup
1:05:01 Listener Feedback
Forum thread: Discuss the future of linuxoutlaws.net here
Oliver Garbe wrote us in response to our joke about open source viruses and tells us about the Metasploit framework
- Ramsey Cain wrote and told us he started a LUG — shiny!
- St3v3 from Australia explains the term “to piss in your pockets” to us
- Herb Stein wrote to say he enjoyed the interview with Miguel and he’s recently switched to SLED 64 and asks about legal DVD ripping in the US
- Antone Henderson sent us this amazingly moving picture from down under:
- David Tilbrook tells us MRG means “Messaging, Real Time and Grid”
- Brent Foor wants to know if we think getting more native games developed for Linux would increase user uptake
- philderbeast asks us what would happen if Microsoft open sourced Windows XP
- The Motley Crew: thanks also go to Rev Willie, DaddyG, JonTheNiceGuy, David Collins Rivera, Peter Cannon, StuHacking and Damon
Song: Vanity from the album Machina II / The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music by the Smashing Pumpkins (thanks to Aiden aka. Dismal Denizen for the email about this)
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.