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GNOME Shell, panel applets, and eating your cake

One of the complaints doing the rounds about GNOME Shell is that it has no panel applets. This is technically true. It’s also entirely the wrong way of looking at things: I hope this post will make it clear why this is, and make some people happier with the road GNOME is going down. So, […]

Annoying QA fails: NetworkManager

So, if you’re running a 32-bit Fedora 15 install, you might notice that NetworkManager stopped working right with the NetworkManager-0.8.999-3.git20110526.fc15 update. Sorry about that. So, aren’t we supposed to have a procedure in place to stop completely broken upgrades of major critical packages going out? Well…yes. Did it work in this case? Well…no. Why not? […]