Category Archives: Other Software

New #SailfishOS Apps for #Jolla – MeePasswords, Q To-Do, Emumaster

This is a brief, combined announcement. Two of my own apps, MeePasswords and Q To-Do, as well as another app, Emumaster, I had been porting a bit are available for SailfishOS/Jolla. I actually want to publish MeePasswords and Q To-Do … Continue reading

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Zotero on Nexus7 in Plasma Active, Updated

I put a little more work into running Zotero on Plasma Active tablets. First of all, it is now possible to install Zotero via zypper. You can get Zotero from my xulrunner branch repository on Mer OBS. Furthermore, it now … Continue reading

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Note to self: Resize animated PNG (APNG)

Interestingly, animated PNG (APNG) files seem to be so scarce that neither Gimp nor ImageMagick support this format. In fact, it took me quite a bit of searching until I found a way to scale an animated PNG preserving the … Continue reading

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Zotero on Nexus7 in Plasma Active

Zotero, in a nutshell, is a pretty sophisticated literature management tool. It lets you, “… collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.” In this post I briefly present how I got Zotero running on the Nexus7 tablet in Plasma … Continue reading

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Nexus 7, Linux, Accelerometer, sensorfw

This is just a brief wrap up about a patch I just submitted: in a nutshell, this patch enables the practical use of the acceleration sensor on Nexus 7 in Linux. Thanks a lot to Glueckself who posted a first … Continue reading

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GTK+ Editable Menu Accelerators

One never stops learning. I was reminded of this just very recently when I discovered a very cool feature of GTK+ which I wasn’t aware off even though I have been using Linux-based OS as my main OS for more … Continue reading

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BB10: QCA, QMF, and QMLCanvas compiled for BB10

Recently, I ported some of my apps (MeePasswords, Q To-Do) to BB10. These apps use some Open Source projects as dependencies that were not readily available for BB10 yet; at least I couldn’t find them. So, I decided to give … Continue reading

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test2junit: Bugfix

Due to an embarrassing error in test2junit I had to quickly release another version. The current version 1.0.1 fixes the problem and is available from clojars.org. The readme at github had been updated as well.

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test2junit: Leiningen Plug-in for Writing Test Results in JUnit XML Format

I like test-driven development very much. Over time the number of test cases grows and grows. As one consequence, it may become difficult to keep the overview of the results. As a simple mean to get an overview of my … Continue reading

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Instant Coffee for Maemo Fremantle

Instant Coffee is an effort to package Java related applications, libraries, etc. for the easy installation on Maemo Fremantle (N900). Examples of packaged applications are: OpenJDK (actually the icedtea version) [package], MicroEmulator [package], or Clojure [package]. Please note that I … Continue reading

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