Category Archives: ubuntu

Trip Report: UW signing-party

Dear Debian Users, I met last night with a friend from many years ago and a number of students of cryptography. I was disappointed to see the prevalence of black hat, anti-government hackers at the event. I was hoping that … Continue reading

Posted in 19.34 RCW, amateur, cryptography, debian, Free Software, freenode, government, gpl, irc, LD43, linux, microsoft, military, Networking, NIST, nsa, open source, OSX, pgp, politics, PRCCDC, production, security, SELinux, Software, tls, ubuntu, washington, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo, Windows, x509 | 12 Comments

Long Term Stable – 2014.04 @ 20141204T080801

It’s been one of those nights: cjac@ubuntu0:/data/apps/prod$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Calculating upgrade… Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. cjac@ubuntu0:/data/apps/prod$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade … Continue reading

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OpenVPN configs with inline data

I’ve been issuing a lot of x.509 certs and OpenVPN user configurations lately, and I came across something that has reduced the complexity quite a bit. It seems that OpenVPN configuration files can now include data inline. So rather than … Continue reading

Posted in CentOS, debian, Free Software, linux, Networking, OpenVPN, OSX, security, Software, tls, tuntap, ubuntu, Windows, work, x509 | 2 Comments

Debian on Sheeva Plug internal NAND flash

After a bit of work, I got the sheeva plug working the way I wanted it to. First of all, I grabbed a spare 1G USB flash disk I had laying around and installed Debian squeeze to it by following … Continue reading

Posted in colliertech, debian, Free Software, linux, Networking, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 11 Comments

Building libvirt on CentOS5 (incomplete)

Much thanks to Brett for the pointers on rpm-fu. http://grantmcwilliams.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=229: $ sudo yum install \ xen-devel \ xhtml1-dtds \ hal-devel \ libpcap-devel \ cyrus-sasl-devel \ parted-devel \ numactl-devel \ avahi-devel \ slang-devel \ libvolume_id-devel \ openldap-devel # device-mapper-devel \ # … Continue reading

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GSoC 2010

Earlier this month, I applied to the Mono Project (and the University of Washington, and Ubuntu, and Debian, and The Perl Foundation) requesting a mentor to get Perl6 hosted on the DLR. Last Tuesday, Miguel contacted me and asked that … Continue reading

Posted in c#, CLI, compiler, debian, DLR, Free Software, git, GSoC, irc, mono, perl, Software, ubuntu, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 2 Comments

Getting started with gtk♯

This is a quick tutorial for getting a first gtk-sharp app up and going. Install MonoDevelop $ sudo apt-get install monodevelop libgtk2.0-cil-dev Start MonoDevelop It’ll be in your GNOME application menu under Applications->Programming->MonoDevelop Create a new Gtk# Project Run project … Continue reading

Posted in c#, debian, Free Software, gnome, gtk+, mono, ubuntu, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 6 Comments

dlr-languages 20090805+git.e6b28d27+dfsg-1 in squeeze, -2 uploaded, nearly in lucid

Yay! The dlr-languages package has been migrated to testing, which means that it will be included in squeeze, the next release of Debian. Jo has uploaded the -2 version and it is now in sid. This version addresses the issues … Continue reading

Posted in debian, DLR, Free Software, IronPython, IronRuby, microsoft, mono, ubuntu, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo, xbuild | 2 Comments

I’ve disabled my user approve plugin

Sorry for the inconvenience folks. I was annoyed by having to mark so many comments as spam, but the plugin interface was so klugy that I had no idea how to find the users who would contribute useful posts. So. … Continue reading

Posted in debian, IronPython, IronRuby, mono, perl, ubuntu, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 8 Comments

IronRuby continuous integration back online

We haven’t done much work on keeping the continuous integration (CI) machines online, and there haven’t been any new builds since November of ’09. I should set Nagios to remind us when things get off track or something. The recent … Continue reading

Posted in colliertech, debian, DLR, Free Software, git, IronPython, IronRuby, linux, mono, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 3 Comments