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Alberto Ruiz
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And finally merged in support for xdg_shell (unstable version 5) in both KWayland and KWin. Welcome GTK/Wayland!
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+Juan Gonzalez Gomez from the open hardware community in Spain and a member of #BQlabs is doing invaluable work porting their #icezum design to kicad for the joy of the wider open source community.

#icezum is a more versatile arduino-like version of the Icestick, using the same chipset which enables a full open source FPGA stack.

This guy doesn't get enough recognition.
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I flatpaked Minecraft! Here is the recipe to craft your own: https://github.com/Kekun/flatpak-minecraft
flatpak-minecraft - A small tool to bundle Minecraft as a flatpak
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Hardware manufacturers should take note - this is the value of freedom.

An 11 year old router, completely technically outdated, still making Linksys millions a year for the key feature of being able to reflash with your own firmware.
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Eclipse is flatpaked!!! :D
 
+Eclipse Flatpak
Flatpak by +Alexander Larsson is officially released: http://flatpak.org/press/2016-06-21-flatpak-released.html

The first application I thought about that I wanted as a flatpak was Eclipse. Why?
1. The distributions tend to break it up in 187 small pieces, and you always need around 131 of them, but you don't know which ones... so I always give up on using that. So I end up downloading a tar.gz from eclipse.org. And that works, but I then have to create desktop launches and stuff to make it integrate in to my desktop. So having a package that just works, would be great here.
2. It is a huge beast of software, so it would feel great to have it sandboxed.

So, I basically took the tar.gz from eclipse.org and repackaged that in to a flatpak. It is sandboxed to only have access to ~/workspace, ~/.m2 and ~/.eclipse in your home directory. It have network access and read only access to /etc/hosts, and it also have access to some system bus.
The flatpak is based on Eclipse Neon RC3 for Java developers. I use RC3 since the final release would crash on startup. So if someone can get that to work, let me know!

The resulting flatpak kan be downloaded from google drive: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzLQBLebD-lOQnNjUzl0M19BVlE/view?usp=sharing

And the script I used to create it is found here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzLQBLebD-lOVERNSjFidXlDMjg/view?usp=sharing

Some installation instructions (basically from https://www.libreoffice.org/download/flatpak/):
First we need the gnome 3.20 runtime which I used as a base
wget https://sdk.gnome.org/keys/gnome-sdk.gpg
flatpak remote-add --user --gpg-import=gnome-sdk.gpg gnome https://sdk.gnome.org/repo/
flatpak install --user gnome org.gnome.Platform 3.20

Then you can install the bundle using the command:
flatpak install --user --bundle eclipse-neon-rc3.flatpak

And to run it you click on the application launcher in the desktop environment UI, or by the command:
flatpak run org.eclipse.Eclipse

have fun!
Performance Tracers (debug users only). 19.079 Start Calling startPreProcess: DocsHttpForwardingProcessor 4 19.083 Start | [AfterLockServiceFilter] Before 16 19.099 Done 16 ms | [AfterLockServiceFilter] Before 0 19.099 Done 20 ms Calling startPreProcess: DocsHttpForwardingProcessor 0 19.099 ...
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Flatpak all the things! ☺
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The #Flatpak team announces standalone apps for Linux. Find out how to use them with your Linux distro (not just Fedora).
The development team behind Flatpak has just announced the general availability of the Flatpak desktop application framework. Flatpak (which was also known during development as xdg-app) provides the ability for an application — bundled as a Flatpak — to be... Continue Reading →
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I was bored so I created a sandboxed Firefox using #flatpak . I hope this would be useful for +Jan Horak  and other fellow Firefox devs
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Spend a day in San Sebastian and noticed a very funny thing about the branding in local buses
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+Alberto Ruiz you missed my DBus talk on GUADEC-ES 2013 :) (last slide) https://aleksander.es/data/GUADEC-ES2013%20-%20DBus.pdf
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I’ve spent the last few years working in fintech startups in New York. In particular, startups which are part of the U.S. equities markets. For the uninitiated, this means our firms are able to be a member of (other) national stock exchanges, and it comes…
I’ve spent the last few years working in fintech startups in New York. In particular, startups which are part of the U.S. equities markets. For the uninitiated, this means our firms are able …
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Get your ARM or i386 build now!
Following the recent work we've been doing at Codethink in cooperation with Endless, it's been a while now that we have the capability of building flatpak SDKs and apps for ARM architectures, and consequently also for 32bit Intel architectures. Alex has been tying this together and setting up ...
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You probably heard Fedora 24 released today. Now, dive into what the latest Workstation offers.
Fedora 24 Workstation is the latest release of our free, leading-edge operating system. You can download it from the official website here. There are several new and noteworthy changes in Fedora Workstation. GNOME 3.20 The default environment comes courtesy of the GNOME community.... Continue Reading →
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so I wrote up my thoughts on this whole #snappy thing long-form:

https://www.happyassassin.net/2016/06/16/on-snappy-and-flatpak-business-as-usual-in-the-canonical-propaganda-department/

summary: snappy is +Canonical's attempt to build an app-store like mechanism for Linux. It is not remotely 'done' yet, in the sense their PR claims it is. It does not have anything like the cross-distribution buy-in their PR heavily claims it has. It is not going to replace apt or dnf. The packages for other distributions are half-assed and have half the claimed features of snappy disabled. Canonical made no bona fide attempt to build consensus behind their system before issuing a press release claiming it was all ready to take over the world. There is a competing system, #flatpak , which arguably has greater cross-distro buy-in at this point (though really, neither system has any significant support outside of its sponsors). But sure, aside from that, it's all true!
NOTE: this post is entirely personal. The opinions are my own and do not represent Fedora or Red Hat. The facts, however, are all 100% truthy.. You may have read some stuff this week about an application delivery mechanism called Snappy and how it's going to unite all distributions and kill ...
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+Daniel Holbach +Sergio Schvezov I don't mind anyone writing a system like this. I don't mind Canonical putting out PRs about how great theirs is until the cows come home. But I do mind them putting out PRs implying theirs is already finished (when it isn't) and works perfectly on all distros (when it doesn't) and has wide cross-distro support (when it hasn't), without even lifting a finger to actually try and build that consensus. That's the thing they did that no-one else did.
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  • Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    Computer Science, 2003 - 2011
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  • Red Hat
    Engineering Manager, 2013 - present
  • Canonical Ltd.
    Senior Software Engineer, 2011 - 2013
  • Codethink Ltd.
    Senior Software Developer, 2009 - 2011
  • Sun Microsystems
    Software Developer, 2007 - 2009
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