We look back at how the Internet was born, from its humble beginnings and clunky interfaces to the first podcaster and creator of Internet Radio.
Plus who created the first packet switching network, developed TCP/IP and why.
We look back at five years of Linux memories, and reminisce about the bad old days of the Linux desktop.
Then the exciting future for PC-BSD, and it’s new unique desktop.
Plus our favorite ways to track performance, desktop Linux app containers that are already here and shipping and much more!
Are you excited about Smart Watches? Or does the current crop fall to far below expectations to be a serious item? Plus a look at how hackers remotely owned a Tesla, and the broader ramifications as computer systems are further integrated into our cars.
Plus the interesting secret buried in Google’s quarterly results & more!
Chris makes the case for splitting Microsoft up into a consumer and services split, and why that would be the best possible outcome for developers.
Plus some great feedback, more on selling free software and more!
iOS security researchers have found what appear to be backdoors in current versions of iOS, Edward Snowden plans to build new privacy tools, Google strong arms Samsung to drop Tizen, and a new Nvidia Tablet could be landing as soon as tomorrow.
Plus a new gadget to extend your wifi, Android and Linux apps running together, and more!
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KDE’s Plasma 5 was launched and a new Raspberry Pi hit the streets, privacy shenanigans courtesy of the UK Parliament, and will Chrome OS or the Apple-IBM tie up prove more disruptive to the tech industry in the long-term? All these stories and more featured in our News segment this show.
Joe gave us his First Impressions of StartOS, whilst Jesse will be looking at RISC OS on the Pi for the next show. And the two of them gave us their hands-on opinion of Google Glass after visiting an Explorer event in London.
In our main segment, we took a look at IceWM, JWM and EDE; three lightweight WMs/DMs, and practical alternatives all, but for whom? And we rounded things off by interviewing Sanel Zukan, the lead developer of the EDE project.
Head on over to our website for full show notes with links to everything we talked about, and for an opportunity to comment.
Rob McCathie from the Manjaro project joins us to discuss some recent troubles in the community, bust common myths about Manjaro, their relationship with Arch Linux, and what the future holds for the project.
Plus we look at some Fedora 21 features, Google’s Project Zero, Linus’ home office…
AND SO MUCH MORE!
All this week on, The Linux Action Show!