Posted in Updates on Tuesday 23rd January 2001 at 12:00am

A more optimistic day despite problems in the Evolution builds from yesterday. Building oaf 0.6.2 only seems to make matters worse. On the good news front, a new version of Gnapster fixes the connection problem with the official Napster server. Celebrated with some Neko Case and Death Cab For Cutie MP3s.


Posted in Updates on Monday 22nd January 2001 at 12:00am

New Sawfish includes a nice new theme called "Crux" which is the only thing which has tempted me away from my faithful Helix-Sweetpill themes for ages! Also updated (yet again) RedHat's glibc packages. Worked on the 0.2 stable release of gmailq-applet, but experienced sudden problems with GnomeHelpMenuEntry which were of course entirely my own fault. So a stable version is now out (RH7/RH6/tar.gz) and includes a couple of tweaks. Bit of a frustrating day though, somehow.


Posted in Updates on Saturday 20th January 2001 at 12:00am

Hmm...OpenLDAP 1.2.11 produces little success. Minor troubles with the composer in the latest CVS Evolution too. Much functionality added to gmailq-applet today - it now works with both Exim and Sendmail, and should detect which you have on starting. I've no means of thoroughly testing the Exim support though, so comments are welcome. The usual RPMs etc. are available. Otherwise a mighty weird day.


Posted in Updates on Friday 19th January 2001 at 12:00am

Evolution builds, but it appears my efforts with OpenLDAP 2 might have been wasted. Will try an earlier version later. Started reading "The Burn" by James Kelman - full of insights I'd rather not have just now! Apply for a job at the outsourced Housing Benefit provider CSL which mildly bothers me politically. A long night on #gnome results in me *possibly* convincing Miguel that XML == Ximian Monkey Love. I think I need to get out more....soon. Obsessively downloading Dido MP3s.



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