Category Archives: Free Software

Open Meetings With Vidyo

Recently for the Mozilla Gfx and Accessibility meetings we’ve been using Vidyo.  In both cases we filed MoCo IT bugs to get dedicated “rooms”.   This yielded a two benefits: A public url to give out for accessing the room from … Continue reading

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WebGL & Security

Recently Context Information Security Limited gathered a lot of attention for a blog post on the state of WebGL security.  For Mozilla, WebGL was first released in Firefox 4, and there are implementations in Chrome, Safari and Opera as well.  … Continue reading

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GNOME Summit Wrap Up: openSUSE perspective

Owen Taylor of gtk (and these days mugshot) fame wrote up a nice summary of the GNOME summit for days 1, 2, 3 A few things I want to highlight from an openSUSE perspective: 1) Pulseaudio Takashi has had it … Continue reading

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Distributed Version Control

Jon on our OO team wrote a nice article about the usefulness of git workflows (although it would apply equally to any distributed version control system). N.B. there is an openSUSE GNOME meeting this Thursday at noon EDT, Please add … Continue reading

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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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