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Installation challence

So I wanted to install Mythbuntu on my old Dell C640, I downloaded the CD and started the PC. Things went cool until the installation reached 25%. At that point ubiquity decided that the CD was corrupt and the installation could not continue. So I tested the CD on both the old computer and a…
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amaroK SVN

As of today I will not maintain this ebuild anymore. Please have a look at this post for more details. I would like to take the chance to thank you all for the positive feedback you have always given me. Current version: amarok-svn-1.4-r9 Here you can find the latest ebuild for amarok-svn. This ebuild will…
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Smart DJ for amaroK

Current version: smartdj-1.0. Here you can find the dependencies for Smart DJ, an amaroK script. With all these dependencies installed you can go ahead and install Smart DJ. Smart DJ lets you find tracks based on how similar they sound to each other. It can also automatically add new tracks to your playlist based on…
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New Amarok-svn ebuild

It seems that I have become the maintainer of the amarok-svn.ebuild. Might as well take the responsibility for the moment, since I need the ebuild for my own good use anyways 😉 Well a lot has changed with KDE, everyone and everything seems to prepare for KDE 4.0, which means that the 3.5 branch has…
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What companies can learn from Open Source

Paul Graham has a nice article describing what companies can learn from open source technology: Lately companies have been paying more attention to open source. Ten years ago there seemed a real danger Microsoft would extend its monopoly to servers. It seems safe to say now that open source has prevented that. A recent survey…
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