Linux For The Rest Of Us #74 – The Legistrative Session

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

Episode 74 Show Notes

[02:54] Basic basic
Newer doesn’t always mean you need more hardware, yet again.
Cinnamon – (
How to install – (
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[0757] What I kinda do has a name – Portmanteau – A portmanteau word is a blend of two (or more) words or morphemes into one new word.

[09:53] sign the petition against #ACTA for your country.

[15:56] Bill – Jeff – Ubuntu: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide.

[18:55] The five best Linux file system cleaning tools – You’ve heard all about the Windows cleaning tools — on every level. What you haven’t heard of nearly as much are tools to help clean up the Linux file system. Believe it or not, they do exist.

[22:18] Bitwig Studio: A Professional Music Creation Software (DAW) Comes To Linux – Bitwig has now released Bitwig Studio, a multi-platform professional music-creation system and Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) for production, performance and DJing and unlike Ableton Live, it will have a Linux version.

[27:15] infolookup – Popular kids place games run Linux.

[33:17] How To: Add Gmail to the Message Menu in Ubuntu 11.04 & 11.10 (Unity).

[35:32] Linux Foundation Report Shows Growing Linux Adoption Rates in the Enterprise – New survey shows Linux as the preferred platform for Big Data, virtualization, and cloud computing trends.

[38:26] Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 On Linux With Absinthe – Absinthe 0.3, an iPhone 4S and iPad 2 (iOS 5) untethered jailbreak tool, has been released a few days ago and it includes a Linux version too.

[39:51] Shannon Lee – Heads-Up Display (HUD) to Replace Application Menus in Unity [Ubuntu News] – Mark Shuttleworth has made an announcement introducing a new UI enhancment in the upcoming 12.04 LTS release. Application menus will be replaced by a new Heads-Up Display (HUD) that utilizes an intelligent search-based approach to access the menu items you need and expands on the Unity experience.

[43:16] Tutorial: Sew with Inkscape (Coco) – please note: this is in German.

Translated to English:
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[45:20] [How To] Easily Install The Slickest Software Center on Linux – Installing software just got easier: The Linux Deepin Software Center is now available to install in Ubuntu 11.10.

[49:01] [Jamie Zawinski] controls his drapes from the command line.

[51:03] Traction Edge – Traction Edge is a story driven, turn based strategy game set in a Steampunk Victorian England. Gameplay is similar to the Gollop Brothers UFO or Lasersquad series in that you have “Action Points” to spend during your turn. The game also borrows heavily from roguelikes in both look and feel.
Homepage – (

[53:20] Hacked memo leaked: Apple, Nokia, RIM supply backdoors for gov’t intercept? – Previously a group of Indian hackers called The Lords of Dharmaraja had posted documents that were pillaged during the hack of an Indian military network.

[55:57] Most Highly Recommended Books About Linux

[58:09] EMAILS.

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