1. LinuxCon Edinburgh

    I got a great opportunity by attending LinuxCon in Edinburgh.

    Will try to share my experiences there in this blogpost by listing the topics and people I found interesting so perhaps others could take also advantage of it.


    Apache mesos

    a cluster manager that provides efficient resource isolation and sharing across distributed applications or frameworks.


    a pipeline oriented project gating and automation system.


    The LTTng project aims at providing highly efficient tracing tools for Linux. Its tracers help tracking down performance issues and debugging problems involving multiple concurrent processes and threads. Tracing across multiple systems is also …

  2. Taskwarrior

    I've used a lot's of tools to get a grip on my todo lists for work, for the scouting movement, for technical projects, household, etc. Started by using pen and paper, switched to a little notebook (which I still use for short-term tasks) to start using software to organize them.

    I've used evernote, gtasks, tracks, github issues, gitlab issues, redmine tickets, in short plenty passed by only tracks survived. I still use it for my work related projects, everyday at 8:30AM I get my list of tasks for that day. That way I have some sort of control on …

  3. GTalkSMS mobile alerting through xmpp protocol

    Recently I bumped into GTalkSMS when I was surfing the net for manuals on irssi & bitlbee using to chat so I could move away from pidgin.

    This GTalkSMS tool is quite cool. When am at work or at home my mobile isn't always in my sight. Therefore it could happen someone has to call me a few times before I answer the call.

    (biggest frustration of the girlfriend meaning you have to answer your call within a time period of 3 seconds because you're working in IT)

    Using this nifty tool you can control your mobile through your favorite chat …

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