Podcast Season 4 Episode 9
In this episode: Linux Mint 13 has been released. Chrome becomes the number one web browser (kinda). Google beats Oracle. Mandriva now belongs to you. KDE has announced a new Partner Network and there's going to be a new rival to the Raspberry Pi. Share in our discoveries, speak your brains and hear your opinions in our Open Ballot, a section which has very little to do with ballots these days.
What's in the show:
- Lightning News:
Linux Mint 13 'Maya' is out, and it's lovely. Google's Chrome has become the no.1 browser, according StatCounter. And Google also wins its patent battle with Oracle Corporation. Mandriva is now a community concern. KDE has announced a Partner Network and there's a new ultra-cheap VIA Linux PC on the horizon - the Android-based VIA - 800Mhz, 512Mb, 2Gb flash memory, HDMI + VGA, all for $49.
- Discovery of the week:
- Org, an Emacs mode for notes.
- The results of the 2012 Future of Open Source survey
- The 64-bit version of Mint works with a webcam!
- ...and the DS-160 non-immigrant visa application form, used to detect terrorists and enter the United States of America
- Rants and Raves
Well done to Andrew and Andrew for sharing their rants and raves with us.
- Speak Your Brains:
Many thanks to Ruben Gonzalez for sending us his thoughts. Get yours read out (or played) next episode by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Open Ballot: Does Mozilla think desktop Linux is dead?
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Graham Morrison and Jonathan RobertsOgg Vorbis and MP3.
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