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Keeping up with debian Sid
My small build system I need to replace some distro packages with my improvements. For this I need to patch the sources -- I only handle git. I need to be notified, warned, when a new version is needed. So I patched apt  to report when a switch from my vers...
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Logický test
5 lodí, každá má číslo, barvu, maskota a suvenýr z Měsíce. Nestartují ze své země, ale přistávají v ní. 1. Modrá loď startuje v Hirošimě 2. SSSR přiveze z Měsíce vlajku USA 3. v Lunburgu startuje loď s číslem 1. 4. Kočka cestuje v lodi s číslem o 1 menším n...
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Upgrading Nubia 7 mini
I recently bought this  phone on  marktplaats , already upgraded to Mokee Android 7. I liked the features, my previous phone uses Android 4.2. So I bought another one for my wife, this time I had to make the upgrade. But the upgrade was not straightforward:...
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Taming Android am command
In Android an intent can carry data of a certain mime type. To test this feature, I had an App which sets up an IntentFilter , and then I would manually trigger it: am broadcast -t text/xml -a my.action.START -d "file:///system/usr/share/mmc/settings.xml" I...
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Building the Forking X server
Building the Forking X server I work on Debian (Sid), so the Git repositories contain debian/ and  packages are build by git-buildpackage as documented in another post. repositotires: https://github.com/mmaruska/x11proto-kb https://github.com/mmaruska/xserv...
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Forking -- multitouch on keyboard
Multitouch on keyboard is about ... interpreting simultaneous key presses in a way that is different from sequential. That is pressing 2 keys A+B should be something different from A, followed by B. Years ago, I was told focus on the problem of converting o...
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So, with version 4.0 of GNU Make, the patch to add colors to distinguish different kinds of output is much simpler. Here all debianized:
https://github.com/mmaruska/gnu-make/commits/master
gnu-make
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Hooks to adapt a notebook to different conditions
So, I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my notebook. Here a list of (shell) hooks I implemented to make the system adapt to "the environment". Only the minimum relevant code Open/close lid -> internal screen on/off /etc/acpi/local/lid.sh.pre DISPLAY=:0 grep -q closed /pr...
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