Monthly Archives: March 2011

Quick Tip: gtk_show_uri(): Operation Not Supported

Writing this down because it took me way too long to realise what I was missing. If you’re getting the error “Operation Not Supported” when calling gtk_show_uri() or g_app_info_launch_default_for_uri(), then you’re most likely missing gvfs, which contains the extension points … Continue reading

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Linux work available in Perth, Australia

My former employer, Fugro Seismic Imaging, is looking for new R&D staff for their office in Perth, Western Australia. The team there is approximately half a dozen people, generally open-source experienced, who are primarily developing graphical front ends to geophysics … Continue reading

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The Ada Initiative Census

The Ada Initiative have just launched their first annual census — a broad survey of open technology and culture participants — to find out more about what projects and communities people are involved in, and how they feel about women’s … Continue reading

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useful git aliases

Thought I’d share some useful git aliases with people. These can go in your ~/.gitconfig. [alias] branch-name = !git branch –no-color 2> /dev/null | sed -e ‘/^[^*]/d’ -e ‘s/* \\(.*\\)/\\1/’ export-branch = !git format-patch –stdout $1 > ~/Desktop/`git branch-name`.diff git … Continue reading

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