Tagged: Calamares

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Free Software Activities for 2020-08

Debian packaging 2020-08-07: Sponsor package python-sabyenc (4.0.2-1) for Debian unstable (Python team request). 2020-08-07: Sponsor package gpxpy (1.4.2-1) for Debian unstable (Python team request). 2020-08-07: Sponsor package python-jellyfish (0.8.2-1) for Debian unstable (Python team request). 2020-08-08: Sponsor package django-ipwire (3.0.0-1)...

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Free Software Activities for 2020-07

Here are my uploads for the month of July, which is just a part of my free software activities, I’ll try to catch up on the rest in upcoming posts. I haven’t indulged in online conferences much over the last...

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Free Software Activities for 2020-06

Hmm, this is the latest I’ve posted my monthly updates yet (nearly by a month!). June was both crazy on the incoming side, and at the same time I just wasn’t that productive (at least since then I caught up...

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Free Software Activities for 2020-05

I would say that this was a crazy month, but with everything ever escalating, does that even mean anything anymore? I lost track of tracking my activities in the second half of the month, and I’m still not very good...

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Free Software Activities for 2020-04

Debian project leader This month contained the first week and a half or so of my term as Debian Project Leader. So far my focus has been getting up to speed and keeping the gears turning with day to day...

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Free Software Activities for 2020-03

DPL Campaign 2020 On the 12th of March, I posted my self-nomination for the Debian Project Leader election. This is the second time I’m running for DPL, and you can read my platform here. The campaign period covered the second...

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Free Software activities for 2020-02

Belgians This month started off in Belgium for FOSDEM on 1-2 February. I attended FOSDEM in Brussels and wrote a separate blog entry for that. The month ended with Belgians at Tammy and Wouter’s wedding. On Thursday we had Wouter’s...

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Initial experiments with the Loongson Pi 2K

Recently, Loongson made some Pi 2K boards available to Debian developers and Aron Xu was kind enough to bring me one to FOSDEM earlier this month. It’s a MIPS64 based board with 2GB RAM, 2 gigabit ethernet cards, an m.2...

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Free Software Activities (2019-12)

A lot has happened in Debian recently, I wrote seperate blog entries about that but haven’t had the focus to finish them up, maybe I’ll do that later this month. In the meantime, here are some uploads I’ve done during...

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Free Software Activities (2019-11)

TL;DR: Mostly a bunch of package sponsoring this month. :) 2019-11-11: Sponsor package python-tempora (1.14.1-1) for Debian unstable (Python team request). 2019-11-11: Sponsor package python-jaraco.functools (2.0-2) for Debian unstable (Python team request). 2019-11-11: Review package fpylll (Needs some more work)...

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Free Software Activities (2019-10)

Bits and pieces AIMS Desktop talk: On the 1st of October I gave a talk at AIMS titled “Why AIMS Desktop?” where I talked about the Debian-based system we use at AIMS, and went into some detail about what Linux...

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Calamares Plans for Debian 11

Brief history of Calamares in Debian Before Debian 9 was released, I was preparing a release for a derivative of Debian that was a bit different than other Debian systems I’ve prepared for redistribution before. This was targeted at end-users,...

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Free Software Activities (2019-09)

It’s been a busy month on a personal level so there’s a bunch of my Debian projects that have been stagnant this month, I hope to fix that over October/November. Upload sponsoring: This month, when sponsoring package uploads for Debian,...

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Free Software Activities (2019-07)

Group photo above taken at DebConf19 by Agairs Mahinovs. 2019-07-03: Upload calamares-settings-debian (10.0.20-1) (CVE 2019-13179) to debian unstable. 2019-07-05: Upload calamares-settings-debian (10.0.25-1) to debian unstable. 2019-07-06: Debian Buster Live final ISO testing for release, also attended Cape Town buster release...

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Free Software Activities (2019-04)

April is over and winter is here and things are getting gloomy, but that doesn’t stop surfers from heading out into the ocean (photo taken at Muizenberg surfer’s corner, Cape Town). Debian package work 2019-04-04: Work on gamemode (1.3.1-1) update....

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Help test Debian Live

Introduction During the stretch release period, it became apparent that very few people had been testing Debian Live, and some nasty bugs were discovered only during final release testing. The final stretch images for Debian live wasn’t quite up to...