Category Archives: conary

Appliance creation made easy

After my post the other about the recent addition of the ubuntu platform in rBuilder Online, I had a bunch of inquires asking “What is this appliance creator thing?”  Let me start out by explaining that Appliance Creator isn’t actually … 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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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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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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Announcing Foresight 2.0 with GNOME 2.22

Foresight Linux 2.0 has been released, featuring GNOME 2.22. Available for download from rBuilder for both x86 and x86_64 architectures. Foresight Linux is a Linux distribution for your desktop that features a rolling release schedule that always keeps your desktop … Continue reading

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Shuttle chooses Foresight for their new KPC

Awesome news… Shuttle released a press release today: Shuttle Teams with Foresight Linux on $199 KPC City of Industry, CA., MArch 4, 2008 Shuttle today announced that the newly launched $199 KPC will feature the Foresight Linux operating system. With … Continue reading

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SCALE, this weekend!

Just a reminder, I will be at SCALE in Los Angeles this weekend, hanging out with Kevin Harriss and Paul Cutler in the Foresight booth, swing by and say hi. I am also very excited to be doing the GNOME: … Continue reading

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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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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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