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mintCast 222 – Package Managers

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Download News: LMDE 2 “Betsy” MATE released! (MATE) (Cinnamon) Jessie coming soon! (debian.org) Linux Mint Needs a Huge, Modern Overhaul, More Artists and Web Developers are Needed (softpedia.com) PrivateInternetAccess becomes Linux Mint’s main sponsor (linuxmint.com) Why Nvidia graphics cards are … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

April 23rd, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Episode-029

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Listener Feedback

Frank Bell replies about Slackware

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FiftyOneFifty

Update on accessing HBO with Android devices.

Kwisher

Software RAID with mdadm:
https://raid.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/RAID_setup

Replacing a failed drive:
https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/linux-raid-replace-failed-harddisk/

RAID Calculator:
https://www.icc-usa.com/raid-calculator/

Fweeb

Discusses his recent issues with his file server.

Written by Kevin Wisher

April 18th, 2015 at 8:52 am

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Episode-028

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FatherFinch

Testing the water with Slackware

I have recently started playing with Slackware. I will discuss my thoughts and reasoning.
Slack Builds Website: http://slackbuilds.org/
Slack Builds How-to: http://slackbuilds.org/howto/
Slackware Project Website: http://www.slackware.com/
Slackware Installation Guide: http://docs.slackware.com/slackware:install
i3 Window Manager: https://i3wm.org/
Slax: http://www.slax.org/

FiftyOneFifty

HBO Now Premiering in April On Apple TV iPad iPhone:
http://www.macrumors.com/2015/03/31/hbo-ceo-on-apple-hbo-now-partnership/

Re-installing BerryBoot on Pi2 after KLF revealed new options: repo server and new distros
Still no Flash on RPi, so I can’t watch Fox & CW shows online

Report on KLF

Written by Kevin Wisher

April 4th, 2015 at 11:55 am

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mintCast 221 – MakuluLinux and the LMDE2 RC

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Download News: LMDE 2 “Betsy” MATE and Cinnamon RC released! (blog.linuxmint.com) (blog.linuxmint.com) Windows 10 to make the Secure Boot alt-OS lock out a reality (arstechnica.com) Linux adopts conflict resolution code (zdnet.com) Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Gets a New Release for Raspberry … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

March 26th, 2015 at 8:53 pm

Episode-027

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Listener Feedback

Listener feedback from Mark Rice about using dd

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Kansas Linux Fest, March 21-22, Lawrence, KS:
www.KansasLinuxFest.us

Fatherfinch, Fweeb, and Honkeymagoo discuss the future of gaming on Linux, and other related topics.

Next recording date: April 3, 2015 – 9:00 PM EST

Written by Kevin Wisher

March 22nd, 2015 at 10:32 am

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mintCast 220 – Martin Wimpress and Ubuntu MATE

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Download News: Clem gives an update on LMDE “Betsy”” development effort (segfault.linuxmint.com) VMware Sued over Alleged Open Source License Violation in Linux (datamation.com)(sfconservancy.org) Distribution Release: Linux From Scratch 7.7 (distrowatch.com) Grab your pitchforks: Ubuntu to switch to systemd on Monday … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

March 12th, 2015 at 8:43 pm

Episode-026

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Listener Feedback

Email from Ron Houk

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FiftyOneFifty

Kansas Linux Fest, March 21-22, Lawrence, KS:
www.KansasLinuxFest.us

HonkeyMagoo

Fun with berryboot:
http://www.berryterminal.com/doku.php/berryboot
http://www.berryterminal.com/doku.php/berryboot/headless_installation
http://www.berryterminal.com/doku.php/berryboot/adding_custom_distributions

Kwisher

Cocerto:
http://www.concerto-signage.org/

Video showing my testbed:
http://kwisher.dyndns-at-home.com/owncloud/index.php/s/8cgiE9rE4vvXEqn

Next recording date: March 20, 2015 – 9:00 PM EST

Written by Kevin Wisher

March 7th, 2015 at 10:22 am

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Episode-026

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Listener Feedback

Email from Ron Houk

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FiftyOneFifty

Kansas Linux Fest, March 21-22, Lawrence, KS:
www.KansasLinuxFest.us

HonkeyMagoo

Fun with berryboot:
http://www.berryterminal.com/doku.php/berryboot
http://www.berryterminal.com/doku.php/berryboot/headless_installation
http://www.berryterminal.com/doku.php/berryboot/adding_custom_distributions

Kwisher

Cocerto:
http://www.concerto-signage.org/

Video showing my testbed:
http://kwisher.dyndns-at-home.com/owncloud/index.php/s/8cgiE9rE4vvXEqn

Next recording date: March 20, 2015 – 9:00 PM EST

Written by Kevin Wisher

March 7th, 2015 at 10:22 am

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mintCast 219 – Bodhi Linux and Chromebooks

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Download News: Recent Cinnamon developments for Version 2.6 (segfault.linuxmint.com) CrunchBang: The Rest of the Story (fossforce.com) The Dangers of Boutique Linux Distros (datamation.com) 500,000 Raspberry Pi 2 Model B boards sold (zdnet.com) Raspberry Pi, oh my: From classrooms to the … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

February 24th, 2015 at 8:18 pm

Episode-025

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Written by Kevin Wisher

February 21st, 2015 at 11:56 am

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