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11.15.10

TechBytes Episode 8: Linux Mint Special With Gordon Sinclair (ThistleWeb)

Posted in TechBytes at 7:26 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Another fun show includes our guest Gordon Sinclair, who helps us learn about the value of Mint and discusses a plethora of other topics

THIS is our eighth episode. Gordon, Tim, and Roy speak about a range of issues with special focus on Linux Mint upon its new release, called/dubbed “Julia”. While not talking about Mint we also go through the differences between Windows and GNU/Linux in general. At the end we discuss some of the latest bad news that Windows Phone 7 needs to cope with (storage problems). Tim’s site, OpenBytes, will soon share some links about the topics we cover. Gordon’s good site can be used to keep track of his work, including some projects he tells us about in advance (it is at the very end of the show).

RSS 64x64Today’s show ends with our theme song from Tom Smith. We hope you will join us for future shows and spread the word if you enjoy this show. Also consider subscribing to the show via the RSS feed. If you have an Identi.ca account, consider subscribing to TechBytes in order to keep up to date. We have begun listing past shows at the bottom of each post, based on listeners’ feedback that suggested this.

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Our past shows:

Show overview Show title Date recorded
Episode 1: Brandon from Fedora TechBytes Episode 1: Apple, Microsoft, Bundling, and Fedora 14 (With Special Guest Brandon Lozza) 1/11/2010
Episode 2: No guests TechBytes Episode 2: Ubuntu’s One Way, Silverlight Goes Dark, and GNU Octave Discovered 7/11/2010
Episode 3: No guests TechBytes Episode 3: Games, Wayland, Xfce, Restrictive Application Stores, and Office Suites 8/11/2010
Episode 4: No guests TechBytes Episode 4: Fedora 14 Impressions, MPAA et al. Payday, and Emma Lee’s Magic 9/11/2010
Episode 5: No guests TechBytes Episode 5: Windows Loses to Linux in Phones, GNU/Linux Desktop Market Share Estimations, and Much More 12/11/2010
Episode 6: No guests TechBytes Episode 6: KINect a Cheapo Gadget, Sharing Perceptually Criminalised, Fedora and Fusion 14 in Review 13/11/2010
Episode 7: No guests TechBytes Episode 7: FUD From The Economist, New Releases, and Linux Eureka Moment at Netflix 14/11/2010
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