Tweet The time has come to sell this domain. Over the last 3 years, the website has attracted just over 155,800 page views, from across the globe (thanks Google Analytics). If you’re interested in acquiring the domain: www.linuxsoftwareblog.com Please contact me directly: robstewart57 [then an at sign] gmail [then a dot] com It’s been fun! [...]
Tweet Ever wanted a full DBLP database file containing all publication information for a given author (presumably yourself)? DBLP is a computer science bibliography database. Journals tracked on this site include VLDB, the IEEE Transactions, the ACM Transactions, and conference data. I’ve put together a dblp2bibtex utility, written in Haskell, that enables authors to download [...]
Tweet I’ve updated my hobby project over the Christmas holidays. It combines my enjoyment for cycling in and around Scotland, with my addiction to Haskell programming. The source code is on Git Hub, here The main changes from the previous release include: Generating Open Street Map images with the GPS track overlays is now much [...]
Tweet Connected web of semantic content The semantic web is not the “future”, it is the now. Semantic web technologies have matured in recent years, at the rapid rate in which enriched web content has emerged on the linked open data cloud. Take a look, http://richard.cyganiak.de/2007/10/lod/imagemap.html ! Whatever language you choose to adopt, you can [...]
Tweet I’ve combined my new found hobby – cycling; my favourite gizmo – my Android phone; and my favourite programming language – Haskell, to implement the project: Gps2HtmlReport. The program takes exported GPS tracks (gpx files), and generates a HTML report providing information such as: Journey distance & time, and when the journey took place [...]
Tweet I have previously blogged about the future direction of the Fedora project here But what is all of this skepticism around Gnome 3? Yesterday, I pushed through into Rawhide, so I could get my hands on the first major release of Gnome in many years. And may I just say: Congratulations to everyone involved in the [...]
Tweet Yikes !! I read Planet Fedora each day, and the disgruntled voice of early Gnome 3.0 adopters is getting louder by the day. The feelings are epitomized by this graphic (source here): I dabble between fluxbox and KDE 4.5 on my main PC, depending on my intention to be productive against my desire to have [...]
I have 5 Linux machines that I use regularly, and usually spend about 20 minutes each morning making necessary scp:// calls. It’s completely unsatisfactory, and error prone.
Tweet Ok… so I might have made that title up, but hopefully you’ll get the idea. Skype Release Cycle Across Platforms I’ve put together an illustration that makes it clear, from where I am standing, that Linux is regarded as a 2nd class citizen, that does not deserve the love and attention that other platforms [...]
So let me take some time to ask – What is the focus market for Fedora, and what does the future hold?