Podcast Season 5 Episode 14
Title: Daft Punk
In this episode: Tor (plus a Firefox vulnerability) has been compromised. Canonical's Ubuntu Edge compaign has some way to go (but they've just added a lower priced tier). And Jean-Baptiste Quéru is leaving the Android Open Source Project. We've got some great discoveries, Ben succeeds brilliantly in our challenge, and there's an awesome Open Ballot too.
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What's in the show:
Tor is secure no more. Maybe. A supposedly anonymous onion hosting company, Freedom Hosting, has been taken down and its owner/operator arrested in Ireland. It's unknown whether a Windows-based Firefox vulnerability in the Tor browser enabled the intrusion. Canonical has added a final pricing tier to its Ubuntu Edge Indiegogo, set at $695, and the project gets its first corporate backer in Bloomberg. And Jean-Baptiste Quéru is leaving his role as the Android Open Source Project maintainer, due to video driver licensing issues with Qualcomm.
- Discovery of the week:
- Remove unwanted operating system installations with an Ubuntu Live CD and OS-Uninstaller
- Nvidia and AMD video drivers marked as experimental are really experimental.
- The music player, Clementine, is pretty good.
- Speak Your Brains:
- Challenge Us:
- Open Ballot: Is the internet dead?
- Many thanks to Félim Whiteley for his contribution. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your own suggestions/questions for next time.
Ben did something monumentally stupid; he gave his girlfriend the hair clippers.
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Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza and Graham Morrison.Ogg Vorbis and MP3.
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