Title: Penguins Are Doing Time
In this episode: Gnome's Guadec and KDE's Akademy are getting back together in 2011, and they're looking for a venue, while Canonical unveils a major rebranding for Ubuntu 10.04. We reveal which presenter had the most SUSE Studio downloads and report back on our time spent with Ubuntu 4.10.
What's in the show
Gnome's Guadec and KDE's Akademy are getting back together in 2011 and they're looking for a venue. Canonical unveils a major rebranding for Ubuntu 10.04 while the Linux Foundation has opened a new online store for t-shirts, mugs and beanies.
- You Dare Us:
We reveal who had the most SUSE Studio downloads and report back on our time spent with Ubuntu 4.10, the aptly named Warty Warthog. We also decide on a new challenge for the next two weeks.
- Discovery of the week:
- Andrew: Ubuntu's SoftwareCenter is alright and VirtualBox is actually easier to use than it sounds.
- Mike: There are 1269 instances of the word 'broken', 1281 instances of 'workaround' and 29 mentions of 'braindamaged' in the Linux kernel source code.
- One of the original working titles for Philip K. Dick's 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' was 'Killers Are Among Us! Cried Rick Deckard to the Special Man'.
- The main riff from 'You Can't Touch This' was sampled from Rick James' Super Freak.
- Graham: Ace image batch processing with Phatch.
- In the Hot Seat:
This episode's victim is Paul Hudson.
- Open Ballot: would you hire the FSF for the role of Linux PR department?
- 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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