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Why Gnome 3′s Fallback mode sucks

This is waaaaaaaaaaay different from Why I’m sick and tired of Gnome Shell. Ask every Gnome user. Every Gnome release, developers take away features, while giving us a┬áproverbial carrot, but Gnome 3? They decided to just give us a stick.

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BlueBubble: What I learned

I had a lot of fun recompiling Gnome 2.32 for Fedora 15, and a lot of help too. Here’s a list of things I learned, in no particular order: fedpkg is the best thing ever. It grabs the specs, it

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BlueBubble + Applets

(If you’re reading this, I finished building and uploading the 32bit packages and the 64bit packages. I suggest you clean your yum cache (yum clean all) I spent the better part of the yesterday rpmbuilding a better future by rebuilding

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BlueBubble Errata

The repository was published yesterday, as well as “The Fine Manual“. I’ve updated TFM and the FAQ a few times throughout these days to clear things up and fix some typos I had, just thought I’d let you know. I’m

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BlueBubble: The Fine Manual

Because we’re often told to RTFM, I decided to write one for the project. This guide requires common sense and perhaps technical knowledge of what you’re doing. Upgrading from Fedora 14 – Gnome If you’re using Fedora 14 and want

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BlueBubble FAQ

It’s Q&A Time! Q: What exactly is BlueBubble? A: It’s an effort to bring back the Gnome 2.32 desktop in Fedora 15, or as Hannah would put it.. “The best of both worlds”. Q: What does the logo represent? A:

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Calling in the favor

That pic above? That’s BlueBubble. Gnome 2.32 built and running on Fedora 15. You might notice by the rounded tabs that it’s not running GTK2, but GTK3. Almost everything seems to be working so far. If you pay close attention

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There was a stubborn guy

There was a stubborn guy who recompiled gnome-desktop, I don’t know why he recompiled gnome-desktop, Perhaps he’ll fail. There was a stubborn guy who recompiled gnome-panel, How absurd! to recompile gnome-panel, He rebuilt gnome-panel to recompile gnome-desktop I don’t know

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BlueBubble Teaser Video

So, Paulo Cereda made this awesome “Teaser Video” for Project BlueBubble I thought it was too fun to pass. Enjoy!

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Project BlueBubble’s Logo

I’m fairly certain Red Hat Legal has my contact data. In case you missed it, I’m working on this little project I call “bluebubble“, which will bring Gnome 2.32 to Fedora 15 (And perhaps, Fedora 16 too). In case it

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