Archive for the ‘Linux’ Category
A new baby is sitting on my desktop: yesterday arrived the MSP430 powered Launchpad development board. These few notes describe the steps I did to setup a development environment for this board on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS 64bit. The launchpad board Update: at the beginning of March 2012 TI raised the price of LaunchPad board [...]
I’ve spent the last days at the Linux Hotel for the QGIS Hackfest 2012. It has been a great hackfest, the location was amazing, an old villa with a wonderful park and Linux computers everywere, a geeky atmosphere and all you need to work and relax together. I’ve closed a lot of tickets concerning the [...]
After more than ten years, today I finally said goodbye to KMail (and eventually to the whole KDE-PIM package). I started working on the italian translations of the KDE-PIM programs many years ago, that was my first contribute to the open source software (before I became a professional developer) and of course KDE and the [...]
Recently I’ve been experimenting with TileStache tiles caching system, which is similar to TileCache and other tile caching systems in scope. TileStache revealed itself as a powerful and flexible product and was very good to cache tiles generated with my Django-backed mapscript-powered WMS server. Caching and serving tiles with TileStache was by far faster then [...]
ItOpen partecipa all’organizzazione del Linux Day 2011 a Pinerolo. Il Linux Day è un’iniziativa a livello nazionale, volta a favorire la diffusione e la conoscenza del software libero e del sistema operativo Linux. Il Linux Day di Pinerolo si terrà il 22 ottobre dalle ore 10 alle 18 s Pinerolo, in via Brignone 9, presso [...]
QGIS recently added new WMS server capabilities to its software stack. Breaking into the server world, the new server can read a QGIS project project file and serve maps to the internet. This amazing new feature, really opens QGIS users to a new horizon of possibilities.
If you are concerned like I am about net neutrality, you can consider using Neubot. Neubot is a python program which runs as a daemon and (with minimal overload) meters and logs the speed of various type of protocols from your PC to a central server. Neubot produces nice graphs and I found it very [...]
Nothing new under the sun, but this is how I use it, and I’m reporting it here since I’ve found some misleading indications out on the net. Remote machine is 192.168.1.2 with SSH running on non-standard port 12345 ssh -p12345 -L 3333:localhost:5432 firstname.lastname@example.org After this, you can connect to port 3333 on localhost to access [...]
Thanks to PenguinBait and his packages, KDE installation on Nokia N810 installation is now possibile, this article targets the italian users since there are a couple of important differences in the installation procedure. The original procedure is described here: http://geekpenguin.blogspot.com/2008/01/kde-debs.html
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Toshiba Satellite U300-11S works quite well, almost everything worked without too much troubles (the only device that doesn’t work at all is the internal modem, the only device that works just partially is the webcam).