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06:38 Audacity apology
10:53 Nvidia Gaming Chromebooks
18:18 Android on Linux phones
22:28 What is Ampache
25:38 Setting up OBS virtual cams
29:23 Haiku beta 3
33:28 Oh Snaps
- No longer storing full IP.
- 13 year olds can use Audacity.
- When you build Audacity from source code all network features are excluded by default.
- I look forward to the next one.
- It’s no fun when they’re doing exactly what they should have been doing right from the start.
- I was so happy to see the Audacity teams apology to the community:
- From now on they said they will communicate in a more user friendly way.
- That would make the ARM chromebooks that much more appealing.
- ARM can crunch the numbers if the GPU can handle the business.
- This is so awesome!
- But, we are going to need greater storage capacities on our Chromebooks!
- Downloading just one game running Steam on an x86 Chromebook can wipe out the low capacity hd storage.
- Even if the ARM games are streamed ;-)
Android on mobile Linux
- The biggest hurdle for Linux on mobile is apps.
- Windows Phone learned that the hard way.
- That should also make its way to desktop Wayland, there’s a lot of people who would be very happy if they could use the android versions of the Adobe crap and Microsoft Office.
- It’s like a chroot for the android VM.
- It is also great to see a Wayland port for an Android emulator, because eventually most Linux distros will be using Wayland.
- And looking forward to seeing the progress on WayDroid, and an easy to use installer.
- As well as the ability to let Android apps run as if they were native apps.
Web based audio/video streaming
- Two things, Plex is gonna wanna talk to you about your choice of UI layout and colors and you called your project Ampache and licensed it with AGPL 3.
- Other way around, Plex is the new kid.
- Ampache is a web based audio/video streaming application and file manager allowing you to access your music and videos from anywhere, from your phone, tablet or television.
- And you can stream your music to your preferred player, control it with Localplay or directly listen on the web page with HTML5 player.
- And synchronize your local and remote catalogs to one collection.
- The stable demo worked great and looks good.
- I haven’t played around with Ampache since the early 2000’s, and it has come a long way.
- I used to use it on webOS on my Palm Pre smartphone.
- Also the name Ampache comes from combining “Amplifier” and “Apache”.
Virtual Webcams and OBS
- Regular webcams got you down?
- Go virtual!
- That’s not how any of that works but stick with me.
- OBS has made it really simple to create a virtual camera that will allow you to send anything captured with OBS to Jitsi, Skype, Teams, Discord etc.
- Easy to setup.
Haiku Beta 3
- It’s not just video games that have perma-”Early Access Syndrome”
- Support for two nvidia GPUs which seem to only exist in laptops which weren’t all that popular to begin with.
- Only some Sony VAIOs and Acer Travelmates had those.
- I want me some hardware acceleration for Intel Ivy Bridge, though.
- There has been a lot of work and improvements to their WebKit based WebPositive web browser, including stability, compatibility, improved browsing and website rendering.
- The Haiku team is always looking for contributions, both financially and with development.
- You don’t need to memorize the incantation to get the system to boot after installing.
- The annoying thing was that, even if the drive was improperly set up it would still claim it installed successfully and not give any indication that it wouldn’t work.
- The Pope didn’t leave Canonical because of Snaps.
- He understands how you might get that impression from the tweet he posted.
- Partially because that’s what he said in the Tweet.
- Canonical is focusing on what makes money at the moment and there is nothing wrong with that.
- There is no motivation from IoT and enterprise to fix desktop problems.
- Desktop doesn’t make money.
- As if I needed more validation on just how stupid a concept snaps were right from the get go.
- And we’ve seen this happen, time and time again.
- I already mentioned how upstart, Mir, and Unity vanished from the default install to be replaced by SystemD, X (and now Wayland), and GNOME respectively.
- I wouldn’t be surprised if snaps get canned the next time the IPO rolls around.
- Canonical’s “Not Built Here” syndrome is alive and well and they’re dropping the ball again.
- Snaps, Flatpaks and AppImages all provide more choice of installing apps on Linux.
- There is huge potential for Snaps if Canonical would focus on fixing its bugs.
Slice of Pi
- The OtterCastAudioV2 is an open-source audio streaming device running Linux created by Kitspace.org.
- It is based on a Sochip S3 SoC with an Audio Line Out, Headphone out, Audio In, WiFi, ethernet and USB sound card mode.
- It features a Webinterface, shairport-sync, snapcast server, Spotify Connect and pulseaudio sink/source.
- Kitspace are currently planning a small batch production run, but you can run your own if you like.
- I love that the OtterCast is an SBC that is round, and not the usual rectangle or square.
- And that there is another open source project like Lutris that has a Sea Otter as its mascot :-)
- Does Strider know about this? I feel like Strider should know about this.
- We shall never know what happened to V1.
- Wouldn’t mind some tehternoodle.
- Regardless, I do love me some otters.