Tag Archives: Linux

A Debian Packaging Howto

I do a fair bit of Debian/Ubuntu packaging at work (kind of on the side) and have had several people tell me that although the New Maintainer’s guide (http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/ or it is available offline in the package maint-guide and also … Continue reading

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Fixing broken LVM and Sofware Raid on Linux

I have been building a backup pc our of mostly spare parts, including several old disks. To get the most reliability and space our of the disks, which are all different sizes, I decided to use software raid to mirror … Continue reading

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Book review: Python 3 for Absolute Beginners

Python 3 for Absolute Beginners, Tim Hall and J-P Stacey, Apress (ISBN: 978-1-4302-1632-2) Disclaimer: I was asked to review this book through the Hampshire Linux User Group. I did not receive any instruction for the outcome of the review nor … Continue reading

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Cross-platform realtime collaborative editing

I recently stumbled across Gobby: Gobby is a free collaborative editor supporting multiple documents in one session and a multi-user chat. It runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix-like platforms. It looks really cool, and the … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Global Jam

I recently noticed that 2nd-4th October is Ubuntu Global Jam. There is actually a meetup in Birmingham: Ubuntu Global Jam – Birmingham (UK) – Source Guru So, if you’re interested in helping make Ubuntu a better distro, and live in … Continue reading

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Linux User Group @ Hursley

On Saturday I hosted a group for 30 people at IBM Hursley for a Hampshire Linux User Group meeting. We had a good set of talks, including Andy Stanford-Clark talking about his twittering house and mousetraps as well as the … Continue reading

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