Author: Norbert Preining

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Multi-device and RAID1 with btrfs

I have been using btrfs, a modern modern copy on write filesystem for Linux, since many years now. But only recently I realized how amateurish my usage has been. Over the last day I...

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Plasma 5.19 coming to Debian

The KDE Plasma desktop is soon getting an update to 5.19, and beta versions are out for testing. In this release, we have prioritized making Plasma more consistent, correcting and unifying designs of widgets...

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Updating Dovecot for Debian

A tweet of a friend pointed me at the removal of dovecot from Debian/testing, which surprised me a bit. Investigating the situation it seems that Dovecot in Debian is lagging a bit behind in...

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KDE/Plasma 5.18.5 for Debian

After the KDE Apps update 20.04, now the recently released Plasma 5.18.5 is ready for Debian. Furthermore, since the most recent version of the KDE frameworks have been uploaded to Debian/experimental, I have adapted...

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KDE Apps 20.04 (and Plasma) for Debian

A few days ago KDE Apps 20.04 were released, and I am happy that thanks to the openSUSE Build Service (and a lot of scripting and some hand-work), packages for Debian Unstable and Testing...

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Gaming: What Remains of Edith Finch

I never thought I could finish a game which is completely linear, has hardly any interaction necessary, hardly any riddles, no fighting. What Remains of Edith Finch taught be differently. And it is amazing....

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TeX Live 2020 in Debian

A few days ago we have released upstream TeX Live 2020, and Debian packages are already available in the sid/unstable suite, and will (hopefully) migrate to testing rather soon. All the changes listed in...

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TeX Live 2020 released

Get the Champagne ready, we have released the final images of TeX Live 2020. Due to COVID-19, DVD production will be delayed, but we have decided to release the current image and update the...

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QOwnNotes for Debian (update)

Update 2020-04-18: I have removed my QOwnNotes repository, since there is a OBS build by upstream that includes builds for Debian/unstable, testing, Buster. So no need for me. Please see https://www.qownnotes.org/installation for details!! Some...

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KDE/Plasma updates for Debian sid/testing

I have written before about getting updated packages for KDE/Plasma on Debian. In the meantime I have moved all package building to the openSUSE Build Service, thus I am able to provide builds for...

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Fixing the Breeze Dark theme for gtk3 apps

It has been now about two weeks that I switched to KDE/Plasma on all my desktops, and to my big surprise, that went much more smooth than I thought. There are only a few...

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KDE/Plasma 5.18 for Debian

Update 2020-04-03: Please see this post for updated location of the packages!!! Now for i586 and amd64 architectures! I have been trying out the Plasma Desktop for one week now, and I am very...