Dearest Francesca, I’m writing this letter to you about the future. I’m looking at it through the lens of my world. Through the lens of cinema, which has been at the center of that world. For the last few years, I’ve realized that the idea of cinema that I grew up with, that’s there in […]

I frequently use Mac OS X, Windows XP and Linux (Debian, KDE4). I have a MacBook which I use by default to browse the Internet, answer email, etc. I turn on my desktop computer and run Linux if I’m about to edit a video. If I am about to code a little something from home, […]

Working remotely

December 17, 2008 | Leave a Comment

I sometimes need to remotely edit a file on a server and to do so, I would either mount the drive using netDrive (windows) and edit it with a local editor or use XMing to open the editor running on the remote machine and edit the files on the server as I was using it. […]

Well, with a running Debian Sid distribution, I am all set to test KDE 4. The installation process is simple enough but, before getting into it, remove any previous version of KDE. Here is how I’ve done it : I added references to experimental in /etc/apt/sources.list:deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ experimental main contrib non-freedeb-src http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ experimental main contrib […]

  • About Me


    photo of Samantha Halfon Samantha Halfon
    Software Engineer
    blueKiwi software
    Paris, France
    I enjoy playing with my computer(s), listening to Bob Dylan (and related artists) and watching movies (especially if they were directed by Martin Scorsese or John Cassavetes). Sometimes, I play a little guitar... If not doing any of the above, I am either riding a small red bike around Paris, or, making videos. About my videomaking please check out World Wide Angle and its blog.