Tag Archives: GNOME

Gwibber logo concepts, opinions?

I’ve had a number of people suggest Gwibber could use a new logo, but nobody has actually stepped up and designed anything.  Recently I had the good fortune to chat with Abi Rasheed on IRC who volunteered to help.  He … Continue reading

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Social Networking in Ubuntu 11.10

Today I hosted an Ubuntu Open Week session on social networking in Ubuntu 11.10.  I decided to convert my notes from the session into a blog post, enjoy! Ubuntu includes a social networking desktop service, Gwibber. Gwibber isn’t new to … Continue reading

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Unity meet XChat-GNOME

Everyone already knows there is plenty of nice bling in Unity and we love it.  Well now we can get a little more, in the form of information displayed on top of the launcher icons. This is a very simple … Continue reading

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Gwibber and Facebook, call for help!

For some time now I have been struggling with getting Gwibber working reliably with facebook.  Since Gwibber was included by default in Ubuntu, usage has gone way up and we quickly exceeded our API request allocation with Facebook.  Facebook allocations … Continue reading

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Introducing libgwibber, lets make the Desktop social!

For a while now I have wanted to make it easier for desktop applications to integrate more with social networks, enabling users to easily interact with their friends in many different contexts.  Could be posting a status update based on … Continue reading

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XChat-Indicator

I recently released a plugin for XChat-GNOME (and XChat) which adds support for the messaging menu in Ubuntu. This was a fun little side project of mine, I use xchat-gnome very heavily and have really been craving integration with the … Continue reading

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Gran Canaria Desktop Summit 2009

I really enjoyed my week in Gran Canaria with all the desktop hackers, it was a great event. Such a great location for a conference. It is great to see such innovative stuff going on for the desktop. This year … Continue reading

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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 Journal Needs You!

I am very excited to see GNOME Journal getting some traction again, come join us and make GNOME Journal great again!  Check out Paul Cutler’s post for details.

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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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