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Video: LFNW2013 - Network Attached Storage with Gluster

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Thomas Cameron from Red Hat talks about GlusterFS:

Video: LFNW 2013 - Four Freedoms for Freedom

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John Sullivan from the Free Software Foundation speaks on Freedom.

BTW, the upcoming cert he mentions in the talk happened recently and it was the Atheros-Based ThinkPenguin 802.11 N USB Adapter.

Video: LFNW 2013 - Comparing Ganeti to Other Open Source Private Cloud Platforms

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Lance Albertson from OSUOSL talked about Ganeti:

Off Topic: Frontline - The Retirement Gamble

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About 10 years ago PBS Frontline had a special on Retirement. It was pretty shocking back then and it seems not many people noticed. Luckily they took a second pass at it last night. Here are the results:

Part One:


Watch The Retirement Gamble on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

Part Two:


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Part Three:


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Part Four:


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Part Five:


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Video: Linux Weather Forecast April 2013

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Want to know what's going on in kernel development? Then check out this video from The Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit 2013: Linux Weather Forecast By Jon Corbet

Here's a playlist for all of the videos from that conference.

Videos: Fedora 18 Desktops Tour

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I created some fairly short screencasts showing off GNOME, XFCE and KDE on Fedora 18. This was primarily to show students in a class I'm doing the basics of each desktop and some of the common customizations I prefer to make but I thought I'd share them more widely. The were done using a SPICE connection to a remote KVM virtual machine and recorded on my local system with qt-recordMyDesktop. Then I used ffmpeg to convert them from ogv to webm.

Please note that microphone I used sucks and has a lot of background hiss. I have a better microphone coming for future videos but if anyone wants to do some Audacity filtering magic on them to clean them up, be my guest. They are 1280x800 in size and in webm format. I've embedded the GNOME one and provide links to the others below. Enjoy!

fedora-18-kde-desktop.webm (57.5 MB)
fedora-18-xfce-desktop.webm (24.8 MB)
fedora-18-gnome-desktop.webm (42.3 MB)

I may do a few more... for MATE, Cinnamon, and LXDE but I haven't done them yet.

Video: BillingsLUG / Linux on Billings KULR 8 TV News

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The BillingsLUG folks got a call from the KULR8 people about wanting to visit their meeting last night and they did some interviews for a segment on the news broadcast last night. The full article can be found here. Here is the video of the segment in webm format. Feel free to download it and play it with your preferred video player if you have trouble playing it in your browser. VLC is recommended.

Download link: KULR8-Linux-20130117.webm (9.6MB)

While watching the video, don't forget to play, "Name that LUG member".

Video: Jon Corbet's Linux Kernel Report

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Jon Corbet from Linux Weekly News gave a refreshed Linux Kernel Report at the LinuxCon Europe 2012 recently. I think I've posted every Kernel Report Jon has given in the last couple of years so why stop now?

Here's a link to the webm.

Video: Where Are We Going?

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The videos from LinuxCon Europe 2012 are starting to come out. Here's one with Linux Torvalds and Dirk Hohndel on where we are going. Credit for this video goes to The Linux Foundation.

Here is a link to the webm.

Video: Linuxcon 2012 Europe - Enlightenment

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So far as I know, the various Linuxcon conferences around the world are planned and managed by The Linux Foundation. They have many, many sponsors... and The Linux Foundation has been doing live streaming from the last few... but it usually takes a while before the final videos are released. I believe someone in the audience shot this one and posted it to YouTube.

Just when you thought we already had too many desktop environments and window managers for Linux... comes the resurgence of one from the past... Enlightenment. The Enlightenment window manager USED to be the default for GNOME way back in the day... but after it got dropped it has sort of lived in exile with hundreds of hackers continuing to code on it for another decade.

The speaker is Mike Blumenkrantz, Senior Software Engineer at Samsung Electronics and Release Manager for Enlightenment DR17. Enjoy.

If you want to download it, break out youtube-dl and do something like the following which is the 854x480 webm flavor:

youtube-dl -f 44 -t "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sc_BxQa8Y40"

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