Linux For The Rest Of Us #122 – The Sage Episode!

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A Linux podcast for anyone even remotely interested in Linux!

With Steve McLaughlin, the Door to Door Geek and Cody Cooper

Episode 122 Show Notes


Basic Basic – Listening to people is more important than talking


List of freely available programming books.



The Linux Foundation’s UEFI Secure Boot Pre-Bootloader Rewritten to Boot all Linux Versions – The Linux Foundation’s UEFI secure boot pre-bootloader is still in the works and has been modified substantially so that it allows any Linux version to boot through UEFI secure boot.



Dyad makes a break for Steam, targets March launch [Update: Dev video] – Dyad is coming to Steam for PC, Mac and Linux, developer Shawn McGrath confirms to Joystiq. Dyad was spotted on a list of new titles buried deep within the recesses of the Steam database, and it appears the secret is now out.



Raspberry Pi Model A hits Europe with $25 price tag, expected worldwide soon – Looking for a slimmed-down Raspberry Pi with a single USB port, 256MB of RAM, no Ethernet and one-third the power consumption of a Model B board? You’re probably in the market for Model A — a $25 alternative designed for use in battery or solar-powered devices like remote sensors, WiFi repeaters, robots and so on.



SparkyLinux 2.0.1 “GameOver” – SparkyLinux 2.0.1 ‘GameOver’ is a speciall Christmas/New Year editon of 2012. It has been built on last release of SparkyLinux 2.0 ‘Eris’ and it’s designed for games players.



‘Strike Suit Zero’ Linux Version Confirmed, Coming Later This Year – Much hyped 3D space combat game Strike Suit Zero will be available for Linux. Developed by indie game studio Born Ready Games, the project raised $174,804 on kickstarter few months back, falling short of $180,000 stretch goal for Linux support. However, Born Ready has now announced in a press release that a Linux version of the game will be available later this year.



How to Get a Linux (Related) Job – The most important thing to remember is that your quest for a Linux position at any organization is really no different than applying for any other I.T. position.



Linux Tutorials & Training Videos – From basic Linux training videos to more advanced embedded Linux tutorials, the Linux Foundation has made a commitment to creating new Linux tutorials and making them available to help promote and advance the use of Linux.



HP Enters the Chromebook race – Hewlett-Packard is now in the Chromebook business. The company announced its first Chrome OS device, the Pavilion Chromebook, on Monday, and it’s a mixed bag.



Unity Reboot (launcher To Quickly Reboot In A Different OS) Updated For Ubuntu 12.10 And 13.04 – Unity Reboot is a custom Unity launcher that can be used to quickly reboot into a different OS / Linux distribution, useful for those who dual boot



TerminalHero – Linux society’s response to Microsoft’s Guitar Hero.



Professional Graphics Creation on Linux – there is an entire universe of profession-level multi-media creation applications in all creative arenas: drawing and illustration, photography, desktop publishing, music, and movies and videos.



Upgrade To Gvfs With Mtp Support In Ubuntu 12.10 Or 12.04 To Easily Connect Android 4.0+ Devices – Gvfs has been updated in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, bringing a new MTP backend which allows users to access Android 4.0 devices which do not support the USB Mass Storage protocol, along with many other changes.



Voicemail from Blackhammer





Visual basic support can be installed using the winetricks script.

– Download the script: see link on this page:



– Navigate to where you downloaded the script:

cd /path/to/where/you/downloaded/the/script


– Make the script executable:

chmod +x winetricks


– Run winetricks to install vb6run:

./winetricks vb6run


– To see all other options, just issue:



– Perhaps you’ll need cabextract to get things to work:

sudo apt-get install cabextract


Good luck.


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