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Podcast Season 1 Episode 3

Title: Something’s brewing

In this episode: There’s lots of new Ubuntu goodness and a fresh version of Firefox. Debian is to dump its old boot scripts and OwnCloud gets closer to replacing Google Docs. Ben’s writing a book and Solus OS is no more. Plus, we’ve got discoveries, brains neurons, a ballot and… one, more, thing.

What’s in the show:

  • News:
  • Things we found out in a week:
    • Andrew:
      • The Gods of Metal sent Robert Plant to cross Andrew’s path on his last day in the office.
      • Both cars and Bath Council fail.
      • CrunchBang Linux. It may look scary but it’s filled with awesome.
    • Mike:
      • Bebo, a social networking site popular with children.
      • Your ultra-fast video card memory can be used as swap space.
    • Ben:
      • Bikes are dangerous.
      • Vinux, a distribution for visually impaired users.
      • You can do anything with 100 lines of Python.
  • The Part Where People Ask Us To Do Things:
    • This might be most effort we’ve put into a challenge since the old ‘write a games’ test many years ago.
  • Vocalise your Neurons:
    • Many thanks to Phil for his thoughts on things. Get in touch via @LinuxLifestyle if you want to share your ideas for the next episode.
  • Voice of the Masses: Is Google’s grip on Android too tight?
  • And yes, there’s a one more thing.

Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory and Mike Saunders.

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Duration: 56:13

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Theme Music by Brad Sucks.

And of course: if you liked this, then listen to Episode 2 and Episode 1!

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