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KDiff3 on Ubuntu 8.10

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After the good feeling of seeing the new things that Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex" includes (such as ridiculously easy configuration of 3G modems), I had a not-so-good surprise: kdiff3 was removed from the archive, because Intrepid Ibex doesn't include KDE3. I k…

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me, python, django, linux

Slides of my Django Talk on the Encuentro Linux 2008

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Here is my talk about Django given the past week on ConcepciĆ³n, in Open Office format. It's also on SlideShare, but doesn't look very good there. Also, the source code of the django project shown in the slides is up now. I had a lot of fun giving the present…

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The Flex Compiler Shell Daemon

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Some days ago I created a project on Google Code Hosting: the Flex Compiler Shell Daemon, or fcshd for short. It is a wrapper around Adobe's fcsh, which gives you back the good thing about mxmlc: it's a simple and traditional command line compiler, which comp…

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Speaking at Encuentro Linux 2008

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The past week I was notified that my proposal for talking about Django on the Encuentro Linux 2008, an important Linux/OSS conference here on Chile :). This is the ninth edition on this conference, and the highlights are the presence of Patrick Sinz from Mand…

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Ubuntu: Changing Swap Size Without Loosing Hibernation

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Short recipe: After resizing your swap partition (if you resized the swap partition instead of adding another one), use vol_id -u /dev/<device-name> to get the new partion UUID, and put it at the appropriate place on /etc/fstab and /etc/initramfs-tools/c…