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LTSP By The Sea 2012

Last weekend I was in Southwest Harbour, Maine again for the annual LTSP hackfest (called By The Sea). It’s a fun and productive event and as always it’s been good catching up with LTSP folk, even though we were missing...

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LLXC: My little python3-lxc based project

My foray into the world of LXC and RLXC A few months ago, I started trying out LXC (Linux Containers). Before that I used to use OpenVZ, which is an older and more mature contextualization implementation. I was pleased with how well...

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Shello

If there’s one thing that I’ve had missing in my life for way too long, it’s hacking on small silly stupid amusing little things. When I was young I used to write dozens of little pointless programs a week and...

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Wheezy Theme Updates

Joy Theme When the Joy theme was picked as the chosen theme for Debian 7.0 (Wheezy), I wanted to do what I could to get as much of it in the archive as possible before the freeze that occurred in June. I’ve...

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Debconf 12 – Managua, Nicaragua

It’s the last day of Debconf 12 in Managua, it’s the first ever Debconf I’ve attended and it has been just awesome.    There’s so much I could talk about and it would take forever to put down, but here’s...

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I’m going to Debconf 12!

After wanting to attend Debconf for so long, things finally got real. No visa issues this time (Nicaragua is nice like that), tickets are booked… everything is ready! I’m excited to finally be able to attend one of these and...

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Launchpad.net: bug 1 000 000

Congratulations First off, congratulations to the Launchpad.net team for reaching bug #1000000. They’ve managed to build a huge platform that scales very well. Very few bug trackers live to that milestone and it’s amazing how they have managed to keep...

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LTSP Upstream

I’m now an LTSP developer! I came across LTSP for the first time in 2003. Little did I know that I’d still be using it 9 years later, would attend two LTSP  hackfesst in South West Harbor (Maine, US) and...

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Scaleconf Cape Town 2012

        Scaleconf Cape Town 2012 Thursday and Friday I attended Scaleconf, a local conference on scaling web services and other things. I really enjoyed the talks that covered the human parts of working with technology and how to improve...

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LTSP By The Sea 2011

Last weekend I spent some time with the LTSP folks at the annual LTSP hackfest called “By The Sea” (or BTS for short). This was my second BTS. It was well attended and these were some of the items that...

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Ubuntu Developer Summit 12.04

Great UDS   This week I attended the Ubuntu Developer Summit for Ubuntu 12.04 in Orlando, Florida in the USA. I have so much to say about it that I don’t know where to begi n. This was only the...

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On the road again

Some updates form the world of Jonathan… LTSP BTS2011: Yesterday Marc, Stéphane and myself drove down to Southwest Harbour in Maine for the LTSP By The Sea 2011 hackfest. It wasn’t a long road trip, but it’s been fun, we...

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Gnome Summit Montréal

A Gnome summit just 2 hours away from where I live? Awesome! A few weeks ago I noticed that the Gnome summit that usually takes place in Boston is happening in Montréal this year!  Being a Gnome user for more...

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Ubuntu Global Jam Montréal

I’m spending my day at the Ubuntu Global Jam in Montréal. What surprised me most is that after all these years, it’s the first global jam I’ve actually attended. Canonical provided the venue and some yummy refreshments. I managed to...