If you have ever listened to the show, you may have come to notice, that not only am I a linux junkie, but I love to game as well. I originally played Morrowind on the original Xbox, and on then on the PC. I have been a fan of the Elder Scrolls series for a while and seeing that an open source initiative is being worked on is pretty sweet. Check out the details on the project here.
In the past couple of weeks, everone has been discussing the lawsuit of Oracle VS. Google. So we had to talk about it during the podcast. Here is one of the many articles you can find on the topic, thanks to ZDNet.
OK we know we need to clean some stuff up but as a first stab at it it's pretty awesome. Check it out and let us know what we could do better.
Redhat has you covered and it's absolutely free. While it's somewhat limited you can download a live CD of the software running on the server. The system is powered by Amazon Web Services. The system should automatically scale to what ever you need. Even if you need to expand there is no additional cost. It's interesting how little chatter we have heard about it. The interesting part of this is as much the free download to compete with VMWare as it is that we and a lot of others have missed that this happening a year ago.
It would seem that Ubuntu is in a race with Microsoft and Apple to make a massive change to the way we use desktop. With the HUD and Unity they are trying to moving things in a new way and change the way we all work. While I am still on the fence on Unity the HUD is something I hope Apple and Microsoft embrace and extend. This is a nice article from the man himself, Mark Shuttleworth, about his plans for the future of User Interfaces.