Monthly Archives: November 2003

Out goes the 2.5.0 “Obviously you’re not a golfer” release, along with GARNOME 0.28.2 to go with it. If you haven’t tried 2.5 yet, do it now. It’s very slick, and stable enough for your day-to-day desktop (which won’t be … Continue reading

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… Glynn, you’re a freakin’ nutball! The scary thing is, I’m at home with a fever, doing work-work, and sending emails faster than a speeding bullet all at the same time. Doing cool stuff makes me feel better… but I … Continue reading

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After setting d-d-l alight with the No Flags “Policy” thread (someone had to do it), I thought I should bring up another easy topic… screensavers and GNOME. It’s been a lovely topic in the past. Let’s see what happens this … Continue reading

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We know exactly how he feels… “Here’s what happened: I go to their website and start complaining to them, ‘Would you please, please, please stop bothering me’,” he said. “It just sort of escalated … and I sort of lost … Continue reading

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Announced gnome-au-list, with some pimping of GNOME.conf.au as well. Let marketing-list know, to encourage some local list discussion. Madly blogging all of this, because I have not been adequately blogging things recently, and I want to change that.

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Announced the GNOME Marketing Team, and created an Aussie GNOME dudes mailing list for advocacy/chatter/event-planning. Will announce it to linux-aus and SLUG in a minute, and will very likely be using it for GNOME.conf.au stuff. Presence.

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Today, a momentous occasion. As before, when workhorse GNOME software like Evolution and Galeon were finally usurped by their GTK+ 2.x versions, I have finally removed XMMS from my machine. Long time coming. Rhythmbox has taken its place as my … Continue reading

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I got the perfect set of headphones for Björk. Sony MDR-V700′s. Totally awesome. If travel is searching And home, what’s been found I’m not stopping I’m going hunting I’m the hunter I’ll bring back the goods But I don’t know … Continue reading

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2004 according to Turps: “By October 2004, Microsoft will start an intensive campaign to promote their Longhorn technology as Linux standards compliant.” If that happens, the beer is on me, John. Perhaps there’s something in the wind about standardisation efforts … Continue reading

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lazarus: ~ $ find /mnt/music/ -type f | wc -l 2332 lazarus: ~ $ find /mnt/music/ -type f ! -iname “*.mp3″ ! -iname “*.ogg” | wc -l 0 Rhythmbox 0.6.1 successfully loads almost my entire library, without errors (unfortunately, there … Continue reading

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