Plex, it’s 18.10 time, Flatpak, Etcher, Linus and the code of conduct, social networks, Microsoft, self-driving cars. Deeeelicious.
Disclaimer: Please note that this podcast may contain swearing or mature references.
Plex Media Server is just a
snap install --beta plexmediaserver away as it joins
the ever growing list of snapped popular
apps. Available from Gnome Software near you. Or use Emby as an alternative. Need a storage for your movies? NAS-up with openmediavault on a Raspberry Pi. Some configuration
might be needed.
Ubuntu-based betas are looking crisp:
Google+ is shutting down, is this the year of Mastodon and Diaspora? You can find us on Mastodon. Twitter is trying to deal with abuse. Social networks should be interchangeable with everyone having an ID that could log into any network. Something similar, but for data could be Tim Berners-Lee’s new project Solid.
Microsoft joined the Open Invention Network to ‘help protect Linux and open source’ and donated 60,000 patents. The Free Software Foundation says ‘keep on going’. The GPL protects code contributions to the kernel. Could Windows OS run on the Linux Kernel? Should Linux be the only OS? Is this the year…