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The week in review

I have not been updating this blog for a couple of days, but that did not mean I was sitting on hy hands. These are the package updates which landed in my various repositories during the last few days: Calibre Nearly every week I have been updating my Calibre packages whenever Kovid Goyal released a […]

Calibre reaches 1.0 after nearly 7 years of development

I am fully occupied this week and the next with training my new helpdesk team, so it took me a bit by surprise when Willy Sudiarto Raharjo tweeted that there was a version 1.0 of Calibre since this morning. Kovid Goyal, developer of Calibre, published the news in a blog post. It’s nearly seven years […]

Packages for LibreOffice 3.6.5, calibre and steamclient, and lots of movement on the horizon

Yes, I finally got rid of the flu – but it took a week. I lost some weight (and I am not overweight so I am looking starved now), I still have a bad cough and my lower back muscles are strained and painful because of the continuous coughing. Otherwise I am fine. I had […]

Package updates in the past days

I have been updating some of my Slackware packages in the past few days and at least some of them are important enough to write a bit about it. virtuoso Along with my packages for KDE 4.7.x I added an updated version of virtuoso “data management server” which powers a lot of the functionality in […]

E-book management on Slackware

Managing your e-book collection In an earlier post, I hinted about a Slackware package I was trying to create for Calibre. The reason being that I bought my wife an e-reader: a Sony PRS650 with a touch screen using infrared instead of a touch-sensitive layer and pearl e-ink technology. Both those features make for an […]