Category Archives: Debian

So Make It has a new location

(originally posted at http://blog.somakeit.org.uk/2014/01/20/a-place-of-our-own/) It’s our very sincere pleasure to announce that we will be holding the Grand Opening of our first dedicated space: On 1st February 2014 at 2pm (please arrive from 1pm) At Southampton Makerspace, Unit K6, Liners’ Industrial … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding the Southampton makerspace

So Make It, the Southampton Makerspace, is a volunteer-run non-profit community space for people of all walks of life who like to make things, be they physical, digital or otherwise. Having only existed since March 2013, the Makerspace already has … Continue reading

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Message Broker v8 with MySQL

Now that you know that you can use Message Broker v8 on Ubuntu for development, you may be wondering if you can use some of the databases that are more common on Linux, such as MySQL. You can! IBM WebSphere … Continue reading

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WebSphere Message Broker on Ubuntu

WebSphere Message Broker v8 now supports Ubuntu for development systems (i.e. not production use) – http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27023600#Ubuntu I have been running MQ and Message Broker on Ubuntu and Debian since shortly after I joined IBM in 2005, and it seems there are … Continue reading

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Running a personal server

Maybe you read some of my posts on software raid and lvm, or maybe you have a spare pc lying around and want a box you can use as a small personal server and are wondering about some tips for … Continue reading

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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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