Monthly Archives: October 2006

Announcing Foresight Linux 0.9.8.3

This release includes a bunch of version bumps and bug fixes. Most significant updates are Firefox 2.0 and Flash 9. Also sporting Conary 1.1.10 and rAA 1.0.7 which we have started to rebrand for Foresight. It still has the rPath … Continue reading

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Firefox 2.0

There has been so much hype about Firefox 2.0, I figured I would blog to let folks know it is available in Foresight. To get it: sudo conary update firefox Last night was like a big “Web browser” night. I … Continue reading

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Pumpkin patch… fun!

Made our anual visit to Ganyard Hill Farms today. As always, had a blast and the kids didn’t want to leave. Drew decided he had to actually lift a pumpkin I think I can… Yeah man, I knew I could!

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GConf diff tool

Now this is useful, a tool to diff your gconf settings and what is default. Very useful for a packager! http://www.robster.org.uk/blog/2006/10/17/gconf-diff-tool/

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Banshee plugins

I packaged up some banshee plugins, the alarm, beagle and show track on change plugins. You can find them in foresight.rpath.org@fl:1-contrib (which is in your path if you are using Foresight). For info check out http://banshee-project.org/PluginRepository sudo conary update banshee-alarm-plugin … Continue reading

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Blowing Rock, NC

Back from a short family vacation in the mountains. We had a great time! Kids had a blast, and I think Laurie mostly enjoyed it despite getting hit with some nasty allergy attach. We stumbled on this great little lake, … Continue reading

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Version 2.0 of JonDesign’s SmoothSlideshow Javascript Library is out

The new version of this impressive little tool features useability improvements, major code rewrite (now using MooTools and objects), graphic changes and bugfixes. As always, this lib provides a simple way to install great looking slideshow or showcases to your … Continue reading

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Cool new screenshot interface

Jon has integrated his smoothslideshow stuff into our Screenshot page. Check it out, it is pretty slick.

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Announcing Foresight Linux 0.9.8.2

I am very pleased to announce Foresight 0.9.8.2. This is an incremental release to the 0.9.8 series. Xorg now includes AIGLX support by default, beryl (compiz fork) will be coming real soon. GNOME has been updated to 2.16.1. Other updates: … Continue reading

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New website is up

The Foresight website has been rebuilt using Django. The new site looks pretty similar, but is really a big step forward for us. For starters, the planet is back. The new planet is actually running Feedjack, a django based feed … Continue reading

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