Title: Lilley's Pear and Apple Cider
In this episode: XBMC Eden is nearly out. There's a new Gnome applications design guide. Raspberry Pi has announced a manufacturing date. Canonical announce the Ubuntu Enterprise Remix and ends support for Kubuntu. Linux Foundation says Linux jobs are on the up and LibreOffice 3.5 is out. Also, hear the sound of our discoveries, a listener's submission for 'Speak your Brains' and the rumble of a battle in our Open Ballot.
What's in the show:
- New! Lightning News:
XBMC Eden is close to being released. Allan Day blogged a new approach to Gnome application design. Raspberry Pi has revealed a manufacturing date. There's now an Ubuntu Enterprise Desktop Remix while Canonical has stopped funding Jonathan Riddell to develop Kubuntu. Good news if you're looking for a job; Dice has produced a report that states 81% of tech companies are actively trying to recruit Linux people, while 85% of companies are struggling to find people with Linux skills. And LibreOffice 3.5 has been released.
- Discovery of the week:
- "I can't stand KDE. I really don't get on with KDE."
- Krita is a great alternative to Gimp because it supports CMYK.
- Build yourself a custom firmware for an AVM Fritz!box router/modem thanks to the Freetz project.
- You should go to FOSDEM next year.
- The street behind La Grand-Place in Brussels is full of kebab shops.
- Rants and Raves
Ben makes a hero out of a significant Linux software company, and we have a lister's contribution from petescan321. If you'd like to add your voice to this section, send an audio file to email@example.com.
- Speak Your Brains:
Thanks again for your contributions. If you'd like this section to continue, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Open Ballot: Has KDE become a second class desktop?
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Graham Morrison and Jonathan Roberts
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