Linux For The Rest Of Us #115 - Chromebook Discussion

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A Linux podcast for anyone even remotely interested in Linux!

With Steve McLaughlin, the Door to Door Geek and Cody Cooper

 

Running time: 1:44:43
Added: 10 Dec 2012

 

Episode 115 Show Notes

 

Basic Basic - Remember that patience thing?

Thanks RedDwarf - PengPod

(http://pengpod.com/)

 

Chromebook Discussion.

(https://play.google.com/store/devices)

 

How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on the $199 Acer C7 Chromebook - The Acer C7 Chromebook is a $199 laptop that ships with Google Chrome OS. But under the hood, it’s a lot like other laptops which can run Windows, Linux, or other operating systems -- and there’s an easy way to install at least one of those operating systems.

(http://liliputing.com/2012/11/how-to-install-ubuntu-12-04-on-the-199-acer-c7-chromebook.html)

 

How to Use Google Drive on Linux: 2 Unofficial Solutions - If you want to use Google Drive on Linux, both Insync and grive can bring Google Drive to Linux. They’re not official, but they’re better than nothing if you’re waiting for an official client.

(http://www.howtogeek.com/130380/how-to-use-google-drive-on-linux-2-unofficial-solutions/)

 

Nexus 7 tablet runs Chromium OS - Google's wildly popular Nexus tablet may run Android as the default OS, but that hasn't stopped devs and modders from loading alternate operating systems on the device.

(http://www.tgdaily.com/mobility-features/67142-nexus-7-tablet-runs-chromium-os)

 

Steam hits record 6 million concurrent users - Steam captured 6,046,207 people signed in at one time yesterday, setting a record for the service. Looks like those Steam sales are working for someone.

(http://www.joystiq.com/2012/11/26/steam-clocks-in-6-million-concurrent-users-breaks-its-own-recor/)

 

Package Management Cheatsheet - A package management reference card for Linux distributions and FreeBSD.

(http://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=package-management)

 

Splashtop Streamer for Ubuntu Controls Your Linux Desktop, Streams Video, and More - Ubuntu: Splashtop has always been a great way to control your computers from a phone or tablet, watch videos, and stream music, but this week Splashtop finally released a version for Linux, meaning your Ubuntu desktop is accessible from iOS and Android devices.

(http://lifehacker.com/5964266/splashtop-streamer-for-ubuntu-controls-your-linux-desktop-streams-video-and-more)

 

How To Upgrade From Linux Mint 13 (Maya) To 14 (Nadia) With apt.

(http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-upgrade-from-linux-mint-13-maya-to14--nadia-with-apt)

 

MK803 PC-on-a-stick runs ICS (now) and Linux (soon) - Dubbed the MK803, the device is sized like a fat flash drive. Inside the small enclosure hides an Amlogic AML8726-M3 processor operating at 1.5 GHz. The chip is based on an ARM Cortex-A9 design and should provide better performance than the older MK802.

(http://www.tgdaily.com/consumer-electronics-brief/67493-mk803-pc-on-a-stick-runs-ics-now-and-linux-soon)

 

Raspberry Pi Owncloud (dropbox clone) - What I'm going to show you is how to build a your own personal dropbox like service using a raspberry pi and some software called OwnCloud. ownCloud gives you freedom and control over your own data. It's a personal cloud which runs on your own server.

(http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Owncloud-dropbox-clone/)

 

One click OwnCloud server install

(http://madmonkeyhosting.com/)

 

Scotch Fasteners - Excellent interlocking tape for mounting items on walls. Grips & Releases. For indoor use. Each inch of product holds up to 2 lbs. Audible snap indicates close.

(http://www.amazon.com/Scotch-Heavy-Duty-Fasteners-Inches-RFD7091/dp/B00347A8GM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1354676957&sr=8-1&keywords=scotch+fastener)

 

Does your processor support PAE kernel - run command in terminal

 

grep -i pae /proc/cpuinfo

 

if you do have pae support, “pae” it will be highlighted!!!

if you do not have a pae kernel, you will not get a response in the terminal (because, in the command you are grep’ing for a response from pae)

 

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