Podcast Season 5 Episode 13
Title: Edgy Ubuntu
In this episode: Canonical attempts to crowdfund its own cutting-edge smartphone and Linus Torvalds gets into an argument on the kernel mailing list. We also have some nice discoveries, a couple of great Brains submissions and the ever-awesome Open Ballot.
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What's in the show:
- Discovery of the week:
- If you write anything, there's a brilliant distraction free text editor called FocusWriter.
- All polar bears are ambitious, determined, practical, realistic and as pragmatic as possible.
- There should be one package manager to rule them all.
- SID chips, as found in the Commodore 64, are an excellent source of entropy.
- Speak Your Brains:
- Challenge Us:
- Open Ballot: Will Canonical's Ubuntu Edge campaign succeed?
Great contributions from Darren and Remy, thanks! Email email@example.com with your own suggestions/questions for next time.
We challenge ourselves to record another podcast next week to make up for our recent latency.
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Graham Morrison and Chris Thornett.Ogg Vorbis and MP3.
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