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Linux Outlaws 252 – Wifebang

21 February 2012

 

Canonical pulls funding from Kubuntu, Greg K-H has a new job, the OSI affiliate programme, the Ubuntu Enterprise Remix, a new Fedora Project Leader and Linux kernel power saving features

0:01:21 Introduction

0:11:50 Releases & News

Greg Kroah-Hartman

Robyn Bergeron

0:54:45 Feedback

Supporters: Tony Hughes of Blackpool LUG, UltrAnalog, Donald Mahan, Chris Atkinson, Evgeny Kuznetsov,  Remy van Elst, Eric Beyer, Michael Van Hoe, Enzro Greenidge, Michael Swierczek and Daniel Lowe

  • We got some audio feedback from Dave Ostroske
  • Tom Link sends us some thoughts on our discussion on the Apple iBook publishing software
  • Rafael Beraldo writes from Brazil about MegaUpload, SOPA, ACTA and more, sending us a link to a story on Ars Technica — we talked about a lot of this in our Digital Rights Update
  • Rik Boland sends us information on conflict minerals a few week back and so I did some reading around it
  • Rofaxen likes how Wikipedia dealt with the SOPA protest, making the article about SOPA the only one you could easily get to on the day
  • Mike Swierczek emails us about the US and its push towards perpetual copyright
  • Mike really enjoys the show listening and wants Dan to do the accent of Jeff from Coupling
  • Laurențiu Roman sent us a link to a Phoronix article comparing Linux distros to German beers
  • Ron McCurry reminisces about the Atari ST

We had other emails from Wilbert, Rick, Chris from Australia, Jonathan Nadeau, dacresni, Alan Bailward, Marc Sinclair, Gary, peterplusplus, Rahul Sundaram, Keith Z-G and Shai Berger.

Song: Gimme Blood by Houdini Roadshow from their new album Are You Ready (licensed Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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