Title: Vive la France
In this episode: More jury confusion on the Apple vs. Samsung case. Blue Systems sponsors KWin. Linux kernel 3.6 is out, and 3.7 is going to be ARM-unified. You can now shutdown Gnome 3.6 and the French adore le logiciel libre. Plus, hear our discoveries, our rants and raves, and your own opinions in the Open Ballot.
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What's in the show:
- Lightning News:
In the Apple vs. Samsung dispute, the Jury Foreman may have lied during 'voir dire' ahead of the case. Apple's new maps are too good for Taiwan, but not good enough for the rest of the world. The mysterious Blue Systems has hired KWin maintainer Martin Gräßlin. Version 3.6 of the Linux kernel has been released - featuring suspend to both disk and RAM, and BTRFS sub-volumes. There's going to be a single Linux kernel for all ARM platforms from version 3.7. Gnome 3.6 has been released, complete with power off button! There's a new Humble Indie Bundle, this time featuring eight e-books. And France's Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Arault, has called on the country's public authorities at all levels to use open source software wherever possible.
- Discovery of the week:
Kubuntu's KDE performs well on a 1.6ghz Atom netbook, but you need to customise the interface quite a bit.
- Rants & Raves:
Andrew rants and Graham raves.
- Speak Your Brains:
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- Open Ballot: What can Linux really steal from Apple?
- Our scripts are updating Facebook again.
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory and Graham Morrison
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