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blog post in No Food for Thought ASUS F2A85-M Last month I bought my first desktop in a decade. Ordering and getting the parts from DirectCanada was already an experience. I expected some surprises as t
blog post in No Food for Thought Bugs So after a long time, summer is back in Quebec... what we call summer anyway. With these high temperatures, bugs are back too. Yesterday I came back at 1 AM. With the street lamps, I noticed that - ob
blog post in No Food for Thought Civilization: Beyond Earth on Debian GNU/Linux? Good luck Ever since I moved to GNU/Linux, the video game I missed the most was Sid Meier's Civilization. The only version ported to GNU/Linux was Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, probably my favorite version. But t
blog post in No Food for Thought Debian KDE - A natural choice? {QUOTE(replyto="Testing migration summary 2015-10-22")}[...] caribou 0.4.19-1 0.4.18.1-1 celery 3.1.18
blog post in No Food for Thought dig(1) and other DNS clients sometimes taking 5 seconds to return the results of a local query After installing a few Debian VMs inside our Windows environment, I noticed very strange performance problems resolving local domain names on local DNS servers this week. Simple queries which should h
blog post in No Food for Thought FHoS - Ana Beatriz Guerrero Lopez: Discussion is not an option In January, I announced my "resignation" from Debian's public relations . My last contribution to the team was [https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Publicity?action=diff&rev2=129&rev1=125|a few
blog post in No Food for Thought Goodbye Flash, Hello Complete Freedom! Although Debian has been my main home PC's OS for more than a decade, I've always used proprietary software on it. Usually various drivers or firmwares, and sometimes applications. But always, the 2 m
blog post in No Food for Thought Goodbye Sun, Hello Freedom! I installed Debian countless times. So when I installed wheezy on my new desktop, I was following the usual routine of adding non-free sources then installing Adobe Flash Player and Sun Java, when I r
blog post in No Food for Thought HP LaserJet Pro M227fdn (Debian GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows) After giving up on my Epson WF-3620 all-in-one , I had gone through a sixth consecutive defective inkjet print
blog post in No Food for Thought ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer on Debian 8 ManageEngine's NetFlow Analyzer is probably the best NetFlow analysis software. It supports GNU/Linux and is even free for a maximum of 2 network interfaces. NetFlow Analyzer 12.1 can be installed
blog post in No Food for Thought Optimizing the optimization - Performant Incremental Updates for Packages files In 2006, Michael Vogt implemented support for PDiff (differential Packages) files in APT to optimize the process of updating Packages. At the
blog post in No Food for Thought Resigning from Debian's Publicity team (sort of), and the status of our public relations When I joined Debian, Debian Weekly News was an important tool for me to follow the project. I must have read each issue until, during the Dunc-Tank controversy, I read the following in the introducti
blog post in No Food for Thought Running from Debian Project Leadership The 2016 Debian Project Leader election has started. For a second time, its result is quite predictable, as there is a single candidature. After a single
blog post in No Food for Thought You know you're getting old when... You know part of your life is behind you when Debian is dropping support for your first computer (as well as your second). I can'