Title: The one without Paul
In this episode: Ubuntu may ditch the X Window system for Wayland, Fedora 14 has been released and Nokia takes Symbian back from the Symbian Foundation. Share our fortnight's discoveries and hear whether we think Qt and KDE should merge APIs.
(we recorded this episode yesterday, before we knew about Paul's announcement).
What's in the show:
Mark Shuttleworth has announced that Ubuntu may slowly ditch the X Window System in favour of Wayland. Fedora 14 has been released, and includes a preview of Gnome Shell. And Nokia is taking back Symbian from the Symbian Foundation.
- Discovery of the week:
Transports himself to 1979 with a port of Unix V7 to the PC, called V7/x86.
The 'ls' command isn't shorthand for 'list', it's actually an acronym for 'list segments'.
The Enlightenment Window Manager is very shiny and a mixture between really good and really rubbish.
YouTube can be brilliant for certain DIY tasks, like fixing your Playstation 3 or dishwasher. This is not an endorsement if you have the same problems!
- You Dare Us:
Here are the end results of our T-Shirt challenge:
Mike's is loosly inspired by Microsoft's Steve Ballmer.
Andrew's brings some humour to Linux advocacy.
...and Graham's attempts to solve an age old problem.
- In the Hot Seat:
For this episode, it's Andrew Gregory's turn to place his hand into the box.
- Open Ballot: should KDE and Qt libraries merge?
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Presenters: Andrew Gregory, Graham Morrison and Mike Saunders.
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Music by Brad Sucks.
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