Aurora - Welcome


Welcome to the Home of the CCNA Award winning Aurora OS; the distribution designed with netbooks and laptops in mind. Here you can get the latest version, learn more or get involved in the Aurora project. We have a number of ways and opportunities for you to contribute; helping in the forums, bug testing and even developing! If you want to join the Aurora family, just click to learn more.

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Coding References

16 Jan 2012 | 9:07 am UTC
For those kind souls that raised their hand and are starting to pitch in with development here’s a list references for development libs and apps required. Development libs and packages build-essential devscripts dh-buildinfo libarchive-dev libc-dev libcairo2-dev libdbus-1-dev libfixposix-dev libgconf2-dev libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev libgdu-dev libgdu-gtk-dev libgee-dev libglib2.0-dev libglibmm-2.4-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-dev libgstreamer0.10-dev libgtk-3-dev libgtk-2.0-dev libice-dev liboobs-1-dev libopts25 libpango1.0-dev libsm-dev libx11-dev [...]
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Installer Update

11 Jan 2012 | 3:36 pm UTC
Having worked on the Aurora installer over Christmas (when time and sobriety allowed ) all Exogenesis screens and widgets have been ported to Gtk/Gdk3. The move caused a few issues, especially with the Gtk part of the Gdu API. Most of these issues have been sorted and custom widgets written to replace those implemented by [...]
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Gtk3 Pain

27 Dec 2011 | 8:20 pm UTC
Ok, just an update on the installer. Gtk2 -> Gtk3 is going a bit slower than I imagined. It seems there’s a lot of API changes and very little in the way of migration docs so it’s a bit of trial and error at the moment. Moving along nonetheless. Paul is still working on the [...]
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Navigating our Network

June 27 2010

So, you’ve arrived at our site and need to find your way about? Our online network is made up of various components, so take the time to have a look around - there’s something for everyone! Developers/Testers will like the Bugzilla and Wiki. While new users can find help in the Forums. For those who love the social web, we will shortly be starting up our own social network around the Aurora project for you to join! More details will be given on our Team blog over the next few weeks.

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Joining our Community

August 3rd 2010

Aurora is a community made up by designers, developers and users alike. We are a community , a team, working together to create something magnificent : An operating system we are all happy to use and happy to be a part of. You can contribute to Aurora in many many ways so why not see how you could get involved? Aurora isn't just the software, or the logo, or the website its the users. Come be a part of Aurora today.

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