Podcast Season 2 Episode 21

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Title: Live from Budapest

In this episode: Google is nearly gone from Firefox. FreeBSD gets one million dollars. Gnome defends itself against Groupon and the latest LibreOffice breaks the bank. We’ve got a Finds section of epic proportions, plus Neurons to vocalise, and a Voice of the Masses that tries to make sense of the vitriuol behing the systemd debates.

The joy of Hangouts

What’s in the show:

  • News:
    • Mozilla has abandoned its long-standing and lucrative arrangement with Google, switching to Yahoo and Bing in some territories. WhatsApp founder, Jan Koum, has donated $1,000,000 USD to the FreeBSD Foundation. WhatApp is also integrating TextSecure for one-to-one text chats with the Android client. The Jolla Tablet has become an unprecedented crowdfunding success. The GNOME community has successfully defended the GNOME Trademark against Groupon. And the latest version of the spreadsheet application in LibreOffice, Calc, breaks many documents. A new general resolution from Debian developers has decided packages still aren’t obliged to support other init systems. A few developers have stepped down, including former Debian project lead, Ian Jackson, who has resigned. Also, the EFF and Mozilla are going to offer their own SSL certification.

  • Finds of the Fortnight:
    • #linuxvoice IRC channel on Freenode:
      • <hegx64> Download some cool free chiptunes from keygenmusic.org, or listen to some on keygenjukebox.com
      • <pwaring> Clang is getting very good.
      • <einonm> Create desktop applications with PHP or whatever PHP frameworks you prefer with Nightrain.
      • <einonm> A solderless 68000 chip running Linux from a breadboard.
    • Graham:
      • Thousands of people are still protesting against the internet tax in Hungary.
      • CloudStack, the Linux Foundation, and The Apache Foundation are doing a great job in providing a genuine open source cloud alternative.
      • The Nexus 5 is actually quite easy to repair.
    • Ben:
    • Andrew:
    • Mike:
      • ncdu, like a file system usage visualiser for the command line (thanks to Kevin Collier)
      • Dervish, an rsync-based rotating network backup system (thanks Hans!)
      • An Arnold Schwarzenegger-based programming language called ArnoldC.
  • Vocalise Your Neurons:
    • Huge thanks to both Daniel and Dylan for their neurons. Here’s the link to Redshift. If you’d like your neurons spoken with a Bavarian accent, email mike@linuxvoice.com. Thanks!
  • Voice of the Masses: Why are systemd debates so toxic?

Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Graham Morrison and Mike Saunders.

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Duration: 1:12:02

Theme Music by Brad Sucks.

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