Tag Archives: Foresight

GNOME Dev Kit gets more help!

The GNOME Developer’s Kit is still alive, thanks to Zhang Sen. My free time has been getting tight, and I am very pleased to have been getting some great help from Zhang. In fact, he is doing the daily maintenance … Continue reading

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GNOME 2.26, live demos available!

GNOME 2.26 is out, including live demos. We have an assortment of virtual machine formats as well as installable DVD isos. Come and get em’!

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Pidgin sucks less for IRC

Now that we have the message indicator applet in Jaunty, I decided to give pidgin another try as an IRC client. A little background for those that have not had the pleasure of hearing my constant complaining about how pidgin … 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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Python 2.6 has landed!

Our favorite snake has found his way in to the QA branch of Foresight. Everyone running QA, please update, test and file bugs in FITS. This was by far the biggest task associated with the upcoming 2.1 release, so things … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year, and lots of Foresight for all! I am trying to resist the urge to make predictions for 2009.  Let’s just say we’ll kick ass in 2009, and leave it at that.

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Development isos available

I am always getting asked for Foresight install isos with all the development tools and headers included.  I usually just quickly create one off isos for those people using rBuilder.  I have now added those development isos to my list … Continue reading

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Packaging classes coming soon!

Want to learn to package software?  We are planning to start a series of IRC based training sessions on the basics of packaging with conary.  We will begin with the basics, covering just creating local packages and building them locally … Continue reading

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Foresight Linux, Distro of the year!

Ars Technica awarded Foresight distro of the year alongside openSUSE.  Obviously I am very excited and proud that Foresight was recognized, but I have to send a big congrats out to the openSUSE guys too.  They have done some great … 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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