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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 http://www.islinuxaboutchoice.com/ 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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CMake and library properties

When writing libraries with CMake, you need to set a couple of properties, especially the VERSION and SOVERSION properties. For library libbar, it could look like: set_property(TARGET bar PROPERTY VERSION “0.0.0”) set_property(TARGET bar PROPERTY SOVERSION 0 ) This will give

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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 213.81.201.123 and 149.255.97.132 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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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

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Desktopsummit, jobs, prison and such

It’s been a while since I last blogged, and some things has happened. Jobs I’m out looking for a job. Preferably KDE/Qt or Debian related. Or at least opensource related. Feel free to contact me if you know of anything.

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Barcodes, Weather and other nice things

Long time no blogging. Earlier, I wrote a blog post about transporting data to mobile phones. I have since then extracted the Data Matrix code I wrote there into a separate library, prison and added support for QR Code as

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Previous weekend in Debian KDE land

3 interesting small things happened in the weekend. Due to the hard work of mostly Florian Reinhard and George Kiagiadakis, Bluedevil is now available. Bluedevil is a new and improved bluetooth handling thing targetted the KDE Workspaces. The Debconf people

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debconf kde frontend

I wrote another blog post a while back talking about Debconf kde frontend. I spend some days at akademy looking at it, and then refined it a bit when I got home. Results: perlqt is in unstable and soon in

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