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GNOME Shell 2.91: So far, nothing yet

Posted 10-09-2010 at 01:39 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

My hands-on testing of GNOME Shell 2.91.0 reveals that the proposed changes located here haven't gotten implemented -- yet. However, this is a VERY early development build of Shell 2.91, so give it some time.

I know it's 2.91.0 because I actually built it from the JHBuilds; you can't get it as a distro package. And even then, there's bugs that can cause the build process to fail, so I wouldn't recommend it to newbies -- at least not for now.

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Programming is so much fun.

Posted 10-08-2010 at 07:31 PM by peonuser
Updated 10-08-2010 at 07:33 PM by peonuser

I like to program but sometimes it can be frustrating. First paying programming job was doing rpgii and databus on some Datapoint machines as a maintenance programmer eons ago. Though I do know several languages, I wanted to start using php to access mysql databases. Had lamp servers for many years using canned applications.

I started to write code from books like most people do and all was going fine. Then I hit a roadblock and the code did not work. I looked all over the web and...
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HTPC configuration series

Posted 10-08-2010 at 05:09 PM by serafean
Tags htpc, imon, zotac

In this little blog series I'll describe my process of configuring my new HTPC.

hardware :Goals :
  • HDMI connected TV, running a media center
  • DVI/D-Sub connected LCD screen on which a full fledged KDE desktop always ready for quick internet acces (and to serve a connected scanner)
  • Sound output simultaneously to an
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DeskTop Publishing with's Impress/Presentation

Posted 10-08-2010 at 12:43 PM by SrDorothy

Well, it has taken me 7 months (since I last posted--on migrating from Win XP to Ubuntu 9.10)--but by gum, I think I've got it!

For a couple of months now, I've been doing my computer user group (OMUG or Olympia Microcomputer Users Group) newsletter using Presentation ( 3.1.1) (running Ubuntu). I decided to give it a try because it seems much easier to place things on the page than in Writer. One thing that is missing in Presentation is the function of connecting text boxes...
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Posted 10-08-2010 at 10:08 AM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)
Updated 10-08-2010 at 11:41 PM by Kenny_Strawn

After thinking GNOME's next development branch was 2.33, I tried to navigate to its page on Upon trying to navigate to that page, I got redirected to this:

What?? Just because it's the dev branch for 3.0 does not mean that they need to make such a jump in the development cycle release number. They were going to make 2.31 the dev branch, and I did NOT see any such jump in the release number; they were going to reserve...
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