Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bobulate!?

You know, I’ve been blogging under the "bobulate" flag for several years now (before that, in the early days of fruitsalad.org, it was "frond") and it never struck me before to actually go looking for other bobulators. Thankfully I did, … Continue reading

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Dear Bangalore

Only a few more weeks (what, three?) until conf.kde.in, and it’s great to see a gentle stream of microblog posts come by with new features at the conference. I see there’s certificates for attendees. I find this slightly worrying, as … Continue reading

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New Power Measurements

Some time ago (must have been over a year) I did some power measurements with a simple at-the-wall-socket power meter. For a short while they were on sale at electronics stores all over the place, as part of a "know … Continue reading

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EBN resumes service

The EBN machine, which hosts api.kde.org (sadly under-maintained) and www.englishbreakfastnetwork.org (Krazy code checking tools) and solaris.bionicmutton.org (OpenIndiana packages of KDE4) and some other things like an anonsvn mirror (note to self and/or sysadmin: need to set up anongit mirror, too), … Continue reading

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EBN scheduled downtime

The university where the EBN is hosted is having some scheduled downtime to replace the air-conditioning units. The maintainence window starts in 10 hours and is 4 hours long, so from 7am to 11am on Saturday, February 12th in the … Continue reading

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KDE 4.6.0 on OSOL

Although KDE 4.6.0 was released nearly two weeks ago, I had not yet gotten around to announcing the availability of KDE 4.6.0 packages for OpenSolaris / OpenIndiana. The KDE4-OpenSolaris team (mostly Jan and Pavel right now, since I’m distracted) are … Continue reading

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Long-term Management

My friend Armijn sent me this, and asked if I would pass it on. He adds as a word of warning “this is a post that can easily ruin your mood“. Almost all free software developers I have met are … Continue reading

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The distance to here

I’ve been using the wayback machine to take a look at the site I had when I was active in the KDE FreeBSD community, the one on fruitsalad.org. That was ages ago, and the distance to here is enormous. I’m … Continue reading

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Post-Madrid

I gave a fairly long talk on “Management of KDE” in Madrid, to about 20 people. Aleix followed up with a talk on KDE Espana and then a Spanish gentleman from the Apache Foundation followed, so we had four hours … Continue reading

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