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EFI mode boot on Macbook3,1 with Debian

After my last post I got curious about booting the Macbook in EFI mode. Because, well, why not? So I googled for a while and found this blog post which served as a great reference and comment on two other. … Continue reading

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Enabling SATA AHCI on a Linux Macbook3,1

I have a Macbook3,1 with the following SATA controller: 00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801HM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (rev 03) This chip can work either in AHCI or IDE mode. Even though (in numbers) AHCI and IDE should … Continue reading

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WebKitGTK+ failing to build, argument list too long

The last few days I have been unable to build WebKitGTK+ from git. The problem is that make chokes the command line with an insanely long list of file names. You need a patched version of make. Pictured: myself debugging … Continue reading

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A Coruña, día uno

You can follow the latest GUADEC updates from @guadec and @diegoe. Isa, Alejo, Laura, and Germán stealing a mug. GUADEC just started. Or at least, the arrangements for GUADEC. The local team is hard at work at the GUADEC HQ … Continue reading

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Removing the hidden/system bit of vfat/fat32 files on GNU/Linux

I just fixed an USB drive that apparently had been hit by a virus. All the top-level directories were invisible on Windows, but visible on GNU/Linux. First I thought that it was just the “hidden” bit. But turns out it … Continue reading

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All the new cool stuff in Epiphany, alias, Web

Today we released Epiphany 3.4. It includes all the fixes, enhancements and new cool features that we build since September 2011. That is 6 months of cool stuff! Xan already explained the bigger picture but I want to highlight some details … Continue reading

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GUADEC Hispana in Sevilla

Sevilla is located in the (one of the many actually) oh-boy-is-that-really-the-temperature region of Spain. It has been historically significative for its financial, artistic and cultural value. But it’s most important role has been that of hosting lots of GNOME activity. … Continue reading

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Yes, I almost forget

I’ll be there since Friday 5th night until Saturday 13th. I’m stoping at Sevilla for VIII GUADEC-ES, the Kung Fu Edition. I’m leaving in a few hours, so see you there! PS: I already packed the ceremonial vuvuzela, I hope … Continue reading

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Minimize and Maximize in GNOME3

A couple of things here: Minimize and Maximize are still available and functional in the right-click menu and as shortcuts. Like always. When using GNOME Shell there’s only a Close button on the window, GNOME3′s default. In one sentence: GNOME3 … Continue reading

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Summer lessons

Over the last few months I’ve been working for Igalia, as an intern, fixing regressions in Epiphany, which extends to WebKitGTK+ sometimes. Surely a dream job: working on my favourite projects, on a great company, surrounded by great teammates and friends. … Continue reading

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