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GNOME Shell Preview

I’ve been unwell the last couple of days, and with a muzzy head programming isn’t that easy. So I decided to try out gnome-shell and document some of my initial findings. The following finds are purely subjective and my own opinions only. Comments are welcome telling me I’m being a moron, or that an issue […]

Linux is about choice

Every time somebody writes “Linux is about choice” something inside of me dies. Just because something can be done, doesn’t mean it should be done.

A new glib library for PackageKit

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been re-writing the existing PackageKit-glib bindings. The old library was beginning to limit what we could do with client applications. The biggest problems were: A lot of the dbus calls are sync, which slowed down application startup and user input “snappyness” A lot of the methods were not […]

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