Tonight Live: The GNOME 2.4 Desktop on The Linux Show
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Tonight Live: The GNOME 2.4 Desktop >> on The
Tonight Live: On The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, December 16th, 2003 from Chicago IL the Home
of Da Bearse
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com.
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
- The SCO/Microsoft Connection
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
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