Elisa weekly news #1

This is the first post on Elisa news, I’ll try to make one per week and cross-post it on the mailing list too. So, what’s going on these days in Elisa world? Let’s see… :)

Florian, Christophe and I are currently working on a new user-interface (yeah yet …

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Youtube, GData and Python

Google has been providing a GData API to Youtube since a few months now, this is quite cool because it allows applications like Totem to access videos stored at Youtube.

So I wrote a little Python wrapper using python-gdata to ease access to that nice API, especially video thumbnails and …

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Elisa at GUADEC

So I attended GUADEC for the second time… Was quite nice, interesting talks about the GNOME desktop, Online, or not. It was also good to see people I often discuss with on IRC, Jabber or by mail :)

The Elisa talk went fine, but afterwards many people kept asking about our …

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Upgrading to Ubuntu Feisty in text-mode

In Debian it’s really easy to upgrade to a new version of the distribution:

  • replace old distro with new distro in /etc/apt/sources.list
  • run apt-get update
  • run apt-get dist-upgrade

This used to work fine for me in the past. Now I’m using Ubuntu and I have …

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Elisa 0.1.0

It’s been 4 months since the first alpha release of Elisa, the Python/GStreamer/OpenGL MediaCenter developped by Fluendo. It was time for a fresh release :)

Since GUADEC we’ve been working on separating the rendering, widget and animation frameworks in a separate project named Pigment. It’s hard …

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