Monthly Archives: May 2004

Got a Linksys WRT54G? You’re the proud owner of Disruptive Technology! Don’t have one yet? Here’s a buyer’s guide to the hardware versions available. The vestiges of community work on alternative firmware images is pretty h0rked though. Between basic misunderstandings … Continue reading

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28 Simple (and not so simple) Things to Improve in GNOME 2.8

In one of the strangest acts of delegation I’ve seen in GNOME to date, Jonathan asked me to publish a list of Cool GNOME Hacks, originally authored by a secret keiretsu of Ximian and Red Hat hackers — ten in … Continue reading

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Haven’t wet your pants over the AdTI (Alexis de Tocqueville Institution) paper, Samizdat, yet? Martin Pool has written a thorough analysis on his blog, along with some humourous background. Google-say AdTI!

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Steven Garrity’s blog was the inspiration for my Planet subscription keywords hack. I read an article about GNOME on his site a while back, noticed that he had a search box, and found all his previous articles about GNOME. Disappointed … Continue reading

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Homework for Mary

Mary is taking Spanish lessons but finding it tough because there’s very little in the way of daily exposure to Spanish here in Australia. This morning, while dreaming, I concocted a plan for her educational salvation (and advancement of Free … Continue reading

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Herbert’s resignation demonstrates why GNOME doesn’t ship flags at all. Herbert is a reasonable guy, who lives only a few kilometres away from me in Sydney, and happens to have a more personal, deeply-held perspective on the China/Taiwan issue than … Continue reading

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Computer World gives GNOME the thumbs up: “But I’m finding that Linux, especially with GNOME, is a lot more user friendly than the Unix I remember. […] There are probably people in your organization right now who could become more … Continue reading

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