Tag Archives: open source

Government CloudStore

The Government launched their G-Cloud CloudStore for Cloud procurement of Cloud services on Sunday. The outlook is … cloudy. I applaud the increase in transparency that could be derived from listing vendors in a single searchable public online catalogue. But … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011: Sunday

In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2011 day two: Sunday. Barebox Reason for attending this talk: to understand more of the technical details behind fast boot of Linux devices, which will be an important factor … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011: Saturday

In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2011 day one: Saturday. FOSDEM is the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting, an annual free event hosted in Brussels and entirely organised and run by volunteers. … Continue reading

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Getting started with Tizen

The Tizen source and SDK were unleashed yesterday, and I’ve just had a first glance. The documentation is a bit all over the place, so here’s some notes on getting up and running. For more information on what’s going on with … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2010

Although I’ve been a regular at FOSDEM for a few years now, I’ve been rather poor in ensuring my notes got onto this blog. In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2010. The Free and Open … Continue reading

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CentOS 5.7 Guest with VirtualBox

If you’re trying to install the VirtualBox guest additions on a fresh CentOS install, you may find that the kernel drivers compilation fails. To work around it, try this as root: yum install gcc kernel kernel-devel -y That worked for … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011

In a few hours I’ll be hopping on the Eurostar to Brussels… This year the schedule is as good as ever, and I already have the usual dilemma of which talks to attend. I’ve managed to narrow it down to … Continue reading

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Friend of GNOME

Did you know you can get an lwn.net subscription if you become a friend of GNOME? Seems like a bargain to me.

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35 in a million

On Wednesday, the Apache Software Foundation reached the milestone of a million commits of code to the Apache subversion code repository. Tony asks “ever wondered what 1 million svn log entries look like?“. Well yes, I have. I was curious, … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2010

GUADEC is the GNOME Users’ and Developers’ European Conference, and I got to go there this year, following my visit to the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit last year and LiMo’s announcement of GNOME Foundation sponsorship. GUADEC is the place to … Continue reading

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