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Tonight UNDEAD: Lycoris Stalks the Competition & MS Congressional Zombies

Oct 29, 2002, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Gerhardt)

[ Thanks to Jeff for this link. ]

Tuesday, October 29th, 2002
from Chicago IL, home of Da Bearse.
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com

At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Jeff Gerhardt, Doc Searls (Linux Journal), Arne Flones and Russ Pavlicek; are back live tonight. We have another interesting show lined up tonight on The Linux Show!!

Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the last few weeks tonight. In particular we will discuss; Open Source in the military, Lycoris Linux takes a wack out of the competition, an update from GEEK CRUISE 2002, and more spooky stuff.

Big news from DC is Adam Smith, Congress Rep from Washinton State and chairman of a House technology committee has attacked the free software movement and helped spread the Open Source FUD for Microsoft. Microsoft employees and Microsoft's own political action committee has given $22,900 to Smith's re-election campaign. SURPRISE SURPRISE!!!!
Links http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/92556_gpl23ww.shtml
http://www.wired.com/news/linux/0,1411,55989,00.html

Note: We WILL NOT be having our annual Halloween Trivia Contest this year. The timing was not right for it. We were basically too lazy to come up with the questions, and the last expo we were at drained out prize closet of Tradeshow SWAG! Any vendor wanting to ship us appropriate SWAG should email to Staff@thelinuxshow.com

Segment Two- Linux Do It Yourself Project- A Kick Ass Raid Stream Server

OK, so this is the third time we have tried to get to this segment and have not had the time. The last few shows ran over and so tonight we are trying this one again. This is the basic hardware set up of the Radio Free Universe project that is being co-developed by Geekcast (our company) and Radio Paradise in California.

For those interested in participating in the project, and for those who are just interestd in streaming, we are kicking this off by publishing the notes on the physical buildout of the server. Over the next several weeks, interested parties can follow the project and end up with their own kick ass streaming server.

Parts list and details for the project are available at our web site.


If you are in a band or represent an artist, please contact us asap to be added to our play list. Please join us on the show, and check our IRC Chat (irc.thelinuxshow.com #linuxshow).
Remember tune in at 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et. NOTE: we are now on Daylight Saving Time in the US.
Catch the Linux show at www.thelinuxshow.com

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