Category Archives: General

n810… trouble getting my discount

So I finally got notification that I could get my n810 in the US… yay! Rushed over to the site they sent me to just to find out them rejecting my discount code. The error I get is “there is … Continue reading

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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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GNOME Booth at SCALE, help needed!

We have been on the hunt for a volunteer to head up a GNOME booth at the Southern California Linux Expo in February, but no luck yet, which is very disappointing. I would really hate for GNOME to miss the … Continue reading

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GNOME Developer Kit

Want to improve the coolest project on the planet? Too hard to build all of GNOME from source, just to use the latest development code? We are delighted to introduce the GNOME Developer Kit, with daily builds of GNOME. It … Continue reading

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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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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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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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