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21  février     05h06
Dorothy Kabarozi: Conversations in Open Source: Insights from Informal chats with Open Source contributors.
   Introduction Open source embodies collaboration, innovation, and accessibility within the technological realm. Seeking personal insights behind the collaborative efforts, I engaged in conversations with individuals integral to the open source community, revealing the diversity, challenges, and...
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Flathub Blog: Improved build validation, increased moderation, and the long-awaited switch to libappstream
   Flathub’s automatic build validation is more thorough now, and includes checks for issues we previously would have only flagged manually. There is a chance that if your app has been passing the continuous integration checks previously, it will fail now; here’s why, and what to do about it. If your...
20  février     18h11
Carlos Garcia Campos: A Clarification About WebKit Switching to Skia
   In the previous post I talked about the plans of the WebKit ports currently using Cairo to switch to Skia for D rendering. Apple ports don’t use Cairo, so they won’t be switching to Skia. I understand the post title was confusing, I’m sorry about that. The original post has been updated for...
19  février     22h30
Matthew Garrett: Debugging an odd inability to stream video
   We have a cabin out in the forest, and when I say out in the forest I mean in a national forest subject to regulation by the US Forest Service which means there’s an extremely thick book describing the things we’re allowed to do and somewhat longer not allowed to do. It’s also down in the...
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Michael Meeks: 2024-02-19 Monday
   Calc stand up, : s with Miklos, Eloy, Andras. Marketing content call. Sync with Rash amp; Ash, chased patch merging, poked at a profile. Worked late, slept badly a correlation I should avoid more.
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Carlos Garcia Campos: WebKitGTK and WPEWebKit Switching to Skia for 2D Graphics Rendering
   In recent years we have had an ongoing effort to improve graphics performance of the WebKit GTK and WPE ports. As a result of this we shipped features like threaded rendering, the DMA BUF renderer, or proper vertical retrace synchronization VSync . While these improvements have helped keep WebKit...
18  février     21h00
Michael Meeks: 2024-02-18 Sunday
   Up late, All Saints in the morning; nice to have Lydia playing bass; Lunch, rested, out for a walk, J. picked babes up; studied Matthew in more detail. Bed.
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Federico Mena-Quintero: Rustifying libipuz: character sets
   It has been, what, like four years since librsvg got fully rustified, and now it is time to move another piece of critical infrastructure to a memory safe language. I’m talking about libipuz, the GObject based C library that GNOME Crosswords uses underneath. This is a library that parses the ipuz...
16  février     14h32
Juan Pablo Ugarte: Cambalache Gtk4 port goes beta
   Hi, I am happy to announce Cambalache’s Gtk port has a beta release Version . . features minors improvements and a brand new UI ported to Gtk The port was easier than expected, still lots of changes as you can see here... files changed, insertions , deletions I specially...
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Sam Thursfield: Status update, 16 02 2024
   Some months you work very hard and there is little to show for any of it... so far this is one of those very draining months. I’m looking forward to spring, and spending less time online and at work. Rather than ranting I want to share a couple of things from elsewhere in the software world to...
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Andy Wingo: guix on the framework 13 amd
   I got a new laptop It’s a Framework AMD: cores, threads per core, GB RAM, : à matte screen. It kicks my year old Dell XPS in the pants, and I am so relieved to be back to a matte screen. I just got it up and running with Guix, which though easier than past installation...
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Felix Häcker: #135 Experimental Maps
   Update on what happened across the GNOME project in the week from February to February . Sovereign Tech Fund Tobias Bernard announces As part of the GNOME STF Sovereign Tech Fund project, a number of community members are working on infrastructure related projects. Accessibility Joanie...
15  février     10h00
Jiri Eischmann: Bisecting Regressions in Fedora Silverblue
   I know that some blog posts on this topic have already been published, but nevertheless I have decided to share my real life experience of bisecting regressions in Fedora Silverblue. My work laptop, Dell XPS Plus, has an Intel IPU webcam. It still lacks upstream drivers, so I have to use...
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Luis Villa: Boox Page: A Review
   I love words, and have as far back as I can remember. Mom says I started reading the newspaper religiously in kindergarten, I proudly show off a small percentage of my books in my videoconferencing background, and of course the web is still junk straight into my veins. So I’ve long wanted an e...
14  février     22h25
Marcus Lundblad: The FOSDEM trip 2024
   As there was some interest and questions about my trip to Brussels and FOSDEM on Mastodon, I thought I should write down some notes and observations from the trip. This will not really be about FOSDEM itself as there’s numerous other reports from the conference itself.TicketsI had some questions...
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Andy Wingo: family bike transportation
   Good evening Tonight I have a brief and unusual post, which is a product review of an electric cargo bike and its accessories for transporting kids. Let’s see if I can get this finished while I wait for my new laptop to finish installing.So, I have three young kids yo, yo, yo , and I need to...
12  février     08h55
Jan Lukas Gernert: Newsflash 3.1
   yes, you read that right: the f’ is not capitalized anymore This release doesn’t introduce groundbreaking new functionality. But there are quite a few quality of life improvements worth checking out. Marking all articles as read is now more predictable and can be undone. It takes into account if...
09  février     14h42
Bastien Nocera: New and old apps on Flathub
   D Printing Slicers I recently replaced my Flashforge Adventurer printer that I had been using for a few years as my first printer with a BambuLab X Carbon, wanting a printer that was not a project so I could focus on modelling and printing. It’s an investment, but my partner convinced me...
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Felix Häcker: #134 High Contrast
   Update on what happened across the GNOME project in the week from February to February . Sovereign Tech Fund Sonny says As part of the GNOME STF Sovereign Tech Fund project, a number of community members are working on infrastructure related projects. We didn’t get around to reporting our...
08  février     13h33
Martà n Abente Lahaye: Gameeky released
   After three months of development, Gameeky reaches its first public release. This project is the result of nearly fifteen years of experience contributing to education projects and mentoring young learners. I am happy to share it everyone Although this project can still be considered in early...
06  février     10h57
Robert McQueen: Flathub: Pros and Cons of Direct Uploads
   I attended FOSDEM last weekend and had the pleasure to participate in the Flathub Flatpak BOF on Saturday. A lot of the session was used up by an extensive discussion about the merits or not of allowing direct uploads versus building everything centrally on Flathub’s infrastructure, and related...
05  février     13h25
Richard Hughes: fwupd: Auto-Quitting On Idle, Harder
   In fwupd . . and earlier we had the following auto quit behavior: Auto quit on idle after hours, unless: Any thunderbolt controller, thunderbolt retimer or synaptics mst devices exist. These devices are both super slow to query and also use battery power to query as you have to power on...
04  février     23h00
Ismael Olea: Last activity in Wikimedia
   A fast update of thing happening to me in the Wikimedia Movement in the last weeks: We asked for a WM Rapid Grant for a new project we have conceptualized at LaOficina: SMALL GLAM SLAM Pilot, to low entry barriers of software and practices adoption for very small GLAM organizations. Also, I...
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Aryan Kaushik: GNOME Asia Nepal 2023
   Namaste Everyone Hi everyone, so it has been a while since the successful completion of GNOME Asia Summit , but well, when you have back to back exams, it becomes hard to write up. Last year GNOME Asia happened in Kathmandu Nepal from December . Like GNOME Asia , it was an amazing...
03  février     15h02
Matthias Clasen: GTK hackfest updates
   As we often do, a few members of the GTK team and the wider GNOME community came together for a two day hackfest before FOSDEM. This year, we were aiming to make progress on the topics of accessibility and input. Here is a quick summary of what we’ve achieved. Accessibility We agreed to merge the...
02  février     23h00
Daniel Garcà a Moreno: Where’s my python code?
   Python is a interpreted language, so the python code are just text files with the .py extension. For simple scripts it’s really easy to have your files located, but when you starts to use dependencies and different projects with different requirements the thing starts to get more complex....
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Jose Hunter: Let’s talk about Mingle
   I have spent the past few weeks working on a small personal project, because I do not know when to stop. I think Mingle is mostly feature complete at this point. It lets you play with Google’s Emoji Kitchen, which is available on Android’s GBoard, on GNOME. It provides a convenient way to find the...
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Jordan Petridis: Thessaloniki spring Hackfests
   Hello everyone I am here to terrorize your calendar by dropping the dates for two back to back hackfests we are organizing in the beautiful city of Thessaloniki, Greece who doesn’t like coming to Greece on work time, right . May th we will be hosting the annual GStreamer Spring Hackfest. If...
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Christian Hergert: Performance Profiling for Fedora Magazine
   I’ve authored an article recently for Fedora Magazine on Performance Profiling in Fedora. It covers both the basics on how to get started as well as the nitty gritty details of how profilers work. I’d love for others to be more informed on that so I’m not the only person maintaining Sysprof....
31  janvier     22h11
Marcus Lundblad: FOSDEMaps
   It’s only a couple of days left until that weekend of the week of the turn of month between January and February, and that means it’s time again for FOSDEM, gathering FOSS entusiasts in Brussels, Belgium. And I will be there as well There has been some nice improvements in Maps since the end of...
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Bastien Nocera: Re: New responsibilities
   A few months have passed since New Responsibilities was posted, so I thought I would provide an update.Projects MaintenanceOf all the freedesktop projects I created and maintained, only one doesn’t have a new maintainer, low memory monitor.This daemon is what the GMemoryMonitor GLib API is based on...
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Flathub Blog: Catch Us at FOSDEM 2024
   FOSDEM a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas, and collaborate is this coming weekend in Brussels, Belgium and we’ll be there Learn where you can find us or even sit down and discuss Flathub itself, metadata and build validation, upcoming changes, and anything else on your...
30  janvier     12h23
Sebastian Wick: Booting into Toolbox Containers
   There are a lot of tangible benefits in using toolbox containers for development to the point that I don’t want to use anything else anymore. Even with a bunch of tricks at our disposal, there are still downsides. The containers are not complete sessions but rather try to integrate with the host...
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Allan Day: Announcing the GNOME Project Handbook
   I’m a firm believer in the importance of documentation for open source projects, particularly when it comes to onboarding new contributors. To attract and retain contributors, you need good docs. Those docs aren’t just important for practical information on how to contribute though that is...
29  janvier     16h19
Tobias Bernard: Save the Date: Berlin Mini GUADEC 2024
   This year’s GUADEC is going to be in the USA, making it difficult to attend both for Visa border control reasons and because it’s not easy to get to from Europe without flying. Many of us want to avoid the massive emissions in particular around tons of CO , which is half the yearly per capita...
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Peter Hutterer: New gitlab.freedesktop.org s emoji-based spamfighting abilities
   This is a follow up from our Spam label approach, but this time with MOAR EMOJIS because that’s what the world is turning into. Since March projects could apply the Spam label on any new issue and have a magic bot come in and purge the user account plus all issues they’ve filed, see the...
28  janvier     17h12
Matthias Clasen: New renderers for GTK
   Recently, GTK gained not one, but two new renderers: one for GL and one for Vulkan. Since naming is hard, we reused existing names and called them ngl and vulkan . They are built from the same sources, therefore we also call them unified renderers. But what is exciting about them A single...
26  janvier     16h42
Hans de Goede: A fully open source stack for MIPI cameras
   Many recent Intel laptops have replaced the standard UVC USB camera module with a raw MIPI camera sensor connected to the IPU found in recent Intel laptop chips.Both the hw interface of the ISP part of the IPU as well as the image processing algorithms used are considered a trade secret and so...
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GNOME Accessibility Blog: Automated testing of GNOME accessibility features
   GNOME is partipating in the December February round of Outreachy. As part of this project, our interns Dorothy Kabarozi and Tanju Achaleke have extended our end to end tests to cover some of GNOME’s accessibility features. End to end testing, also known as UI testing, involves...
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Pablo Correa Gomez: On how to fork a GNOME Core app without meaning to do so
   And if you did not know already, that Core app is Evince, now renamed to Papers and submitted to Incubation this week. But if you’re still interested after the spoiler, let’s start from the beginning. From some hacky patches to Merge Requests How it all started So for anybody that does not know...