mintCast 146: Fedora 18 The Spherical Cow


  • [11:25] Linux Mint 15 will be named “Olivia” and should be available at the end of May 2013. (
  • Valve ports Half-Life and Counter Strike to Linux. (
  • [20:40] Microsoft produces study that shows Munich would’ve saved more with Windows but won’t release it in its entirety. ( (

The Main Topic: Fedora 18 – Spherical Cow

  • [40:00] Is Fedora 18 Linux ‘The Worst Red Hat Distro Ever’? (
  • Cinnamon proposed to replace Gnome Shell as default on Fedora 19. (

Featured Website: The Fedora Project

Tip: Fedora Utils

  • [1:44:23] Fedora Utils lets you install codecs and additional software that Fedora doesn’t want to ship, like MP3 codecs, Adobe Flash, Oracle Java etc. It can also fix problems, tweak and cleanup your system, show system information and much more with just few clicks. (

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2 Replies to “mintCast 146: Fedora 18 The Spherical Cow”

  1. StacyB

    “OMG, this installer is crap” said my teenage niece. She tried the KDE version and said it was fast. Her idea of fast is how long it takes for handbrake to copy True Blue or Twilight. Kids!!

    A play on a funny rap song a few years ago.

    By David Miller on G+
    I was gonna bitch about Fedora18’s installer…
    but then I got high.
    I was gonna rip the GNOME folks a new one…
    but then I got high.
    My laptop is now a brick, and I know why…
    because I got high, because I got high, because I got high.

    I was gonna add RPM Fusion….
    but then I got high.
    Was adding “xkbset -a” to xinit…
    but then I got high.
    Quakelive gets only 60fps, and I know why…
    because I got high, because I got high, because I got high.

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