Monthly Archives: January 2007

Foresight localization

Foresight is only translated as well as the applications included, which in the GNOME world isn’t really that bad. But there is always room for improvement and Foresight maintains quite a few things that haven’t been translated yet, website, wiki, … Continue reading

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First look at Foresight Linux 1.0

Have you noticed how Linux desktops are getting more and more beautiful? Foresight Linux is one of those pretty distributions. The developers of Foresight pride themselves in delivering a Linux desktop that is not only functional, but also includes the … Continue reading

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Introducing Foresight Linux 1.0

Introducing Foresight Linux 1.0! Foresight Linux is a desktop-focused Linux system that just works. Our mission is to provide a truely useful desktop system that is friendly for the novice user, as well as flexible for the power user. Foresight … Continue reading

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Let it burn!

For a long time now I have been looking forward to a better way to deal with cd/dvd burning than just wrapping a GUI around cdrecord. There are people working on it, libburn, but for a while I feared the … Continue reading

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rAA Plugin Search plugin 0.1

Announcing the first version of the rBuilder package search/install plugin. It is still needs some UI work, but it works. To try it: sudo conary update raa-plugin-search=raa.rpath.org@rpl:1 The plugin utilizes the new search terms that rBuilder just introduced. Specifically it … Continue reading

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Derived Packages… oh so sweet!

So there is a very cool new packaging feature in conary, derived packages. Read all about it… We should be able to use it quite a bit in Foresight, which will make package maintenance a fair bit easier. It is … Continue reading

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EC2 tools in contrib

For those interested in Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), the command line utilities for bundling images (I prefer to use rBuilder built xen images) are now packaged in contrib repository. sudo conary update ec2-ami-tools=contrib.rpath.org@rpl:1

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