Last weekend the 6th FrOSCon took place in St Augustin. Once again it was a nice event, but this time we tried something new: A Fedora Activity Day (FAD) as part of the conference. I arrived at St Augustin on Friday around 7 p.m.. A lot of people were already there and it was nice …
Meet you at the Desktop Summit
I initially planed to go to the Desktop Summit on Thursday because of our Kolab track on Friday, but then I changed my mind because of the talks and the Lightweight Desktop Summit, the annual meeting of the LXDE Foundation. I arrived at Berlin at 3 pm and was at the venue at 4 o …
The Linus effect
On July 26th Linus said he switched to Xfce because he doesn’t like GNOME 3. Guess what happens when someone picked up the news yesterday:
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, …
FUDCon Tempe day 1
It’s already the second day of FUDCon and I am writing about yesterday. I was just too busy to blog.
Wenn’s mal wieder länger dauert
… hilft auch kein Schokoriegel.
Life is hard when you are maintaining a Fedora spin. Why?
A new start for the Xfce SIG
It’s not that the Xfce SIG did a bad job during the Fedora 12 development cycle. Far from it! But we felt like we could make things better. That’s why we now have a mailing list of our own and also want to revive Xfce SIG IRC meetings. Please Join us!