Announcing the Kolab Server 2.3.1

Yesterday late at night I finished the the Kolab Server 2.3.1. Features There are not many new features because it is a bugfix release, but in the webadmin you new will find a new ActiveSync configuration. It will work for most users, however not completely for power-users with lots of nested and shared folders, so …

Announcing the Kolab Server 2.3.0

For the plane in the fog, the mountain is unforeseeable, but then it is suddenly very real, and inevitable. Simon Forster, Minister for foreign relations [1] And so is the release of the Kolab Server 2.3.0. It was a bumpy ride and I’d apologize for the delays, but now we made it! Features The new …

Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2011 revisited

Last weekend I attended the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2011, one of the biggest community events here in Germany. The reason I didn’t blog about it earlier is simple: I didn’t know what to write except: It was like every year.   This doesn’t mean that the event was bad, by far not. It was just as …

Deemphasizing

From Fedora’s GNOME 3 feature page: Where has the appearance capplet gone? GNOME 3 is deemphasizing user customization, or ‚theming‘ in favour of a ‚just works‘ and ’slick out of the box‘ approach. Therefore, theme changes are no longer exposed in the core configuration UI, except for accessibility themes such as ‚High Contrast‘ or ‚Inverse‘, …

Xfce 4.8 for F14 now ready

I have updated my Xfce 4.8 repository at and it is fairly complete. Some packages however are now obsolete: thunar-shares-plugin: dead upstream, would needed to be ported from thunar-vfs to gvfs. xfce4-remmina-plugin: remmina now has a generic trayicon, however the new version is only available in F15 or my remmina backports repo. xfce4-stopwatch-plugin: dead upstream, …