Upgrading to Ubuntu Feisty in text-mode

In Debian it’s really easy to upgrade to a new version of the distribution:

  • replace old distro with new distro in /etc/apt/sources.list
  • run apt-get update
  • run apt-get dist-upgrade

This used to work fine for me in the past. Now I’m using Ubuntu and I have …

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Painful Ubuntu upgrade

After Edgy Eft official release, I figured out it might be a good idea to upgrade my laptop running Dapper… Because I didn’t want to spend hours in front of the screen waiting the 800Mb to get downloaded, I did the upgrade remotely via SSH

Ok i was a …

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My new mail checker

It’s been long to find the mail checker of my dreams. Embrace is a little E17 application which can monitor pop,imap(s),etc mailboxes. Currently, 0.0.1 version displays read/unread mail number per mailbox, that suits my needs for the moment :-)

Also, Debian sid users may …

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Shut up, noisy computer !

Now computers tend to be more and more silent, even servers (have a look at latest Dell ones) become noiseless. I had a quite peacefull mini-computer (EPIA M9000 + Cubid 2699) during more than one year, but it wasn’t really fanless (1 8mm noisy fan, 2 short-life 8mm case-fans), though …

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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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