mintCast 272 – Building Linux Mint




Main Topic:

  • Isaac and Rob are back together again to discuss how the Linux Mint development process works. An objective emerges… make an actual contribution to Linux Mint!

Tips & Websites:

What are you reading?:

  • Rob
    • Finished: Walkaway – Cory Doctorow
    • The Way of Kings – Brandon Sanderson
    • Reasonable Faith – William Lane Craig
    • His Needs, Her Needs – Willard Harley
    • Version Control: A Novel – Dexter Palmer
    • Aurora – Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Still looking for a good introductory text on Philosophy.
  • Isaac
    • Finished: Naming Infinity: A true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity – Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor
    • Infinite Ascent: a short history of mathematics – David Berlinski
    • Everything and more: a compact history of infinity — David Foster Wallace
    • Been listening to “Robert Oppenheimer: A life inside the center
    • Expert JavaScript
    • The philosophy of Set Theory: a historical introduction to Cantor’s paradise
    • Some linear algebra books
    • … I think I’ve calmed down on the Libertarian books

Pre-Show Music:

Podcast Announcements:

  • Next podcast will be Sunday, October 9, 2017 to talk about getting a Linux Mint build environment set up and look at next steps on our new project.

More Information:

Hosts: Rob and Isaac
Live Stream every other Monday 6:00 p.m.(Central):

Contact Us:

More Linux Mint info: website, blog, forums, community


Podcast Entry and exit music provided by Mark Blasco ( Podcast bumpers provided by Oscar.

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