Category Archives: computer

Anything that has to do with machines, internet, open source and technology.

2014: Plans.

Studying bug management To my disappointment my university seems to have no expertise available to mentor a diploma thesis about best practices and common problems in open source bug management. After ten years of working in this field there are … Continue reading

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Mozilla Summit 2013

I had the pleasure to attend the European edition of Mozilla Summit 2013 last weekend. It also took place in Santa Clara (USA) and Toronto (Canada), hosting nearly 2000 Mozillians in total. The session which interested me the most was … Continue reading

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Shades of Blue

I’m not entirely sure what’s special about my machine (T61 Thinkpad) that makes it lock up and reboot at least once per day without a warning (but sometimes after showing things in blue), but I’ve decided to blame something down … Continue reading

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Bugzilla Tips (XI): Reports: Tickets closed last week by resolution

This posting is part of a series on small and sometimes not-so-easy-to-discover functionality in Bugzilla that makes developers’ and users’ lifes more comfortable. It’s based on conversations with users and developers in the last months. This episode goes deeper into … Continue reading

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Bugzilla Tips (X): Triage helper tools: Greasemonkey scripts

This posting is part of a series on small and sometimes not-so-easy-to-discover functionality in Bugzilla that makes developers’ and users’ lifes more comfortable. It’s based on conversations with users and developers in the last months. If you read a lot … Continue reading

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Colors!

Save the money for LSD when you can have gnome-shell with a KMS kernel bug!

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Bugzilla Tips (IX): Excluding less important reports from search results

This posting is part of a series on small and sometimes not-so-easy-to-discover functionality in Bugzilla that makes developers’ and users’ lifes more comfortable. It’s based on conversations with users and developers in the last months. Sometimes I’d like to exclude … Continue reading

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Bugzilla Tips (VIII):Using flags to track branches and versions

This posting is part of a series on small and sometimes not-so-easy-to-discover functionality in Bugzilla that makes developers’ and users’ lifes more comfortable. It’s based on conversations with users and developers in the last months. This episode covers an aspect … Continue reading

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Bugzilla Tips (VII): Simpler searching for open tickets only

This posting is part of a series on small and sometimes not-so-easy-to-discover functionality in Bugzilla that makes developers’ and users’ lifes more comfortable. It’s based on conversations with users and developers in the last months. If you go to Bugzilla’s … Continue reading

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Fedora 19.

Two weeks ago I erased the harddisk on my Fedora machine and installed Fedora 19 from scratch. I was tempted to give Mageia a try instead, but as it’s my main machine which I also use for work I tried … Continue reading

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