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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...

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Future of Cinnamon in Debian

OK, this is not an easy post. I have been maintaining Cinnamon in Debian for quite some time, since around the times version 4 came out. The soon (hahaha) to be released Bullseye will...

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KDE/Plasma 5.22 for Debian

Today, KDE released version 5.22 of the Plasma desktop with the usual long list of updates and improvements. And packages for Debian are ready for consumption! Ah and yes, KDE Gear 21.04 is also...

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bash: passing around arguments with quotes

Update: I just learned on IRC that checking with shellcheck would have told me everything, including the usage of arrays, and the linked page even mentions ffmpeg … how stupid to reinvent the wheel...

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TeX Live 2021 released

Get the Champagne ready, we have released the final images of TeX Live 2021. For this year’s release process we have changed how to deal with updates of the tlnet distribution for TeX Live...

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RMS, Debian, and the world

Too much has been written, a war of support letters is going on, Debian is heading head first like Lemmings into the same war. And then, there is this by the first female President...

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Debian KDE/Plasma Status 2021-02-18

Lots of time has passed since the last status update, and Debian is going into pre-release freeze, so let us report a bit about the most recent changes: Debian/bullseye will have Plasma 5.20.5, Frameworks...

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New job: Fujitsu Research Labs

I am excited to announce that I have joined Fujitsu Research Labs with beginning of February. My job will comprise, besides other things, research and development in machine learning, open source strategies, development of...

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Debian KDE Status for Bullseye

A long journey has come to nice finish. 9 month ago I switched to KDE/Plasma, and started to package newer versions of it than available in Debian. Since then I have packaged every single...

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Debian KDE/Plasma Status 2020-12-02

Another month worth of updates on KDE/Plasma in Debian has accumulated, so here we go. The highlights are: Plasma 5.19.5 based on Qt 5.15 is in Debian/unstable and testing, Plasma 5.20.4 is waiting to...