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  • KDE neon Press

    Since it’s announcement KDE neon has had some pleasingly positive press coverage (and one not so positive). First off was Swapnil’s article on CIO.com Jonathan Riddell to announce project Neon at FOSDEM On the Rio Noguera Palasera in sunny Catalunya I learned freestyle kayak by surfing against the current on a standing wave and realized […]

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  • FSRT Lesson Plans

    Here’s some lesson plans, or at least coaching points, for the bits needed for a BCU FSRT course. Intro: Assessing risks How to get help What kit to have to hand Ask/give option to warn about medical issues Group management, communication and boundaries clean rope principle, one handed knife safety features of boats safety features […]

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  • GPL Fun

    Everyone who cares about the continued smooth running of the free software world where communities of independent parties gather around working on projects as we do in KDE or Linux should keep an eye on recent developments. The VMWare case has a Linux developer suing VMWare for using Linux as part of their proprietary product.  […]

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  • Wayland Image Updated

    My image for testing Wayland has had an update. Download 883 MB ISO file This includes the latest sources from Git master with KWin providing the Wayland compositor and built from a mix of Neon/Ubuntu/Kubuntu packages. It’s full of obvious bugs for you to hunt down and help fix.  It’s not at all ready for […]