September 24th, 2011
Fab loses his hair, the Pirate Party scores big time in Germany, Google+ gets an API, identi.ca gets upgraded and Microsoft goes completely insane with Windows 8. Also: Arrrrrr!
- Errata: Fab's BeyondPod unlock key also works for the tablet version… once he had installed it — D’oh!
- Space Marine review
- Four years of Linux Outlaws!
- Thanks to Olli from Red Hat for sending Fab a ThinkPad and saving the show!
- Nice article on Arch Linux
- Project Gutenberg founder passes away
- Beer: Karhu III from Finland
0:15:11 Releases and News
- ArchBang Linux 2011.09
- OpenIndiana oi_151a
- Scientific Linux 5.7
- KNOPPIX 6.7.1
- pfSense 2.0
- Trisquel GNU/Linux 5.0
- OpenSSH 5.9
- Apache 2.2.21
- PostgreSQL 9.1
- The Pirate Party scores 8.9% in Berlin and gets 15 seats in the local parliament
- Linux Foundation servers compromised
- Google+ gets an API and a new developers.google.com site
- Meanwhile, identi.ca has been down all weekend for an upgrade to StatusNet 1.0
- Monthly release proposed for Ubuntu
- Boeing to base Dreamliner entertainment system on Android
- Mozilla launches badges project?
- Windows 8: Microsoft basically contends that the desktop is dead
- Metro-style IE 10 won’t have plugins
- Microsoft is rapidly losing web server market share
Supporters: Neal Quincey, David Hills, Jeff Gehlbach, Remy van Elst, Kai Siers and the awesome people who flattr’d us
- Tailzer wants us to promote Southend On Sea LUG
- We also mention netelug
- Whym comments on our discussion on Steve Jobs resigning and sents us lots of stuff on Apple history: Jef Raskin (Wikipedia), video of Steve Jobs unveiling the original Mac, Woz interview on Lifehacker, Tim Cook's letter to Apple staff, Jobs and Apple philantropy
- Anthony in Dublin sent a story link about the ongoing Google / Oracle patent war, he also mentioned the Raspberry Pi project
- Dan Goldstein sent us some info about his Open Source podcatcher Podax
- Remy tells us about the Inferno OS running on Android
- Alison Chaiken talks about SCALE 10x and the fact that she's driving a bus down there from the Bay Area, also: the call for papers for SCALE is now open
We had other emails this week from Dafydd, Kevin McDaniel, Peter King, Tom Link, Jake and Xavier Sythe.
- Dan will be at PyCon UK this weekend
Song: Sailor Ain't A Sailor by the Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends (all rights reserved, played by permission)