Full Circle Podcast Episode #17: Why Would They Do That?
In this episode: U-Cubed and lots of news!
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- Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/, @robincatling on Twitter)
- Ed Hewitt (blog at http://www.edhewitt.co.uk/, @edhewitt on Twitter)
- Dave Wilkins… still has his spinny cube
- Jon Spriggs
- Les Pounder
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard Show Notes 01:01 | WELCOME and INTRO 01:51 | THE U-CUBED EVENT… organised by Les and Jon.
- When: Sat. April 2nd, 10.00am.
- Where: Mad-Lab, Manchester, UK .
- Cost: Free, tickets via the web-site.
- Info: ucubed.info.
9:17 | DAVE WILKINS ARRIVES… 10:27 | SINCE LAST TIME…
- Dave – Acquired an Asus EEE-pc 1001-HA 160Gb, £150. Now looking at Ubuntu Netbook Remix (but which version?). Switched to Chromium browser.
- Ed – Gone ‘back’ to Firefox 4 Beta. Acquired a new Mac-ish keyboard, Amazon, £15.
- Robin – Broke Natty Alpha-2.
- Jon – working/tidying up on cchits.net
18:50 | REVIEW ISSUE #46 of Full Circle Magazine
- Dave, Les – Mythbuntu set-up on pg.15
- Ed – File-systems on pg.20
- Robin – Libre Office on pg.12
- Dave – Review of Boxee Box on pg. 24, game review of Braid pg.29
24:47 | NEWS Stories this episode…
- Ubuntu 11.10 is named… Oneiric Ocelot
- Release of Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 2
- Improvements in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty, Software Center
- Sound Menu has Playlists support
- File and Application places land in Ubuntu 11.04
- Ubuntu Chinese version available
- Improvements to Unity: – Unity Launcher understands file types – The Launcher API is now available – Unity gets workspaces – Other new additions this cycle
- Flash 10.2 is out (please yourselves – RC)
- Canonical launches list of ubuntu compatible components
- Changes to the Natty Release Schedule, should we be worried???
- Ubuntu One Notifications! Finally!
- Empathy improves audio calls in Natty.
- Ubuntu One Music Store in Banshee in Natty complete with a row over funding of Gnome Foundation from on-line music purchases now going to Canonical.
- Ubuntu 10.04.2 released Updates to Software Center including ratings.
- Banshee vs. Ubuntu Linux on Revenue sharing. Follow up, agreement reached
- LibreOffice integrated into Unity
- Faster Help browser in Natty!
- Changes to Date/Time Indicator
- Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 3 is available
- Yet another OSX feature – New scroll bars
- Sound Menu adds Microphone slider!
- Natty Icon changes
- New Ubuntu One icon and features
- Ubuntu edition changes – drops Netbook Edition as a separate entity
- Ubuntu Natty using Control Centre
- Ubuntu Natty goes borderless
1.01:54 | CONTRIBUTE 1.02:26 | OPINION Upcoming topics: – Kubuntu – Cloud Computing – Podcasting! 1.04:59 | GAMING
- Vendetta On-line review to come in FCM#47. Heads up on the shooter Assault Cube.
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- Opening: ‘Achilles’ by Kevin Macleod
- Main Theme: ‘Revolve’ by His Boy Elroy
- Incidental: ‘Dance Zone’ by Unknown
- Incidental: ‘On the Run’ by Unknown
- Incidental: ‘Iron Man’ by Unknown
File Sizes: OGG 41.3Mb mp3 32.9Mb Runtime: 1 hr 17min 26seconds