Category Archives: GNOME

Opposition creates meaning: Batman explains semiotics

Just to offer an expansion on Stormy’s last post: In semiotics and audiovisual narrative you are taught to create meaning by opposition between things. If Batman is dark and silent, the Joker is colorful and noisy. If the Joker kills, … Continue reading

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WebKitGTK+ failing to build, argument list too long

The last few days I have been unable to build WebKitGTK+ from git. The problem is that make chokes the command line with an insanely long list of file names. You need a patched version of make. Pictured: myself debugging … Continue reading

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GUADEC, day 2

You can follow what is happening at GUADEC via the @guadec twitter account. It is an awesome GUADEC so far. Thanks to the incredible work by the local team everyone has been able to completely focus in hacking, talking and … Continue reading

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A Coruña, día uno

You can follow the latest GUADEC updates from @guadec and @diegoe. Isa, Alejo, Laura, and Germán stealing a mug. GUADEC just started. Or at least, the arrangements for GUADEC. The local team is hard at work at the GUADEC HQ … Continue reading

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Sign up for the GNOME Olympic Games at A Coruña

Like every year we will be holding the annual FreeFA World Cup, this time as part of the GNOME Olympic Games. This year we have fields available for basketball and volleyball. Just add your name to the wiki, under your … Continue reading

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All the new cool stuff in Epiphany, alias, Web

Today we released Epiphany 3.4. It includes all the fixes, enhancements and new cool features that we build since September 2011. That is 6 months of cool stuff! Xan already explained the bigger picture but I want to highlight some details … Continue reading

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High pitch noise with built-in microphone in the MacBook

For a time now I had gave up on finding out what was the problem with a mysterious high-pitch constant noise in any sound recording in the macbook. Today, I solved the mystery: It was my USB mouse. So, here … Continue reading

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Everyone is welcome at the Foundation Meeting today

The GNOME Foundation is the formal organisation that brings together artists, coders, designers, every GNOME contributor. It’s goal is to provide GNOME with the necessary means to achieve its mission of delivering software freedom by building an awesome desktop. Every year … Continue reading

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GUADEC Hispana in Sevilla

Sevilla is located in the (one of the many actually) oh-boy-is-that-really-the-temperature region of Spain. It has been historically significative for its financial, artistic and cultural value. But it’s most important role has been that of hosting lots of GNOME activity. … Continue reading

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Yes, I almost forget

I’ll be there since Friday 5th night until Saturday 13th. I’m stoping at Sevilla for VIII GUADEC-ES, the Kung Fu Edition. I’m leaving in a few hours, so see you there! PS: I already packed the ceremonial vuvuzela, I hope … Continue reading

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