Full Circle Podcast #7: Two Tin Cans and a Length of String




Your Hosts

  • Robin Catling
  • Ed Hewitt
  • Dave Wilkins
  • with our special guest, Alan Pope

Show Notes

File Sizes: OGG 37.5Mb , MP3 37.2Mb

Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes 41 seconds

Welcome and Intro


Since Last Time


Ed created a wiki page for the FCM Podcast!

Robin set up the Compaq as dual-boot with Linux Mint 9.

Wrote a critique of Ubuntu Getting Started Manual and had a detailed response from the team’s Kevin Godby.



Ubuntu UDS Kicks off!

No Gnome-Shell, No Blue-ray support, but Nautilus-Elementary maybe used in 10.10.

Shotwell to replace F-Spot

New and Improved Indicators; sound, network, keyboard and clock. Window Indicators

Changes to Sound Menu

Improved Me Menu

Unity is the all new UI in Ubuntu Netbook edition



  • Mark wants to work on OEMs, first boot experience, media and codec handling
  • Connected to the web in 7 seconds on SSD
  • No traditional file management
  • Small set of default apps: browser, media, mail
  • Focus on touch
  • For OEMs only, no public iso’s
  • Unity will use Chromium by default.

OMG!Ubuntu Podcast: ‘Ubuntuesday’ is out!

Ubuntu on TV – CNBC’s ‘Big Bang Theory’

Ubuntu release schedule updated by release manager Robbie Williamson

Robbie’s blog



Benjamin Humphrey, Ubuntu Manual Project Part II: Quickshot and LaTex

Ubuntu Manual Project home

Quickshot project home

LaTex project home

Kevin Godby’s Beginners’ Guide for Authors and translators

Guest Spot


We talk about bug reporting with Alan

Apport tool: well described over in the Kubuntu wiki

Ubuntu bug reporting:

Process described

Bug Reporting page

Example under discussion: Bug report #529387



Alan, Dave and Ed agree on something!

The Humble Indie Bundle

Profits in aid of:

Game: Osmos

1:05.30 | Dave’s review piece – Wormux

Transcript of Dave’s Wormux Game Review available as Open Office Document.



Because Victoria asks so nicely…

Guest Spot


Mark Shuttleworth UDS Keynote Speech from Ubuntu Developer’s Summit, Brussels, May 2010

Part One: Ubuntu Light and Unity

(Audio courtesy of Alan Pope)

Full speech (video)

All UDS session audio and video:



Warp and Outro


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