Podcast Season 4 Episode 7
If you're in the UK this Saturday, why not head over to Manchester for the fantastic UCubed open source unconference. There are only 40 tickets left!
In this episode: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been released. Steam might be coming to Linux again. Google Drive should be on Linux, but isn't. And Linus wins the Millenium Technology Prize. Hear our compressed discoveries and your own opinions in both the Open Ballot and Speak Your Brains sections.
What's in the show:
- Lightning News:
Let's celebrate - Ubuntu 12.04 has just been released! Well done folks. Phoronix has confirmed Steam is coming to Linux, again. Google Drive has been released, but not if you use Linux. Linus Torvalds shared the Millenium Technology Prize with someone who works with stem cells. And it's raining in the UK, but there's still a hosepipe ban.
- Discovery of the week:
- Discover everything about your laptop's memory with dmidecode.
- KDE isn't that bad.
- The University of Bournemouth is running a paid PHD programme about the ICT curriculum in schools.
- Ben gets a reply from his MP in reference to the UK's new snooping legislation. The 2010 Annual Report of the Interception of Communications Commissioner is here.
- Rants and Raves
Sorry - we ran out of time for this today!
- Speak Your Brains:
Many thanks to Rob Pearman for his thoughts. To get similar levels of adoration in our next episode, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Open Ballot: Open Ballot: GNU/Linux or Linux?
- Check to see if we're still on Facebook here.
- Special offer: subscribe to Linux Format magazine and save lots
Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Graham Morrison and Jonathan RobertsOgg Vorbis and MP3.
USA listeners can subscribe to Linux Format magazine from here, http://tinyurl.com/lxfoffer, whilst then rest of us can use the following link - http://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/content/lp/linuxformat.
Only print subscribers get access to our complete collection of DRM-free PDFs and early access to the latest issue.
Theme Music by Brad Sucks.