Ciemon Dunville, Alan Pope, Tony Whitmore, Dave Walker and not enough Laura Cowen are back once more with a time-defying episode of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK Local Community Support Team.
In this week’s show:-
- What we’ve been doing including hacking on podcoder, patching and packaging, mirroring the new Crunchbang release, giving a talk at the Open Source Schools Unconference 09 and returning a lost laptop.
- We report back on the stolen laptop we mentioned in the last episode and talk about encrypting and securing our laptops including using the open source laptop tracking software Prey Project.
- The News:-
- We announce some upcoming events:-
- September 19th – All around the world, Software Freedom Day
- September 19th – IBM Facility on Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA, USA, Atlanta Linux Fest
- October 2nd to 4th – All around the world, Ubuntu Global Jam
- October 24th – Newhampton arts centre, Wolverhampton, UK, LUGRadio Live 2009
- February 6th to 7th February 2010 – University Libre Brussels, Belgium, FOSDEM
- Command Line
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- We have the first part of a fantastic interview with Ubuntu Server Team hero, Dustin Kirkland. In this part we talk about KVM and powernap, Wake On Lan and wall! We’ll have more of this interview next time!
- We announce the winner of the competition to win an Arduino Duemilanove 328 which was provided by the very nice people at Tinker.it and a Getting Started book from the lovely people at O’Reilly.
- We delve into the
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- The proposed changes to the Ubuntu Code Of Conduct
- The Ubuntu Community Council is looking for new members, as is the Technical Board
- Felipe Alfaro blogged about using LVM to do non-destructive Linux upgrades
- The guys at Tuxradar have benchmarked Ubuntu, Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Ken Wimmer from the Ubuntu Artwork team puts a call out for more high quality backgrounds for Karmic
- Victor Churchill from Hampshire Linux User Group reports on how he managed to fill his Gmail account
- Jo Shields reports the outlook is hazy for Banshee in Karmic by default
- Plans are afoot for a Kubuntu Netbook Remix
- And finally we cover your emails, tweets and dents since our last show
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