Tagged: Debian

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KDE/Plasma 5.18 for Debian

I have been trying out the Plasma Desktop for one week now, and I am very positively surprised. Compared to the clumsy history of KDE3, the current desktop is extremely small-footprint and smooth, surprisingly....

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Fixing mate-terminal URL highlighting

One of the recent updates in Debian swept in changes so that mate-terminal couldn’t highlight URLs anymore (Debian bug report, upstream bug report). I got so fed up with this that I fixed it...

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Brave broken (on Debian?)

Update a few hours later: an update came in, version 1.7.62, which fixed this misbehavior!!!! I have been using the Brave browser now for many months without any problem, in particular I use the...

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QOwnNotes for Debian

QOwnNotes is a cross-platform plain text and markdown note taking application. By itself, it wouldn’t be something to talk about, we have vim and emacs and everything in between. But QOwnNotes integrates nicely with...

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Okular update for Debian

Update 20200304: okular is updated in Debian, so I rebased my packages onto the Debian work, added my tab-restore patch, and made new packages! The quest for a good tabbed pdf viewer lead me...

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MuPDF, QPDFView and other Debian updates

Update 2020-02-24: The default Debian packages for pupdf and pymupdf have been updated to the current version (or newer), and thus I have removed the packages from my repo. Thanks to the maintainers for...

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Debian breaking Unison (again)

Congratulations – Debian/sid now contains a unison binary that is incompatible with Debian/buster, the stable release. That means, everyone who relies on unison for file synchronization across servers (running buster) and development machines (running...

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TeX Live/Debian updates 20191030

Another month, another update of TeX Live in Debian with the usual long list of updated and new packages. The reappearance of turtle graphics via PStricks packages pst-turtle made me laugh. I used turtle...

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State of Calibre in Debian

To counter some recent FUD spread about Calibre in general and Calibre in Debian in particular, here a concise explanation of the current state. Many might have read my previous post on Calibre as...

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R with TensorFlow 2.0 on Debian/sid

I recently posted on getting TensorFlow 2.0 with GPU support running on Debian/sid. At that time I didn’t manage to get the tensorflow package for R running properly. It didn’t need much to get...

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RIP (for now) Calibre in Debian

The current purge of all Python2 related packages has a direct impact on Calibre. The latest version of Calibre requires Python modules that are not (anymore) available for Python 2, which means that Calibre...

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TensorFlow 2.0 with GPU on Debian/sid

Some time ago I have been written about how to get Tensorflow (1.x) running on current Debian/sid back then. It turned out that this isn’t correct anymore and needs an update, so here it...