mintCast 186 – Sonic’s Blender

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  • Linux Mint Monthly News – November 2013 – The KDE edition was approved for an RC release, the Xfce edition is almost ready, MATE 1.6 and Cinnamon 2.0 are being backported to Linux Mint 13, and work is starting on LMDE UP8. (
  • Linux Mint 16 OEM Has Been Officially Released – OEM images are for computer vendors and manufacturers. They allow Linux Mint to be “pre-installed” on a machine which is then used by another person than the one who performed the installation. ( (
  • Linux Mint 16 “Petra” KDE RC released! – The highlight of this edition is the latest KDE desktop, KDE 4.11. (
  • New Linux worm targets routers, cameras, “Internet of things” devices – Researchers have discovered a Linux worm capable of infecting a wide range of home routers, set-top boxes, security cameras, and other consumer devices. The worm exploits a PHP vulnerability to propagate itself in the wild. It uses an old vulnerability that was patched in May 2012. ( (
  • Temperfect mug Kickstarter – The Temperfect mug brings your freshly-brewed beverage to the perfect drinking temperature within minutes, and, using the energy it stores, it maintains that temperature for hours. It requires no batteries or cords, and it’s infinitely reusable! ( (

Main Topic: Blender

with guest host Sonic4Spuds (



  • Terminator Ends the Terminal Window Blahs by Jack M. Germain, LinuxInsider
  • Terminator has its own, innovative approach to providing a user interface. If no other feature appeals to you, the multi-pane display should be priceless. For example, Terminator can divide each terminal window horizontally or vertically. You can open as many panes as you need within the single-window display. You can drag the split windows to resize each one to fit your needs. ( (

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One Reply to “mintCast 186 – Sonic’s Blender”

  1. anthonyvenable110

    Guys I really enjoyed listening to the podcast today. Especially since you mentioned my screen name (swift110). I thought that was really cool. I do want to learn blender as I have been wanting to learn about 3d design for years. Thanks for an awesome listen!

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