Title: Lovelock and load
In this episode: Fedora 15 has arrived and the next release of the kernel may be called 3.0. We discover some interesting things, comment on the awesome IRC session we all joined, come up with an adopt-a-project plan and ask, should Gnome become Linux-only?
What's in the show:
Hurray! Fedora 15, code name Lovelock, has been released! The next release of the Linux kernel might be version 2.8, or even 3.0, according to Linus Torvalds. The game Graham's talking about is Oil Rush. And MeeGo 1.2 has also been released.
- Discovery of the week:
- Android phones are surprisingly responsive.
- Leonardo da Vinci wrote from right to left with inverted letters.
- A great headline from the BBC, 'Cuts will Damage Physics in the UK'
- The Amiga game Pushover has a Linux remake.
- An article in the Metro newspaper claims that a random group of untrained non-technical people can successfully attack a WPA-PSK Wifi network in less than 15 minutes.
- KDE's Dolphin has built-in batch renaming.
- There's a Linux version of 'mlr', written in 'C', that communicates with the serial port directly. It's called rove.
- Apple's computer sales have been growing faster than PC sales, even in local government.
- Windows 7 doesn't work so well on Andrew's VirtualBox.
- You Dare Us:
We give our opinion on how our IRC challenge went and come up with a new idea for the next episode.
- Speak Your Brains:
We respond to three of your emails and come up with an awesome plan! If you'd this section to continue email email@example.com (with subject line Speak Your Brains) today.
- Open Ballot: should Gnome become Linux-only?
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Presenters: Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Graham Morrison, Jonathan Roberts and Mike Saunders.
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