Author: Norbert Preining

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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...

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Debian KDE/Plasma Status 2020-11-04

About a 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/experimental and hopefully soon in Debian/unstable, and...

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Deleting many files from an S3 bucket

So we found ourselves in the need to delete a considerable amount of files (around 500000, amounting to 1.6T) from an S3 bucket. With the list of files in hand my first shot was...

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KDE/Plasma Status Update 2020-10-12

Update 2020-10-19: All packages are now available in Debian/experimental! More than a month has passed since my last KDE/Plasma for Debian update, but things are progressing nicely. OBS packages On the OBS side, I...

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Plasma 5.20 coming to Debian

The KDE Plasma desktop is soon getting an update to 5.20, and beta versions are out for testing. Plasma 5.20 is going to be one absolutely massive release! More features, more fixes for longstanding...