Title: Whisky Galore
In this episode: Ubuntu 11.10 has been released and includes lots of innovation and fixes. LibreOffice is coming to both a web browser and Android device near you, and co-founder of UNIX, Dennis Ritchie, has died. Share in the joy of our discoveries, hear us rant and rave, and listen to your own opinions in our Open Ballot.
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What's in the show:
Congratulations to the Ubuntu team on the release of 11.10, which fixes many things and adds lots of new features. LibreOffice is coming to Android and browsers, thanks to the HTML 5 output in the GTK+ 3.2 Broadway backend. And one of the co-creators of UNIX, Dennis Ritchie, has died.
- Discovery of the week:
- Type the words 'Richard Stallman' into Google and the second auto-suggestion adds 'is an idiot'
- The PiTiVi project includes an audio file to help you understand how to pronounce the project's name.
- In Arch, you can get Tracker in Gnome Shell to include Google Docs by running the xdg update tool.
- As it's the height of mushroom picking season, 75 year old Roger Philips has put his magnum opus on avoiding Destroying Angels, online, for free.
- KBruchs, a mathematical educational tool for KDE, is brilliant and demystifying fractions.
- The Mexican Constitution is available as an app on the Android Market.
- Pleasantly New Section: Rants and Raves
Graham and Mike tackle the almost new section in their own low-key styles.
- Speak Your Brains:
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- Open Ballot: Has Ubuntu 11.10 fixed the problems with Unity?
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Presenters: Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Graham Morrison and Jonathan Roberts.
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