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Nomads Marocco project at LinuxDay

October 25, 2011

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Sunday I went to a LinuxDay 2011 event organized near my city. There were presentation from the world of academics (Polytechnics of Turin and Milan) and the industry (Google, Canonical, …), but one talk was different from the others, in the sense that it was less technical and more human. A small girl approached the […]

Moving away from Ubuntu

July 10, 2011

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I decided to abandon Ubuntu on my home desktop after the upgrade to 11.04 Natty Narwhal. I knew there were some things that I couldn’t like, but I didn’t know it would cripple the very base of the operating system. These are the things that went bad: The upgrade finished with obscure errors. can’t log […]

I’m seeding Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

April 30, 2011

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Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal has been just released. I’m curently seeding the torrents of the installation images, I feel it’s a small yet effective thing to do to reciprocate the benefits I get for using Ubuntu since 2007, when the release was called Feisty Fawn. I went to the Ubuntu alternative download page, downloaded the […]

Getting started with Arduino Uno on Ubuntu

January 31, 2011

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I really wanted to try Arduino; Arduino narrates a story where the good guys are winning. Saturday I arranged to buy one, the Arduino Uno, and the first thing that came into my mind was “Wow, it’s really smaller than I thought possible!”. I went home and started unboxing it: the packages comes with a […]

Using Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler for bare metal programming

December 5, 2010

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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat includes an ARM cross-compiler to compile programs for Linux. The compiler can also be used for bare-metal programming with a few arrangements.

BloGTK installation on Ubuntu 10.04

November 7, 2010

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I wanted to try BloGTK to write my WordPress blog posts, as suggested by the Apps for WordPress.com page. I installed it on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine from the Software Center, then launched it from the Applications -> Internet menu, but it didn’t start. I could only see on the task bar that a window […]

Debugging OpenRisc software inside RTL simulation

August 7, 2010

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Using Icarus Verilog and a custom built GDB to debug software running inside a simulation of a OpenRisc System On Chip, thanks to the Verilog Procedural Interface.