Staples suffers a data breach from malware, and Apple Pay launches right on time. We reflect on both these events, and the big shift thats coming up.
Plus Tinder gets an upgrade, good news for Spotify users & more!
At OggCamp 14, Fab assembled a cast of podcasters to discuss the question “is open source innovative enough?”
From left to right: Peter Cannon (The Dick Turpin Road Show), Alan Pope (Ubuntu UK Podcast), Joe Ressington (Linux Luddites), Laura Cowen (Ubuntu UK Podcast) and Matt Copperwaite (The Dick Turpin Road Show)
Going Linux #259 · Assistive Technology-AdvancedIn today's episode, a more in-depth look at assistive technology for desktop computers. Assistive technology is designed to provide assistance to people with disabilities and impairments to help them improve or maintain the capabilities that their condition is preventing. Looking at the assistive technology in Sonar Linux as an example, we describe some of the assistive software that is available for almost any Linux distribution.
Episode 259 Time Stamps
00:00 Going Linux #259 · Assistive Technology-Advanced
00:49 New podcast recording and editing machine
04:46 Assistive technology
06:50 Screen Magnification
08:19 On-screen keyboard
09:18 Head and eye-tracking software
11:18 Screen reader
15:03 Keyboard shortcuts
18:14 Usability of web browsers
23:20 Voice recognition in Sonar
24:30 The Sonar "Getting Started Guide"
25:29 How to help the project
27:43 Accessibility on other distributions
28:51 goinglinux.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe
Our review of the major flavors of Ubuntu 14.10. We’ll show you how this tried and true desktop can be the fertile playground of future desktop technologies. Our all-star lineup will review everything from Kubuntu to the MATE Edition of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn.
Plus Linus responds to the culture of hostility claims, Plasma 5’s big update, Docker’s surprising news, a new AAA game for Linux…
AND SO MUCH MORE!
All this week on, The Linux Action Show!
Going Linux #258 · Computer America #78Topic: Apple was right! The magic of hardware and operating system made for each other. Everything just works when a computer's hardware and software are designed to work together.
Episode 258 Time Stamps
00:00 Going Linux #258 · Computer America #78
03:19 Topic: Apple was right! The magic of hardware and operating system made for each other
23:21 What does the System76 driver do?
30:15 The reason Windows comes pre-installed
51:35 The reason OSX comes pre-installed
57:58 The reason to get a computer with Linux pre-installed
59:43 Why do we tinker with a computer?
70:33 Ken: Wait! You buy a new computer pre-installed with Linux, then replace the OS?
78:20 Joe: Backups?
87:38 Paul: Bill's mention of encryption
92:06 Ken: Netflix unlocked for Linux?
94:57 Rainy: Problems with AntennaPod
98.59 Rob: Nemo media columns extension problem
100:52 goinglinux.com, email@example.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe
A new attack against SSL called POODLE hits the web, and there’s no easy fix. We’ve got all the details.
Plus the Zero day bug that exposes other zero-day bugs, HP signs malware, and then it’s a big batch of your questions, our answers!