Title: The Sound of Music
In this episode: Cryptocat breaks. LXDE moves to Qt. Firefox phones are now available. Lubuntu and Kubuntu aren't going to Mir. Fedora 19 is out and Samsung is sponsoring a $4m developer challenge. We've got discoveries, an Open Ballot, and a rather surreal music listening section.
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What's in the show:
- Discovery of the week:
- Installing Fedora on a multi-boot system can be dangerous for your Grub configuration.
- Pressing Ctrl Alt and F1-F7 to get a virtual terminal is still a great feature.
- Epson printers seem to 'just work' with Mint 13.
- Watermelons are vegetables because they're a member of the cucumber family.
- OwnCloud is easy to install and works well.
- If you want a next generation command-line, try either Terminology (not Terminus, sorry!) or FinalTerm.
- Change GTK fonts and appearances without installing Gnome, thanks to Lxappearance.
- Speak Your Brains:
Many thanks to both Phil and Corbin for sending in their thoughts. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your own suggestions/questions for next time.
- Challenge Us:
Three of us actually do report on our experiences using an ancient disto, plus more conversion news. For next episode, everyone has to do something stupid and share it with the world.
- Open Ballot: What causes you to leave a distro and install a new flavour of Linux?
- Rhythmbox Jury:
- We judge your CC music recommendations. Here are the 3 tracks we listened to:
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Theme Music by Brad Sucks.
Outro music: MDMA (Pt. 2) by Morus Alba.
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