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Novell Open Audio features interviews with the people at Novell who are driving the technical direction of Novell, covering open source software, Linux, security and identity, and many other topics of interest.

Fixing Security Problems in Linux

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December 6th, 2007

How does openSUSE handle the inevitable vulnerabilities in software, and how do we make sure we have the most secure Linux System? To finish out our openSUSE interviews, Erin sits down with Marcus, one of our security experts at the Nuremberg offices, to learn more about the processes that go into creating security patches.

Time: 21:22
MP3 Size: 7.4 MB

Segment Times

Security : 1:27 – 19:45
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AutoBuild Update

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November 28th, 2007

In August of 2006 we introduced you to the Autobuild project. Over the last year the project has seen quite a bit of growth. Erin was recently in the Nuremberg offices and was able to sit down with the brains behind the Autobuild project. We discuss a bunch of updates and a little about how you can have your projects hosted on the service.

Time: 25:26
MP3 Size: 8.7 MB

Segment Times

AutoBuild : 3:55 – 23:57
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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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Open Audio Talks Project Giver and Silverlight the Open Source Style

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August 7th, 2007

Giver Me This, Giver Me That – sounds like something out of a fairy tale, but thanks to Project Giver you may start hearing more of this. Joining us today is Calvin Gaisford and Scott Reeves, the creators of the Giver project. Then Moonlight? Silverlight? What are we doing to allow Linux users to access content made using Microsoft’s new SilverLight implementation?

Time: 43:38
MP3 Size: 15.1 MB

Segment Times

  1. Project Giver: 1:06 – 17:09
  2. MoonLight: 18:10 – 42:50

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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

Links for this Episode:

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  • KDE
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    Enabling Linux migration with Crossover Linux and Wine, and more Xen virtualization

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    July 17th, 2007

    In this installment of Novell Open Audio we interview the brains behind Code Weavers, the lead corporate developers on the open source project Wine, and producers of great interop products like Crossover Linux and Corssover Mac. Also, we have our second installment of XEN virtualization with Ron Terry our resident Advanced Technical Trainer and virtualization guru.

    Time: 58:10
    MP3 Size: 20.1 MB

    Segment Times

    1. Enabling Linux Migration: 1:51 – 24:52
    2. Xen virtualization: 25:25 – 56:58

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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

    Links for this Episode:

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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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