Podcast Season 5 Episode 17
Title: Like the legend of the phoenix
In this episode: The founder of Puppy Linux retires. SteamOS has been announced by Valve and CyanogenMod gets $7m in funding. Hear our eclectic discoveries, the sound of Tanner's brains and your own opinions in the Internet Famous Open Ballot.
What's in the show:
Barry Kauler, founder of the diminutive Linux distro, Puppy, has retired (again). Valve has announced its Linux-based SteamOS. Nvidia is coming in from the cold by pledging to help the open source Nouveau drivers. And the open source version of Android, CyanogenMod, raises $7m in capital to help create some new devices.
- Discovery of the week:
- Speak Your Brains:
- Challenge Us:
- Open Ballot: A head of Steam, or just a fizzle?
- Many thanks to Tanner for sending over his question.
Did we win, or did we fail? You decide! (Ben's entry is athttp://www.tuxradar.com/oggcamp/index.html. All credit should go to the original author at https://github.com/tanguy-martin/starwars-opening)
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Andrew Gregory, Mike Saunders and Graham Morrison.Ogg Vorbis and MP3.
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