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Debian News – 7.0 “Wheezy” released

May 5, 2013

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The new “stable” Debian distribution has been released; here the announcement: Debian — News — Debian 7.0 “Wheezy” released. This announcement is quite important for many reasons. One of them is that the Debian stable release cycle is slow: last version was released in 2011. There are many individuals and companies that decide to stick with […]

The development process of my Android app

March 26, 2013

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I received a request from one of my readers, who wanted details on the development process of my Fake Dawn app. I wrote them a response and the mail has become quite consistent, so I decided to post it also on my blog, because it is a nice summary of what was going on in my […]

Arduino street

February 10, 2013

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This weekend I attended the Historical Carnival of Ivrea. During our tour of the old city center, I stumbled upon this street with a familiar name… One of Arduino‘s founding fathers, Massimo Banzi, was a teacher in Ivrea, and chose a famous historical figure of the city as the name of their open source project.

Sticky Bits » Developing a Generic Hard Fault handler for ARM Cortex-M3/Cortex-M4

February 1, 2013

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Sticky Bits » Blog Archive » Developing a Generic Hard Fault handler for ARM Cortex-M3/Cortex-M4. This is a very informative post on Cortex-M fault handling. It covers basic handling up to examination of the context that produced the fault.

Videos of ELCE2012 and FOSDEM2012 from Free Electrons

January 17, 2013

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Free Electrons recently posted the following resources: Videos of the Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2012 Videos of the Embedded track at FOSDEM 2012 As usual the conferences are full of interesting projects and information. My highlights for personal interest are: Wolfram Sang (Pengutronix e.K.) Maintainer’s Diary: Devicetree and Its Stumbling Blocks Slides; Video (49 minutes): full HD (329M), 800×450 (160M) Peter […]

Fake Dawn version 1.1 available on Google Play and F-Droid

January 6, 2013

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Fake Dawn is my Android app to wake up gently (more details in this past blog post). I recently uploaded a new version (1.1) on Google Play; it fixes some bugs that were reported to me through the Developer Interface by Android users. Fake Dawn is Free Open Source Software (project page), and because of this […]

Linux: How to encrypt your data on hard drives, USB sticks, etc. – Random sputterings..

December 19, 2012

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Andreas Happe wrote a simple guide on how to encrypt your home directory or USB sticks with Linux. Some time ago I blogged about Encrypted Linux on USB key, which uses the same encrypting solution, LUKS. The guide: Linux: How to encrypt your data on hard drives, USB sticks, etc. – Random sputterings...

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