What do you want to see on Insight?

One of the side projects I have going these days is working with a small team on a Drupal instance for Fedora called Fedora Insight. Our initial rollout is pretty conservative in its goals, as I discussed in a previous post. We wanted to create a simple platform (at the …

Upcoming travel.

It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks for me. I’m leaving tomorrow to attend and speak at EXPOSOL in Costa Rica. I’ll be discussing cultivation of cummunities and how companies and communities can learn to work together for the benefit of both. I’ve never been to CR before …

SELF pimping.

Once again this year I’ll be traveling down to the Southeast Linux Fest for a weekend full of informative talks, social fun, and exceptional collaboration opportunities with fellow Linux geeks from around the region and the nation. SELF has been an enormous hit since its inaugural outing in 2009. I’ll …

Truer words, no. 54.

Good article by my buddy John Poelstra with which I vehemently agree. I’ve been doing something similar with email for a couple years now using offlineimap, synchronizing a few times a day rather than keeping an app open all day or making myself the slave of instant notifications about new …

Who’s up late polishing the blade.

My blogging mojo has been lackluster of late, but that’s because work has been so terribly busy lately. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been working on putting together a departmental team presentation for the upcoming Red Hat Summit. Wrangling a multi-presenter session isn’t easy and I have a …

A fun day… for some hacking.

Over the course of the day, I: Tweaked the package complement on my workstation where last night I did an installation of the Fedora 15 pre-release tree Identified some weirdness in my local Eclipse environment and got things in better shape for later work Got a good start on some …

Upstream release monitoring for Drupal modules.

Today I added a couple examples to the Fedora wiki’s upstream release monitoring page that will allow maintainers to track new releases of Drupal modules. You can simply follow the template to add yours. The upstream release monitoring system is provided through the courtesy of long-time Fedora contributor Till Maas, …

Help for the hapless.

I often make typos, and sometimes I hit a key combo when I don’t mean to. (That never happens to you right? Right?) One of my most common goof s is hitting several of the same key combination in a row, such as Ctrl+D to exit shells. I might find …