Archives for the «GNU/Linux» category

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January 2021
OpenUK Influencer 2021
November 2018
Record number of uploads of a Debian package in a day
April 2018
Re-elected as Debian Project Leader
November 2017
Faking cleaner URLs in the Debian BTS
October 2017
python-gfshare: Secret sharing in Python
September 2017
Which packages on my system are reproducible?
July 2017
More Lintian hacking
Installation birthday
April 2017
Elected Debian Project Leader
February 2017
The ChangeLog #237: Reproducible Builds and Secure Software
December 2016
10 years of Debian
November 2016
Awarded Core Infrastructure Initiative grant for Reproducible Builds
September 2016
Diffoscope progress bar
How to write your first Lintian check
August 2016 CLI client
April 2016
Parsing Jenkins log output to determine job status
September 2015
Joining strings in POSIX shell
July 2014
start-stop-daemon: --exec vs --startas
Disabling internet for specific processes with libfiu
September 2013
Using the Garmin 910XT on Linux
August 2011
Careful what you wish for...
Monitoring Redis? Check last_save_time
July 2011
Sysadmin-friendly deployment of Gunicorn in Debian
Optimising directory navigation with multiple terminals
Official Redis packages for Debian "squeeze"
Calculating requests per second with pv
August 2010
Debian Live Studio
screen-message prompt for Awesome
May 2010
Rotating email into your inbox using imapfilter
April 2010
Locating source for any Python module
March 2010
Per-channel BTS bot filtering
December 2009
Readline tab completion using Django models
November 2009
Transparent directory replacement with zsh
September 2009
GeoDjango and the UK postcode database
August 2009
No-one expects the string literal exception
June 2009
Checklist for configuring a Debian system
May 2009
Poor man's Google Checkout
April 2009
Installing FogBugz the Debian way
March 2009
Statically analysing Django applications with Django Lint
December 2008
Kicking the Vim cursor key habit
September 2008
Debian Developer
July 2008
BTS bot improvements
Nouveau nVidia drivers now available in Debian experimental
June 2008
Strange loops
March 2008
AptFs - FUSE filesystem for APT source repositories
Timeline of the Debian project
January 2008
Debian packages sorted by build-time and build-space
December 2007
Custom Debian-Installer images for DCS
October 2007
Top 10 interactive shell anti-patterns
Renaming a Mailman list
September 2007
CompSoc dynamic DNS service
Graphing the Debhelper Design Pattern
MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 under 2.6.23
August 2007
Citylink libnotify client
June 2007
Lamby's Second Postulate
April 2007
Hi, Planet Debian
March 2007
Look out, he knows chmod(1)!
ReactOS drinking game
February 2007
SSHFS and nodev

Free / open source software reports

Since 2015 I have written a detailed report every month outlining my activity in the free and open source software community. My latest report is for March 2021, but you can view the archive here:

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