Monthly Archives: February 2005

Lots of good stuff happening

This weekend I hacked firstboot in Foresight so the first user added gets sudo access. Also added gksudo to all the apps that need to run as a privileged user. Now, users don’t need root for much, unless they are … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING Foresight Desktop Linux!

Foresight Desktop Linux 0.1, this is the first alpha release of this new distro. Please download, install and report bugs today! What is cool? GNOME — Foresight comes with GNOME 2.10 Beta 2 Conary — Foresight is built on the … Continue reading

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Car repair sucks….

Getting robbed sucks worse! Last week the head gasket blew on our mini-van. So, had it towed into the dealer. Initial conversation with the Dealer they said it would be in the ball park of $800-900 if they had to … Continue reading

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Upgraded to WordPress 1.5…. that was easy

Just upgraded to 1.5, couldn’t have been easier

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Anti-biotics are good

So my cold turned into more than just a cold. Friday night it became an ear infection, that really sucked! Saturday morning I paid my doctor a visit and she prescribed some anti-biotics which are now starting to help. Basically, … Continue reading

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Call for art work

I know this seems to be popular thing these days… I hope it works. There is need for some cool artwork for use in Foresight Desktop Linux project. Currently we need a logo and FDL branded wallpapers. There has been … Continue reading

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Sick!

Being sick sucks! Ashlyn, my 2 year old daughter was sick from Thursday thru Monday. Which of course made sleep scarce in my house. She is feeling better now… but she got me sick. Felt like crap yesterday and even … Continue reading

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208 down, 355 to go

Got 208 packages built out of a total of 563… Woo Hoo! But…. I hit a snag…. not enough disk space on my build box. Or… should I say the partition. I was building the full distro on a 10GB … Continue reading

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Lots of progress…

Added more stuff to Foresight… Wrote some content for the website, still need more. Cooked up GNOME 2.10 Beta 2. Created a custom GDM theme Reset some of the defaults in GNOME, like colors etc. Fixed some bugs… possibly introduced … Continue reading

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Repo renamed

Renamed the repository to conary.foresightlinux.com@fl:desktop… So, if you haven’t guessed yet… the new name is Foresight Linux. You can see the beginnings of our website at www.foresightlinux.com. Howl is now cooked into the repo… looks cool!

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