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Re: Fedora 12 tour

Subject: Re: Fedora 12 tour
From: "Paul W. Frields"
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 16:42:50 +1000
On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 08:55:28PM -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 02:11 -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-11-07 at 01:03 -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> > > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_one_page_release_notes
> > > 
> > > Some more ideas for the tour too, but I don't know if they are official
> > > features or not and thus would make the tour too long?
> > 
> > > - Tablet support gets better with each Fedora release. It might be cool
> > > to point out that (1) no xorg.conf is needed for pressure sensitive
> > > wacom tablets, they work out of the box (2) xournal is a virtual
> > > notebook great for tablets and even without tablets (3) cellwriter is a
> > > handwriting recognition application that works great (4) inkscape and
> > > gimp of course rock with a tablet
> > 
> > So I added a section on tablet support. Hope it's okay. Sad to say none
> > of the apps mentioned (gimp, inkscape, cellwriter, xournal) are
> > installed by default - does that mean we can't use the material?
> > 
> > I also added a photo for bluetooth headset support.
> 
> I forgot to note I took a screenshot of the desktop and blinged it. Nicu
> noted the screenshot in the F12 www.fpo front page banner design is too
> plain, so I plan on replacing that one with the base (unblinged)
> screenshot from the blinged up screenshot I did for the release notes:
> 
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:F12-relnotes-screenshot-main.png
> 
> Note that in comparison to other distributions screenshots *ahem*, this
> screenshot shows non-proprietary / openly-licensed entertainment being
> enjoyed. :) It does not show proprietary / closed source / non-open
> content such as Twitter or Britney Spears or whatever.
> 
> - free & open source identi.ca is shown in empathy
> - Jabber is used as the protocol in the sample cat
> - GNote (no mono) is shown as the note-taking app
> - Wikipedia is being browsed
> - Rhythmbox is playing Dan Masquelier's album 'Wake Up' which is a
> CC-licensed album. All the other artists shown in the shot have
> CC-licensed albums as well.
> - and of course the wallpaper and the background behind the wallpaper
> and the actual composition were produced using the free tools in Fedora
> itself (Gimp and Inkscape) - should go without saying but it's still
> important.

I showed this to Spot, sitting next to me in Brisbane, and he agreed
it was superb.  This document is really shaping up nicely!

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