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User Mode Linux

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Recently, we had the User-Mode Linux suite out of Debian, which included user-mode-linux, user-mode-linux-doc and uml-utilities package. We are happy that we were able to bring it back into the archvie quick, and hope to maintain it active.

For many who may not know about UML, here's a discription from its website:

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apt-offline backports for Debian Jessie

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For Debian Jessie, the version of apt-offline available is: 1.5.1. This version has had some issues.

My very 1st backports is available in the form of apt-offline 1.7 for Debian Jessie Backports. For Debian Jessie users, this should fix most of the issues.

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Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Debian with GNOME Converged Interface

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I've wanted to blog about this for a while. So, though I'm terrible at creating video reviews, I'm still going to do it, rather than procrastinate every day.

 

In this video, the emphasis is on using Free Software (GNOME in particular) tools, with which soon you should be able serve the needs for Desktop/Laptop, and as well as a Tablet.

The video also touches a bit on Touchpad Gestures.

 

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Apport Integration with Debian - GSoC Update

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For this year's Google Summer of Code, I have been mentoring Yuru Roy Shao, on Integrating Apport with Debian. Yuru is a CS student studying at University of Michigan, USA completing his PhD.

For around 2+ years, Apport was packaged for Debian, but remained in Experimental. While we did have a separate (Debian BTS aware) crashdb, the general concerns (bug spam, too many duplicates etc) were the reason we held its inclusion.

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