Title: Happy Thanksgiving
In this episode: Linux Mint 14 has been released. Planet KDE does awesome work. There's an OpenStreetMap map-a-thon. Australia's government is TLD-shy. Red Hat invests in MongoDB, there may be life on Mars, Apple will have to reveal how much HTC is paying it, and the UEFI saga is turning nasty. Hear our non-audio related discoveries, and your own brains and opinions in the Open Ballot.
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What's in the show:
- Lightning News:
Congratulations to the awesome Linux Mint team after the release of version 14, Nadia. KDE contributor, Daniel Nicoletti, is now safely back home, after being detained in Munich. OpenStreetMap is to start a US-based mapathon, called 'Operation Cowboy', tomorrow. Australia's government is getting picky over top-level domain names. Intel and Red Hat invest in MongoDB developer, 10Gen. Today's Metro newspaper reports that NASA may have discovered aliens on Mars. Jelly Bean not (yet) going to be banned in USA. Apple and HTC cross-licence patents, and HTC will need to reveal how much it's paying for the privelege. We're waiting for a ruling on the Motorola vs Microsoft FRAND (fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory) patent dispute. Lenovo UEFI laptops are only booting Windows and RHEL. Linux Foundation's bootloader held up by Microsoft's certification, and Microsoft will refuse to sign code released under GPLv3.
- Discovery of the week:
Be careful when making wands with a Stanley knife.
- An ace new Amiga emulator, FS-UAE.
Tvheadend is a completely awesome live streaming digital video recorder that works well on ARM devices.
- Speak Your Brains:
Many, many thanks to Phil the Sheep and James Eriksen for sending in their brains for this episode. If you've ever like to hear this section again, send your ideas for the next episode to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Open Ballot: Taking over the world
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