Working with Windwos users on my SVN repository, I needed to upgrade SVN to match with their Tortoise version. Here are the steps to do so: add the line below to /etc/apt/sources.list 1deb lenny-backports main contrib non-free get the public key from lenny-backports running the following command 1wget -O – | apt-key add […]

Today (or yesterday as I write), Debian Lenny was released. If you with to upgrade, the procedure is as follow: Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and replace all occurences of “etch” by “lenny” run apt-get update or aptitude update run aptitude upgrade run aptitude dist-upgrade The little discovery I made tonight was that apt needed keys to update […]

KDE 4 has been announced for a long time and, since I first heard of it, I subscribed to the mailing list. I keep hearing about the new features the kde team for this new version and I’m really anxious to try out. Finally two days ago, I decided I wanted to install the beta […]

Because my motherboard (ASUS P5K) and its SATA hard disk were not recognized by the Sarge installer I decided to install Debian testing aka Lenny. The installation was smooth (thanks to all the work done by the installer team) and most of my hardware was identified automatically (including for example the volume up/down buttons on […]

  • 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.