In this episode: Three quarters of the Linux kernel code is written by developers being paid to do so and Facebook transforms PHP performance. We promise to give up the command line for two weeks and ask whether Ubuntu is wrong to switch the default search engine in Firefox from Google to Yahoo. Plus, we introduce two new sections.
What's in the show
- News: 75% of Linux code is now written by paid developers, according to kernel hacker Jonathan Corbet. Facebook rewrites PHP and what does Apple's iPad mean for Linux?
- NEW SECTION! You Dare Us
- Discovery of the week:
- Graham: VST synths and audio effects can now be made Linux-native
- Mike: Instant printed documentation with the 'card' command.
- Paul: Generating command-lines with his own fantabulous TermBuilder
- Andrew: Ubuntu's WordPress package shouldn't be packaged.
- NEW SECTION! In the Hot Seat
- Open Ballot: Ubuntu + Yahoo = evil?
- Special offer: subscribe to Linux Format magazine and save up to
to 55% - that's just $7.62 an issue!
Presenters: Andrew Gregory, Paul Hudson, Graham Morrison and Mike Saunders
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