Podcast Season 5 Episode 16
In this episode: Encryption is dead, but there are lots of great games in the new Humble Indie Bundle. FreeBSD ditches GCC and Intel clashes with Ubuntu. We've got some great discoveries, we dust down the old wheel of misfortune and discuss your opinions in the Open Ballot.
What's in the show:
Encryption is dead for all kinds of reasons. Fortunately, free software has the answer. There's a new Humble Indie Bundle, and it's a fantastic way of contributing to the EFF. FreeBSD finally ditches the GNU Compiler Collection because it uses GPLv3 (GPLv2 was released 1991). And Intel and Ubuntu fall out over Ubuntu trying to get patches upstream.
- Discovery of the week:
- Locally cache your Google Maps from the Android app by entering 'ok maps'.
- Turn your Raspberry Pi into an audiophile's media streamer with RasbyFi.
- Speak Your Brains:
- Challenge Us:
- Open Ballot: What's the best distro for beginners?
- Many thanks to Paul for sending over his challenge idea. Email email@example.com with your own suggestions/questions for next time.
We're going to do it this time, we promise! We'll post our results next time.
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