Author Archives: kenvandine

New Shuttle SFF box linux exclusive

Shuttle computers just announced the availability of their latest small form factor box, the x2700.   Weighing in at a mere 4.5lbs and measuring just 7.3″ wide and 2.8″ tall, it is available exclusively with Foresight Linux.  That’s right, our friends … Continue reading

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Foresight Kid’s edition

Foresight Kid’s edition is now available for your kid’s enjoyment.  I know my 5 year old has absolutely loved it. The Kid’s Edition is  for children featuring a number of education and entertainment applications,  a customized GNOME desktop environment and … Continue reading

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Ubuntu, meet rBuilder

I’ll bet that sounds confusing! Well it’s true, the base Ubuntu server platform is now available for building application images on rBuilder Online. What does this really mean? The addition of the Ubuntu platform will allow the rBuilder community to … Continue reading

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Foresight Mobile USB installer

By popular demand, I have published a usb installer image for the Foresight Mobile edition.  To use this image, you will need to extract it and transfer the image over to your usb stick (1G or larger) foresight-mobile-1.0-x86.img.bz2 sha1sum     74bb014c98d1c0fd832456f5062fbdcfec2d8075 … Continue reading

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Because your netbook should be cool.

I am very excited to announce the first release of Foresight Mobile, specifically designed for the new class of netbook computers such as the ASUS Eee PC, Intel Classmate, and Dell E netbook and features a customized desktop optimized for … Continue reading

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Hot deals during Linux World

Celebrating Linux World Expo, Shuttle is offering a 10% off discount on all KPC systems that have Foresight Linux pre-installed. Please visit the Shuttle site and enter LINUXW2008 to participate in this promotion.  This promotion is good through August 21st.

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Software Freedom Conservancy

I am very proud to announce that Foresight is now a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy.  This is very exciting, we really love what the conservancy is all about and are in great company, and of course now we … Continue reading

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Just one little lonely CD

We’ve been wanting to get a single CD version of Foresight for quite a while.  It is certainly also in the top 5 requests I have had, so… now we have one!  Foresight Linux 2.0.4 was released today including a … Continue reading

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Cool feature I bet many people haven’t used

Conary packaging is easy, but there are times where you hit some harder things and you really need to hit the docs.  There are plenty of docs now on conary, and a few clicks in a web browser generally can … Continue reading

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Welcome Kaden William VanDine

I can’t believe it has been over 2 weeks since his birth without a blog post.  I blame twitter On July 2, 2008 we had a beautiful, healthy baby boy.   Kaden William, weighing in at 8lbs 12ozs and a … Continue reading

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