Linux For The Rest Of Us #85 – LackRack

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

Episode 85 Show Notes


[03:39] Basic Basic

LackRack – The LackRack is the ultimate, low-cost, high shininess solution for your modular datacenter-in-the-living-room.



[07:45] How Linux is Built – While Linux is running our phones, friend requests, tweets, financial trades, ATMs and more, most of us don’t know how it’s actually built. This short video takes you inside the process by which the largest collaborative development project in the history of computing is organized. Based on the annual report “Who Writes Linux,” this is a powerful and inspiring story of how Linux has become a volunteer-driven phenomenon.



[22:23] Code:Free – It is a freely accessible online and pdf art magazine/book focusing on open-source related artwork. It contains only pictures and articles made with or about free (not freeware!) software like Synfig, Xara, Glips, Krita, K-3D, 3D Canvas, Gogh or other. The most of it are made in Inkscape, Gimp, MyPaint, Blender or Achemy. The magazine itself is made with Scribus and LibreOffice. The mag is only availble as pdf-file or online version. CODE:FREE is also on Facebook(http://www.facebook.com/CodeFreeMagazine)



[26:31] Recoll – Recoll is a personal full text search tool for Unix/Linux.



BareGrep – A free file finding and text searching tool for Windows



[31:08] Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on open source and “growing the pie”



[37:48] ‘Stunt Rally’ Linux Game Updated With New Features And Multiplayer Mode .



[41:10] The Darkest Dawn is Cleared for Launch.



[42:48] Wasteland 2.



[44:52] Web Filtering On Squid Proxy – This HOWTO describes how to protect your home / small enterprise network users from objectionable internet contents with help of HTTP proxy.



[47:01] Why I don’t care – Samba Patch: Linux Users Should Apply Immediately.



[49:28] 8 Free Open Source Alternatives To Microsoft Exchange – Many users are frustrated with the planned obsolescence and expense of Microsoft products. One of Microsoft’s popular products has been Microsoft Exchange, while many users are impressed with the features of Microsoft Exchange; others are looking for open source alternatives.



[53:35] Top 5 Linux Monitoring Tools. Web Based – 5 web based Linux monitoring tools which can cover almost all aspects of sysadmin’s monitoring tasks.



[57:34] Easy File Sync with Bitpocket – Need to keep files and documents in sync across multiple Linux machines? Bitpocket provides a no-nonsense solution to the problem. This tiny shell script uses the excellent rsync software to perform the syncing jiggery-pockery. This means that you can have one machine acting as the “main repository”, and then have several “client” machines which will be able to sync with it. (This obviously means that all client machines will have the same files).



[59:41] Linus, Linux and the Millennium Technology Prize.



[1:01:57] Ruby – Ruby is a programming language from Japan (available at ruby-lang.org) which is revolutionizing the web. The beauty of Ruby is found in its balance between simplicity and power.



[1:06:37] Emails.



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