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I've offered a fresh way to deal with the use of "sessions" in Galeon2... lets use the concept of "workspaces" instead. I don't think there are many people out there that have any predefined bias towards that approach. There are few standards out there on how to workspaces should work (be implemented)... I think. This would allow the Galeon team more room to grow so they could define how workspaces should be implemented (standardizing for all of gnome [possibly]).

4 Nov 2002 (updated 26 Mar 2003 at 17:40 UTC) »
Red Hat Linux

I posted my first bug to bugzilla on redhat.com today. It seems the new kernel (2.4.18-17.8.0) has an issue with my Dell Inspiron 8100. My unofficial conclusion is "the maestro3 module causes esd to peak my CPU for an indefinite amount of time". I have to be able to listen to music while I work!!


I can't wait for the release of 0.4 (coming very soon)... I haven't compile the CVS version but I was told it's made a lot of progress since 0.3 and becoming quite usable.

1 Nov 2002 (updated 5 Nov 2002 at 19:19 UTC) »

I'm trying to make my first inroads in the Open Source communitiy. I've established communication with the Rhythmbox team. I would like to be able to help more but I'm just learning the GNOME/GTK API and getting back into C.

sisob showed me how to produce RPMs for Rhythmbox, but unfortunately I run Redhat 8.0 and so does he... so he has the RPMs for Redhat 8 done before I can help.

Oh well ... I find another way to contribute. I can test and learn how to submit bug reports. Once I learn the GNOME/GTK API better I might be able to offer patches also.

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