Planet Debian, articles syndiques n jours

Monday 17 February 2020

Sunday 16 February 2020

  • Ben Armstrong: Introducing Dronefly, a Discord bot for naturalists
    In the past few years, since first leaving Debian as a free software developer in 2016, I've taken up some new hobbies, or more accurately, renewed my interest in some old ones. Screenshot from Dronefly bot tutorial During that hiatus, I also quietly un-retired from Debian, anticipating there (...)

  • Russell Coker: DisplayPort and 4K
    The Problem Video playback looks better with a higher scan rate. A lot of content that was designed for TV (EG almost all historical documentaries) is going to be 25Hz interlaced (UK and Australia) or 30Hz interlaced (US). If you view that on a low refresh rate progressive scan display (EG a (...)

Saturday 15 February 2020

  • Keith Packard: iterative-splines
  • Russell Coker: Self Assessment
    Background Knowledge The Dunning Kruger Effect [1] is something everyone should read about. It's the effect where people who are bad at something rate themselves higher than they deserve because their inability to notice their own mistakes prevents improvement, while people who are good at (...)

Friday 14 February 2020

  • Anisa Kuci: Outreachy post 4 - Career opportunities
    As mentioned in my last blog posts, Outreachy is very interesting and I got to learn a lot already. Two months have already passed by quickly and there is still one month left for me to continue working and learning. As I imagine all the other interns are thinking now, I am also thinking about (...)

  • Dirk Eddelbuettel: RcppSimdJson 0.0.1 now on CRAN!
    A fun weekend-morning project, namely wrapping the outstanding simdjson library by Daniel Lemire (with contributions by Geoff Langdale, John Keiser and many others) into something callable from R via a new package RcppSimdJson lead to a first tweet on January 20, a reference to the brand new (...)

Thursday 13 February 2020

  • Jonathan Carter: Initial experiments with the Loongson Pi 2K
    Recently, Loongson made some Pi 2K boards available to Debian developers and Aron Xu was kind enough to bring me one to FOSDEM earlier this month. It's a MIPS64 based board with 2GB RAM, 2 gigabit ethernet cards, an m.2 (SATA) disk slot and a whole bunch more i/o. More details about the board (...)

  • Romain Perier: Meetup Debian Toulouse
    Hi there ! My company Viveris is opening its office for hosting a Debian Meetup in Toulouse this summer (June 5th or June 12th). Everyone is welcome to this event, we're currently looking for volunteers for presenting demo, lightning talks or conferences (following the talks any kind of (...)

  • Dirk Eddelbuettel: digest 0.6.24: Some more refinements
    Another new version of digest arrived on CRAN (and also on Debian) earlier today. digest creates hash digests of arbitrary R objects (using the md5, sha-1, sha-256, sha-512, crc32, xxhash32, xxhash64, murmur32, and spookyhash algorithms) permitting easy comparison of R language objects. It is (...)

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Monday 10 February 2020

Sunday 9 February 2020

Saturday 8 February 2020

Friday 7 February 2020

Thursday 6 February 2020

  • Mike Gabriel: UBports: Packaging of Unity8 Desktop for Debian (part 01)
    Before and during FOSDEM 2020, I agreed with the people (developers, supporters, managers) of the UBports Foundation to package the Unity8 Desktop Environment for Debian. Why the hack??? Why Unity8? Because of its convergent desktop feature: Just one code base, usable on a phone, tablet and (...)

  • Julien Danjou: Attending FOSDEM 2020
    This weekend, I've been lucky to attend again the FOSDEM conference, one of the largest open-source conference out there. I had a talk scheduled in the Python devroom on Saturday about building a production-ready profiling in Python. This was a good overview of the work I've been doing (...)

  • Mike Hommey: Announcing git-cinnabar 0.5.4
    Please partake in the git-cinnabar survey. Git-cinnabar is a git remote helper to interact with mercurial repositories. It allows to clone, pull and push from/to mercurial remote repositories, using git. Get it on github. These release notes are also available on the git-cinnabar wiki. (...)

Wednesday 5 February 2020

  • Ruby Team: Ruby Team Sprint 2020 in Paris - Day Two
  • Gunnar Wolf: Migrated to Jekyll
    I first started this blog back in October 2004. Back then, I used a now-defunct blog engine written by some friends of mine — JAWS, or Just Another Weblog System. My blog remained with JAWS for four years, but by February 2008, I decided to switch over to Drupal 5; I needed to properly (...)

  • Gunnar Wolf: Migrated to Jekyll
    I first started this blog back in [October 2004]( Back then, I used a now-defunct blog engine written by some friends of mine — [JAWS](, or _Just Another Weblog System_. My blog remained (...)

  • Sylvain Beucler: Debian LTS and ELTS - January 2020
    Here is my transparent report for my work on the Debian Long Term Support (LTS) and Debian Extended Long Term Support (ELTS), which extend the security support for past Debian releases, as a paid contributor. In January, the monthly sponsored hours were split evenly among contributors (...)

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Monday 3 February 2020

News items

17 mai 2007 - Du GigaPixels sur IPsyn !

Depuis quelques jours IPsyn héberge la plus grosse image numérique au monde : (...)

22 mars 2005 - Cable reseau "perime"

Nous avons, ce soir (21/03/2005), ete victime du fameux probleme du cable RJ45 "perime". Apres (...)

13 mars 2005 - Perte de notre serveur de fichier

Nous avons perdu, vers 16h00 ce samedi 12 mars 2005, notre serveur de fichier sur lequel etait (...)

26 décembre 2004 - Exploitation d’une faille dans phpBB

Ipsyn n’aura pas ete epargne par la failel sur le forum phpBB (j’imae pas le forums (...)

7 janvier 2004 - Problème sur notre serveur mysql

Pour une raison indeterminee notre serveur mysql refuse de repartir. Nous basculons toutes les (...)