Category Archives: Tools

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

Posted in Tools | Tagged , , , ,

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

Posted in My experiences and opinion, Tools | Tagged , , ,

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

Posted in Tools | Tagged , , , ,

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

Posted in Tools | Tagged , , ,

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

Posted in Tools, Writings (translations) | Tagged , , , , ,

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

Posted in My experiences and opinion, Tools | Tagged , , , , ,

New GPG Key!

Achievement unlocked: I have a new GPG key: 0xF22674467E4AF4A3 pub   4096R/7E4AF4A3 2014-07-13 [caduca: 2016-07-12] Fingerprint = 445E 3AD0 3690 3F47 E19B  37B2 F226 7446 7E4A F4A3 uid                  Laura Arjona Reina <laura.arjona@upm.es> uid                  Laura Arjona Reina <larjona@fsfe.org> uid                  Laura Arjona Reina … Continue reading

Posted in My experiences and opinion, Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

I need a new GPG Key

TL;DR This key is no longer usable: pub 2048R/9C6C32C7 2014-02-16 Laura ARJONA REINA <larjona99@gmail.com> Laura ARJONA REINA <larjona@fsfe.org> Laura ARJONA REINA <laura.arjona@upm.es> Old key 0xE20474C3 no longer valid: lost secret key. (Clave antigua 0xE20474C4 ya no es válida: clave secreta … Continue reading

Posted in My experiences and opinion, Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Participating in the FLOSS Survey 2013, and collateral benefits

I’m participating in the organization of the FLOSS Survey 2013. I hope many people fill in the survey and we get a nice picture of how free, libre, open source developers and contributors are (demographics, motivations, etc). I hope we … Continue reading

Posted in My experiences and opinion, Tools | Tagged , , , , , , ,

LaTeX to ePub, experiments with multiformat publishing

También puedes encontrar este artículo en español. Didn’t I say this before?: (#iloveplaintext). You can be sure that there is a way to switch the format you chose for writing a document, into a different format, probably keeping most of … Continue reading

Posted in My experiences and opinion, Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment