Foresight Linux Newsletter – Issue 03 2011
The new Foresight Newsletter header is created by mmesantos1 from the webpage:Â http://www.linuxscreenshotsforum.com Thanks again.
LinuxUser magazine from germany shipped Foresight Linux DVD last month. Can also read their newspaper online from this linkÂ (pdf file, written in germany).
Jesse been working on a bot for irc. To be able to show issues easily. Read more here.
XFCE 4.8 is available with all bug fix releases of individual components.
Open Office is now replaced by Libre Office, current version 220.127.116.11.Â Firefox and thunderbird 5 are in. New indicator stack are in.
Some other popoular applications that are in:
Nvidia 280.04 (beta, to get rid of huge bug in stable)
Foresight XFCE screenshots:
Info about council meetings
A number of new members have officially joined the Foresight community due to their outstanding contributions to Foresight.
For more information on becoming a Foresight member, seeÂ this page on the Foresight Wiki.
Join the Foresight Community
Foresight users and developers are active on a number of different social networking sites.
- Share your musical tastes and favorite artists with other Foresight users in theÂ Foresight group on Last.fm. Banshee, Foresight’s default music manager, has built in support for Last.fm.
- Follow a few Foresight developers every waking momentÂ via Twitter orÂ via identi.ca.
- Share pictures of your Foresight Linux desktop at theÂ Foresight Linux Flickr group.
- Join theÂ Foresight Linux group on Facebook.
- AddÂ Planet Foresight Linux to your bookmarks or favorite feed reader, such as Liferea, to read blog updates from Foresight Developers.
- Join us at internet relay chat (irc). The Foresight Linux channels are hosted by theÂ Freenode IRC network.Â #foresight
Contribute to the Foresight Linux Newsletter
Have a package or piece of software you want to share in the newsletter?Â Send it in!Â We are always looking for more writers or contributors, and building the newsletter is a collaborative process using theÂ Foresight Linux Newsletter wiki.Â We are also looking for volunteers to interview people in the Foresight and GNOME communities, links to news articles on the web or in print regarding Foresight Linux, and all the other content that makes up the newsletter.
Have thoughts or comments on the newsletter? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and your letter may be published in the next issue!
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