Tagged: Debconf

Free Software Activities (2019-05) 0

Free Software Activities (2019-05)

A relatively quiet free software month, I’m feeling the Debian Buster final freeze fatigue for sure. Also dealt with a bunch of personal and work stuff that kept me busy otherwise, and also, haven’t been very good at logging activities...

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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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Free Software Activities (2019-02)

2019-01-31: Upload new upstream release of gnome-shell-extension-remove-dropdown-arrows (11-1) to debian unstable 2019-01-31: Test lastest d-i build with updated buster artwork upload. First time I added official new Debian artwork to d-i, doesn’t look too horrible eh? 2019-02-02: Day 1 of...

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Free Software Activities (2019-01)

I used to think monthly logs are too much effort, but I decided to give it a go and it ended up being easy and very non-intrusive to my workflow. Above picture taken at Rhodes memorial while riding bike around...

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Plans for DebCamp18

Dates I’m going to DebCamp18! I should arrive at NCTU around noon on Saturday, 2018-07-21. My Agenda DebConf Video: Research if/how MediaDrop can be used with existing Debian video archive backends (basically, just a bunch of files on http). DebConf...

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Video Channel Updates

Last month, I started doing something that I’ve been meaning to do for years, and that’s to start a video channel and make some free software related videos. I started out uploading to my YouTube channel which has been dormant for a...

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I am now a Debian Developer

It finally happened On the 6th of April 2017, I finally took the plunge and applied for Debian Developer status. On 1 August, during DebConf in Montréal, my application was approved. If you’re paying attention to the dates you might...

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A few impressions of DebConf 16 in Cape Town

DebConf16 Firstly, thanks to everyone who came out and added their own uniqueness and expertise to the pool. The feedback received so far has been very positive and I feel that the few problems we did experience was dealt with very...

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So, that was DebCamp16!

What an amazingly quick week that was Our bid to host DebConf in Cape Town was accepted nearly 15 months ago. And before that, the bid itself was a big collective effort from our team. So it’s almost surreal that the first...

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DebConf 16 Updates

Registration now open DebConf 16 is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. For more information read the registration opening announcement. Quick summary DebCamp: 2016-06-23 to 2016-07-01 DebConf: 2016-07-02 to 2016-07-09 Open Weekend is taking place during the cross-over from...

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Debconf 15 in Heidelberg, Germany

In August (that was 2 months ago, really!?) I attended DebCamp and DebConf in Heidelberg, Germany. This blog post is somewhat belated due to the debbug (flu obtained during DebConf) and all the catching up I had to do since then....

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Debconf 2016 to be hosted in Cape Town

Long story short, we put in a bid to host Debconf 16 in Cape Town, and we got it! Back at Debconf 12 (Nicaragua), many people asked me when we’re hosting a Debconf in South Africa. I just laughed 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...