mintCast

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Welcome to mintCast, the podcast by the Linux Mint community for all users of Linux.

News: The Mint development team launches a new blog. (Segfault.Linuxmint.com ) Debian 7.0 Wheezy is released. (Debian.org ) SolydXK gets added to the DistroWatch database. (Ostatic.com ) Lightworks Linux public beta is finally available for download. (Webupd8.com ) Iron Penguin: First open-source "Iron Man" suit within reach? (ZDNet.com ) The Main Topic: Catching up with [...]

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News: Ubuntu 13.04 is released, while 13.10 gets a name. (LinuxUser.co.uk ) Originally thought to be assured passaged, CISPA dies in the US Senate. (FossForce.com ) MariaDB merges with SkySQL. (ZDNet.com ) Fuduntu Done Now, All Hail FuSE. (OStatic.com ) Announcing Outreach Program for Women Internships for the Linux Kernel. ...
News: Open source desktop developers meet at freedesktop Summit. (h-online.com) Debian 7 Wheezy gets a tentative release date. (ostatic.com) More information on the demise of Fuduntu. (fuduntu.org) Parallella: The $99 Linux supercomputer. (zdnet.com) The Main Topic: Desktop BSD The History of BSD, Berkeley Software Distribution. (wikipedia.org) FreeBSD. (freebsd.org) DragonFly BSD. ...
156 mintCast 156: Ken Starks April 18, 2013
News: GNOME or KDE? The Old Question Is New Today. (Datamation.com ) Development begins on a lightweight KDE version. (H-Online.com )(KDE.org ) Cinnarch drops Cinnamon for GNOME. (H-Online ) Clem comments on Cinnamon and its development. (Github.com ) Fedora 19 Alpha Gets Its First Delay Due To UEFI. (Phoronix.com ) ...
155 mintCast 155: GRUB Mysteries April 13, 2013
News: Dell now offering Alienware gaming PCs with Linux. (steamforlinux.com) OpenSUSE exec says it is an ideal time to have Linux skills. (pcworld.com) Intel releases a graphical installer for their Linux drivers. (omgubuntu.co.uk) What is Our Goal Here? (linuxadvocates.com) Google forks webkit, moves on to Blink. (omgchrome.com) The Main Topic: ...
155 mintCast 155: GRUB Mysteries April 13, 2013
News: Dell now offering Alienware gaming PCs with Linux. (steamforlinux.com) OpenSUSE exec says it is an ideal time to have Linux skills. (pcworld.com) Intel releases a graphical installer for their Linux drivers. (omgubuntu.co.uk) What is Our Goal Here? (linuxadvocates.com) Google forks webkit, moves on to Blink. (omgchrome.com) The Main Topic: ...
Gramps Garage: Shelr (shelr.tv ) News: Linux Mint Debian 201303 released! (LinuxMint.com ) May 9th will be Black Thursday for three Ubuntu versions. (EfyTimes.com ) Matthew Garrett blogs about the real threat to user freedom - Restricted Boot. (Matthew's blog ) The Linux Foundation is providing training for NASA as ...
153 mintCast 153: openSUSE 12.3 March 22, 2013
A Larger Universe - James Gillaspy (amazon.com) News: Python Software Foundation Reaches Settlement, Ends Trademark Dispute. (pyfound.blogspot.com) British government mandates 'preference' for open source. (computerweekly.com) Ubuntu, Shuttleworth & rolling releases. (markshuttleworth.com) (zdnet.com) Samsung to launch Tizen OS phone in 2013; DoCoMo plans to sell it. (itworld.com) More Raspberry Pi manufacturing ...
153 mintCast 153: openSUSE 12.3 March 22, 2013
A Larger Universe - James Gillaspy (amazon.com) News: Python Software Foundation Reaches Settlement, Ends Trademark Dispute. (pyfound.blogspot.com) British government mandates 'preference' for open source. (computerweekly.com) Ubuntu, Shuttleworth & rolling releases. (markshuttleworth.com) (zdnet.com) Samsung to launch Tizen OS phone in 2013; DoCoMo plans to sell it. (itworld.com) More Raspberry Pi manufacturing ...
152 mintCast 152: Russ on Ubuntu March 15, 2013
News: [10:30] Gnome co-founder explains why he dumped Linux for Mac. (tirania.org) (infoworld.com) Linus switches back to a Gnome 3 desktop. (zdnet.com) Linux founder loves his Chromebook Pixel. (tgdaily.com) Linux triumphant: Chrome OS resists cracking attempts. (zdnet.com) The Main Topic: Ubuntu - Where's It Going? Ubuntu Mir: Is This the ...
151 mintCast 151: SolydXK March 7, 2013
News: Clem details MDM login screens built with HTML5. (Blog.LinuxMint.com ) Canonical takes the lid off of Mir. (Phoronix.com ) HP to offer all-in-one Ubuntu computer for sale in UK. (OMGUbuntu.co.uk ) Steam for Linux continues to grow, challenges Steam for Mac adoption numbers. (Webupd8.org ) The Main Topic: Interview ...
News: [8:15] Linux Mint Debian 201303 RC released! (blog.linuxmint.com) The Unofficial LMDE KDE distro breaks away, becomes a real Official Distro - SolydXK. (solydxk.com) The Python Foundation provides an update on its trademark dispute while Simon Phipps offers a clear write-up of what happened. (pyfound.blogspot.co.uk) (infoworld.com) LG acquires WebOS, while ...
149 mintCast 149: Extra! Extra! Feb. 21, 2013
The Main Topic: News: Python trademark is at risk in Europe. (Pyfound.blogspot.co.uk ) With Samsung support, Tizen hits 2.0. (TGDaily.com ) Opera browser to switch to actively support Chromium project, switch to webkit. (Techcrunch.com ) Microsoft Office not coming to Linux. (ZDNet.com ) Retail copies of Office 2013 tied to ...
148 mintCast 148: Base The Data Feb. 13, 2013
News: [13:45] The Linux Foundation Secure Boot System released. (phoronix.com) [16:40] Linux developers working on uniting Windows 8 Secure Boot fixes. (zdnet.com) [22:37] Steam Can Now Be Repackaged In Linux Distributions. (phoronix.com) [25:00] Microsoft Bringing Office to Linux? (omgubuntu.co.uk) The Main Topic: Open Source Databases [30:50] LibreOffice Base. (libreoffice.org) -- ...
News: The Document Foundation makes available the final release in the LibreOffice 3.6 line. (Ostatic.com) LibreOffice 4.0 is just around the corner. (ZDNet.com) (4.0 Release Notes) (4.0 Release Download) Fedora To Look At Reviving Apache OpenOffice. (Phoronix.com) OpenSUSE and Fedora dump MySQL, move to MariaDB for next releases. (ZDNet.com) The ...
News: [11:25] Linux Mint 15 will be named "Olivia" and should be available at the end of May 2013. (blog.linuxmint.com) [13:25] Steam and Gaming on Linux Mint. (blog.linuxmint.com) Valve ports Half-Life and Counter Strike to Linux. (geek.com) Even Steam on LMDE? (thanks mockturtl) (forums.linuxmint.com) [20:25] Clem previews the new LMDE ...
145 mintCast145: Freedom Jan. 24, 2013
News: The Mint team is working on a Cinnamon Screensaver and lock screen for Mint 15. (ReviewLinux.com) Latest version of Nemo gains new features. (Webupd8.com) The SolusOS team has decided to fork gnome classic (also known as fallback) to create “Consort”. (SolusOS.com) What’s with the maple leaf on Canada’s new ...
144 mintCast 144: grepsedAWK Jan. 18, 2013
News: [ 9:20] Developers at the Treasury Board of Canada create popular open source project. (wired.com) [13:10] Fedora 18 - Spherical Cow will be released on Jan 15th. (linuxuser.co.uk) [14:45] Lego goes Linux. (internetnews.com) [19:02] IBM’s Watson undergoes brainwashing to forget all the naughty words in the Urban Dictionary. (techdirt.com) ...
News: Linux Mint Debian Edition Update Pack 6 is now avaiable for download. (Linuxmint.com) Ouya Gaming Console Showing up in Videos Around the Web. (Ostatic.com) Ohio LinuxFest looking for ideas. (OhioLinux.org) Fedora 18 delayed yet again. (LinuxUser.co.uk) The Raspberry PI gets an open source educational manual. (Raspberrypi.org) The Main Topic: ...
News: The latest Nemo from GIT has already got some interesting new features (webupd8.org) Five things Desktop Linux has to do to beat Windows 8. (zdnet.com) Limerick Ireland goes in for Open Source. (thevarguy.com) Bern Switzerland mandates the use of Open Source. (thepowerbase.com) The Linux Kernel says goodbye to Intel’s ...