Full Circle Podcast #14: NFC: Nantucket Fried Chicken
In this episode, Narwhals, Wayland and… I almost forgot, Amnesia
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- Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/)
- Ed Hewitt (blog at http://www.edhewitt.co.uk/)
- Dave Wilkins …his legs have gone numb.
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard
01:55 | WELCOME and INTRO
2:58 | SINCE LAST TIME…
- Dave – Failing to test Banshee, playing with Shotwell, Simple Scan is his new scanner app, with better printer compatibility. Playing Amnesia, Penumbra
- Robin – working, travelling, relying on the HTC Wildfire for SMS, email, maps and my alarm clock! Playing with Kubuntu on the Compaq – and it’s fast!! Intalling 11.04 Natty Narwhall. Aarrrgghhh!!!!
- Ed got UbuntuOne working. Switched to Google Chrome
12:26 | Review Issue #43 of Full Circle Magazine
- Dave – Games review of And Yet it Moves, My Desktops
- Ed – the Conky review
- RC – Top 5 Backup ideas (list look familiar?). P4: fridge runs Linux!
17:42 | News
- Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1 is out (and Unity isn’t working on nVidia cards!)
- Ubuntu to use Wayland compositing display manager and not Xorg (but not til 2012)
- Remmina adopted as Ubuntu’s new remote desktop app
- Outlining Changes in Ubuntu 11.04, from Ubuntu Developers Summit (UDS)
- Paper Cuts Project for Ubuntu 11.04 has started
- Fee-paying Games in Ubuntu Software Centre!!!!!
- Adobe Flash 10.2 Beta is out! (yawn)
- Ubuntu Light iso available! as a recovery ISO from Dell (but only loads if it passes compatibility check)
- Ubuntu One integration into Shotwell and Photos Mobile App
- Linux Kernel loads faster at multi-tasking thanks to 200 lines of kernel patch
- System 76 shipping to the UK! (buy a notebook, do it yourself!)
- Android 2.3 Gingerbread announced alongside Nexus S smartphone
The Nexus S trailer video – clever, quirky iPhone style ad – features French rock-n-roll. It’ll never catch on.
It’s a Samsung device – not a Google phone – featuring NFC – Near Field Communication
52:35 | Contribute
53:02 | Gaming
- Humble Indie Bundle #2 takes $500k on release
- Amnesia scares Dave witless (with a nod to other horror genre games such as Penumbra et al.)
1.07:12 | Feedback: Your comments and emails
1.16:31 | Send us feedback: since Victoria continues to ask so nicely
1.17:10 | 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
- Incidental: ‘Guitar Opus’ by Peter John Ross
Runtime: 1 hr 18min 58seconds