Podcast Season 5 Episode 1
In this episode: Canonical is to launch a phone. Fedora 18 has been released. Friends of Gnome are looking for money and Valve is to make a Linux-powered games console. Hear our first discoveries of 2013 and how you'd like the podcast to improve in season 5.
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What's in the show:
- Linked list of news:
Aaron Swartz, dead at 26. Canonical is to make Ubuntu SuperPhones. The specs for Firefox OS have been released. Fedora 18 has been released.
Gnome is working on a new fundraising campaign focussed on security and privacy. Kim Dotcom has launched a new file sharing site. Valve is to launch a Linux-powered games console called the Steam Box. The Nouveau graphics driver now supports all GeForce cards out of the box.
- Discovery of the week:
- Windows 8 is really hard to use.
- Music for the Masses by Depeche Mode and Come on Pilgrim by the Pixies were released on the same day 25 years ago.
- One of our servers was hacked (not this one).
- Use the '\' character before wildcards for use with 'scp'.
- Open Ballot: Podcast changes
- Our scripts are updating Facebook again.
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory and Graham MorrisonOgg Vorbis and MP3.
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