Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith. You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Guest: Jono Bacon (Ubuntu Community manager) We are pleased to announce a guest for todays show – Jono Bacon, who kindly agreed to chat with Techbytes. In addition to a selection of Creative Commons tracks and […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 43 – 04/05/11 – “At home with Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager”
Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith. You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Gordon (Thistleweb) Featured Track: “Devil’s Best Dress” by Cord Lund A diverse range of topics covered today, with certainly a copyright theme to them. We talk about Chrome OS with mention to branding, Ubuntu […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 18 – 11/12/10
Through the power of mind control and Skype, Gordon Sinclair was convinced to come back to TechBytes for a second show! – Of course I jest, but Gordon’s addition to show 8 was enthusiastically received and enjoyed by many. Kindly Gordon wanted to come back and put his own viewpoint to the merry throng (a […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 9 – 17/11/10
Operation Payback is finished? For now? Its being reported over on Slyck that Operation Payback has now concluded for the time being. For those that were following this story (and you’d be hard pushed not to) Operation Payback was responsible for exposing the emails of ACS:Law and bringing attention to the whole world of what […]Read More NewsBytes 9th November 2010 – Nvidia says no to Wayland, Canonical, Op Payback & LimeWire rises from the grave?
TechBytes – The collaboration of Openbytes and Techrights.org So here we have our third show. The first question you may have is why only one day after our second. The reasoning is this, we are still finding our “audiocasting feet” and also of the opinion that by having an irregular release schedule (as often as […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 3 – 08/11/10
I will start this article covering two matters on the Web in regards to Microsoft software and government. It’s reported that Bristol Council is having some difficulty breaking away from its Microsoft “lock-in” (which might not surprise some) however does suggest that its making inquiries in all the right places in order to bring about […]Read More Government wants to break free from Microsoft? – France shows you how.
Press release received from the Peppermint dev team. Due to a shortage of time (and a desire to get this news out) here is the release in full. Peppermint Ice will be discussed/reviewed in depth next week: Peppermint Ice: Faster, Lighter and Aiming for the Clouds Asheville, NC, USA July 18, 2010 Just three short months ago […]Read More Peppermint Ice – Press Release!
Regular readers here will remember the Peppermint One review I covered recently. I was very impressed and the project has had me re-evaluating my views (and usage of Cloud based apps) The feedback I have had from users Ive spoken to around the net is very good and a combination of a lightweight Ubuntu derived […]Read More Peppermint Team – Q&A with OpenBytes
Linux and its diverse range of distributions are developing at a very fast pace. Nearly every day on Distrowatch I see something new and whilst I would like to take a look at everything, the popularity and demand for Linux distro’s means that I do not have the time to review everything. In today’s […]Read More REVIEW: Peppermint – Cloud/Lightweight distro & Considering the cloud?
Its been reported in the last few days that F-Spot is to be removed from Ubuntu 10.10 and after some poor reports about its inclusion (and its Mono dependency) it comes as little surprise that it’s to be booted out the ‘buntu. Taken from here: F-Spot has been voted off the island by developers at […]Read More Hitting the F-Spot – New version a day after its dumping?