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New Firefoxes

Yesterday I pushed 3 new firefox versions into the sabayon overlay, “whats so great about these firefoxes?” I hear you ask, well there are a few things. Firstly they branded correctly as “Sabayon” which means sites that pick up on what OS your using will show you as usiong Sabayon …

KDE4 Theming & Aurorae

When KDE4 was first released I was shocked at the lack of conguration options themewise compared to 3.5 and its wealth of options, I had best note plasma however is a notable exception, a triumph of customisation and SVG goodness! Kwin has needed a decent engine for theming for …

Gnome Shell… Meh

Now with any major new release of GNOME you are going to get a lot of “OMG totally awesome new stuff in gnome!” posts. When there are blogs out there with names like “omgubuntu” you have to expect this. Gnome 3.0 at its core seems to be gnome shell …

Holiday & Sabayon 5 KDE 4.3

Im back! woot. After a week of holiday its good to get involved again with some Sabayon stuff. Holiday was nice got to see the Folks and have a bit of a computer detox! Im surprised I survived so long with no linuxiness to be honest. So I come back …

SSHFS is Awesome

Now sometimes you find a bit of Linux goodness that makes your geeky bits tingle, I found one recently, its called SSHFS, and its part of the awesome fuse framework. As you may have guessed it allows you to mount a file system through a SSH connection, this means it …

Sabayon 5.2 Artwork Alpha/Draft 1

Even though 5.1 isn’t out yet (with many goodies I may add), work on the 5.2 artwork has started, plan for Sabayon 5.2 currently is a polished and reworked 5.0 style design. As always comments are welcome. Click the Image to enlarge to full size …

Sysinfo Kioslave on Sabayon 5

The sysinfo:/ kioslave (aka “My Computer”) in konqueror is one of my favourite KDE3.5 features, I saw that SuSE and Fedora had this working so decided to “port” it over to sabayon, so after a few hours of playing around (my term for Sabayon work lol) there is one …

Contributing upstream, it will make or break Linux

Many fully fledges distros have drawn praise for bringing something new to the linux arena, while relying on the solid foundation of a mother distro, Mint, for example, is based on Ubuntu which is based on Debian. Sabayon is based on Gentoo; PCLinuxOS on Mandrivia so on and so forth …

Sabayon 5.2 To Ship With 2.6.33 Kernel.. and BFS!

With Sabayon fever reaching boiling point I have some cool news to break to you all, which, as you have guessed from the title is that Sabayon 5.2 will ship with 2.6.33 Kernel withCon Kolivas 1 (ck1) 2.6.33 desktop performance patches(including BFS). Sabayon …

The Joys of IRC

hought I would share a little IRC session that me laugh. Oh, and if you want useful information on Sabayon 5, please see Wolfden’s very useful planet post, inc pretty screenshots This is the kind of thing that you see and dont expect it to happen to you! Ahh …