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Archive for April, 2010

legovisa – viides kierros

Posted by Aapo Rantalainen on April 26, 2010

Pitemmittä puheitta.
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legovisa – neljäs kierros

Posted by Aapo Rantalainen on April 20, 2010

Neljäs kierros! Tällä kertaa onkin entistä vaikeampi sanonta kyseessä (tämä on oikeasti vaikeampi kuin edelliset, mutta silti täysin tiedettävissä).

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Howto: make your own Linux LiveCD

Posted by Aapo Rantalainen on April 16, 2010

I made my own Linux Distribution. Truly speaking I just made my own customized Ubuntu Live CD.

Use Case: I’m working with Linux application and I want show it to users who are not using Linux.

One approach is use virtualised Linux, but what virtualization system to use: VirtualBox, VMware, qemu? I made LIVE cd image, which can be used with any virtualization system or it can burned to CD or copied to bootable USB-stick.
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Success story with Seagate warranty

Posted by Aapo Rantalainen on April 15, 2010

One day my tabletop computer use more time to boot than normal. And then this happens again and again. I haven’t time to check what was wrong until I realized one  hard disk was not mounted. And actually there was not even /dev for it.

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Legovisa – kolmas kierros

Posted by Aapo Rantalainen on April 13, 2010

Legovisan kolmas kierros. Vain yksi vihje, vastaus ei ole:

Sananvapaus on sitä, että on oikeus huutaa täydessä tulipalossa ‘teatteri’.

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Playing with Android

Posted by Aapo Rantalainen on April 6, 2010

I was in Codecamp playing with Android and this is story of my experience with it.

Android is operating system (uses Linux kernel) for mobile phones by Google.

Pros:

  • It is fully open source.

Cons:

  • Not all kernel modifications are in upstream.
  • It is not using GNU (there are not all ‘standard’ libraries of GNU/Linux system)

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Legovisa jatkuu

Posted by Aapo Rantalainen on April 6, 2010

Visa jatkuu  perinteisellä sanonnalla.
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