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LinuxWorld Update and Enabling Learning with Open Source and Novell

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August 22nd, 2007

Today the guys have invited Guy Lunardi into the studio to give an update on the announcements Novell made at the recent LinuxWorld conference. Then we chat with Norm O’Neil from ESI, who tells us about the Indiana Access Program and explains how they rolled out SUSE Linux Enterprise to 20,000 students.

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Time: 47:12
MP3 Size: 16.2 MB

Segment Times

  1. Linux World Update: 1:50 – 18:48
  2. Enableing Learining with Open Source: 19:50 – 45:03

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Hack Week in review and a Preview of KDE 4.0

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July 27th, 2007

Join us in a comical review of openSUSE’s Hack Week. Erin, Randy, Dave, and even Mike contribute their two cents’ worth on the developments. Then Erin brings in a guest – Doc Hodges – to help interview Will Stephenson on what is happening with KDE 4.0.
Time: 1.18:36
MP3 Size: 27.1 MB

Segment Times

  1. Hack Week in review: 1:50 – 38:44
  2. KDE Preview: 39:50 – 1.17:50

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    Michele Casey Talks to the guys about Suse Linux on Linux Enterprise Sp1 and Ron Terry introduces Xen Virtualization

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    June 19th, 2007

    So how can you improve Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop? How about release a support pack with a bunch of new features. This time on Novell Open Audio we talk to Michele Casey, Product Manager for Desktop Strategies, about what updates are in Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1. Also Ron Terry, Novell’s Advanced Technical Training Engineers, gives a Xen Virtualization primer.

    Time: 41:10
    MP3 Size:
    14.1 MB

    Segment Times

    1. Suse Linux on Linux Enterprise Sp1: 1:06 – 16:07
    2. Xen Virtualization: 16:40 – 40:18

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    IT Reality: Hewitt Associates

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    April 12th, 2007

    This week, by popular request, we give you a new episode concept for Novell Open Audio. “IT Reality” episodes will periodically feature conversations with Information Technology (IT) managers who use Novell software. For our debut edition, the extremely eloquent Jim Brice explains to Erin and Ted some of the inner workings of Hewitt Associates’ enterprise, and how they put Novell software to work.
    Time: 36:02
    MP3 Size:
    12.5 MB

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    SLED10 Design and Usability, News from Support

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    February 22nd, 2007

    Overview
    On its initial release, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (SLED10) met widespread acclaim for it’s smoothly polished look and feel, and some of the interface updates that it introduced to the GNOME desktop. Now with Service Pack 1 targeted for a spring 2007 release, we catch up with the woman in charge of SLED10 usability, Anna Dirks, to find out how her team makes SLED10 so dang sexy. Then we’re off on another wild ride with Dave “Slasher” Mair and Randy “The Tip Master” Goddard in News from Support.
    Time: 39:58
    MP3 Size:
    27.4 MB

    Segment Times

    1. SLED10 design and usability: 1:35 – 22:33
    2. News from Support: 22:53 – 36:39

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    ZENworks & Windows Vista, Listener Feedback

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    February 16th, 2007

    Overview
    With SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 competing for desktop share against Windows Vista, many want to know if ZENworks will be able to manage both. We interview Martin on ZENworks support for Vista and SLED10, as well as what the ZENworks team will be doing at BrainShare 2007. Then we cover some recent listener feedback and questions.
    Time: 30:34
    MP3 Size:
    21 MB

    Segment Times

    1. ZENworks: 7:08 – 22:24
    2. Listener Feedback: 22:38 – 29.51

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    Using Open Source at Novell, Daylight Saving Time

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    February 8th, 2007

    Overview
    Ted and Erin interview the guys in Novell IS&T to find out how and why they use open source software for running Novell’s business. Then comes News from Support, where we delve into what the upcoming change in Daylight Saving Time may mean to your organization.
    Time: 30:38
    Size:
    21.0 MB

    Segment Times

    1. Using Open Source at Novell: 3:12-16:13
    2. News from Support: 17:23-29:34

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    Insight: Tools of the Back Line Support Gurus (Winter Shutdown Special Episode)

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    January 25th, 2007

    Overview
    So, how do Randy Goddard and Dave Mair actually help customers troubleshoot ailing servers? The gents from News from Support tell about the tools and techniques that they use to keep customers going.
    Time: 11:05
    Size:
    34.4 MB

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