Monthly Archives: January 2008

Getting started with the GNOME Developer Kit

Joshua Hesketh has written some great documentation on how to use the GNOME Developer Kit. He has covered building, applying/creating patches, and contributing to the GNOME module of your choice . Thanks Josh! I would love to find a volunteer … Continue reading

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So close

Macbook Air vs. Commodore 64, amazing the Macbook Air wins

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Recent additions to the GNOME Developer Kit

I added a couple of new things this week, and of course they will track trunk. vinagre – (Very cool to see avahi support) conduit Keep those suggestions coming!

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Keeping tabs on the GNOME Developer Kit

I finally got around to setting up a commit mail list for the GNOME Developer Kit. If you want to keep an eye on what is going on, check it out. You can of course subscribe, or just follow the … Continue reading

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GNOME Developer Kit updates

It’s been a while since I have blogged about the GNOME Developer Kit. It has still been building daily, so plenty of updates. I have added some additional packages by request, hopefully they will help make it into an even … Continue reading

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n810… trouble getting my discount

So I finally got notification that I could get my n810 in the US… yay! Rushed over to the site they sent me to just to find out them rejecting my discount code. The error I get is “there is … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2008

February will be a busy month, first SCALE in Los Angeles and later in the month FOSDEM 2008 in Brussels. There are a couple of *don’t miss* talks on the packaging track at FOSDEM this year: Conary Packaging: Simply Powerful … Continue reading

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Year of the Linux Desktop

It is 2008, time for predictions/wishes/etc. Every year people predict “This will be the year of Linux on the Desktop” and later people make jokes about it. The thing is, people assume that declaring it the year for Linux on … Continue reading

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GNOME Booth at SCALE, help needed!

We have been on the hunt for a volunteer to head up a GNOME booth at the Southern California Linux Expo in February, but no luck yet, which is very disappointing. I would really hate for GNOME to miss the … Continue reading

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