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Calling all Plucker users

If you use Plucker and/or the Plucker desktop, please raise your hand… Plucker seems to be silent on the development scene as of late. The last development thing they did was within the past 6 months and they added a patch which actually raises the version to 1.9. Those of you who use Plucker in […]

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Debian Packaging 101

I have recently decided to concentrate more on the development side of Linux, more importantly Ubuntu, KDE, and now Debian. The first stage I will cover in my endeavors will be packaging. Packaging consists of taking the upstream tarballs (programname-version.tar.gz or .tar.bz2) and converting them into packages that can easily be installed in Ubuntu as […]

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Welcome to Debian

please enjoy the ride… There are a couple of KDE extra packages in Debian that haven’t been touched in a while and I was interested in helping maintain them. StevenK from IRC, a super cool DD (Debian Developer), told me how to go about getting it done. So I emailed the current maintainer who seems […]

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