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Smartbooks have been delayed by Flash issues, says ARM

Smartbooks have been delayed by Flash issues, says ARM This what you get when you have a product ecosystem dependent on a single proprietary piece.

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Ubuntu Developer Summit keysigning

If you’re attending the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Brussels May 10-14, you’re welcome to participate in the openPGP keysigning party on Wednesday evening.

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Call for participation – creation of a specification for interoperability of amateur radio applications

Calling all developers of amateur radio software … Recently there has been discussion in several of the amateur radio development communities that I participate in about establishing standards for interoperability of amateur radio applications. Discussion has been around protocols and data formats … Continue reading

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When open source is outlawed . . .

Bobby Johnson writes a nice piece here about pressure for U.S. trade representatives to consider countries using open source technology as enemies of capitalism. Here’s a great quote: “I know open source has a tendency to be linked to socialist … Continue reading

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development tools for Intel graphics drivers on Linux

I love discovering new tools. Lately my work on Ubuntu Linux kernels has had me paying closer attention to the Intel open source graphics drivers. I’ve come across a few tools that are handy to developers and people with more … Continue reading

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fldigi presentation at HARC meeting

On November 6th I’ll be helping Dave Freese, W1HKJ make a presentation about fldigi to the Huntsville Amateur Radio Club. Fldigi is an amazing open-source cross platform application for communicating using sound card digital modes on amateur radio. Dave is … Continue reading

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reverting from PPA packages in Ubuntu

PPAs on Launchpad are an amazing way to get the latest crack builds, which is useful if you track or contribute to an upstream project, or test new code to see if it resolves a problem. That’s what I’ve been … Continue reading

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