Author Archive | N.B. Prashanth

Custom URL support for Upstream Tracker Project

One of the features available on the Upstream Tracker project is the ability to process custom URLs to track upstream package versions. This allows URLs to contain regular expressions which are processed using the re module in python. To demonstrate this feature, let me post a few sample inputs and outputs that were generated using […]

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ElementaryOS – Luna

Get ready for quite a long post! Ever since the elementaryOS project began, it has been slowly gaining popularity for it’s simple, yet stunning interfaces and it’s lightning fast responsiveness. Naturally, being curious and intrigued, I decided to try out the Jupiter release on my laptop nearly a year ago. It was wonderful! The laptop […]

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Customizing GNOME3

GNOME3 and the GNOME Shell are no doubt, major improvements. They bring in usability and quite a bit of eye candy (in a different way compared to compiz) while at the same time, a few features went missing in 3.0 release – like Emblems, for instance. Nevertheless, GNOME3 is a great release and has been […]

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libYUI Ported

As most of you reading this post would know, separating libYUI was one of the topics for GSoC 2011 by openSUSE. Over the last three months, a lot of work has gone into the project. As the deadline approaches, we am happy to announce that libYUI is an independent framework! Let me summarize the changes […]

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