I just noticed that Google will drop the CalDAV and CardDAV APIs. Back in December I had been glad when I heard they would drop the ActiveSync protocol because I thought they wanted to promote open standards instead. I was wrong, it seems they just want to impose their useless Google Calendar API. Google services [...]
After the Debian Wheezy armel image I made a new one based on Raspbian armhf. This one is compiled with hard float support, so basically floating point operations are MUCH faster because they are done in hardware instead of software emulation
A minimal Raspbian Wheezy installation (similar to a netinstall) instead of [...]
I’d like to remember today is the World IPv6 Launch, lots of websites can be reached using IPv6 starting from today (including linuxsystems of course).
You can find the full list here: http://www.worldipv6launch.org/participants/?q=1
P.S. It’s a good moment to choke your provider’s lines asking for native IPv6 support
I made my own Raspberry Pi custom image based on Debian Wheezy.
A minimal Debian Wheezy installation (similar to a netinstall) instead of the outdated Squeeze packages Disabled incremental updates, means apt-get update is much faster Workaround for a kernel bug which hangs the Raspberry Pi under heavy network/disk loads A custom 3.1.9+ [...]
If you use Gentoo amd64 and the Intel/Radeon/Nouveau Open Source graphic drivers you already know the problem: x86_64 drivers from git (like media-libs/mesa-9999 from the x11 overlay) are bleeding edge and fast, while the 32 bit ones from app-emulation/emul-linux-x86 are outdated and slow. This is especially sad considering the most demanding games are the Windows [...]