Linux Outlaws 82 - Journaling is Not So Funny Now!
This week, we interview Matt Lee from the FSF, talk about Dvorak and Linux, how the French police saved millions with Open Source, CC Zero and Ted Ts’o thoughts on Ext4 data loss.
- Fab will postpone his Xfce 4.6 review until next week, because the show is already very long as it is
- In Episode 81, Dan meant “GobbleRSS” when he said “ScrobbleRSS”
- Linux 1.0 turns 15!
- German government now completely insane, searches blogger’s homes because of links to WikiLeaks
- Help Freenode out by donating some money
- Why can’t the BBC and German ARD/ZDF be sensible like Norway’s NRK, who actually put up a BitTorrent tracker for their TV shows — with subtitles!
- Festival Latinoamericano de Instalación de Software Libre
- Support the Libre Graphics Meeting — this is a very cool conference that promotes interoperability between F/OSS graphics applications
- Oekonux Conference on Peer Production
- Bluewhite64 Linux 12.2 “LiveDVD”
- Vyatta 5.0.2 — Linux Basement Vyatta episode
- PC/OS 2009v2a
- Tiny Core Linux 1.2
- PCLinuxOS 2009.1 — by Texstar & The Ripper Gang
- Greenie Linux 4I R3
- Tin Hat 20090309
- ffmpeg 0.5
- OSSEC v2.0
- GNOME Do 0.8.1
- gPodder 0.15.0 & 0.15.1 — includes proper file naming and download resuming now
- Kodak releases scanning application for Linux
- Frets on Fire ported to Maemo 5
- Ubuntu 9.04 ported to Nokia’s N8x0 Internet tablets
- Dvorak likes Linux!? — Dan’s blog article
- Creative Commons launches CC Zero
- Ted Ts’o comments on Ext4 data loss — does Linux need a registry?
- Skype to license their high quality audio codec for free — free as in beer, that is
- Is the RIAA taking over the DOJ? — doesn’t look good!
- French Police saves millions with Linux & Open Source software
- Microsoft/Novell deal looks to become a dud for Novell
- Jaiku Source Code now available under the Apache License
- M$ screws its partners in Iceland — lots of them are moving to F/OSS now
- Crapple now putting DRM into Earbuds?
0:55:55 The Interview
We interview Matt Lee, Campaigns Manager for the Free Software Foundation about what he does for the FSF, including Defective By Design and other campaigns, how he came to work there and how he likes living in the US. We also talk about Pot Noodles, Irn-Bru, what hardware they use at the FSF (including a Free BIOS) and the upcoming Libre Planet conference. Matt also tells us off about the Creative Commons license our show is under.
1:19:45 Tip of the Week
1:21:49 Listener Feedback
- Forums: timttmy started our own distro
- David Moore’ sent us some really nice audio feedback saying how much he enjoys the show which we really appreciate, sadly we couldn’t play it because something weird happened to the file
- tommywatson and Andrew Williams aka. Nik Doof sent us the famous clip of Linus saying “Linux”
- fenton says he can’t go to sleep without the show
- Simon Rowe and Simon Mikkelson wrote Dan about his comments on the new NHS network
- Sergei Hardeveld wrote to recommend the Ant.com Toolbar plugin for Firefox for saving streaming video
- Our good friend Ausimik asks for a Linux replacement for Amazing Slow downer by Roni Music
- Todd (not The Todd from Scrubs) tells us all about icculus
- Craig Engbrecht asks how can he get LinuxMCE to run on his ASUS M3A with an ATI AH3450 HD card
- John Chance sent us a nice email saying how much he enjoys the show but is also asking us about Ingex
- Other emails this week from Nick Vallianos, Mark Fulkner, Michael Johnson, Mark, Kevin Hausmann, Dan Fish, Jesse S., Dekar, Michael Spannbauer, Lucy, Lou Gaagliardi, Kevan Vautier, John Pruitt from the JWP Linux Podcast, Goblin, John Priest, Frank Bell, The Glza and Will Noakes
Song: Let Me Give The World To You by the Smashing Pumpkins from their album Machina II / The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music
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.