Note to Self: Telling apt to download specific architecture information only.
Just upgraded my Debian GNU/Linux, this upgraded offlineimap so I needed to modify my configuration (i.e. .offlineimaprc) adding the cert_fingerprint in the remote repository stanza. This now looks like: [cc lang=”apache”] [general] metadata = ~/.offlineimap accounts = gmail socktimeout = 60 fsync = false [mbnames] enabled = yes filename = ~/Mutt/muttrc.mailboxes header = “mailboxes ” […]
Spam review: mass-tagging nominations « Kranz Korner.
Asking for a sponsor for apt-spy was for me the starting point for a big new job. Paul Wise did a great review an found out many errors and pointed out that github is not so free as it looks out at a first glance. Paul pointed me to Benjamin Mako Hill‘s great post titled: […]
At the Associazione per le Libertà Informatiche e Digitali (the site is only in Italian) more the one year ago we started a project to spread the use of free educational software in schools, one part of the project is to help teachers in the day to day administration laboratories’ PCs and of the filtering […]
I switched to emacs for most of my activity been writing code, debugging, organizing my life and reading emails with gnus. I know that most of the people out there just think that using emacs requires to remember lots of key-bindings and configuring it requires writing to many parenthesis but i like it. I like […]
Ok, molti lo sanno già perché è più di una settimana che mi bullo del mio nuovo portatile, però sono molto contento del mio nuovo HP ElithBook 8440p. Sulla mia nuova bestia ho già installato Debian che va come un orologio svizzero, ho lasciato anche un piccolo spazio per Windows7 e grazie a VirtualBox la […]
If you like to test gwibber on Debian just download and install packages from: http://people.debian.org/~kartik/packages/gwibber/.
The Stonesoft FW-300 is a firewall appliance that was discontinued by Stonesoft, I found one as I was looking for an headless little PC to use it as home server. I did not jet deployed it in my home network as I left it on my office desk after I installed it. To install it […]
In many of the applications we are developing at Penta Engineering we make use of NLog logging library. From the NLog website you can download the Windows ™ installer or the source code, Mandriva has a package but nor Fedora nor Debian so yesterday I created a Fedora RPM. I started using the Mandriva spec […]
L’articolo che cito è fondamentale per poter avere flash funzionante su Debian a 64bit. Grazie ADOBE. Debian User Forums • View topic – Howto get Adobe Flash working in 64bit.
I like Eclipse but I was unable to use all of its feature becouse it was unable to access the network. I blamed the Debian java installation so I downloaded and installed SUN Linux JDK but this was not the correct solution, so I started doubting about Debian eclipse package so I removed all eclipse […]
6 Steps for Minimal Ubuntu Installation Using debootstrap.
Segnalo un interessante articolo su come usare apt-offline per mantenere aggiornata una Debian che non è collegata alla rete usandone un’altra collegata e una chiavetta usb
Today I finished testing apt-spy 3.2.2. This release closes some bugs (#457049, #515515, and #447232) and introduces a new feature: instead of testing for ftp.xx.debian.org, if this is an alias of one or more mirrors apt-spy tests for the real server. This is done parsing the list in parentesis under the alias. I’m investigating why […]
. Ora bisognerà organizzare un release party.
A new version of apt-spy is going to be uploaded. I’m planning the future for this package, I would like to internationalize it and to support long command line options, what do you think about these goals? I already started using anjuta, autotools and the like.
Il mio piccolo eeePC mi sta dando sempre piÃ¹ soddisfazioni. Il fatto di avere poco disco mi costringe a studiare soluzioni a cui non avrei mai pensato. Oggi ho messo su mutt con gmail (semplicissimo), Ã¨ probabilmente l’unico MUA usabile con uno schermo cosÃ¬ piccolo e un touchpad in miniatura. Non avevo mai provato mutt […]
I’m starting working on apt-spy. I started creating a git working directory on my PC and cloning it in my home page on alioth/git as apt-spy does not have a public code repository. I’ll apply all patches that were created during these years by QA to close bugs. NOTE: This is the first post about […]