S02E08 – The Stolen Earth

07.07.09 | 7 Comments

Ciemon Dunville, Alan Pope, Tony Whitmore, Dave Walker and a little bit of Laura Cowen are back once more with an electrifying episode of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK Local Community Support Team.

In this week’s show:-

curl -u user:pass -d status="Tweeting from the shell" http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
curl -u user:pass -d status="Denting from the shell" http://identi.ca/api/statuses/update.xml
    • BONUS TIP!: Putting a space before a command in the bash shell prevents it from being kept in the history
  • Laura talks about the fun she has had with an Arduino Open Source hardware beginners kit
  • We start a fantastic competition to win an Arduino Duemilanove 328 and a Getting Started book, from the very nice people at Tinker.it. Email your answers to competition@ubuntu-uk.org
  • We delve into the Ubuntu Ecosphere Gerald Harold Phyllis
    • Alan Bell told us about Xpra
    • Jorge Castro blogs about apt-zeroconf
    • Alan Lord blogs about running Firefox 3.5 on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04
    • Dustin Kirkland requests testing for kvm84
    • James Milligan pointed out a thread regarding the name ‘Karmic’
  • In our ‘Upcoming’ segment we discuss some features which may or may not hit in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)
  • And finally we cover your emails, tweets and dents since our last show

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