Tagged: Linux

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Linux and Cloud Storage

Having been forced to quit my Dropbox contract I have been searching for alternatives. So in recent weeks/months I have been reviewing cloud storage providers and their integration into my Linux system. Cloud storage...

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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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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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Sharp did it again

I have written about a certain S. Sharp (formerly Sarah, now Sage) and their attacks on Linus. As everyone knows by now, the Linux Kernel Team has decided to adopt a Code of Conduct...

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Shotwell vs. digiKam

How to manage your photos? – That is probably the biggest question for anyone doing anything with a photo camera. As resolutions of cameras grow, the data we have to manage is ever growing....

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Looking at the facts: Sarah Sharp’s crusade

Much has been written around the internet about this geeky kernel maintainer Sarah Sharp who left kernel development. I have now spent two hours reading through lkml posts, and want to summarize a few...

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Sony VAIO Touchpad toggling

Often traveling on trains and flights, I am used to type a lot during these time. Unfortunately, my Vaio Pro13 is a bit fragile, means that under normal typing, the weight of my hands...

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Sony VAIO and UEFI – what a lie

Sony seems to believe they can ignore the UEFI standards. As I have written in the  on booting, Sony messes up the EFI boot setting on every boot. I did a hard core test,...