Category: FLOSS

September 20, 2021

Nearly 4 weeks after contracting COVID-19 I am finally able to return to work… Yes I have had both Jabs (my 2nd dose was back in June), and this knocked me for six. I spent most of the time in bed, and only started to get up and about 10 days ago. I passed this […]

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August 14, 2021

And so it begins…Release of Debian 11 Bullseye is in progress. Building install media is underway, and we’ll be downloading and smoke testing these images just as soon as they become available. Want to help test some images?  see https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/DebianCD/ReleaseTesting/Bullseye_r0   We expect to be at this until the small hours of Sunday morning…

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July 17, 2021

Installing a new laptop ‘New’ is a 2nd hand Thinkpad T470p laptop that I intend to duel boot with windows.I have been a Debian user for over 20 years, I use windows at work for the proprietary EDA ‘Altium’, but I have never had a windows installation on my laptop. This machine will to be […]

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June 3, 2020

At work we have a wonderful pyhon tool that we are able to send CoAP messages to and from our products. Perfect for development work. However recently I needed to install a copy of the tools onto my personal laptop because the only work laptops I have access to have completely dead batteries and so […]

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July 8, 2019

With the release of Debian GNU/Linux 10.0.0 “Buster” completing in the small hours of yesterday morning (0200hrs UTC or thereabouts) most of the ‘release parties’ had already been and gone…. Not so for the Cambridge contingent who had scheduled a get together for the Sunday [0], knowing that various attendees would have been working on […]

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March 10, 2019

I am slowly making progress.  I am quite pleased with myself for slowly moving beyond triage, test, verify to now beginning to understand what is going on with some bugs and being able to suggest fixes :-)  That said my C++ foo is poor and add in QT as well and #917711 is beyond me. […]

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March 9, 2019

I didn’t get a huge amount done today – A bit of email config for Andy followed by many installation tests to reproduce #911036, then to test and confirm the patch has fixed it.  I can’t read a word of Japanese but thankfully Hideki provided the appropriate runes I needed to ‘match’ so I was […]

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