Linux Outlaws 93 - Danish Weekend
This week: Fab reviews the Shure SM58+X2u bundle, the new Linux.com, Wolfram Alpha, Intel gets slapped by the EU, the Ubuntu One controversy and a lot more.
- The Windows 7 RC will reboot every two hours not every 2 weeks!
- More news on the French HADOPI madness
- Thanks to Jackie for her kind words on our New User episode
- Jake Tolbert picked up on our interview with Christina Haralanova and had some interesting thoughts on comparing it with Eric Raymond’s viewpoint in The Cathedral and the Bazaar
- Thomas Perl asked us to mention the first ever Mozilla Maemo Danish Weekend, a hackfest and festival for Mozilla and Maemo developers in Copenhagen from the 30th to the 31st of May
0:11:20 F/OSS Releases
0:19:54 News Stories
- Linux.com relaunched
- Wolfram Alpha
- Intel hammered by the EU, faces $1.45 billion fine
- Nokia & Intel announce open source telephony project oFono
- It turns out that a lot of breathalyzer code really is crap
- Ubuntu One Trademark Controversy — more info on the underlying technology
- Pirate Bay DDo$ attack plan
Fab reviews the Shure SM58+X2u bundle.
1:11:30 Listener Feedback
- Donations: Thanks to Oliver R., Stuart G. & Luke E.
- Forums: LugRadio Live 2009 discussion<br/><br/><br/>
- Keijo Knutas sent us some recently released research on electronic police states: The UK is 5th and Germany is 10th on the list out of the 52 countries surveyed
- Hendo send us a beard picture for our “Outlaw Wall of Wanted Beards”:
- YaManicKill likes cuil.com as a Google alternative
- We got a lot of feedback on Dan’s kernel panic in Episode 91
- Jonathan Gregory from Wolverhampton says most Windows users are “digital magpies”
- Jezra sent us an email about conduct on the forums
- Other emails this week from: Dave S., Brent Foor, Michel Van der List, Nido, Thomas Perl, Luke Platypuss, Tony Elmer, JonTheNiceGuy, Brent Pieczynski, Per Lindstrom and Jim Medeiros
- Alex Harrington asked us to mention Xibo, an AGPL licensed project he works on, they need a C++ coder to help them with their Linux client
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