Monthly Archive: November 2013

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Visit to Bath, UK

During our visit to Swansea we made a side trip to Bath, as I was invited to give a lecture at Bath University. Before returning we had a bit of time for sightseeing in...

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Franz Schätzing – Der Schwarm

I just finished the absolutely stunning and incredible great “The Swarm” (web page of the book, WikiPedia entry) from Franz Schätzing. A book of more than thousand pages where the tension never stops. A...

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kobohack-j updated for Kobo firmware 3.0.0

Just short time ago the kobohack-j maintainer has uploaded a new version kobohack-j-131116.zip of his package that updates several libraries of the Kobo firmware, and on, my request, also includes a fixed openssl binary....

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Debian/TeX Live 2013.20131112-1

Another month, another upload of Debian/TeX Live packages, new version is based on tlnet from 2013-11-11. Not much new with respect to Debian packaging, but a notable addition to TeX Live itself, and thus...

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Compiling for Kobo Glo 2.10.0 on Debian/sid

More for my own rememberance here is how I did set up a development environment for compiling programs for my Kobo (running firmware version 2.10.0 atm). Why would one do that? One of the...

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Kobo Glo firmware 2.10.0 – first impressions

On the mobileread forum the link to the new firmware 2.10 for the Kobo Glo was just posted. I tried it out immediately. Normal operation The new items I found after upgrading from 2.8.1:...

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Hakusan Superrindo and Shirakawago

It might look boring to outsiders to go every year the same Hakusan Superrindo and to Shirakawago, but during the Momiji season, when the leaves are getting these wonderful colors (even for a color-weak...

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TUG 2013 – Closing

Closing remarks and report from the conference dinner of the TUG 2013 in Tokyo. For the first see , for the second , and for the third , and for the last day ....