Category Archives: Geek

Choosing a default Messenger client

As we are actively developing Foresight 2, it might be a good time to look for a new default messenger. Pidgin has been good for us and sort of the defacto standard for linux desktops. However, I am very interested … Continue reading

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Foresight 2 Alpha 1 (GNOME Edition)

I am very pleased to announce the first alpha release of Foresight Linux GNOME Edition. Yes you heard that right, GNOME Edition. Foresight will no longer be GNOME only, there will soon be KDE and XFCE editions. There are quite … Continue reading

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The road to FL 2

Foresight Linux 2 is shaping up very nicely. We should be able to swing a FL 2 Alpha1 release later this week, very exciting. A brief list of what’s new: GCC 4.1.1 Xorg 7.3 Conary 2 (soon) Lightening fast installer … Continue reading

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Foresight @ SCALE

Woot! Foresight was just accepted for a dotORG booth at SCALE. What is SCALE? Southern California Linux Exposition in Los Angeles this coming February. Get venue for us, and the guys organzing it are quite cool. Also a big thanks … Continue reading

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Reminder: Conary BoF tonight

For those in the Raleigh area, don’t forget to come join us for the Conary BoF tonight @ 7PM. More info can be found here.

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Foresight Linux 1.4.1 Released

The Foresight Linux Project is proud to announce the release of Foresight Linux 1.4.1. Foresight Linux is a Linux distribution for your desktop that features a rolling release schedule that always keeps your desktop up to date; a revolutionary package … Continue reading

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GNOME 2.20.1 Live

GNOME Live images are available for 2.20.1, come get gettem’

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Conary BoF October 23rd, 7PM

Let’s talk Conary! If you have questions about Conary package management, or just want to get together to chat with people using and managing Conary-based Linux systems, join us at the Conary BOF! A BOF (Birds-of-a-feather) is an informal information … Continue reading

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PackageKit now included in Foresight

I am very excited to report that we have decided PackageKit is ready for wider spread use. Foresight users will all get PackageKit with their next update, and hopefully all future updates will be performed with PackageKit. I have been … Continue reading

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As a distro guy, I am always very interested in ways to encourage open source projects to work together. FOSSCamp is designed to do just that. I would encourage anyone in the Boston area, or willing to visit the fine … Continue reading

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