Posts in the Code section

  1. Fedora 14 Needs A Slogan

    With the alpha release due out in less than a fortnight, work on Fedora 14 is progressing apace. Part of that includes the invention of a release slogan, a short imperative that “reflect[s] the idea that Fedora helps the user achieve something great” and touches on the theme of emergence.

  2. GNOME Battery-Charge–History Mock-Up

    Almost without exception, whenever I have my laptop running on battery power, I have the Power Statistics window open on one of the workspaces, showing me the battery charge history. It’s a great little chart that has magical powers to induce speedier working as I extrapolate that there’s only ten minutes of power left. But, with just a few small changes, I think it could be even better. Here’s how.

  3. Ubuntu Volume Panel Applet Mockup

    Recently I’ve been working on an idea I had about making volume adjustments to applications quicker in Ubuntu, particularly when they don’t have their own control (e.g. Firefox) or aren’t immediately accessible (i.e. minimised, behind another window, or on another workspace). I’m opening it up to public feedback here with an interactive mockup of the volume panel applet.