Monthly Archives: April 2007

Happy Birthday Drew and Congratulations John and Kristen!

Drew turned 2 today, he is getting so big. However, we won’t be able to celebrate until tomorrow. Today our friends John and Kristen are getting hitched! Also very exciting. I am a groomsman and Ashlyn is the flower girl. … Continue reading

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disk-manager

I am considering adding disk-manager to the default Foresight install. It is a pretty cool tool, at login it looks for unconfigured partitions and lets you configure them. There is also a nice gui for configuring them. Also lets you … Continue reading

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i lost my xorg.conf

And Xorg still works! All new xorg is built into foresight’s devel branch today, including xorg-server 1.3. I updated to it, removed my xorg.conf and restart X…. held my breath for a moment…. X started! I don’t know how complete … Continue reading

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No more firstboot!

As a distro maintainer nothing has frustrated me as much as this little application firstboot. Well, I am very pleased to say I have whacked it! Foresight has replaced firstboot with a combination of autoconfig (modified from knoppix) and firstrun. … Continue reading

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GNOME app for presentations

I was so pleased to see this post. Finally a way to create presentations in a real GNOME application. Now how about compatibility with presentations created in other tools. I think in the shorter term being able to open powerpoint … Continue reading

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GNOME Live Xen virtual machine

I am pleased to add another image type to the live demos, check it out. The GNOME Live xen image, enables xdmcp for remote login. To try it out, here are some instructions, which assume you have a running Xen … Continue reading

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Xen domU GNOME Live demo

Found a blog post from someone looking to run the live images in xen. I have planned on doing it, just didn’t get around to it yet. I am cooking up a xen flavored version right now, should actually have … Continue reading

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Evolution meet Zimbra

Today I packaged up a svn snapshot of the Zimbra plugin for evolution. Of course being a evolution user, I really wanted to be able to view my mail and calendar natively in evolution. Now I can, it is definately … Continue reading

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Announcing Foresight Linux 1.2

As with all GNOME releases, it is time for a Foresight release including the latest GNOME release. The Foresight Project is proud to announce it’s 1.2 release sporting GNOME 2.18.1, for information please check out the release notes at http://foresightlinux.com/news/ … Continue reading

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GNOME Live 2.18.1

GNOME 2.18.1 images are now available for QEMU/Parrallels and VMware. I hope to have a new Live CD image real soon now. You can get them from http://torrent.gnome.org or from rBuilder Also note, I didn’t build the the Microsoft VHD … Continue reading

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