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=== General ===
 
=== General ===
  
[[ChrisBall|Chris Ball]] posted<ref>http://blog.printf.net/articles/2009/01/26/multi-pointer-remote-desktop</ref> a video and brief description of some patches to the <code>Vino</code> VNC server to support the multiple pointers on X over VNC, so there will be no more fighting over the mouse cursor when connecting into another computer.
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[[User:Kwade|Karsten Wade]] <ref>http://iquaid.org/2009/02/01/font-rock/</ref>
  
[[User:Mjw|Mark J. Wielaard]] wrote<ref>http://gnu.wildebeest.org/diary/2009/01/29/what-are-you-working-on-systemtap/</ref> about what he does for a living at Red Hat, including a link to a LWN article that he wrote that provides a high-level overview of Systemtap.
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<ref>http://nicubunu.blogspot.com/2009/02/my-ass-in-pantone-colors.html</ref> <ref>http://nicubunu.blogspot.com/2009/02/great-ip-of-pantone.html</ref>
  
[[User:Jjmcd|John J. McDonough]] described<ref>http://wb8rcr.multiply.com/journal/item/87/The_relentless_march_of_change</ref> some of the upcoming changes to the Fedora Docs project, including its leadership. [[User:Kwade|Karsten Wade]] chimed in<ref>http://iquaid.org/2009/01/31/leading-from-the-comfort-of-my-armchair/</ref> with some more details including some additional history.
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<ref>http://www.translate.org.za/blogs/dwayne/en/content/localisation-information-language-preventing-mistakes-and-increasing-richness-localisation</ref> <ref>http://www.translate.org.za/blogs/dwayne/en/content/libtranslate-tm-plugins-and-virtaal</ref>
  
[[MatthewGarrett|Matthew Garrett]] discussed<ref>http://mjg59.livejournal.com/106581.html</ref> some of the issues associated with power management under Linux and how "to make it sufficiently useful and inobtrusive that manual configuration is almost never required."
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[[GaryBenson|Gary Benson]] <ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=124</ref>
  
[[GaryBenson|Gary Benson]] shared<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=116</ref>,<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=118</ref>,<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=119</ref>,<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=121</ref>,<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=122</ref> a series of articles that he wrote about the internals of <code>Zero</code> and <code>Shark</code> (projects which extend <code>OpenJDK</code> to let it run on new platforms without additional and often cumbersome low-level CPU-specific support).
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[[DaveJones|Dave Jones]] <ref>http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/2009/02/02/dracut-status/</ref>
  
[[User:Mso|Martin Sourada]] developed<ref>http://mso-chronicles.blogspot.com/2009/01/developing-new-library-for-icon-artists.html</ref> a set of scripts "which are intended to ease the life of echo-icon artist - they create new icons from template, are able to add icons/symlinks to echo icon theme and add manage their local git repository."
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[[User:Ctyler|Chris Tyler]] <ref>http://blog.chris.tylers.info/index.php?/archives/181-Multiseat-radeonhd.html</ref> <ref>http://blog.chris.tylers.info/index.php?/archives/182-Multiseat-on-Dual-ATI-R710s-Working.html</ref> <ref>http://blog.chris.tylers.info/index.php?/archives/180-Multiseat-on-Dual-ATI-R710s-So-close!.html</ref>
  
[[User:Danielsmw|Matthew Daniels]] mused<ref>http://danielsmw.wordpress.com/2009/01/29/social-responsibility/</ref> on the topic of "Social Responsibility" and getting technology out into people's hands everywhere and making all of this social hardware and software accessible.
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[[User:Moixs|Steven Moix]] <ref>http://www.alphatek.info/2009/02/02/ssd-performance-vs-linux-kernel-io-scheduler-in-fedora-10/</ref> <ref>http://www.alphatek.info/2009/02/02/io-scheduler-and-ssd-part-2/</ref>
  
[[User:Jonrob|Jonathan Roberts]] posted<ref>http://jonrob.wordpress.com/2009/01/30/gnome-30interfaces-in-general/</ref>,<ref>http://jonrob.wordpress.com/2009/01/30/gnome-30interfaces-in-general-part-2/</ref> some thoughts about how some of the upcoming major <code>Gnome 3.0</code> changes might be able to handle things like locating information ("Ubiquitous Search") and saving information automatically.
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[[TimWaugh|Tim Waugh]] <ref>http://cyberelk.net/tim/2009/02/03/screenshots-system-config-printer-11/</ref>
  
[[RichardHughes|Richard Hughes]] created <ref>http://blogs.gnome.org/hughsie/2009/01/30/gnome-power-manager-and-processor-wakeups/</ref> a nice graphical UI front-end for <code>Powertop</code>.
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<ref>http://adrianlikins.com/?p=481</ref>
  
[[AdamWilliamson|Adam Williamson]] expressed<ref>http://www.happyassassin.net/2009/01/30/intel-gma-500-poulsbo-graphics-on-linux-a-precise-and-comprehensive-summary-as-to-why-youre-screwed/</ref> some frustrations with the fact that the drivers for the Intel GMA 500 (Poulsbo) graphics chip (most notably used in the Dell Mini 12) don't seem to compile cleanly or integrate well with anything, and in fact only work on Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
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[[MichaelDeHaan|Michael DeHaan]] <ref>http://www.michaeldehaan.net/?p=853</ref>
  
[[User:Johnp|John Palmier]] proposed<ref>http://www.j5live.com/2009/02/01/10-thoughts-on-what-is-needed-for-the-linux-desktop-to-win/</ref> "10 thoughts on what is needed for the Linux Desktop to win".
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[[TimWaugh|Tim Waugh]] <ref>http://cyberelk.net/tim/2009/02/04/how-i-use-git/</ref>
  
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<ref>http://osindia.blogspot.com/2009/02/draft-foss-manifesto-for-indian.html</ref>
 
 
=== How-To ===
 
 
 
[[User:Ianweller|Ian Weller]] offered<ref>http://ianweller.org/2009/01/26/wiki-tip-for-the-week-of-jan-26-2009-moving-pages-with-ease/</ref> some tips on moving pages around on the Fedora Project Wiki as part of the new Wiki Tip of the Week<ref>[[User:Ianweller/Wiki_tip_of_the_week]]</ref> series.
 
 
 
[[KulbirSaini|Kulbir Saini]] explained<ref>http://fedora.co.in/content/how-setup-gitweb-fedoracentos</ref> "How to setup gitweb on Fedora/CentOS".
 
 
 
[[User:Dchen|Ding-Yi Chen]] provided<ref>http://dingyichen.livejournal.com/9382.html</ref> some quick instructions on how to sync between Evolution and a Sony Ericsson K510i phone.
 
 
 
[[User:Moixs|Steven Moix]] wrote<ref>http://www.alphatek.info/2009/01/29/gsynaptics-touchpad-on-fedora-10-hal/</ref> instructions on how to configure a GSynaptics touchpad (which is included with many laptops these days) now that there is no <code>xorg.conf</code> file for the GSynaptics utility to modify.
 
 
 
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Revision as of 08:53, 6 February 2009

Planet Fedora

In this section, we cover the highlights of Planet Fedora - an aggregation of blogs from Fedora contributors worldwide.

http://planet.fedoraproject.org

Contributing Writer: Adam Batkin

General

Karsten Wade [1]

[2] [3]

[4] [5]

Gary Benson [6]

Dave Jones [7]

Chris Tyler [8] [9] [10]

Steven Moix [11] [12]

Tim Waugh [13]

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Michael DeHaan [15]

Tim Waugh [16]

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