Linux Outlaws 81 - Double-Enders
In this episode: The new Linux.com, Flock going to Google Chrome, more on the TomTom case and a cheese discussion.
- Thomas Gideon of flashbake fame gave us a shoutout and played our promo on his Command Line Podcast — check him out, he rocks!
- The 5th Race Podcast also played our promo on their episode 53 — thanks, guys!
- If you live around Boston, you might want to check out Libre Planet 2009 on March 21st and 22nd
0:11:11 Open Source Releases
- Zenwalk Linux 6.0
- Qt 4.5
- Celtx 2.0
- Tip: The Complete Book of Scriptwriting by J. Michael Straczynski
0:19:19 News Stories
- Ubuntu now offering packages for mainline kernel builds
- OpenSUSE moving to an eight months release cycle
- Linux Foundation aquired Linux.com
- Flock is ditching Firefox for Google Chrome
- Cool new Maemo UI framework arrives in Fremantle SDK alpha
- Xandros announces their own instant-on Linux
- Linux in cars! — but only in the lame ones
- Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols: “Linux companies sign Microsoft patent protection pacts”; another take on this — we discuss
- Tip: Software Freedom Law Show episode on license exceptions
- According to MSI, Linux is not an operating system
0:54:28 Tip of the Week
- Shutter, a full-featured screenshot program
0:58:09 Listener Feedback
- Forums: lostnbronx keeps breaking his cups
- Dave sent an email asking how to pronounce “GNU”
- Jason Bowles sent us this great clip of his friend Nico who he’s got hooked onto Linux through CrunchEee
- Anonymous made a point about Steve Ballmer apparently connecting Linux to piracy all the time
- Adam York says Red Hat bought KVM last year — I think we forgot
- John Priest recommends Regnum Online
- Bernd write to us about Tiny Tiny RSS
- Bob Konior says the movie with the watch up the arse was Pulp Fiction
- Joe Foy prompts us about cheese
- Also thanks to Ken, Scruffy Mogwai, Ola, Rob, St3v3 and Brent Foor
- Fab will be testing the new Xfce for the next episode
- Check out the TuxRadar podcast, it’s cool!
Song: Golden Town by Hobo Twang from their self-titled debut album
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.