Linux For The Rest Of Us #73 – It's Unnatural

A Linux podcast for anyone even remotely interested in Linux! With Steve McLaughlin, the Door to Door Geek.

Episode 73 Show Notes


[04:44] Basic basic
Can’t we all just talk, feedback is just as important as content
reactive – (https://bugs.archlinux.org/)

reactive – (http://www.ubuntu.com/community/report-problem)

or proactive, like Chris Barre chris@technologyadventures.com

[18:09] Raspberry Pi Linux micro machine enters mass production – The Raspberry Pi Foundation has begun manufacturing its pocket-sized Linux-based micro in volume, with the first batch set to roll off the line by the end of the month.

[20:46] Linux won’t be locked out of Windows 8 PCs, but FUD continues – A new draft of Microsoft’s Windows 8 hardware certification specs confirms what we already knew: the new Secure Boot feature won’t lock out Linux on hundreds of millions of new PCs.


[25:14] How Does One Monetize Open Source Software? – Monetizing open source software can be a tricky challenge for many companies. After all, when you’re giving away your primary product for free, how could you possibly make money off it?.


[28:40] ‘Open-source’ robotic surgery platform going to top medical research labs – Robotics experts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Washington (UW) have completed a set of seven advanced robotic surgery systems for use by major medical research laboratories throughout the United States.


[32:01] US killer spy drone controls switch to Linux – The control of US military spy drones appears to have shifted from Windows to Linux following an embarrassing malware infection.


[37:24] Ubuntu Tablet to Compete with Android, iOS – An Ubuntu tablet will ‘battle’ against Android and iOS Canonical’s CEO Jane Silber has said.


[39:50] OLPC shows off XO 3 tablet running Android or Linux – CES 2012 One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) has been showing off the first models of its XO 3 tablet at the Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


[45:12] It’s CES Early! Lenovo Trots Out ThinkPad Ultrabook, X1 Linux Hybrid. (http://techland.time.com/2012/01/05/its-ces-early-lenovo-trots-out-thinkpad-ultrabook-x1-linux-hybrid)


[47:52] Linux Takes on a Bigger Role at This Year’s CES – This year, that seems to be changing. Even above and beyond all the countless Android-based tablets and other wares, Linux is a visible part of numerous announcements coming out of the show.


[50:48] [Video and Tech Specifications] Ubuntu TV Revealed at CES 2012 – Canonical has revealed a new Ubuntu TV concept as CES. The TV will have easy integration of broadcast, online services and applications and will also support a range of other devices like tablets and phones that can serve as second screen for content viewing.


[53:31] [How to] Install Ubuntu TV via PPA


[57:32] Corel ‘AfterShot Pro’ Brings Lightroom Competitor to Linux – AfterShot Pro, which is largely a rebadged version of the latest releas of Bibble Pro, is similar in function to other well-known photography applications such as Aperture and Adobe’s Lightroom. It boasts advanced non-destructive editing, a ‘complete RAW workflow’, ’flexible photo management’, and comprehensive metadata and batch-processing tools.


[59:28] Download Linux From Your Desktop With Get Linux – Get Linux is a brand new program for Windows that provides download links and additional information for more than one hundred different Linux distributions.


[1:01:20] Mount a remote SSH folder in Ubuntu (cmd and GUI) – Connecting to a server across the internet is much more secure using SSH. There is a way that you can mount a folder on a remove server using the SSHFS service (based on the SSH File Transfer Protocol).


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