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Diploma thesis about media choice and usage in Free Software communities: I need your help

My hard-working KDE friend Mario asked me to help him to get Debian people to help him with his thesis. Here is what he writes: Dear Free Software contributor* I’m currently in the process of writing my diploma thesis. I’ve

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9.0 Zurg

I welcome Debian 9.0 Zurg! Thanks to Phoronix and to Wikipedia editor at and for their high quality fact checking.

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CMake skeleton for small Qt projects

For small Qt-projects, I have for a long time been using qmake, mostly because qmake -project gives me a working build in most cases, but once the project grows a bit, I have switched to cmake because there is just

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Announcing Rawatar – Qt5 libravatar client library

So. following up on my previous post about implementing a libravatar server, this will be an announcement of a quick Qt5 based client library for libravatar – so that everyone can put avatars everywhere! Get it while it is hot

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Simple Libravatar service

So, since recently 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

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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

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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 (,

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