Archive for the ‘Linux’ Category
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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.
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 […]