In this week’s show:-
- We also take a look at what’s been happening in the news:
- Bill Lowe, the IBM manager who was behind the first ever PC has died aged 72.
- Owncloud has announced version 6 including Owncloud Documents, with real time google docs-style collaboration.
- Cisco is releasing a BSD-licensed implementation of the h.264 video codec and a reaction from Monty.
- Debian has changed the default desktop for Jessie (the next release) to XFCE.
- AOL has threatened legal action against Pro Populi, a company who produce an app called People+ which uses data from AOL-owned CrunchBase.
- NSA & GCHQ sniffing *inside* Google network (SSL no good to you now!)
- The Verve and The Washington Post have published hands-on reviews of Valve’s linux-based Steam console
- We catch up with what’s been happening in the Ubuntu community:
- Terence Simpson has posted an open letter to the Ubuntu-IRC mailing list regarding conduct on the community’s IRC channels
The Ubuntu GNOME project is seeking additional maintainers, without which it won’t be able to provide long-term support for its 14.04 release(already found them!)
- Bacon and Langridge of LugRadio fame have started a new podast, Bad Voltage, with Brian Lunduke (ex-Linux Action Show) and Jeremy Garcia (founder of LinuxQuestions.org).
- Ubuntu’s cloud offering is going to include the CloudFoundry platform-as-a-service running on top of OpenStack
- There’s an indiegogo project to build a Raspberry Pi compile cluster, allowing Ubuntu to be built for the ‘Pi.
- Fedora is 10!
- And we mention an event:
- FLOSS UK – Spring 2014 – 18th – 20th March 2014 – Brighton, UK
We’ll be back next week, when we’ll interview Alan Bell about his Raspberry Pi cluster Indigogo campaign.
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