Initial fixes

I have just released Version 0.90.1 of TagPy to fix a few build hiccups that were reported. Keep up the good work! Additionally, and as a cool benefit of me using Drupal for these pages, you can subscribe to the TagPy RSS feed. :)

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A Stapler for PDFs

pdftk is a piece of GPL software that I’ve been looking for for a long time: It can split, join and otherwise mangle PDF files, which in my specific case helped me submit one of my (many) take-home final exams as a single file instead of three separate ones ...

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madman added to FreeBSD ports

Daniel Roethlisberger wrote in to note that madman is now in the FreeBSD ports collection, which should make it a lot easier for you BSD’ers out there to try madman. A corresponding note has also been added to the download page.

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The beagle has landed

We made it! Since last Friday (pretty late) night, we’re officially in Rhode Island. For the time being, we’re staying at Ginny-B campground, and they are a pretty decent place. I mean, they didn’t prevent the rain yesterday, but you don’t get that at many campsites ...

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Selling my stuff

While I’m in the process of packing up all my stuff, why don’t you help me out by buying some? I’d, you know, really appreciate that. And, knowing that it was mine, you know that it’s some quality junk. ;) And I do take Paypal.

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Linux on an IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad R52

This post summarizes my experience of making the hardware in my shiny new IBM ThinkPad R52 work with Linux.

I initially tried Debian on this computer, but later on headed over to Ubuntu with a home-built kernel for a bunch of reasons on which I won’t elaborate here. Update ...

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Life in London

The pictures from our trip to London are up. Enjoy this one, as well.

I’ll update this post with an account of the trip soon-ish. Before then, let me just add that you should not stay at the “Smart Backpackers Hyde Park Inn Hostel”, even though they tend to ...

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Life and the Office, and Work, too

Did you ever wonder how much the terms “guilt” and “office” are connected? Did you ever wish to just relax while working (and have your work benefit from it), but didn’t actually do so, since it looks bad? Wish you could work at home, knowing you’d be more ...

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