S09E22 – Guide to the Galaxy

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It’s Episode Twenty-Two of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Mark Johnson, Alan Pope, Laura Cowen, and Martin Wimpress are here again.

We’re here – all of us!

In this week’s show:

That’s all for this week! If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to [email protected] or Tweet us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our Google+ page or comment on our sub-Reddit.

S09E21 – Snapper Biscuit

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It’s Episode Twenty-one of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

We’re here again, just about! Two of us are snapping in Heidelberg.

In this week’s show:

  • We interview Snapcraft developers Sergio Schvezov and Kyle Fazzari about snap and Snapcraft, why they (snap and Snapcraft, not the developers) exist, the problem they solve, and some upcoming features..

  • We also discuss testing superglue preservation tips (we’ll report back on the success or otherwise in a future episode), and playing Pokémon GO around campus and RimWorld on Steam on Linux.

  • We share a Command Line Lurve, Cheat, which provides you with a cheatsheet (brief, handy help) for a command.

  • And we go over all your amazing feedback – thanks for sending it – please keep sending it!

  • This weeks cover image is taken from Wikimedia.

That’s all for this week! If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to [email protected] or Tweet us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our Google+ page or comment on our sub-Reddit.

S09E20 – Dad’s Old Bits

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It’s Episode Twenty of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

We’re here again!

In this week’s show:

That’s all for this week! If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to [email protected] or Tweet us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our Google+ page or comment on our sub-Reddit.

S09E19 – Perfectly Preserved Brain

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It’s Episode Nineteen of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Mark Johnson, Alan Pope, Laura Cowen, and Martin Wimpress are here again.

We’re here – all of us!

In this week’s show:

That’s all for this week! If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to [email protected] or Tweet us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our Google+ page or comment on our sub-Reddit.

S09E18 – Suspicious Package

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It’s Episode Eighteen of Season Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.

We’re here again!

In this week’s show:

  • We discuss the snap packaging format.

  • We also discuss going to Download Festival and discovering Open Store.

  • We share a Command Line Lurve Clonezilla, which is an amazing way to copy bits from one harddisk to another.

  • And we go over all your amazing feedback – thanks for sending it – please keep sending it!

    • Andy Smith at the brilliant Bitfolk upgraded our VPS data transfer allowance without us even asking! Go buy your VPS from them!
    • Entroware have released another beast of a Laptop, worth looking into
    • David Wolski told us how to monitor progress using dd itself. Here are the three examples he gave in the show:
      sudo dd if=raspbian.img of=/dev/sdb bs=512 status=progress
      conv=noerror,sync
      pv bigfile.iso | md5sum
    • Asa similarly emailed. Here are those examples too:
      killall -USR1 dd
      watch -n 5 "killall -USR1 dd"
  • This weeks cover image is taken from Wikimedia.

That’s all for this week! If there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss, or you have any feedback on previous shows, please send your comments and suggestions to [email protected] or Tweet us or Comment on our Facebook page or comment on our Google+ page or comment on our sub-Reddit.