IBM, I'm getting a Dell

IBM, I'm getting a Dell

When I was young, the laptops were Toshiba. Toshiba Satellite to be specific. Latter on IBM took that title with its Thinkpad, and the first laptop I bought was a Thinkpad which worked quite good. Very good, it’s been working almost non stop for four yeras...

Typing Esperanto II

I’ve created deb packages with my patches to Esperanto layouts. To use them, in Ubuntu, for they are packages for Ubuntu, just follow the instructions for my PPA and upgrade.Then pick them in the configuration as usual.

Typing Esperanto in Ubuntu (or any other X)

I’ve got tired of not being able to easily type in Esperanto in Linux. There are some articles out there explaining it how and the are always convoluted and I’ve never seen one that gets to the point of typing “ŭ”, the always try very hard to get “ĝ”. There’s an...

Playing with Ruby

This is a remake of Installing Rails 2 on Ubuntu but targeting Ruby in general and with some improvements. Essentially the same, actually, but more usable, at least for myself. Ubuntu, like many other free operating systems, have a beautiful package management system...

If you fancy Zope, on Ubuntu

If you fancy Zope getting up and running on Ubuntu takes no time. Install in the usual simple and lovely way: sudo aptitude install zope3 and you’ll get Zope 3.3.1, and of course, all the dependencies. To create an instance run: /usr/lib/zope3/bin/mkzopeinstance -d...