Category Archives: Tools

Handling an old Digital Photo Frame (AX203) with Debian (and gphoto2)

Some days ago I found an key chain at home that was a small digital photo frame, and it seems that was not used since 2009 (old times when I was not using Debian at home yet). The photo frame … Continue reading

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Debian and free software personal misc news

Many of them probably are worth a blog post each, but it seems I cannot find the time or motivation to craft nice blog posts for now, so here’s a quick update of some of the things that happened and … Continue reading

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Wordpress for Android and short blog posts

I use pump.io for my social network interactions and from time to time I post short thoughts there. I usually reserve my blog for longer posts including links etc. That means that it’s harder for me to publish in my … Continue reading

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Instalación de DNI electrónico (DNIe) en Debian 9 Stretch

Realicé una instalación desde cero de Debian 9 Stretch en uno de mis portátiles y aún no había instalado el DNI (Documento nacional de Identidad) electrónico para hacer gestiones con las administraciones públicas españolas, así que me he puesto hoy … Continue reading

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Rankings, Condorcet and free software: Calculating the results for the Stretch Artwork Survey

We had 12 candidates for the Debian Stretch Artwork and a survey was set up for allowing people to vote which one they prefer. The survey was run in my LimeSurvey instance, surveys.larjona.net. LimeSurvey  its a nice free software with … Continue reading

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New phone: Samsung Galaxy S III phone with Replicant

Thanks to the Bazaar effort of The Guardian Project, I’ve been offered a phone to test F-Droid and other free software apps for Android. I accepted the offer, and chose a Samsung Galaxy S III phone with Replicant 4.2.2,  installed and shipped by Tehnoetic. I’m using … Continue reading

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How contributors.debian.org helped in my email address migration

Some months ago I changed my preferred email address. I updated my profile in different sites to point to the new address, and changed my subscriptions in mailing lists. I forgot about subscriptions to Debian bugs. I like that you … Continue reading

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Translating (reviewing) Debian package descriptions

Some days I feel super lazy but I still would like to go on contributing translations to Debian. Then, I leave the web translations a bit, and change to translate or review Debian package descriptions. It’s something that anybody can … Continue reading

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10 short steps to contribute translations to free software for Android

This small guide assumes that you know how to create a public repository with git (or other version control system). Maybe some projects use other VCS, Subversion or whatever; the process would be similar although the commands will be different … Continue reading

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Disabling comments in the blog

I’m getting more spam than the amount that I can stand in this blog. Comments are moderated, so the public is not suffering that, only me. From time to time I go to my dashboard and clean the spam. I’m … Continue reading

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