A Uber exec is caught plotting against journalists, TOR considers crowdfunding after a rough 15-months & the FCC calls AT&T’s Net Neutrality bluff.
Plus our Kickstarter of the week & more!
Microsoft made headlines and has generated a lot of buzz around the open sourcing of .NET. So what does the future hold & what changes now? And why this could be more about what it says about Microsoft, than anything else.
Plus some great feedback, how to find a developer, what to expect to pay & much more!
Join Laura Cowen and Mark Johnson in Studio L for season seven, episode thirty-three of the Ubuntu Podcast! We have some rather iffy sound problems that get a bit better if you stick with it past the introduction. Mark explains a bit more at the start. Thanks for listening!
In this week’s show:-
- We take a look at what’s been happening in the news:
- A major security flaw in Windows has been patched after existing for 19 years…
- Microsoft will port the server-side .NET stack to Mac and Linux, and open sourcing it under the MIT license…
- The Internet archive is now host to The Internet Arcade, a collection of over 900 arcade games playable in a web browser…
- A prize for cracking Telegram encryption…
- Learn about copyleft…in just 142 pages of PDF…
- Raspberry Pi foundation announce the newest and cheapest model of Raspberry Pi, the model A+
- The Humble Bundle’s Humble Store is 1 year old…
- We take a look at what’s been happening in the community:
We’ll be back next week, when we’ll be talking about the [ind.ie[(https://ind.ie/) crowdfunding project and looking over your feedback.
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The US State Department shuts down its email in what can only be described as a major overreaction, WebRTC sees a major breakthrough that will bring major competition to Skype.
Plus the big results from Mobile Pwn2Own 2014 & more!
We chat with three developers that are working to make the Linux desktop look even better. From building hardware to working with upstream we dig into the process at the ground level, with some exciting announcements.
Plus why Linux makes Docker relevant, a quick tour of some new Ubuntu MATE features & more!
An uncut video version of this episode can be found on YouTube.
- Fab has written over 300 blog posts thanks to Ghost now
- His desk was included in Linux Voice issue 9
- Fab has also founded a gun club
- Dan visited Anfield
- Android Lollipop; new Nexus devices
- Tuct Tape Song
- Microsoft open sources .NET
- Windows 10 has a package manager
- Groupon trademarks GNOME
- CSS turned 20
0:56:45 Discussion / Rant
Fab takes on Gamergate
- Last Stand feedback on the Saloon
- OggCamp category on the Saloon
- Nigel Poulton thinks he designed the geekiest podcast logo ever
- Frank Bell says LO has long been his favourite podcast
- Barry Williams thanks us for seven years of the show
- Gary chimes in with some Bruce Springsteen lyrics
- Uwe thanks us for all of our work and is looking forward to future Sixgun shows
- Trent from Oz says he’s said the show is ending and has some suggestions for our last shows