Full Circle Podcast #6: Mark’s Space Brain from the Future
In this, Steam-powered episode, those English guys are going to annoy what’s left of the Audience.
News: 10.04 Lucid Lynx Release, Ubuntu Manual, Indicators, Windicators, Facebook Docs and patent hysteria.
Opinion: We review Lucid.
Games: Ed is Steam-powered all the way and Dave picks some RPG’s.
Feedback: I get defensive over the feedback.
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Show notes after the jump.
- Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/)
- Ed Hewitt (blog at http://www.edhewitt.co.uk/)
- Dave Wilkins …is notoriously shy.
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard
01.15 | WELCOME and INTRO
06.08 | NEWS
* Ubuntu 10.04 Released! (http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download)
* Ubuntu Manual Released (http://ubuntu-manual.org/)
* Ubuntu’s Indicator Menus
*Preorder Ubuntu 10.04 ShipIt CDs
* Ubuntu 10.10 – Windicators!
* Facebook Docs powered by M$ Fuse Labs.
“Docs are similar to Microsoft’s Online Office Live product, with the ability to build Powerpoint, Excel and Word documents online” – not yet Google Docs but with M$ backing…?
(http://www.facebook.com/docs and http://docs.com/)
IBM ‘reneagues’ on FOSS Patent Pledge – story not discussed in podcast – further links and rant by Catling in blog post:
19.15 | REVIEW OF FULL CIRCLE MAGAZINE #36
22.32 | CONTRIBUTE!
…because Victoria asks so nicely!
23.05 | OPINION:
* Review of Ubuntu 10.04:
- Favourite Features?
- Hated Features?
- How did you upgrade?
- Buttons, Left or Right?
- Using Ubuntu One Music Store?
- Using Pitivi?
- GIMP or F-Spot?
- Will you recommend Ubuntu to more people, because of this new release?
- Is this the Best Release So Far?
* Side Note – System Requirements increased
38.45 | GAMING
* Steam coming to Linux!!! [Ed]
- Value hired a Linux Software Engineer
- Source engine coming to Linux
- Linux libs in Left 4 Dead
- Steam Mac Beta Installer has instructions for Linux OS
Osmo – Reviewing in Fcm 37
45.10 | RPGs [Dave]
53.50 | FEEDBACK
Listener link provided to: UFO: Alien Invasion
UFO:AI is a 3d turn based strategy game inspired by the X-Com series by Microprose. (C) [Windows, Mac OS, Linux] [GPL2]
Dave and Ed’s extra link – Wormux for Linux:
1:03.07 | OUTRO
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Creative Commons Music Tracks
- Opening: ‘Achilles’ by Kevin Macleod
- Main Theme: ‘Revolve’ by His Boy Elroy
- Incidental: ‘Dance Zone’ by Unknown
- Incidental: ‘On the Run’ by Unknown
- Trailer: ‘Dangerous’ by Kevin Macleod
- Incidental: ‘Iron Man’ by Unknown
Runtime: 1 hour 3 minutes 52 seconds