Direct MP3 Download: Linux For The Rest Of Us #35 – Don't Be Afraid
[04:20] How to beat the Watson Jeopardy computer.
[05:56] Podbuntu update – The goal of Podbuntu is to produce an easy to use Linux distro with powerful diagnostic and repair tools for the Home PC hobbyist through to PC repair tech professionals. It also contains preset configurations to give you quick access to the Podnutz community.
[14:58] Why Pwn2Own doesn’t target Linux.
[25:59] The mysterious Linux command line – Everyone has heard how Linux is to hard, and that you have to use the mysterious command line to get anything done. As we all know this statement is not true. In most modern Linux distro’s one can get by indefinitely without ever reverting to a command line. But If you open a terminal, you can find a whole new world of computing will open up for you, and it’s not as hard as you might think!
[33:00] Schedule Computer Jobs for Later with the At Command – Here’s a great primer on using the at command as a simple task scheduling tool.
[40:15] Scripting the Linux desktop, Part 1: Basics.
Scripting the Linux desktop, Part 2: Scripting Nautilus.
[46:45] Use Zenity to GUI-Up Scripts – Some people just aren’t comfortable with the command line. If you’re writing scripts for those people, you want to take a look at Zenity, a GNOME utility that provides simple GUI dialogs from a shell script.
[48:45] How to Install VLC-Shares In Ubuntu And Stream Videos to Android – VLC, without a doubt, is the best media player around. Not only is it able to play almost any file format, it is also able to stream audio/video from the Web and transcode on the fly. VLC-share is a web implementation of VLC streaming and transcoding that allows you to stream (and transcode) your videos to your WII Media Center (WIIMC) or Android phone. Just think of airplay for Android and you get VLC-Shares.
[57:05] How to Install Open-Xchange on Debian Linux – Open-Xchange comes in a multitide of flavors. There is, of course, the stand-alone Server Edition, as well as the Hosting Edition that delivers Open-Xchange to users as a Web app. The Advanced Server Edition features the same Web-based GUI found in the Hosting Edition, but delivers content similarly as the Server Edition. The Open-Xchange Appliance Edition uses the Web-based GUI, too, and functions as a completely self-contained appliance with a wizard-based interface to get started.
[1:02:15] Atom E6xx PC is claimed to be world’s smallest – Toradex announced a Linux-based single board computer (SBC) with a 1.6GHz Intel Atom E6xx, and also debuted a PC based on it that’s claimed to be “the world’s smallest.” The “Topaz” SBC underlies the fanless, aluminum-housed “Xiilun,” which measures 3.50 x 2.36 x 0.63 inches, features up to 2GB of DDR2 RAM, and offers a bootable microSD slot, DVI-D, and four USB 2.0 ports.
[1:07:12] Writers Rejoice: First Look at Scrivener for Linux – Scrivener is a tool for outlining, storyboarding, writing, and editing longer-form writing — think books, lengthy reports, movie scripts, and so on. Scrivener started as an app for Mac OS X, but there’s been a steady stream of users who’ve asked the company to produce a Windows and/or Linux version. Turns out, the company has been listening and is working on a beta for Linux and it’s looking pretty good.
[1:15:36] GtkAtlantic – GtkAtlantic is a game like Monopoly(tm). GtkAtlantic is a network client that works with the monopd server.
[1:16:59] Sauerbraten – Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.
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