In this episode: Ubuntu 10.10 is going to add gesture support and 11.04 is going to be called the Natty Narwhal. Debian 6.0 has been feature frozen while Oracle sets its sights on Google. Discover how we fared with our Nethack challenge and how we filled the Open Ballot section without an Open Ballot.
What's in the show:
Ubuntu 10.10 is going to add gesture support, according to Mark. 10.04.1 is out and 11.04 is going to be called the Natty Narwhal. Debian 6.0 (aka Squeeze) has been feature frozen and Oracle has filed a lawsuit against Google over its use of Java technologies.
- You Dare Us:
Discover how we fared in the world of Nethack, and we reveal our most ambitious challenge yet.
- Discovery of the week:
On Ubuntu and Debian, if you want to compile something, you can install its development dependencies with 'apt-get build-dep something'.
And there's now a Spotify plugin for Logitech Squeezebox users.
iPython, an enhanced Python shell, helps you guess Python things very easily.
If you're a fan of weird unicode symbols, try and find gnaborretni (U+2E18).
- ZSnes is still excellent.
- In the Hot Seat:
Paul tackles a very special wheel of destiny.
Open Ballot: Mystery Section!
Listen to the mixed results of the best idea we could come up with when we realised we'd forgotten to post an Open Ballot question.
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Presenters: Andrew Gregory, Paul Hudson, Graham Morrison and the return of Mike Saunders.
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Music by Brad Sucks.
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