it’s all about music

Once upon something else than a time, there was a guy listening some music (u2, an old one, the new one is not the u2 i like to hear) and thinking about the thing behind this … People (‘pirates’ comme on dit chez tipiak(tm)) use to have lots, lots of ...

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Bringing RSS to SVN

About one week ago, Aaron Brady posted a svnstatus.py script which displays an SVN repository version history in an HTML document. I liked it and wanted to use it as a post-commit hook script for the XMLObject SVN repository. But svnstatus is not optimal at all. If you want ...

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Changing face

I admit my lacks in web design, that’s why spent few hours playing w/ CSS. First looked at one really kool from cssZenGarden, then used some of its design ‘items’ and whacked a nice image w/ Gimp (rotate, matrix transforms, cut / paste) to make the header you can admire ...

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Testing GMailFS

After being invited by Daryl to GMail, i took 15 minutes to get FUSE / libgmail / GmailFS working out of the box :)

It’s quite amusing to mount a FS like this !! Even if gmail is not intended for that it rules.

Copying one 8Mb file to the gmail-space gives me ...

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Useless but essential : Bootsplash

Today i installed the latest 2.6 kernel, 2.6.8.1. That was the day to give a chance to bootsplash …. This thing installs like a charm (found a french tutorial) … execpt the sysv-rc-bootsplash package which didn’t want to install (version conflict w/ sysv-rc) .. So i manually patched ...

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SimPy

Social bookmarking systems are spreading these days. The most popular one seems to be delicious .. People store their bookmarks, each bookmark has a set of keywords helping fast research.

Few days ago i found another one, Simpy. Don’t confuse with a software of the same hosted on SF. Simpy ...

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Firefox bookmarks remote backup

Tonight I upgraded my firefox debian package, re-installed my favorites extensions (mozex,webDeveloper, …) and Bookmarks Synchronizer. Well last time I tested it, there was support for FTP only, but now the thing can handle HTTP(S) PUT :) That’s was THE missing feature, I love it now, it’s a ...

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iAggregator, your favorite news by mail

Time to release ? iAggregator is an original and lightweight news aggregator, using your mail reader as GUI. Hey man, mutt rox.

Funny iAggregator features are:

  • supports all RSS formats through Mark Pilgrim modules (the parser has been rewrote using DOM instead of sgmllib)
  • possibility to define the frequency of feeds ...

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freedesktop Xati test

Few days since last post ;)

Just compiled a CVS HEAD snapshot of fdo, and using the xserver-inst shell script compiled it in a snap. It’s been few months since my first test and I see the difference.

After a little issue on xserver compilation (disable mesa drivers in xserver ...

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Another one to try out

From Waimea website:

Waimea is a highly customizable window manager for the X Window system
conforming to the latest EWMH specification. Waimea supports multiple
virtual desktops and by using the cairo graphics library for all
rendering, waimea provides a modern vector-based style engine that
takes advantage of display hardware acceleration ...

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