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WFTL Bytes! for Nov 24, 2008

This is WFTL Bytes!, your occasiodaily FOSS and Linux news show for Monday, November 24, 2008, with your host, Marcel Gagné. Stories for today include the end of the road for SCO, (honest, finally, really) first tenuous hops from Ubuntu's Jaunty Jackalope, a brighter than bright future for ASUS, Google and Apple netbooks, and why you aren't safe online.

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For links to the stories covered in this newscast, click the 'read more' link below.

Links to the stories covered in today's newscast

It's Over for SCO. At Least for now. See Linux Journal or Linux Magazine, or Groklaw

First Alpha of Ubuntu's Jaunty Jackalope

ASUS will have 30 to 40% global market share

Why Apple and Google should get into netbooks

Get Safe Online Week -- Link to the report is here.

Thanks Marcel!

I'm enjoying your bytes program. I sit back and relax with coffee and listen in. (fortunately there's nothing strange in my coffee!) Keep up the good work!

The stories today were perfect timing for me. I'm thinking about getting an ASUS netbook and of course will have to set it up to dual boot with Ubuntu.

Dan In Japan

Relief for SCO

I have an idea! SCO should apply for some of the multibillion dollar US government handouts which would help them continue their seemingly unprofitable business model, and provide some revenue with which they could reimburse Novell et al for their legal expenses.

a backdrop

perhaps it's not fitting to your program, but a nice curtain and logo behind you would be nice. however viewer's wouldn't see how busy you are reading all those books.

another backdrop

ahem, excuse me... a backdrop, but viewers wouldn't see all the books you've been WRITING.

put up an ad, i dunno.

thanks for letting me double post

Apple/Google... cool ?

I'm laughing alot because of this excerpt:

- Apple because they're cool and Google... because... they're cool !?