Monthly Archives: June 2006

Clutting Edge

OpenedHand have dropped another love bomb on the GTK+/GNOME embedded scene — Clutter, a simple scenegraph/canvas API for doing pimped-out, full screen, kiosk/television style user interfaces with GTK+, GStreamer and GL. Take a look at the examples included in the … Continue reading

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QoTD: Steve Garrity

“Now we just need to rename the gimp and we’ll be all set!” — Steve Garrity on Pulse Bonus QoTD: “Polypaudio is dead. Long live Pulse Audio!” — Lennart Poettering, one-man Free Software powerhouse, author of Avahi and Pulse

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Hates Children, Leaves

Wait a second — the dude who fucked up Vista, and the Cancer Guy… are taking over?!

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GNOME lovers, loving GNOME

I’m looking for photos of GNOME lovers, loving GNOME. I have a bunch of great photos of GNOME in use at telecentres, schools and so on. Most include the happy faces of GNOME users enjoying freedom. But I need more! … Continue reading

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Women’s Summer Outreach Program

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Ready for the Enterprise: Nokia 770

The Nokia 770, with the latest Internet Tablet 2006 beta firmware, is Ready for the Enterprise. Thanks to Nokia, I’ve had the 770 for a while, but given the lack of pervasive public wifi in Australia, its housebound use cases … Continue reading

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Ubuntu on Amazon

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS on DVD Available for: x86 PCs, 64-bit x86 PCs and PowerPC Macs. Rocking! If you’re in the USA, you can now buy Ubuntu DVDs from Amazon. We’re working on international availability. ShipIt is still rocking for free … Continue reading

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GNOME: The Real Movie OS

Dave pulls back the bathrobe on one of his fascinating projects. When he first mentioned GNOME and GIMP appearing at SIGGRAPH, I couldn’t help but wonder if this would lead to GNOME becoming a real life Movie OS. With Xgl … Continue reading

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But why the rant?

Thom, you don’t need to rant to contribute your thoughts to the FLOSS process. You did warn that you wouldn’t ‘sugarcoat’ your comments, but why did you feel the need to dip them in venom? Remember that asking FLOSS developers … Continue reading

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QoTD: Desmond Tutu

“You need others. But you need others for everything, really. In our part of the world, we have something called ubuntu. Ubuntu. Ubuntu. Ubuntu. The essence of being human. We say a person is a person through other persons. I … Continue reading

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