Tonight Live: The GNOME 2.4 Desktop on The Linux ShowDec 17, 2003, 00:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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Tonight Live: The GNOME 2.4 Desktop >> on The
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Arne Flones, Doc Searls, Russ Pavlicek AND Jeff Gerhardt are all back live tonight. We are continuing our Desktop thread and will contiune that for tonights show.
Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the week including: Linus delves into US Copyright Law, A Novell officer speaks on move to Linux, Microsoft Hot Air, a clueless pundit or two........ and way more.
Segment Two- The GNOME 2.4 Desktop-
Tonight we are going to joined by Jeff Waugh and Leslie Proctor of the Gnome Foundation. Our topic is GNOME 2.4 Desktop. GNOME runs on a variety of platforms, including GNU/Linux (commonly called Linux), Solaris, HP-UX, BSD and Apple's Darwin. GNOME includes powerful features such as high-quality smooth text rendering and first class internationalization and accessibility support, including support for bi-directional text.
Jeff Waugh is the head beekeeper of the GNOME Release Team, a director of the GNOME Foundation, and President of the Sydney Linux Users Group. In his spare time, he is an independent IT consultant specialising in Open Source and Free Software.
Leslie Proctor has been involved in GNOME and free software since early 1999. She coordinated the press and marketing efforts for the launch of GNOME, and has been involved with the project since that time as the Marketing Lead for the GNOME Foundation. A marketing and public relations professional with almost 20 years of experience, Leslie is also a writer, speaker and open source software advocate. She is a member-elect of the GNOME Foundation Board of Directors.
The GNOME Foundation is comprised of hundreds of volunteer developers and industry-leading companies, the GNOME Foundation is an organization committed to supporting the advancement of GNOME. The Foundation provides organizational, financial and legal support to the GNOME project and helps determine its vision and roadmap. GNOME is an entirely free user environment for desktops, networked servers and portable Internet devices. The modern architecture and design of GNOME includes a technically advanced application development platform and a powerful end-user desktop environment. Major leading software industry and computer manufacturers support the GNOME development effort, which is led by a worldwide community of volunteers. More information on GNOME is available at www.gnome.org.
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