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Thoughts on 2018

I wanted to write something about how my blog was read in 2018, but recent events distracted me from that. Now I am just surprised. I think it is the first time in my...

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CafeOBJ 1.5.9 released

Yesterday we released CafeOBJ 1.5.9 with several new feature, bug fixes, and optimizations. Changes from the previous version: improved memoization higher heap allocation on 64bit systems fixes to .cafeobj file handling new switch ‘show...

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Git and Autotools – a hate relation?

For a project where I contribute I started to rewrite the build system using autotools (autoconf/automake), since this is one of the most popular build systems as far as I know. The actual conversion...

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TeX Live/Debian updates 20181214

Another month passed, and the (hoepfully) last upload for this year brings updates to the binaries, to the usual big set of macro and font packages, and some interesting and hopefully useful changes. The...

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Onyx Boox Firmware 2.0

Onyx Boox Note is a great device for reading, writing, note taking. I have written about my first impressions with this device here, and since then I have used the device heavily. I don’t...

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Gaming: The Witness

As mentioned in my last Gaming blog post on Rise of the Tomb Raider, I decided to go for a “brain muscle training” game next, The Witness, a game full of maniac riddles, and...

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RIP Dropbox on Linux

Yesterday, Dropbox has finally pulled the plug on its Linux support. Let us keep a silent minute for the deceased. Of course, Dropbox does see this differently, but their explanation that ext4 is the...

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TeX Live/Debian updates 20181106

All around updates in the TeX Live on Debian world: Besides the usual shipment of macro and font packages, we have uploaded a new set of binaries checked out from current svn, as well...

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Debian/TeX Live updates 20181009

MOre than a month has passed, and we went through a CVE and some other complications, but finally I managed to build and upload a new set of packages of TeX Live for Debian....

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TeX Live Database as Graph Database

For a presentation at the Neo4j User Meeting in Tokyo I have converted the TeX Live Database into a Graph Database and represented dependencies between all kind of packages as well as files and...

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TLCockpit v1.0

Today I released v1.0 of TLCockpit, the GUI front-end for the TeX Live Manager tlmgr. If you are looking for a general introduction to TLCockpit, please see the blog introducing it. Here I only...

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Firefox got maniac

Update 2018-11-06: it was a fontconfig bug that is fixed in version 2.13.1-2. I can confirm that with this version all is back to normal, finally. I don’t know what, I don’t know why,...