February 23, 2010
The MyHDL Python modules can now be installed on Ubuntu using a convenient Launchpad PPA repository.
October 24, 2009
The Italian Linux Society promoted today a nation-wide event called Linux Day 2009. I went to the event that was nearest to my home, organized by the local Linux User Group (the GalLUG). They spoke to an audience that was mainly made of 18yo boys of the local technical institute, promoting the Free Open Source […]
October 19, 2009
Tips to relax at the office using the power of nature sounds.
October 11, 2009
Instructions on how to create a secure remote storage using free portable tools such as Dropbox and TrueCrypt.
September 26, 2009
How to create an Ubuntu Live CD that can be used to install Ubuntu with LVM and to manage an existing system with LVM graphical tools.
September 9, 2009
A few tips to speed up boot for your Linux box: 1. You need a tool to measure performance objectively: bootchart is very useful to track the lifetime of the processes, disk I/O and CPU load during boot. It needs no configuration whatsoever: you install it (for example using “apt-get install bootchart” in Debian-based systems) […]
August 23, 2009
I was particularly impressed by Dropbox and its ability to backup, retrieve and share files so easily, but I am quite concerned about the security issues deriving from having your files on a remote, closed-source system. I think that a good remote storage solution should prevent the owner of the storage server from accessing private […]