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Okular update for Debian

The quest for a good tabbed pdf viewer lead me okular. While Gnome3 has gone they way of “keep it stupid keep it simple” to appeal to less versed users, KDE has gone the...

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MuPDF, QPDFView and other Debian updates

For those interested, I have updated mupdf (1.16.1), pymupdf (1.16.10), and qpdfview (current bzr sources) to the latest versions and added to my local Debian apt repository: deb https://www.preining.info/debian unstable main deb-src https://www.preining.info/debian unstable...

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CafeOBJ 1.6.0 released

We have released version 1.6.0 of CafeOBJ, an algebraic specification and verification language. This release incorporates the following changes: CITP is officially renamed to PTCalc documents are not updated yet PTCalc(CITP) enhancements :init defined...

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Debian breaking Unison (again)

Congratulations – Debian/sid now contains a unison binary that is incompatible with Debian/buster, the stable release. That means, everyone who relies on unison for file synchronization across servers (running buster) and development machines (running...

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Python 3 deprecation imminent

OSS Journal, November 2026. In less than two month, with the end of the year 2026, Python 3 will be deprecated and will not obtain any further security updates. Despite the announcement of deprecation...

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SUSI.AI Smart Speaker release 20191105

After long and painful times due to the switch to buster, we at the FOSSASIA Team finally can release a new stable build of SUSI.AI for our RaspberryPi based smart speaker. SUSI.AI aims at...

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TeX Live/Debian updates 20191030

Another month, another update of TeX Live in Debian with the usual long list of updated and new packages. The reappearance of turtle graphics via PStricks packages pst-turtle made me laugh. I used turtle...

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Pleasures of Tibetan input and typesetting with TeX

Many years ago I decided to learn Tibetan (and the necessary Sanskrit), and enrolled in the university studies of Tibetology in Vienna. Since then I have mostly forgotten Tibetan due to absolute absence of...

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State of Calibre in Debian

To counter some recent FUD spread about Calibre in general and Calibre in Debian in particular, here a concise explanation of the current state. Many might have read my previous post on Calibre as...

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R with TensorFlow 2.0 on Debian/sid

I recently posted on getting TensorFlow 2.0 with GPU support running on Debian/sid. At that time I didn’t manage to get the tensorflow package for R running properly. It didn’t need much to get...