December 16, 2003

Tonight Live: The GNOME 2.4 Desktop

Jeff Gerhardt writes

"Tonight Live: The GNOME 2.4 Desktop >> on The Linux Show!
Tuesday, December 16th, 2003 from Chicago IL the Home of Da Bearse

Tonight LIVE on

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 more.

Story Links

The Weekly SCO


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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