Tagged: Debian

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DebConf 18 – Day 3

Most of Japan is on summer vacation now, only a small village in the north resists the siege, so I am continuing my reports on DebConf. See DebConf 18 – Day 1 and DebConf...

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DebConf 18 – Day 2

Although I have already returned from this year’s DebConf, I try to continue to write up my comments on the talks I have attended. The first one was DebConf 18 – Day 1, here...

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DebConf 18 – Day 1

This year’s DebConf happens to be the first in Asia, in Hsinchu, Taiwan. And also for me the first DebConf I ever participated. I arrived on Saturday night from Japan, and will try to...

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Debian/TeX Live 2018.20180724-1

After more than two months finally an update to TeX Live in Debian again. I was a bit distracted by work, private life, travels, and above all the update to texdoc which required a...

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Microsoft fixed the Open R Debian package

I just got notice that Microsoft has updated the Debian packaging of Open R to properly use dpkg-divert. I checked the Debian packaging scripts and they now properly divert R and Rscript, and revert...

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Microsoft’s failed attempt on Debian packaging

Just recently Microsoft Open R 3.5 was announced, as an open source implementation of R with some improvements. Binaries are available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. I dared to download and play around with...

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Debian/TeX Live 2018.20180505-1

The first big bunch of updates of TeX Live 2018. During the freeze for DVD production, several bugs have been found and fixed. In particular compatibility of csqoutes with the shiny new LaTeX release,...

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TeX Live 2018 for Debian

TeX Live 2018 has hit Debian/unstable today. The packages are based on what will be (most likely, baring any late desasters) on the TeX Live DVD which is going to press this week. This...

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Replacing a lost Yubikey

Some weeks ago I lost my purse with everything in there, from residency card, driving license, credit cards, cash cards, all kind of ID cards, and last but not least my Yubikey NEO. Being...

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Debian/TeX Live 2017.20180305-1

TeX Live 2017 has received its final update just the other day and we are moving forward to start the period of testing leading up to the release of TeX Live 2018. Thus, this...

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Debian/TeX Live 2017.20180225-1

To my big surprise, the big rework didn’t create any havoc at all, not one bug report regarding the change. That is good. OTOH, I took some time off due to various surprising (and...