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Fedora Community Blog: Fedora 27 Release Party at Mexico City

On December 8, 2017, the ambassadors in Mexico City, Efren Robledo (srkraken) and Alberto Rodríguez (bt0dotninja) hosted a Fedora 27 Release Party. The party took place on the UAM Azcapotzalco in the basic sciences and engineering division. We had

Simos Xenitellis: How to run TeamViewer in LXD

TeamViewer is a popular remote desktop tool. It is the typical tool to use, in order to help remotely your colleagues that keep using Windows. You can install TeamViewer on Linux using these instructions on installing TeamViewer on Linux. In …

Alvaro Castillo: Conexión RS-232-USB


Introducción

En el siguiente artículo, vamos a ver cómo podemos conectarnos mediante fuera de banda a dispositivos de red como puede ser un switch o un router desde Linux.

¿Qué es conexión fuera de banda?

Es un enlace entre un …

Matthew Helmke: Article on Opensource.com

An article I wrote has just been posted on Opensource.com: How the Grateful Dead were a precursor to Creative Commons licensing.…

Fedora Community Blog: EMEA Ambassadors: 2017 Year in Review

As 2018 is in full session now, people, companies and organizations are taking stock not only of what’s worked during the past year, but of budding trends and approaches to handling daily business. We also can let this chance pass …

Brian “bex” Exelbierd: Slice of Cake #25

A slice of cake

Last week as the FCAIC I:

  • Lots of paperwork and finances. It’s fiscal year-end so it is important that we process as much of our planned spending as possible. Anything we don’t land on time has

Fedora Magazine: Learn to code with Thonny — a Python IDE for beginners

Learning to program is hard. Even when you finally get your colons and parentheses right, there is still a big chance that the program doesn’t do what you intended. Commonly, this means you overlooked something or misunderstood a language construct, …

Daniel Holbach: I’m joining Weaveworks

Weaveworks

My sabbatical is over and today is my first day working at Weaveworks where I’m joining the Developer Experience team. I’m incredibly excited about this.

I got to know quite a few of my colleagues in the past weeks and …

Bryan Quigley: Stop changing the clocks

Florida, Tennessee, the EU and more are considering one timezone for the entire year – no more changing the clocks. Massachusetts had a group study the issue and recommend making the switch, but only if a majority of Northeast

Daniel Pocock: SwissPost putting another nail in the coffin of Swiss sovereignty

A few people have recently asked me about the SwissID, as SwissPost has just been sending spam emails out to people telling them “Link your Swiss Post user account to SwissID”.

SwissID is not the only digital identity solution

Adam Young: Java on Port 443

I’ve been working on setting up a Java based SAML provider. This means that the application needs to handle request and response over HTTPS. And, since often this is deployed in data centers where non-standard ports are blocked, it means …

Alberto Ruiz: Fleet Commander is looking for a GSoC student to help us take over the world

Fleet Commander has seen quite a lot of progress recently, of which I should blog about soon. For those unaware, Fleet Commander is an effort to make GNOME great for IT administrators in large deployments, allowing them to deploy desktop …

Efren A Robledo: Jugando con fondo de pantalla Fedora 27

Benjamin Mako Hill: My Kuro5hin Diary Entries

Kuro5hin logo

Kuro5hin (pronounced “corrosion” and abbreviated K5) was a website created in 1999 that was popular in the early 2000s. K5 users could post stories to be voted upon as well as entries to their personal diaries.

I posted a couple …

Matthias Clasen: Fedora Atomic Workstation for development

I’m frequently building GTK+.  Since I am using Fedora Atomic Workstation now, i have to figure out how to do GTK+ development in this new environment. GTK+ may be a good example for the big middle ground of things that …

Alvaro Castillo: Console-linux


Michael Catanzaro: On Python Shebangs

So, how do you write a shebang for a Python program? Let’s first set aside the python2/python3 issue and focus on whether to use env. Which of the following is correct?

#!/usr/bin/env python
#!/usr/bin/python

The first option seems to work …

Bodhi: Bodhi 3.3.0 released

Features

  • Test gating status is now polled whenever an update is created or edited (#1514).
  • Check the state of updates when they are missing signatures during bodhi-push (#1781).
  • There is now a web interface that displays

Alvaro Castillo: Comandos básicos de Alcatel OmniSwitch 6850

Guía de comandos básicos de Alcatel OmniSwitch 6850

Bienvenidos a este nuevo post en el que hablaremos sobre como trabajar con switches de Alcatel. Esta empresa lleva más de 13 años en el mercado de las telecomunicaciones y de otros …

Dustin Kirkland: 10 Amazing Years of Ubuntu and Canonical

February 2008, Canonical’s office in Lexington, MA

10 years ago today, I joined Canonical, on the very earliest version of the Ubuntu Server Team!

And in the decade since, I’ve had the tremendous privilege to work with so many amazing …

Xubuntu: Xubuntu 18.04 community wallpaper contest

We’re on our way to the 18.04 LTS release and it’s time for another community wallpaper contest!

How to participate?

For a chance to win, submit your submission at contest.xubuntu.org.

Important dates

  • Start of submissions: Immediately
  • Submission deadline: March

Robert Antoni Buj Gelonch: glib2 will use native libs to print dates

glib2 will use native libs to print dates when this change occurred. After glibc update (AKA libc6), it will be a great improvement in GNOME, but also in other desktop environments like XFCE or MATE, because they also use glib2 …

Robert Antoni Buj Gelonch: glibc 2.27 & periphrastic genitive in date

glibc 2.27 adds the missing support to print dates using the periphrastic genitive form according to your locale, which is available in other libc implementations like BSD libc.

To add support to your locale you should fill a bug like …

Richard Hughes: LVFS will block old versions of fwupd for some firmware

The ability to restrict firmware to specific versions of fwupd and the existing firmware version was added to fwupd in version 0.8.0. This functionality was added so that you could prevent the firmware being deployed if the upgrade was going …

Danishka Navin: කණ්ඩියපිටවැව නාලන්දාවට වල් අලින්ගෙන් තෑග්ගක්

පසුගිය කාලයේ රටවටේ විවිධ වැඩසටහන් සඳහා එක් වුවත් ඊයේ පෙරෙදා උන සිදු වීම නම් ලියන්නම ඔන කියල හිතුනා.

කණ්ඩියපිටවැව, නාලන්දා පාසලට පසුගිය ජූලි 19 දින ගියේ මීට පෙර කිසි දිනෙක නොදුට පිරිසක් සමඟ..

උදේ පාන්දර 3.30ට පමණ ගෙදරින් පිටත්වෙලා, වල්

Daniel Lara: Libreoffice6 no Fedora 27


Uma dica rápida para o pessoal que já quer usar o Libreoffice6 no seu Fedora

Método 1 

Vamos usar uma repo do copr e usar a versão do usuário Itamar

Ative o repo do copr

$ sudo  dnf copr enable

Ubuntu Insights: Snapcraft through the eyes of it’s biggest community contributor

If you’ve spent any time in the Snapcraft forum, it’s quite likely you’ve come across Dan Llewellyn – a keen community advocate or self-proclaimed Snapcrafter. Dan has always had a passion for computing and is completely self-taught. Outside of

Fedora Magazine: Listen to the new Fedora podcast

The Fedora Marketing Team is proud to announce the Fedora Podcast. This ongoing series will feature interviews and talks with people who make the Fedora community awesome. These folks work on new technologies found in Fedora. Or they produce the …

Remi Collet: PHP version 7.1.15RC1 and 7.2.3RC1

Release Candidate versions are available in remi-test repository for Fedora and Enterprise Linux (RHEL / CentOS) to allow more people to test them. They are available as Software Collections, for a parallel installation, perfect solution for such tests (for …

Adam Young: Java and Certmonger Continued

Now that I know that I can do things like read the Keys from a Programmatic registered provider and properly set up SELinux to deal with it, I want to see if I can make this work for a …

Stephen Michael Kellat: Damage Control Report

In no particular order:

  • There was another “partial government shutdown” of the federal government of the United States of America last Thursday. As a federal civil servant, I still rated an “essential-excepted” designation which required working without pay until the

Dave Airlie: virgl caps – oops I messed.up


When I designed virgl I added a capability system to pass some info about the host GL to the guest driver along the lines of gallium caps. The design was at the virtio GPU level you have a number of …

Reto Gantenbein: spectre-meltdown-checker in Fedora and EPEL repositories

The recently disclosed Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities are some of the most dramatic security issues in the recent computer history. Fortunately even six weeks after public disclosure sophisticated attacks exploiting these vulnerabilities are not yet common to observe. …

Adam Young: Certmonger, SELinux and Keystores in random locations

In my last post, SELinux was reporting AVCs when certmonger tried to access an NSS Database in a non-standard location. To get rid of the AVC, and get SELinx to allow the operations, we need to deal with the underlying …

Richard W.M. Jones: Fedora/RISC-V: Runnable stage 4 disk images

We’ve now got:

  1. An autobuilder.
  2. A multithreaded QEMU.
  3. A Fedora RPMs repository.
  4. A bootable disk image.

It’s unpolished and minimal at the moment, but what you can do today (if you have a Fedora 27+ x86_64 …

Karel Zak: util-linux v2.32 — what’s new?


This release (rc1 now) is without dramatic changes and game-changing improvements.

We have again invested our time and love to make cal(1) more usable. The most visible change is possibility to specify calendar system.

The current (backwardly compatible) default is …

Ubuntu Insights: Storage Made Easy adds Charm to Canonical’s Juju ecosystem

Storage Made Easy (SME) today announced the availability of the Storage Made Easy™ Enterprise File Fabric™ charm through Canonical’s Juju charm store. The store provides access to a wide range of best practice solutions which can be deployed to …

Adam Young: Java and Certmonger

Earlier this week, I got some advice from John Dennis on how to set up the certificates for a Java based web application. The certificates were to be issued by the Dogtag instance in a Red Hat Identity Mangement (RH …

Matthias Clasen: Fedora Atomic Workstation: Building flatpaks

In order to use my new Atomic Workstation for real, I need to be able to build things locally,  including creating flatpaks.

Image result for project atomic logo

One of the best tools for the  job (building flatpaks) is GNOME builder. I had already installed the …

mythcat: Fedora 27 : The strace tool for debug.


Today I test a great tool named strace from here.
This tool will help you with diagnostic, debugging and monitor between processes and the Linux kernel.

For example you can test this tool with ls command:
– to display …

Simos Xenitellis: How to use the X2Go remote desktop with LXD containers

I would like to thank Brian Mullan for sharing his notes on getting X2Go to work on LXD containers. Prior to this, I never used X2Go before. You would typically use LXD (pronounced LexDee) containers to run server software. However, …

Kubuntu General News: Plasma 5.12.1 bugfix update lands in backports PPA for Artful 17.10

After the initial release of Plasma 5.12 was made available for Artful 17.10 via our backports PPA last week, we are pleased to say the the PPA has now been updated to the 1st bugfix release 5.12.1.

The full …

Andres Rodriguez: MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 & python-libmaas 0.6.0 released!

Hello MAASters!

I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 and python-libmaas 0.6.0 have now been released and are available for Ubuntu Bionic.
MAAS Availability
MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 is available in the Bionic -proposed archive or …

Daniel Pocock: What is the best online dating site and the best way to use it?

Somebody recently shared this with me, this is what happens when you attempt to access Parship, an online dating site, from the anonymous Tor Browser.

Experian is basically a private spy agency. Their website boasts about how they can:

Fedora Magazine: Contribute at the Fedora Test Day for kernel 4.15

The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 4.15. This version was just recently released, and will arrive soon in Fedora. This version has many security fixes included. As a result, the Fedora kernel and QA teams have …

Alexander Larsson: Moving a portal


Portals are a fundamental concept in flatpak. They are the way a sandboxed application can access information and services from the host in a safe, controlled way.

Most of the portals in use are implemented by a module called xdg-desktop-portal

Ubuntu Insights: LXD weekly status #34

Introduction

A lot happened this past week. @brauner is making great progress cleaning everything up in liblxc and related projects ahead of the 3.0 release, @freeekanayaka has been sorting out the last few missing bits for LXD clustering and @monstermunchkin

Sebastian Pipping: I love free software… and Gentoo does! #ilovefs

Some people care if software is free of cost or if it has the best features, above everything else. I don’t. I care that I can legally inspect its inner workings, modify and share modified versions. That’s why I happily …

Sean Davis: Exo 0.12.0 Stable Release

With full GTK+ 2 and 3 support and numerous enhancements, Exo 0.12.0 provides a solid development base for new and refreshed Xfce applications.

What’s New?

Since this is the first stable release in nearly 2.5 years, I am going to

Mark J. Wielaard: dtrace for linux; Oracle does the right thing

At Fosdem we had a talk on dtrace for linux in the Debugging Tools devroom.

Not explicitly mentioned in that talk, but certainly the most exciting thing, is that Oracle is doing a proper linux kernel port:

 commit e1744f50ee9bc1978d41db7cc93bcf30687853e6

Hans de Goede: i915 driver Panel Self Refresh (PSR) status update


Hi All,

First of Thank you to everyone who has been sending me PSR test results, I’ve received well over a 100 reports!

Quite a few testers have reported various issues when enabling PSR, 3 often reported issues are:

  • flickering

David Tomaschik: Preparing for Penetration Testing with Kali Linux

The Penetration Testing with Kali Linux (PWK) course is one of the most popular information security courses, culminating in a hands-on exam for the Offensive Security Certified Professional certification. It provides a hands-on learning experience for those looking to get …

Harish Pillay 9v1hp: Wireless@SGx for Fedora and Linux users

Eight years ago, I wrote about the use of Wireless@SGx being less than optimal some years ago.

I must acknowledge that there has been efforts to improve the access (and speeds) to the extent that earlier this week, I was …

Maxim Burgerhout: Fencing RHV or oVirt nested hypervisors

My setup

I have this nice AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper, with 64GiB or RAM. What I want to do is run RHV 4.1 in virtual machines, and be able to play around with nested virtualization, HA and fencing.

Problem is, that

Open Source Security Podcast: Episode 82 – RSA, TLS, Chrome HTTP, and PCI


Josh and Kurt talk about problems of textbook RSA implementations, the upcoming TLS changes in TLS, and the insecurity of http in Chrome.

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Show Notes

Richard W.M. Jones: Fedora/RISC-V: the final bootstrap

There are bootable (but very minimal) disk images built cleanly from RPMs: https://fedorapeople.org/groups/risc-v/disk-images/

More soon ……

Alice Ferrazzi: Gentoo has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2018 mentoring organization

Gentoo has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2018 mentoring organization

Gentoo has been accepted into the Google Summer of Code 2018!

Mentors:
If you want to mentor some projects on Gentoo GSoC 2018 please add
yourself here …

mythcat: Fedora 27 : Test browsers for inline security.


Open the browser with this page: https://github.com.
Next step is to open the Developer Tools console.
If you use Opera then you can use this keys: Ctr+Shift +C .
If you use Firefox or Chrome browsers use F12 …

Ubuntu Insights: Ubuntu Server development summary – 13 February 2018

Hello Ubuntu Server!

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the …

Suzanne Hillman (Outreachy): If I didn’t have to earn money…

I was recently asked what I would do if I didn’t have to earn money.

That was an interesting question, especially given that it’s difficult to say what that actually means. For example: If I don’t have to earn money, …

Richard Hughes: fwupd now tells you about known issues

After a week of being sick and not doing much, I’m showing the results of a day-or-so of hacking:

So, most of that being familiar to anyone that’s followed my previous blog posts. But wait, what’s that about a known

Ubuntu Insights: Skype discuss easing Linux maintenance with snaps

Skype is used by hundreds of millions of users globally to make free video and voice calls, send files, video and instant messages. It has been two years since Skype first launched to Linux users on the Electron framework. This

Fedora Magazine: 3 Fedora videos from DevConf.cz 2018

The recent DevConf.cz conference in Brno, Czechia is a great example of an event by and for developers and open source community members. Hundreds of speakers showed off countless technologies and features advancing the state of open source in Linux …

Peter Czanik: CentOS Dojo and FOSDEM 2018

FOSDEM is one of the largest open source conferences in the world, with over 8000 participants. As many developers gather not just from Europe but from all around the world, there are a number of pre- and post conferences timed …

Eric Hammond: Replacing EC2 On-Demand Instances With New Spot Instances

with an SMS text warning two minutes before interruption, using CloudWatch Events Rules And SNS

The EC2 Spot instance marketplace has had a number of
enhancements
in the last couple months that have made
it more attractive for more use …

Charles-Antoine Couret: Votez pour les fonds d’écran supplémentaires de Fedora 28 !

nuancier-f24-voted.png

Depuis Fedora 20, la livrée du système par défaut contient quelques fonds
d’écrans additionnels. Et comme d’habitude, les contributeurs pouvaient
soumettre leurs propres dessins ou photographies pour décorer cette nouvelle
version.

Maintenant que la période de soumission s’est achevée, nous …

Ubuntu LoCo Council: Three month wrap-up

The new LoCo Council has been a little lax with updating this blog. It’s admittedly taken us a little bit of time to figure out what exactly we’re doing, but we seem to be on our feet now. I’d like …

Simos Xenitellis: How to run the stock Ubuntu Linux kernel on Scaleway using KEXEC and server tags

Scaleway, like many VPS and baremetal server providers, have their own version of the Linux kernel. No matter which Linux distribution you are installing, you get by default this custom version of the Linux kernel. In each case, you can …

Jeremy Bicha: GNOME Tweaks 3.28 Progress Report 2

GNOME 3.28 has reached its 3.27.90 milestone. This milestone is important because it means that GNOME is now at API Freeze, Feature Freeze, and UI Freeze. From this point on, GNOME shouldn’t change much, but that’s good because it allows …

Alvaro Castillo: Ajustando la apariencia en aplicaciones Qt

¿Cuál es el problema?

Seguro que muchas veces nos ha pasado que hemos instalado aplicaciones que utilizan Qt y se ven muy feas en entornos de escritorio ajenos a Plasma (aka KDE) o LXQT. En este post descubriremos cómo ponerle …

Jo Shields: Long-term distribution support?

A question: how long is reasonable for an ISV to keep releasing software for an older distribution? When is it fair for them to say “look, we can’t feasibly support this old thing any more”.

For example, Debian 7 is …

Brian “bex” Exelbierd: Slice of Cake #24

A slice of cake

Question: Should the FCAIC have office hours?

Many people seem to want to talk to me but I find out later were worried I was too busy. Would regular office hours help?

In the last weeks …

Matthias Clasen: Fedora Atomic Workstation: What about apps ?

I recently switched my main system to Fedora Atomic Workstation, and described my initial experience here. But I am going to travel soon, so I won’t have much time to fiddle with my laptop, and need to get things …

lobocode: Samba 4

Samba

This’s unofficial documentation of Samba 4 that had been compiled through a personal study and practical experiences I’ve had with Samba in production environment. If there’s any misinformation on my part, send me a pull request on github. The references

Richard Hughes: Razer doesn’t care about Linux

tl;dr: Don’t buy hardware from Razer and expect firmware updates to fix security problems on Linux.

Razer is a vendor that makes high-end gaming hardware, including laptops, keyboards and mice. I opened a ticket with Razor a few days ago …

Radka Janek: Women in tech, women in real life, and my own story.

How?

I’ve mentioned some of my unpleasant experiences of the last month In my previous post, and my lightning talk in the one before that. The idea behind the lightning talk is that anyone, as an individual, can …

Siddhesh Poyarekar: Optimizing toolchains for modern microprocessors

About 2.5 years ago I left Red Hat to join Linaro in a move that surprised even me for the first few months. I still work on the GNU toolchain with a glibc focus, but my focus changed considerably. I …

Alvaro Castillo: ¡Nuevo blog!

Bienvenidos a la nueva interfaz de Echemos un bitstazo, en estas semanas, iremos rescatando artículos de nuestro viejo blog para que no se pierdan en la red, y posteriormente, publicaremos tutoriales, apuntes, y mucho más tanto en nuestra Wiki como …

Sirko Kemter: Update on Supplemental Wallpaper for Fedora 28

I used the weekend to moderate the supplemental wallpapers for Fedora 28. I did already check from time to time the sumissions and rejected the ones who break the guidelines, and started checking the legality of the ones with given …

Ubuntu Insights: Your first robot: The controller [3/5]

This article originally appeared on Kyle Fazzari’s blog and is the third installment in a series.

This is the third blog post in this series about creating your first robot with ROS and Ubuntu Core. In the previous

David Tomaschik: Book Review: Red Team by Micah Zenko

Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy by
Micah Zenko focuses on the role that red teaming plays in a variety of
institutions, ranging from the Department of Defense to cybersecurity. It’s an
excellent book that describes …

Matthew Thode: Native ZFS encryption for your rootfs

Disclaimer

I’m not responsible if you ruin your system, this guide functions as documentation for future me. Remember to back up your data.

Why do this instead of luks

I wanted to remove a layer from the File to Disk …

Adam Young: Virtualization Setup for RH CSA study

While my company has wonderful resources to allow employees to study for our certifications, they are time limited to prevent waste. I find I’ve often kicked off the lab, only to get distracted with a reql-world-interrupt, and come back to …

Adam Young: Deleting an image on RDO

So I uploaded a qcow image…but did it wrong. It was tagged as raw instead of qcow, and now I want it gone. Only problem….it is stuck.

$ openstack image delete rhel-server-7.4-update-4-x86_64
Failed to delete image with name or ID 

Adam Young: Keystonerc for RDO cloud

If you are using RDO Cloud and want to do command line Ops, here is the outline of a keystone.rc file you can use to get started.

unset $( set | awk '{FS="="} /^OS_/ {print $1}' ) export OS_AUTH_URL=https://phx2.cloud.rdoproject.org:35357/v3/
export 

Ubuntu Insights: Ubuntu Desktop weekly update – February 9, 2018

Here’s the round up from this week:

GNOME

  • The default session has now been switched back to use Xorg by default.  Wayland is still installed and can be selected from the login screen.
  • GNOME 3.27 has entered Freeze in preparation

Ubuntu Insights: Tutorial: Setup a ZFS storage pool

ZFS is a handy way of pooling disks together into a single filesystem.

Whether you want to transparently mirror content across disks to preserve yourself from faulty hardware or unify an array of disks into a single storage unit, it’s …

Jiri Eischmann: Nextcloud Talk: video conferencing the open way

For instant messaging I’ve been primarily using Telegram. I think it’s a good compromise between openness and features and mass adoption. It can also do encrypted audio calls, but it can’t do video calls and audio/video conferences of multiple people.…

Simos Xenitellis: How to develop the LXD hypervisor – Part #2 (using multipass/KVM VM)

Background: LXD is a hypervisor that manages machine containers on Linux distributions. You install LXD on your Linux distribution and then you can launch machine containers into your distribution running all sort of (other) Linux distributions. In this post we …

Daniel Berrange: The Fedora virtualization software archive (aka virt-ark)

With libvirt releasing 11 times a year and QEMU releasing three times a year, there is a quite large set of historical releases available by now. Both projects have a need to maintain compatibility across releases in varying areas. For …

Daniel Holbach: Took a year off…

Since many of you reached out to me in the past weeks to find out if I was still travelling the world and how things were going, I thought I’d reconnect with the online world and write a blog post …

Simos Xenitellis: How to install the VLC 3.0 snap in Linux

VLC (from the VideoLAN organization) is a popular media player, and very soon they will release version 3. Let’s see how to install it on Ubuntu. Open up the Ubuntu Software and search for videolan. You get this. There are …

Fedora Magazine: Inspect and manage processes with ps

Understanding Linux process management can be useful for both developers and system administrators. The ps command is an excellent way to get information about processes running on the system.

What is a process?

A process is a series of tasks …

Rajeesh K Nambiar: Sundar — a new traditional orthography ornamental font for Malayalam

There is a dearth of good Unicode fonts for Malayalam script. Most publishing houses and desktop publishing agencies still rely on outdated ASCII era fonts. This not only causes issues with typesetting using present technologies, it makes the ‘document’ or …

Matthias Clasen: First steps with Fedora Atomic Workstation

There’s been a lot of attention for the Fedora Atomic Workstation project recently, with several presentations at devconf (Kalev LemberColin Walters, Jonathan Lebon) and fosdem (Sanja Bonic), blog posts and other docs.…

Tom Tromey: JIT Compilation for Emacs

There have been a few efforts at writing an Emacs JIT — the original one, Burton Samograd’s, and also Nick LLoyd’s. So, what else to do except write my own?

Like the latter two, I based mine …

Jono Bacon: Case Study: Building Product, Community, and, Sustainability at Fractal Audio Systems

In musicians circles, the Fractal Audio Systems Axe FX range of products has become one of the most highly regarded product lines. Aside from just being a neat product, what is interesting to me is the relationship they have built …

Stuart Langridge: Sorry Henry

I think I found a bug in a Henry Dudeney book.

Dudeney was a really famous puzzle creator in Victorian/Edwardian times. For Americans: Sam Loyd was sort of an American knock-off of Dudeney, except that Loyd stole half his puzzles …

Jonathan Riddell: A Decade of Plasma

I realised that it’s now a decade of KDE releasing its Plasma desktop.  The KDE 4 release event was in January 2008.  Google were kind enough to give us their office space and smoothies and hot tubs to give some …

ABRT team: Catching unhandled Python exception in Docker (OpenShift)

We are dealing with a question how to detect and catch unhandled python exception
inside of containers and collect/display them on the host (OpenShift, logs, ABRT, …).

I would like to say this is a very first version of a …