What have we done?

Couple of weeks ago I was in the situation of having to setup up a new laptop. I decided to go with wheezy’s DVD installer. So far so good. I didn’t expect (somewhere in the lies-I-tell-myself dept.) to have GNOME as the default Debian desktop. However after install I’ve figured it was the new GNOME3 […]


Hello, this is just a quick post to announce some good news. Back in 2004 we’ve formed a local Debian group in Peru. We were active and spread the word country-wide. There were good times. As time passed and interests changed things slowed down. Past two weeks we are rebooting it. We’ll be working with […]

Compute clusters for Debian development and building – final report

Compute clusters for Debian development and building – final report Summary ——- The goal of this project was intended to have Eucalyptus cloud to support ARM images so it allows Debian developers and users to be able to use such facility for taks such package building, software development (ie. Android) under a Debian pre-set image, […]

Compute Clusters Integration for Debian Development and Building – Report 4

Hello, this is the fourth report for the project. First, I’d like to apologize for being late, I took a short trip over the weekend and missed the deadline. This time I’ve good news for my project. As expected I’ve made the necesary changes to have Eucalyptus support ARM images. The approach was extending and […]

GSoC 2011: Compute Clusters Integration for Debian Development and Building

Hi, been offline for a while and now after my mid-term exams I’m glad to tell that I’ll be working on this year’s GSoC project called: “Compute Clusters Integration for Debian Development and Building”. The main idea for this project is to give Debian developers and downstream developers a set of tools for helping them […]

Is Debian listening to its users?

For some time ago I’ve been pondering about this question. As long as GSoC 2009 is about to start and people are looking for project ideas, I’m posting here a very preliminar draft of my findings and an idea for a posible software project. It’s pretty written on-the-fly while I’ve managed to have some minutes […]

back with the crowd

Last night I’ve been recalling how many debconfs I’ve already missed and this got me thinking about how long I’ve been a bit off the records on my Debian involvement. Many things have happened in the last couple of years, many for the good. I’ve started a business and learned a lot about entrepreneurship, resumed […]