Linux For The Rest Of Us #122 - The Sage Episode!

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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: 1:34:34
Added: 11 Feb 2013

Episode 122 Show Notes

 

Basic Basic - Listening to people is more important than talking

 

List of freely available programming books.

(http://stackoverflow.com/questions/194812/list-of-freely-available-programming-books/392926#392926)

 

The Linux Foundation's UEFI Secure Boot Pre-Bootloader Rewritten to Boot all Linux Versions - The Linux Foundation’s UEFI secure boot pre-bootloader is still in the works and has been modified substantially so that it allows any Linux version to boot through UEFI secure boot.

(http://www.paritynews.com/software/item/600-the-linux-foundations-uefi-secure-boot-pre-bootloader-rewritten-to-boot-all-linux-versions)

 

Dyad makes a break for Steam, targets March launch [Update: Dev video] - Dyad is coming to Steam for PC, Mac and Linux, developer Shawn McGrath confirms to Joystiq. Dyad was spotted on a list of new titles buried deep within the recesses of the Steam database, and it appears the secret is now out.

(http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/04/dyad-makes-a-break-for-steam-targets-march-launch/)

 

Raspberry Pi Model A hits Europe with $25 price tag, expected worldwide soon - Looking for a slimmed-down Raspberry Pi with a single USB port, 256MB of RAM, no Ethernet and one-third the power consumption of a Model B board? You're probably in the market for Model A -- a $25 alternative designed for use in battery or solar-powered devices like remote sensors, WiFi repeaters, robots and so on.

(http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/04/raspberry-pi-model-a-shipping/)

 

SparkyLinux 2.0.1 “GameOver” - SparkyLinux 2.0.1 ‘GameOver’ is a speciall Christmas/New Year editon of 2012. It has been built on last release of SparkyLinux 2.0 ‘Eris’ and it’s designed for games players.

(http://sparkylinux.org/sparkylinux-2-0-1-gameover/)

 

'Strike Suit Zero' Linux Version Confirmed, Coming Later This Year - Much hyped 3D space combat game Strike Suit Zero will be available for Linux. Developed by indie game studio Born Ready Games, the project raised $174,804 on kickstarter few months back, falling short of $180,000 stretch goal for Linux support. However, Born Ready has now announced in a press release that a Linux version of the game will be available later this year.

(http://www.ubuntuvibes.com/2013/01/strike-suit-zero-linux-version.html)

 

How to Get a Linux (Related) Job - The most important thing to remember is that your quest for a Linux position at any organization is really no different than applying for any other I.T. position.

(http://pinehead.tv/linux/how-to-get-a-linux-related-job/)

 

Linux Tutorials & Training Videos - From basic Linux training videos to more advanced embedded Linux tutorials, the Linux Foundation has made a commitment to creating new Linux tutorials and making them available to help promote and advance the use of Linux.

(http://training.linuxfoundation.org/free-linux-training/linux-tutorials-and-videos)

 

HP Enters the Chromebook race - Hewlett-Packard is now in the Chromebook business. The company announced its first Chrome OS device, the Pavilion Chromebook, on Monday, and it’s a mixed bag.

(http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/02/hp-pavilion-chromebook/)

 

Unity Reboot (launcher To Quickly Reboot In A Different OS) Updated For Ubuntu 12.10 And 13.04 - Unity Reboot is a custom Unity launcher that can be used to quickly reboot into a different OS / Linux distribution, useful for those who dual boot

(http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/unity-reboot-launcher-to-quickly-reboot.html)

 

TerminalHero - Linux society's response to Microsoft's Guitar Hero.

(http://ciemborowicz.pl/terminalhero/)

 

Professional Graphics Creation on Linux - there is an entire universe of profession-level multi-media creation applications in all creative arenas: drawing and illustration, photography, desktop publishing, music, and movies and videos.

(http://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/692381-professional-graphics-creation-on-linux)

 

Upgrade To Gvfs With Mtp Support In Ubuntu 12.10 Or 12.04 To Easily Connect Android 4.0+ Devices - Gvfs has been updated in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, bringing a new MTP backend which allows users to access Android 4.0 devices which do not support the USB Mass Storage protocol, along with many other changes.

(http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html)

 

Voicemail from Blackhammer

 

(http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=94)

 

(http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=724943)

Visual basic support can be installed using the winetricks script.

- Download the script: see link on this page:

(http://wiki.winehq.org/winetricks)

 

- Navigate to where you downloaded the script:

cd /path/to/where/you/downloaded/the/script

 

- Make the script executable:

chmod +x winetricks

 

- Run winetricks to install vb6run:

./winetricks vb6run

 

- To see all other options, just issue:

./winetricks

 

- Perhaps you'll need cabextract to get things to work:

sudo apt-get install cabextract

 

Good luck.

 

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