Category Archives: PackageKit

We need a hug!

Tomorrow (April 2, 2009) is the next Ubuntu Hug Day, focusing on xorg-server and xserver-xorg-video-intel bugs.  Jaunty is really shaping up to be a great Ubuntu release, but there are still some intel driver related bugs we really want to … Continue reading

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It’s a journey

No, not Journey the hit band from the 80s… wow that takes me back to damn near (or not that near) the beginning of my journey! I have spent a wonderful 3 years working at rPath, which ended in January. … Continue reading

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Submission deadline for 2.5

Now that we have all had a few days to digest this, lets get down to business. I have created a wiki page outlining the process and listing the objectives for 2.5 in a table of FITS issues. Road map … 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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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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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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PackageKit in Foresight

PackageKit is still young, not quite complete, and the API is still in the works. However…. It has amazing potential and I am sure it will really rock. As of now, the conary backend is about 80% complete and needs … Continue reading

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PackageKit updates, now with groups

PackageKit now has support for filtering by groups, based on the menu. None of the backends actually do anything with them yet, but here is a quick screenshot of what the UI looks like.

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PackageKit, now with groups

PackageKit now has support for filtering by groups, based on the menu. None of the backends actually do anything with them yet, but here is a quick screenshot of what the UI looks like.

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