Category Archives: Ubuntu

Ubuntu in Business

On Tuesday I attended the Ubuntu in Business event run by the Ubuntu UK Community and Canonical, and unlike¬†Proactive Paul I really enjoyed the day and thought it was a success. I will agree and say that there should have … 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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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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O2 Joggler

My O2 Joggler just arrived and it is quite an interesting piece of kit. I’ve not had much time to play with it yet, but the O2 software stack seems a bit limited. Google calendar can be installed, but no … Continue reading

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dpatch – using patch files in Debian packaging

I do a fair bit ¬†of packaging of Debian and Ubuntu packages at work, often having to make tweaks to upstream packages. I used to just hack the upstream source directly, but have now discovered dpatch. dpatch is a clever … Continue reading

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