Possible Beryl/Compiz Merger

In a recent mailing list posting, Quinn Storm, the lead developer of Beryl, stated a possibility of a Beryl/Compiz merge in the future if both projects want to cooperate.

In a nutshell, Storm's ideas were to:

  • Merge the two projects into one, community project
  • Come up with a third name for the merge
  • If the merge is unsuccessful, re-fork back into Beryl.
The only problem I can see ...

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Write to NTFS partitions on Fedora

Writing to NTFS partitions under Linux has been a real pain, if possible at all, for quite a long time. With a dual-boot Linux and Windows system, you can end up not being able to exchange files without a lot of trickery and special programs.

Thankfully, things have moved on since then and with the help of a couple of bits of software, it's now really easy to install ...

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OpenSUSE 10.2’s new KDE menu

Recently, Novell have been doing quite a lot in the way of customising Linux desktop environments to fit their distributions. In SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10, they replaced the traditional GNOME Applications / Places / System trio with a single Computer button at the bottom left (much like the Start button).

In OpenSUSE 10.2, this change has made its way out of the enterprise distribution and into the community edition ...

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