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Debian meeting in Madrid, GPG keysigning

Yesterday some Debian people in Madrid we met to have a drink together and GPG keysigning.I have received 2 signs already #oleole! :)Some minutes ago, I signed all the keys and sent the corresponding emails. Since I have to dedicate … Continue reading

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Some experiences, and TODO, about fonts

TL;DR I don’t know much about fonts, I just use the stock ones that come with my system. From time to time I have issues with docs that others create, and use other fonts. This post is about my plans … Continue reading

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Hello, world! I’m a Debian contributor

My blog is included now in Planet Debian, so this post is to say hello 🙂 And what can be better to explain who I am, that saying that I am a Debian Contributor? What does “Debian Contributor” mean? There … Continue reading

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New year plans on libre software

Happy 2013 everybody!! Well it seems I’m not a University student anymore… Last June I finished my master on libre software and I decide to give a break on ‘official’ studies for now, but keep on reading, studying, researching and … Continue reading

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Using Git for translations

Git is a distributed control version system, and it is widely used for maintaining source code in libre software projects. Git can track changes to any text file (not only source code), so may be used also to maintain text-based … Continue reading

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Video link: Linus Torvalds on The origins of Linux

Linux kernel is 20 years old. Congratulations to all the people contributing to this amazing part of the libre software history. In this mini-post I will introduce a talk given by Linus Torvalds on September 2001 (wow) about the origins … Continue reading

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How to make money from open source (by Con Zymaris, Builderau.com)

I found this article from Builderau.com, a site dedicated to software development in Australia, and although it is a bit old (2005), I think the tips given on it explain well how a small business around libre software can be … Continue reading

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New markets, new products, new business models

Thanks to the subject Economic Aspects of the Master on Libre Software that I am attending at URJC, and also to several readings and videos, I am beginning to understand how it works the economic world around libre software, and … Continue reading

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The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software (by Dirk Riehle)

When someone begins to learn about the existence of libre software and discovers that nowadays many successful projects are driven by companies, new questions arise: How open source software business can be economically sustainable? Which are the motivations of companies … Continue reading

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Upgrading a customized Linux kernel

Last week I could not attend to my Case Studies I lesson (I am studying the Official Master’s Program on Libre Software at Universidad Rey juan Carlos), and it was about compiling the Linux kernel. What a pity! I’ve never … Continue reading

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