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Nextcloud scaling up, decentralised Internet, KDE love, Devuan, Linux in the real world, Fedora’s sales pitch and more on LNL 12.
Nextcloud 12 Global Scaaaaaaaaaale and loads of new features including screen sharing
Blockstack: Browser for a decentralised Internet
KDE Simon 0.4.90 Beta Released (Speech recognition on Linux! Well for computer control) It’s designed for people with quadriplegia in reality but the video here has a nice demo
Devuan finally reaches 1.0.0 just weeks before a new major Debian release
This episode of Late Night Linux is sponsored by Entroware. They are a UK-based company who sells computers with Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE preinstalled. They have configurable laptops, desktops and servers to suit a wide range of Linux users. Check them out and don’t forget to mention us at checkout if you buy one of their great machines.
The realities of enterprise computing
Joe recently attended a Linux meetup in London and learned the harsh reality is that although Linux is the standard on servers, almost no one uses it on the desktop, despite how terrible Windows 10 is.
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We spoke about FOSS Talk Live and specifically the drunken mashup show which will feature Joe, Stuart Langridge, Dave Megaslippers and Marius Quabeck answering your questions!
We don’t seem to talk about Fedora very often so we invited Matthew Miller onto the show to tell us about it.
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Just commenting on your Lync bit. I use Lync for work, and can access it via the Sky linux app from tel.red.
Pidgin sucks in my opinion.