The “To do the upgrade, edit your /etc/apt/sources.list, …”-game is over. Finally! Michael Vogt worked very hard to make upgrading to a new release the overall pleasurable experience that Ubuntu in general is. Let’s have a look how it works. 1. Run gksu “update-manager -d” and type in your password afterwards. 2. Find out there’s […]
If you know this picture too well or you read “This application has quit unexpectedly.” once too often or you thought of a pet name for bug-buddy, gdb or valgrind already make sure you visit us. We’ll be fixing, triaging and examining Crashers and Segfaults and hope you’ll join us in #ubuntu-bugs on irc.freenode.net tomorrow.
Having read this (don’t have the original link) in my early OpenSource years, I never questioned it and took it for granted. You could say that it formed my views on how KDE and how GNOME developers are. However yesterday’s night showed me how far from the truth that was. Ellen Reitmayr took me to […]
Ubuntu cakes are so yesterday: look here.
DJ Patife paid a visit to Berlin and to celebrate the looong weekend, I really wanted to go there. So I met up with Matthias and had a good time at Il Casolare – an amazing pizzeria just right at the Planufer in Kreuzberg. After being watered and fed, we brought home Murphy and went […]
It was just unfair: after looking forward to a show of Brazilian Drum’n’Bass DJs, I was tortured by the head ache of Doom on Friday. Matthias ‘doko’ Klose insisted on going out for something to eat and have a drink – it was a good idea. The food at the Greek place (somewhere around Bergmanstraße) […]
On Jani Monoses’ last visit to Berlin he saw an old 350 Mhz, 160 MB RAM box in the corner of a room. It was my old router, which I didn’t need anymore and always watched out for a purpose to use it again. I didn’t know that the instruction already existed, but I roughly […]
I always wanted to register the domain holba.ch and now it’s there. Finally. I’m so glad nobody in Switzerland had the crazy idea to register it. Stefan Himpich, an old friend of mine suggested to talk to the guys at net-lab.net, a company where he had worked for quite a while. I mailed them and […]
Everybody knew that mdz and jdub were a good team in the open source world. But this is *just* cool: