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TLContrib on CTAN

Since a few years I am also managing tlcontrib – the supplementary TeX Live package repository. It contains quite a lot of packages which cannot make it into TeX Live proper out of various...

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TeX Live 2022 released

Get the Champagne ready, we have released the final images of TeX Live 2022. This year’s TeX Live release was one of the most unspectacular I can remember. No big problems, not last minute...

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NVEnc for Arch Linux

I have been using NVEnc – a NVIDIA hardware based encoder – for quite some time now. Mostly because I was pointed to it by FastFlix, one of the best video en/recoding frontend programs...

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KDE/Plasma 5.24 for Debian

Yesterday, KDE released version 5.24 of the Plasma desktop with the usual long list of updates and improvements. This release will be considered a LTS release. And Plasma 5.24 is now available for all...

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Mechanical keyboards: Pulsar PCMK

Mechanical keyboards – the big fat rabbit hole you can disappear … I started using mechanical keyboards about a year ago, with a Drevo Blademaster Pro (review coming up), but recently got a Pulsar...

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Future of “my” packages in Debian

After having been (again) demoted (timed perfectly to my round birthday!) based on flimsy arguments, I have been forced to rethink the level of contribution I want to do for Debian. Considering in particular...

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TeX Live 2021 for Debian

The release of TeX Live 2021 is already half a year away, but due to the delay of waiting for Debian/Bullseye release, we haven’t updated TeX Live in Debian for quite some time. But...

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Krita 5.0-beta for Debian

I have been using the GIMP since about 20 years or so, but recently started to also work with Krita since I found it quite nice to work with (besides the text module, which...

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Debian KDE/Plasma Status 2021-08-18

Bullseye has been released, and we are in the post-release rush with lots of changes going on. On the KDE/Plasma side we are trying to move all our accumulated changes to unstable. On the...