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Linux Outlaws 341 – Number One Cyber Guy

April 13th, 2014

 

Brendan Eich resigns as Mozilla CEO, Ubuntu One shuts down, Linus kicks Kay Sievers from the kernel dev team, Apt reaches version 1.0, a look at Planetary Annihilation and Goat Simulator, Francis Maude is “National Cyber Guy” and Fab becomes a TV star

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Hosts: Dan & Fab

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0:01:06 INTRODUCTION

Fab on SAT.1

Fab on ARD

Fab on all channels

0:15:37 SECURITY

Francis Maude, National Cyber Guy

Francis Maude, National Cyber Guy

 0:25:00 NEWS & RELEASES

1:03:02 GAMES CORNER

Planetary Annihilation

1:15:58 FEEDBACK

From The Saloon:

Email Feedback:

  • Kris is appalled at our lack of command line knowledge
  • Philo thinks we are the best podcast there is, thanks Fab for mentioning No Agenda and says the Sunday Morning Linux Review mentioned Fab’s Typo3 research
  • Ian Kirk now imagines Steve Balmer in a Batman outfit and Bill Gates dressed as Robin after our last episode

We also had emails from Gary and Remy. Please leave comments on this episode in this forum topic.

Song: Computer Date by LukHash from the album Falling Apart (licensed Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Linux Outlaws 340 – Auto Corking

April 6th, 2014

 

Ubuntu to make Amazon search opt-in, the open graphics driver for the Raspberry Pi is done, Red Hat makes more money, Microsoft signs a patent cross-licensing agreement with Dell and Karen Sandler steps down as GNOME Foundation Executive Director

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0:01:03 INTRODUCTION

Sleep-Desk

0:14:55 SECURITY

Linux Outlaws 339 – Debian Certification Van

March 30th, 2014

 

Facebook buys Oculus VR, Reddit buys a NASCAR for Dogecoin, Brendan Eich becomes Mozilla CEO and angers the gays, Linux Mint names get even weirder and Microsoft reads your email

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0:01:05 INTRODUCTION

0:19:15 SECURITY

0:31:22 NEWS & RELEASES

The Dogecar

The Dogecar

Space Hulk on Linux

Space Hulk on Linux

1:05:34 MICROWATCH

1:08:26 FEEDBACK

From The Saloon:

Email Feedback:

  • James Hugman says all browsers are shit (just like all text editors) and he also says we were “horrifically wrong” on Web Components and Shadow DOMs
  • Dale Visser says Lubuntu and Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 will both be LTS
  • Alison Chaiken sends us some more command line directory fu
  • Barry Williams says we were looking for Hanlon’s Razor on a recent show, which we were
  • Remy Van Elst chimes in with an open source alternative to Disqus

We had other email from Kelly Price and Tzafrir Cohen. Please leave comments on this episode in this forum topic.

Song: Schnee von gestern by Nullmorphem from their upcoming album Gespräche am Nebentisch (all rights reserved)

Linux Outlaws 338 – Nobody Expects the Doge

March 23rd, 2014

 

We interview the makers of Habit RPG, the Typo3 community gets upset with Fab, Operation Windigo, the Replicant developers find a “backdoor”, Full Disclosure shuts down, Tim Berners-Lee “never expected all these cats“, GOG.com promises Linux support, Microsoft rumoured to acquire Xamarin and Shuttleworth goes on another blog rampage

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Please leave comments on this episode in our forum.

0:01:09 INTRODUCTION

Fab Riding a Cactus

Fab Riding a Cactus

0:18:04 INTERVIEW

We interview Tyler Renelle and Sabe Jones from HabitRPG.

LO 338 Interview

Habit RPG

0:52:38 SECURITY

1:22:48 RELEASES & NEWS

1:46:55 MICROWATCH

1:53:01 FEEDBACK

  • Niko (aka. @amokleben) likes TextSecure, but thinks it won’t get much market share. He also gets hit by a bug where messages don’t decrypt correctly.
  • Remy Van Elst mentions the Wolfson audio card for the Raspberry Pi again

We also had emails from Gary, Steve and Syzmon.

Song: 607 Revisited by the Ukulele Clan Band (licensed Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0)

Linux Outlaws 337 – Waiting for WiFi

March 16th, 2014

 

The Gooseberry Project, the Retro Encabulator, the real Satoshi Nakamoto, Valve open sources a Direct3D-to-OpenGL converter, Cryengine to get Linux support, an Android app tip and Fab pisses himself with laughter

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Please leave comments on this episode in our forum.

0:03:01 INTRODUCTION

Errata:

General Electric Turboencabulator

General Electric Turboencabulator

0:17:02 SECURITY

0:25:00 RELEASES & NEWS

1:16:08 FEEDBACK

  • Gary tells us why he thinks ads are bad
  • Remy Van Elst has more feedback on ads and also on the Google/Motorola deal
  • Svend White also chimes in on ads and also doesn’t agree with us on gender
  • Nick Laan loves the show and gives us some Canadian feedback

Song: Get Me A Job by The Riptones from the album Buckshot (licensed Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Linux Outlaws 336 – Indifference Mode

March 9th, 2014

 

All the ‘buntu betas for 14.04 LTS are out except for the actual Ubuntu, Portal 2 beta for Linux, GitHub releases a text editor and its not open source, Mt.Gox is bankrupt, German email providers declare adblockers are malware, Munich to switch to MyKolab and open source graphics might be coming to the Raspberry Pi

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0:01:15 INTRODUCTION

No Agenda Art Crimea

  • Errata: Fab mistakenly said that you need to compile things with Arch/AUR — in fact, Arch packages are binary; he realised his mistake immediately when editing the show; what he meant was: AUR saves you having to install things by hand
  • Our Discourse instance is now up at saloon.sixgun.org
  • Jezra sent Katy some seeds for the chili plantation
0:19:53 NACHRICHTEN
0:28:08 RELEASES & NEWS
0:59:23 MICROWATCH
1:05:38 FEEDBACK
  • Dale Visser is glad our break is over and gives us some feedback on blocking ads and NoScript
  • Barry Williams writes in with more input on ads and ad-blocking
  • Andrew Kirkpatrick tells us about ArnoldC
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov has the exact opposite experience than Fab when comparing Firefox and Chrome
  • Ian Kirk is keeping an eye on the NSA ice cream van
  • Rich Brown sends us a link to Mr. Herobrine’s Singalong Tragedy on YouTube

We had other emails from Remy Van Elst and Jason Lewis.

Supergeil
Song: Supergeil featuring Friedrich Liechtenstein (all rights reserved)

 

Linux Outlaws 335 – They Lost the Allen Key

March 2nd, 2014

 

Facebook buys WhatsApp, Apple goes to fail, Sailfish OS 1.0, CyanogenMod unified builds and Ubuntu is ditching the global menu

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0:01:02 INTRODUCTION

Swedish Hockey

0:16:30 SECURITY

0:28:24 CRAPPLE

0:34:46 RELEASES & NEWS

1:05:01 FEEDBACK

  • Rafael Beraldo likes these music videos: The CabinMassachusetts, Stonehenge
  • Wayne Myers has more news from the Linux music production trenches
  • Uwe welcomes us back and said the show is even funnier if you know the HBO reference

We also had an email from Shane Kerr.

Song: No Diggity by T Bird and the Breaks (licensed Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0)

Linux Outlaws 334 – May Contain Traces of Nuts

February 23rd, 2014

 

Ubuntu switches to systemd, Mozilla now putting ads in Firefox, LiMux now an election topic in Munich, Plan 9 now GPLed, more Fritzbox hack news, John McAfee is back and a new friendship between GCC and LLVM?

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0:02:22 INTRODUCTION

0:10:34 SECURITY

Doge Pickup

0:26:05 NACHRICHTEN

Swamp Thing

0:42:02 RELEASES & NEWS

Stories we forgot last episode:

The flying dick logo

The flying dick logo

1:17:02 MICROWATCH

  • Microsoft now has licence agreements with 21 Android OEMs

1:24:54 FEEDBACK

  • Alistair Munro doesn’t like the BBC’s tech reporting, especially in this case
  • Brad Alexander has some thoughts on Ubuntu Phone
  • John Hood tells us he likes the show, especially because of the European news perspective
  • Dave Balder found this blog about BSD
  • Dan T . has been listening to the show for almost 5 years and is looking for a co-host for his own podcast
  • Emilien Klein sent us some information from a PyPy session he attended at FOSDEM
  • Jonathan Nadeau says the Northeast Linux Fest will be held on April 5 at Harvard University
  • Barry Williams sent Dan some info about HabitRPG and we looked into enabling female avatars
  • Ken Fallon writes about the Danish police busting a TV card pirating outfit
  • Wayne Meyers thanks us for the comments on his latest album and says he uses Rakarrack as part of his guitar setup

We had other emails from Gary, NYBill and Bernd Schlapsi.

Song: Wookey Hole by Farfletched from the album Working Title (licensed Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0)

Linux Outlaws 333 – Half the Devil

February 16th, 2014

 

We recap everything that happened in the six weeks that we were off the air and also bring you up to speed on what we’ve been up to in the meantime

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0:03:23 INTRODUCTION

The Worf of Wall Street

0:15:26 WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO

Fab

Dan

  • Band stuff: album, production
  • Bought a NAS
  • Linux Mint 16 / Debian version
  • Has been driving caravans around the country
  • HabitRPG
  • Been playing FIFA 14 and GTA Online
  • Teaching, hacking Drupal and more

0:35:34 NACHRICHTEN RECAP

0:44:01 SECURITY RECAP

1:14:08 OPEN SOURCE RECAP

It's been a long show…

It’s been a long show…

1:55:21 MICROWATCH RECAP

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Song: Bush of Thorns from the new Conniptions album Sleeping Beauty

Linux Outlaws 332 – International Football is a Bit Like War

December 31st, 2013

 

In the last episode for 2013 we recap our year and the most important stories and we cast an eye forward to what 2014 might bring

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0:01:00 INTRODUCTION

  • This is the last Linux Outlaws episode of the year and, in fact, until February

0:03:01 FEEDBACK

  • Jezra follows up his recent email about devices being developer friendly and explains what he means by that
  • Dale Visser loves the show and directed us, like many others, to the FSF endorsing GlugLug laptops
  • Johan V. writes about enabling automatic Flattr’s from gPodder
  • Joe Ressington made us an awesome German News bumper
  • Tyler Littlefield writes us about Linux accessibility
  • Alistair Munro (aka B1ackcr0w) gives us some reasons for needing a lot of IP addresses at home, makes a case for using Evolution instead of Thunderbird and tells us how he uses a Raspberry Pi to filter his mail

0:31:25 THE YEAR 2013 IN REVIEW

We talk about the year from our perspective. What happened to us in 2013, what was our story of the year? What do we think were the highlights and disappointments? We also have a few predictions and wishes for 2014.

Listen to Steel Rain 3 if you are interested in GTA V at all.

Song: Prism from the album Into A Prism by David Rovics (licensed Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0)