Jun
11
2012

Full Circle Side-Pod Episode Eleven: The Tinman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion

Full Circle Magazine Podcast LogoFull Circle Side-Pod Episode Eleven: The Tinman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion

In this episode, six months to catch up and Ubuntu 12.04.

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01:55 | WELCOME and INTRO

06:31 | SINCE LAST TIME

Dave: Became Vice President of the College Common room and writing a thesis on Latin poetry has taken up much time. The rest of it has gone into exploring various Google products, upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04, and getting a Galaxy Nexus S phone upgrade.

Les: Left the DWP for the harsh reality of the private sector, now sysadmin (‘dog’s body’) and IT mgr.
Assisted in lots of events including Hack to the future, Preston UK (300 kids learning to program) covered by the BBC and the Guardian, UCubed in Manchester, Blackpool LUG and various Hack Spaces.

Robin: Painting the house bit by bit. Appeared on local TV – BBC South Today, in a piece about Hillier Gardens and British Fencing at the Chelsea Flower Show. Doing a bit of sports coaching. Working with Ron Howard and Ralph Fiennes on movies Rush and The Invisible Woman
Upgraded to a ‘new’ phone, Samsung Galaxy S2 – contract ended on the Wildfire and thanks to the S3 for a price drop on the S2.

19:48 | REVIEW: Ubuntu 12.04
A mixed bag of in-place upgrades not working right, firmware issues, sound issues, power management issues and a decidedly rum do with reliability on the desktop.

35.47 | ANNOUNCEMENT: Changes to the Podcast
It’s all change! From next episode, Les and Blackpool LUG will be taking over the Full Circle Podcast as a regular, scheduled show!

Expect more roving reports, events, guests and some lively debate from the Northern quarter.

41:09 | FEEDBACK: How to get in touch with us

43:10 | WRAP and OUTRO

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* Opening: ‘Knights of the darkness’ by Zero Project
* Main theme: ‘CCMixter’ by Code
* Incidental: ‘Funkorama‘ by Kevin MacLeod
* Incidental: ‘Techno-dog’ by Unknown, original recording royalty free under Creative Commons v2
* Opening dramatic dialog by Dave Wilkins and Robin Catling, from 2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • Robin

    To get back to the old style of dodge windows in Ubuntu 12.04, just follow the procedure in http://www.techlw.com/2012/05/re-enable-dodge-windows-in-ubuntu-1204.html

    I have tried it in 32 bit and 64 bit versions and it worked for me. I know that CCSM needs to be enabled, but despite the warning of earthquake, fire and flood, I was able to enable rhe dodge window option without any problem.

  • welcome Back FC Podcast Team .
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  • Thanks for another great episode.

    Good to hear that the podcasts may become more frequent although the I think I will miss the references to Latin poetry.

  • I saw two people fencing in an exhibit garden at Chelsea Garden Show, on Australian TV, ‘Better Homes and Gardens’.

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