Tag: upstream

From new user to kernel compilation to upstream fix

It is quite exciting when helping new users solve issues while migrating to the Linux operating system, and Ubuntu Linux in this case. A couple of weeks ago, a new member at the Ubuntu-gr forum posted a question about a sound problem in an Ubuntu Linux installation. Here is the timeline An initial post was …

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FOSDEM ’08, summary and comments

I attended FOSDEM ’08 which took place on the 23rd and 24th of February in Brussels. Compared to other events, FOSDEM is a big event with over 4000 (?) participants and over 200 lectures (from lightning talks to keynotes). It occupied three buildings at a local university. Many sessions were taking place at the same …

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One-line hardware support (USB Wireless Adapter)

I got recently a USB Wireless Adaptor, produced by Aztech. It was a good buy for several reasons: It advertised Linux support It was affordable It had good quality casing; you can step on it and it won’t break It had the Penguin on the box and was really really cheap When I plugged it …

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Greek OLPC localisation status

The Greek OLPC localisation effort is ongoing and here is a report of the current status. For discussions, reading discussion archives and commenting, please see the Greek OLPC Discussion Group. We are localising two components, the UI (User Interface) and applications of the OLPC, and the main website at http://www.laptop.org/ The UI is currently being …

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Αυτή τη στιγμή βρίσκομαι στο αεροδρόμιο της Βομβάης και περιμένω την επόμενη μου πτήση. Αυτή τη φορά χρειάζεται να περιμένω μόνο 5 ώρες αντί των 10 ωρών την προηγούμενη φορά. Τώρα μια τοπική εταιρία τηλεπικοινωνιών (Airtel) παρέχει δωρεάν σύνδεση στο διαδίκτυο στους ταξιδιώτες του αεροδρομίου. Για την ενεργοποίηση βάζετε το νούμερο του κινητού σας στο …

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Using SVN for GNOME Translators

Update 3rd June 2009: This is a very old post when GNOME was using SVN for the VCS (now we use git). My blog theme does not show the year, so I am writing this in case you are confused by the post. Now GNOME uses SVN to manage the development of the software. To …

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