Archive for the ‘Linux’ Category
Last month I started learning kivy, kivy is an exciting Python framework for building rich interactive applications ready to run on different platforms, currently Linux, Windows, IOS and Android are supported. The framework supports accelerated graphics for smooth transitions and a better user experience, different input methods are also supported making kivy an ideal choice for […]
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Recenlty I had a major HDD failure and I had to regenerate my working environment on a new HDD. This article contains the step-by-step instructions to set up a working development environment for the Stellaris Launchpad under Linux Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. Installing the toolchain The toolchain for ARM is available as a ppa at: https://launchpad.net/gcc-arm-embedded $ […]
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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.