Full Circle Podcast #13: The One Where You’re a Rabbit
In this episode, UDS, Unity and no big guns…
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- Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/)
- Ed Hewitt (blog at http://www.edhewitt.co.uk/)
- Dave Wilkins …is in full command of war… and stuff.
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard
02:40 | WELCOME and INTRO
3:36 | SINCE LAST TIME…
- Ed’s been laying low (and playing some minecraft) while reviewing games for the magazine
- Robin took delivery of his new phone – also an HTC Wildfire
- Installed Maverick on both production manchines
- Dave’s been doing ‘war and stuff’ – but it’s ok, it’s the British Army. They do that sort of thing.
05:45 | Review Issue #42 of Full Circle Magazine
- The Reader Survey results are in
- Ronnie’s Linux Lab (just follow your noise toward the burning smell)
- Robin’s opinion on Mac-Buntu and Win-Buntu makeovers – WHY?!?!
- Top-5 Alternatives to Gnome
- Ed’s Review of horror game Penumbra which lacks the big guns to satisfy him.
15:10 | News
- Ubuntu 11.04 development has begun!
* Slow OEM adoption of Maverick by manufaturers; both Dell and System 76
- Ubuntu Developers Summit (UDS) Orlando Florida.
* Unity to be default interface in Ubuntu Desktop
+ No full screen app menu, small menu top left
+ Movable dock
+ Windows are floatable
+ will use Compiz – not Clutter/Mutter!
+ Will explain gnome 3, gnome shell and unity, if necessary
* Much development to do! Mockups appearing for multiple workspaces
* Default application changes
+ Banshee is default media player
+ Firefox 4 will be the default web browser
+ LibreOffice will replace Open Office
+ Gnome Dictionary will be dropped !!!!!!!!!!
* Ubuntu desktop and netbook release will merge to one iso
- New Ubuntu Icon set planned for 2012
- Software Centre, including user ratings and ‘sponsor an app’
24:49 | Opinion
- Introducing “Ubuntu the Movie,” (it’s not an ad, apparently…)
39:03 | Gaming
- The game sweeping the world: Minecraft (Ed barely contains himself!)
44:16 | Gaming
- Ed previews new indie puzzle game And Yet It Moves
45:53 | Contribute
46:28 | Feedback: Your comments and emails
52:49 | Send us feedback: since Victoria continues to ask so nicely
53:24 | Outro and Wrap
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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
Runtime: 54min 40seconds