Podcast Season 4 Episode 8
Title: Odysseus Returns
In this episode: Electronic Arts and Canonical make an important announcement. Microsoft won't allow Firefox on Windows RT. Ubuntu will ship on 5% of PCs worldwide next year and Linux Format magazine gets into the news. As ever, share our discoveries, hear our rants and raves and listen to your own opinions in the Open Ballot.
What's in the show:
- Lightning News:
EA and Canonical have announced the availability of Lords of Ultima and CC Tiberium Alliances in the Ubuntu Software Centre. According to Mozilla, Windows on ARM (Windows RT) will only support Internet Explorer in classic mode. Chris Kenyon has claimed Ubuntu will ship on 5% (18 million) of PCs worldwide next year. Gnome 3.6 may see the introduction of the shutdown button (but they're looking for 'solutions'). And Linux Format was removed from the shelves of Barnes & Noble.
- Discovery of the week:
- Version 4 of the awesome sounding physically modelled piano, PianoTeq.
- The French health service is quite good.
- The new Debian Administrator’s Handbook is nowavailable.
- The 'Say No To Monk's Cross 2' campaign.
- Rants and Raves
We're back - and this time it's Graham and Jon in the hotseat.
- Speak Your Brains:
Thanks to Phil and Gary for their fantastic submissions. Get yours read out next episode by sending an email to email@example.com.
- Open Ballot: Should Apache abandon OpenOffice?
- Check to see if we're still on Facebook here.
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Graham Morrison and Jonathan RobertsOgg Vorbis and MP3.
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