Oct
28
2010

Full Circle Side-pod #5: It’s only a trademark

Full Circle Podcast LogoFull Circle Side-pod Episode #5: It’s only a trademark

In this episode, Linux Mint Debian Edition and the Open Learning Center.

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This is an extra, irregular, short-form podcast, which is intended to be a side-branch of the main Full Circle Podcast. Somewhere to put all the general technology, non-Ubuntu news and opinions, hobby-horses and kruft that doesn’t fit anywhere else. Be prepared for a healthy dose of British sarcasm.

News: Back-to-Mac announcements include something called Launchpad… which happens to be a Canonical Trademark.

Interview: Alan Lord of the Open Learning Centre

Review: Linux Mint Debian Edition

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Show Notes

1:03 | WELCOME and INTRO

2:05 | NEWS:

9:42 | INTERVIEW: Alan Lord of the Open Learning Centre

  • The Open Learning Centre was founded in 2006 by Alan Lord and Alan Bell. The business is all about helping organisations to benefit from Open Source Software, providing various services from consulting, to training, to support services. As well as helping businesses use OSS in the traditional sense, they also help companies that want to create and market products that use Open Source Software.
  • Find the Open Learning Centre at http://www.theopenlearningcentre.com/
  • Alan Lord blogs as the Open Sourcerer

26:19 | REVIEW: Linux Mint Debian Edition

Stepping upstream from Ubuntu to Debian Testing, we trial the experimental branch of Linux Mint Debian Edition.

  • Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) is a rolling distribution based on Debian Testing.
  • At the moment, it comes as a 32-bit live DVD with a Gnome desktop.
  • The purpose of LMDE is to look identical to the main edition and to provide the same functionality while using Debian as a base.

48:24 | FEEDBACK: How to get in touch with us

49:03 | WRAP and OUTRO

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Full Circle is a free, independent, monthly magazine dedicated to the Ubuntu family of Linux operating systems. Each month, it contains helpful how-to articles and reader submitted stories.

Full Circle also features a companion podcast, the Full Circle Podcast, which covers the magazine along with other news of interest.