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Debconf 2015 – 5

Watching people figuring out how to use a Danish cheese slicer is kind interesting. But by using enough force most people succeeding in getting a lump of cheese.

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Debconf 2015 – 4

“I refuse to be bound by software I cannot negotiate with” — enrico

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Debconf 2015 – 3

It is still an open question what the Debian Project Leader wears under their kilt.

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Debconf 2015 – 2

It is amazing at debconf when your Application Manager is rocking the dance floor!

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Debconf 2015 – 1

When greeted by Clint with one single word: “kamelåså“, one has arrived to Debconf.

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Getting a Q_INVOKABLE C++ function reevaluated by QML engine

Unfortunately, with all the normal magic of QML property bindings, getting a property updated in a setup that involves return values from functions isn’t really doable, like this:

I’m told there is a low priority feature request for a

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QImage and QPixmap in a Qt Quick item

For reasons I don’t know, apparantly a Qt Quick Item that can show a QImage or a QPixmap is kind of missing. The current Image QML item only works with data that can be represented by a URL. So I

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Is linux about choice?

Occasionally, various quotes from people having an opinion if linux is about choice or not. Even pages like has shown up. My short answer is “YES”. Linux is about choice. And you get all your choices directly from your

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KDE makes Qt

Recently I was trying some statistics on the qtbase-module (where QtCore, QtGui, QtWidgets and so on lives) and was wondering who made them. Not based on their current paid affilation, like Thiago’s graphs, but if each commit was made by

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Fun and joy with .bat files

Occasionally, one gets in touch with kind of ‘foreign’ technologies and needs to get stuff working anyways. Recently, I had to do some various hacking with and around .bat files. Bat files are a kind of script files for Microsoft

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