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openSUSE 10.3 and GNOME 2.20

Francis G. aka apokryphos wrote a nice article on GNOME 2.20 and openSUSE 10.3 which will be out in just a couple of weeks. With 2.20 and the 10 year anniversary of gnome, for nostalgia’s sake I went and dug … Continue reading

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Change and other sorts of Logs

There has been a back and forth on formal ChangeLogs vs vcs commit messages via the GNOME mailing lists. Doing the latter exclusively has never sat well with me because I think it weakens good development practices (at least mine). … Continue reading

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Plumbing the Pipe

Christian, a leak is certainly possible depending on the version and distro you are running. openSUSE 10.2 had a leak that you need to run the updater for. At one point a big problem was also hal libraries leaking (and … Continue reading

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Culture

For the old Boston 2000-2001 crowd: I resurrected DC in Toronto this year. Sophisticated, elegant.

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FreeATIdom

There was a lot of blogging about AMD/ATI releasing specs and such over the last week, the was an official press release last Friday. I’m really pleased that Novell could play such a big role in bringing this about. Extra … Continue reading

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GNOME Updates in the openSUSE Build Service

Maw and mauro have 2.19 rolling into Factory for openSUSE 10.3. SInce that is happening, Stanislav has moved 2.18.x to the GNOME:STABLE channel of the build service. It should appear there in the next day or two.

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Security Usability

Bryan, another good paper Other related presentations and publications

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OpenOffice Team Summit

Everyone on the Novell OpenOffice team got together last week at Novell office in Prague. I’ve been to Prague twice in the last 6 months now for conferences and both times its been great. Alena and Petra really know how … Continue reading

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GNOME 2.18.1 and openSUSE

In keeping with our push to do more in openSUSE, maw has committed all of GNOME 2.18.1 to factory. Its started to show up now in the channels and the rest should appear over the next couple of days. Jump … Continue reading

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Vacation Return

Returned from a nice holiday with the family, ready to go back to work. Sampled some “Americana” since I was in Myrtle Beach: southern barbecue, Fuddruckers. Finished off a couple of fiction books. Visiting Boston next week. Firefox Fun: Looking … Continue reading

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