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Simple Libravatar service

So, since recently bugs.debian.org has started using libravatar avatars. Not yet the federated service, but that’s supposedly in the works. But for that, one of course need to run each own service. Which I wanted to do. In a simple

Posted in debian, english, kde, opensourcedays, Pocket projects

Fake Akrobat browser plugin

So. for some reason, the danish tax authorities (Skat) has started requiring Adobe Acrobat for being able to see pdf files to work around a bug with handling of temporary files on Windows8 and shared computers and such. Luckily there

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Kontact / PIM sprinting

So, a couple of days ago, I came home tired after a intense weekend of learning Akonadi and hacking on KDEPIM. At each meal, we attended 12 people, but it wasn’t the same people every time. And a couple of

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Playing with webstuff

So, the other day, I wrote a blog post asking people to make sure their private hacks become published somehow. So in the sprit of that, I should also publish my recent hacks. I have been toying around as a

Posted in danish, english, kde

Boat to akademy?

I’m planning on taking the Tallink Silja boat from Stockholm to Tallin to get to (and from) Akademy. It is a all-night boat with restaurants, bars and almost whatever you would like. The boat leaves shortly before dinner and arrives

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Vote verifications

In KDE e.V. (which is to KDE what SPI is to Debian, Jenkins and others) there is some times a need to vote. For example about accepting new members. Mostly about accepting new members. With the new vote system (ballot.kde.org),

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Am I online? Network status aware apps II

So. Recently I blogged about Network status aware apps, and some time later, I got asked by a developer “How do I see if I’m online if I’m not using network manager?” and I replied with some dbus commands and

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Those small nice tools we all write

Many of us out there writes small tools to just solve a simple task that you need. Here, I will present a tool I needed last night. I have a small job doing a wordpress site for some people, and

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Missing tools for people looking for jobs

I have mentioned it before in some blog posts that I’m out looking for a job. In my job searching process, there is a couple of nice tools that I am missing. Maybe if I describe one of them, someone

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Network status aware apps

Am I online or not? There is a summary at the end for the quick readers. It is in many modern applications important to be able to more or less gracefully handle if the application user is online or not.

Posted in english, kde