Since 2008 when OpenBytes was created as a platform to highlight the benefits of GNU/Linux and FOSS itself, little did I know that even though I’ve always kept a foot in the door for the new user (and certainly not gone down the “all or nothing” route some advocates have taken) I too was guilty […]Read More Linux Distro’s, FOSS and the advocates behind them – Some food for thought?
Its been a while since I wrote a distro review on Openbytes and its also been a while since I visited Peppermint developments. To this day I still have a Netbook (Acer) which many years ago I installed Peppermint on and whilst in the days of tablets and just about every device in your house […]Read More Peppermint 4 – An OS for everyone? & The Probem of Linux Advocacy
I’ll start off by making a few things clear. Firstly my family PC runs Ubuntu 12.04LTS its great. Ive had no problems whatsoever with the distro and from my young lad playing Tree Fu Tom on the CBBC’s website, to handling of all the tasks I put to it there are no complaints. None at […]Read More Ubuntu Advocacy Kit – Controlled Advocacy?
Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith. You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Another episode from myself and Roy. In this show we focus around an interview with the developers of the Indi game “Greedy Car Thieves”. From Roy’s Site: Today’s show is primarily dedicated to a video/computer game […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 77 – 06/11/12 – “Greedy Car Thieves”
I’ve been reading with interest the issues raised by some over the recent news that Dash search results in Ubuntu 12.10 are to include searches with Amazon. As with any new announcement (and in particular with a big name distro such as Ubuntu) feelings are strong. “It’s the end of the world”, “Canonical have shot […]Read More Ubuntu, Dash and Amazon – Great news?
Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith. You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Rusty (The Show that Sux) TechBytes is back for 2012, Rusty is here and with the whole crew ready to go, we bring to 50 minutes or so of auditory lovelyness. Since this is a pre-Year […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Back for 2012! – A pre-Year 2 broadcast!
Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith. You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) (Notes taken/modified slightly from the original TechRights show notes) This latest episode was recorded around noon for a change. It was arranged at short notice with time constraints and Roy being very slightly ill (speech/voice problems). […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 62 – 03/10/11 – “I told you so!”