Linux Outlaws 84 - Ext4 Brains
This time on the show: Last.fm, Microsoft and the German state FAIL miserably, Linux router worm, an ATI rant and Dan reviews Arch Linux.
- Correction from Episode 82: arch3angel is in the Army not in the Navy
- If you are a student and over 18, you can now apply for the Google Summer of Code 2009 until 19:00 UTC on April 3 — TLLTS interview with the organisers from Google (Episode 291): MP3, Ogg Vorbis
- Thanks to Andrew Barnett for his kind words about our podcast
- Thanks to Mr. Wolf aka. Drew F. for their kind donation
- Ubuntu Jaunty Release Party in Manchester, Friday 24th April — Dan will be there
0:07:26 Open Source Releases
- SUSE Linux Enterprise 11
- Scientific Linux 5.3 “Live CD/DVD”
- Puppy Linux 4.2
- Development release: Ubuntu 9.04 Beta — tip: Upgrade to Jaunty beta without downloading the .iso image
- Development release: PC-BSD 7.1RC1
0:13:43 News Stories
- German cops raid Wikileaks
- New worm infects Linux home routers and modems
- Ubuntu will offer the ability to run Amazon EC2 images on-site
- Novell CEO kind of appologises for Novell/M$ deal
- Red Hat: There’s no money in Linux on the desktop
- More fighting on filesystems — this really is a bit over our heads
- Obama supports RIAA in copyright suits, they say $150,000 per downloaded track is a reasonable fine — WTF!?
- Last.fm to charge for subscriptions, but only in certain countries — FAIL!
0:51:39 In-Depth Discussions
1:14:32 Listener Feedback
- Forums: Marshall aka. timttmy’s Identibash mod
- Robin sent this link for a $499, 1.5 m Ethernet cable in reply to our joke about a gold plated RJ45s
- Gerhard Schulze wants to mention the distro Inx and says it’s a good way to explore the command line
- James Stephenson would like to recommend the audiobook Quarter Share after hearing us mention Scott Siegler
- Piotr Esden-Tempski says he works on some open hardware projects and wants to remind people to license their hardware properly so it can be used in open projects
- Other mails this week from Will Noakes, Bryan Tyson, Tim Hamilton, Morten-I-got-bored-spelling-his-name, JonTheNiceGuy, Kevan Vautier, Ben2Talk, Kirill, Michael, Patrick Craenen, Scruffy Mogwai and Dan Dart.
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