Foresight, rPath, LiveCD, and Unity Linux

Most, if not all, top distributions of Linux ship a live CD that allows an end user to preview the operating system without installing it. Foresight Linux is the exception. Now, this isn’t because they don’t WANT to have a Live CD…they do.  The problem is that rPath, the creators of rBuilder Online, have discontinued the Live CD image creation type. There was no announcement…no news posting…no clue dart thrown toward Foresight for this discontinuation.  There was only a comment on … Continue Reading →


The New Planet Unity

Some of you may have noticed that Planet Unity got a face lift recently. I took a page from Linux Mint and their planet page and grabbed Gregarius which is a feed reader that aggregates your feeds into a central feed and has some really nice display options including tags for individual feeds. This gives us a great opportunity to organize our developer blog feeds and developer resources for the end readers to drill down to the information that is … Continue Reading →


Project Unity Updates

Just a few updates on the new project named Unity… We’ve got a Home Page, IRC Channel, Forum, Docs site, a Package Tracker, and a Planet up and running.   In works is getting a Bug Tracker up and running… We have SVN We have Twitter for news We have Twitter for commits We have a Forum aggregator for Commits We have screenshots of build2 (tinyme quick base – developer only) We have build3 almost out the door (developer only) … Continue Reading →


New Project: Unity

I’ve been working on a new project the last few days.  We’re calling it Unity.  What it will be is a new Linux distribution that takes an incremental approach to desktop Linux.  It will provide a central core and use the mklivecd scripts that PCLinuxOS uses and it will provide a base from which to build just about any desktop you want out there. Hopefully, this building block approach will work for us.  Currently, we’re operating behind closed doors.  Soon … Continue Reading →