mintCast 249 – Linux Mint 18
- Linux recommendations for a novice: Trying out Linux Mint, Manjaro, and PCLinuxOS (http://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-recommendations-for-a-novice-trying-out-linux-mint-manjaro-and-pclinuxos/)
- Apple details its latest desktop operating system: macOS Sierra (https://www.engadget.com/2016/06/13/apple-macos-sierra/)
- It’s time Linux fans open their arms to closed source (http://www.techrepublic.com/article/time-linux-fans-open-their-arms-to-closed-source/)
- Sony agrees to pay millions to Linux users (http://www.pcworld.com/article/3088169/linux/sony-agrees-to-pay-millions-for-removing-linux-support-from-the-playstation-3.html)
- Finally there’s an open source drop-in replacement for MS Office (http://www.techrepublic.com/article/finally-theres-an-open-source-drop-in-replacement-for-ms-office/)
- Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion (https://www.engadget.com/2016/06/13/microsoft-buys-linkedin/)
- Rob explores the in’s and out’s of Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon, while Isaac thinks he might start using Linux Mint 18 MATE.
Tips & Websites:
- Mint Guide: https://mintguide.org/
- Isaac needs old laptops for those that can’t afford computers so let us know if you have a computer that you aren’t using.
- Texas Linux Fest 2016 – July 8-9, 2016, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
- FOSS TALK LIVE 2016 – August 6, 2016, The Harrison, London, UK
- Sold out, but no reason you can’t go to the pub they will be at and have a beer and talk with other FOSS lovers
- 2016 Ohio LinuxFest – October 7-8, 2016, Hyatt Regency, Columbus, OH
- List of conferences according to the Linux Foundation
- Forum: forums.linuxmint.com (rarely)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Twitter: @mintCast @3dbeef @txhawkins @JoeRessington @stupidcoder @Linux_Mint
- IRC: irc.spotchat.org – #mintcast
- Google+: mintCast
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