This time on Linux Outlaws: More PSN troubles, Microsoft buys Skype, more controversial stuff from Shuttleworth, Miguel de Icaza tries to save Mono, Google adopts Arduino and much, much more…
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- Fab setting a target of 200 million listeners in 4 years!
- The Marquis killed Bin Laden, says N24
- Dan will review the latest Ubuntu on the show soon
- Gnome Shell extensions to make Gnome 3 work more like Gnome 2
- The Dick Turpin Roadshow
- Boot Linux in your browser
0:14:33 Releases, Security & News
- Linux Mint 11 Preview
- FreeNAS 8.0
- SimplyMEPIS 11.0
- antiX M11
- linuX-gamers Live 0.9.7
- CyanogenMod 7.0.3
- BackTrack 5
- Perl 5.14
- LyX 2.0
- PSN was down for 26 days, hack really bad
- Hackers bring Linux back to the PS3
- Attachmate kills off Mono, axes developer jobs
- Miguel de Icaza creates company to support Mono
- AMD to support free software BIOS in silicon
- Oracle’s patent attack on Google severely weakened
- GNU Mediagoblin project launches
- Matthew Garrett on LightDM
- Shuttleworth hints at possible proprietarisation plans
- Canonical’s board decimated as 2 more employees leave
- Ex Red Hat General Counsel continues Groklaw’s mission
- Google adopts Arduino for Android@Home
- Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion
- Ballmer’s days to be over soon?
- Will Microsoft keep supporting Skype for Linux? — we doubt it…
- Fab mentions The Shaft
Donations: Thanks to David Slattery, Duncan Michael Bell, John Liebenrood, Jelle Hermsen, David Megins-Nicholas, Scott Evans and everyone who flattr’d us!
- Bogus Zaba send us a funny audio clip
- Nas Alshamary made some awesome drawings of both of us
- Kevin aka. Folksong sent this guide to translating Dan’s British responses:
- Grelbar says his local pub is called “Outlaws”
- Val Mallery comments on our discussion of Kiwi copyright law from Episode 203
- Adam Ward aka. RedShirtLinux writes about Unity and Ubuntu 11.04 and his impressions
- Simon Roberts says Damn Vulnerable Linux should be coming back in Summer 2011
- Scott Lavender from Ubuntu Studio says they are switching to Xfce
- Mike Hingley says he recently took an Open University course and scored very low on one task but he doesn’t know why; he wants you to help him figure it out
- Mike C. sent a follow up to his email about Unity which we mentioned a few weeks ago and clarifies some things, he also recommends to use keyboard shortcuts with Unity
- Tom Connolly recommends the book In Search of Jefferson’s Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace by David Post.
- Ruud Slegtenhorst says Steve Gibson should run BareMetal OS
- Buzzy Nielsen sent us a story of a public library that’s done a deal with Magnatune to lend Creative Commons music from them for $10,000 per year
- Andrew Currie asked us to mention his podcast
- Nigel Verity recommends the development tool Gambas
We had more emails from Grant Burton, Rod Hurford, Jelle Hermsen, Junkyard Sam, Paul (from Hunter Valley, Australia), Mike, Noisy Andrew (also from Oz), Ron McCurry, Xavier Sythe, Travis Sharp, WARvault, Zander Hill, Ciphersson and wub.
The theme music for this podcast is a song called “Sudo Modprobe”, it was written by Fab and produced and performed by Dan and Fab. The artwork for the album cover and the site including the Outlaw Tux was created by Fab. All material in this podcast is released under the Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 license, except the music at the end of the show which is always licensed under the Creative Commons license specified by the artist under the provided link.