Ebook formats

So 05 srpna 2023

This is just collection of alternatives to EPub for electronic books and similar stuff.

Category: computer Tagged: ebook EPub HTML


Convert RHEL-7 to CentOS

St 02 května 2018

I have tried to suggest update of Migration Guide for RHEL7→CentOS7 migration, but apparently after CentOS was bought by Red Hat, there is not enough desire to document such migration, ehm ehm. So, just recording this for posteriority:

URLBASE=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/os/x86_64/Packages
cd …

Category: computer Tagged: linux

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Harry Potter and The Jabber Spam

Pá 13 ledna 2017

After many many years of happy using XMPP we were finally awarded with the respect of spammers and suddenly some of us (especially those who have their JID in their email signature) are getting a lot of spim.

Fortunately, the world of Jabber is not so defenceless, thanks to XEP-0016 …

Category: computer Tagged: xmpp

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Be like Them

So 05 března 2016

(Originally published as a comment on pump.io)

The problem is when we want to be like them. "Give me the free-as-beer Windows" attitude towards Linux (intentionally not using GNU/Linux, but that's another discussion) is repeated here with "Give me the Facebook/Twitter which doesn't bother me with spam …

Category: computer Tagged: linux ourcloud firefoxOS FLOSS blogComment

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On owning blogosphere

St 27 ledna 2016

(originally comment on blogpost by Dave Winner)

I was thinking about this a lot especially from the point of view of owning my own data. The first version of how to do it was “the canonical version is on my harddrive in some reasonable format, WordPress is just for presentation …

Category: computer Tagged: OwnCloud blogComment pelican

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Firefox OS post-mortem

So 26 září 2015

So, it happened. My Flame stopped working, it just doesn’t react to anything (power off switch, power cable), and of course being a weird unknown China-only thing, no local repair shop would touch it. I probably could ask somebody at Mozilla for another one, but I already knew I …

Category: computer Tagged: firefoxOS review

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gedit snippet generating RPM spec %changelog line

So 01 srpna 2015

I have done a little bit of work to make gedit fully working in RHEL-7 (appropriate packages with almost all my fixes will be most likely available in the next minor release of RHEL-7). Generally my feeling is that gedit is a way less powerful (and writing Python plugins more …

Category: computer Tagged: gedit Fedora

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On bibshare

Čt 04 září 2014

(this is originally a comment on the post about “scientific Markdown”)

In my previous life I was using heavily TeX and BibTeX for writing a scholarly articles when working on my PhD in sociology. When doing a large BibTeX database of bibliopgraphy there is a certain moment when one needs …

Category: computer Tagged: TeX BibTeX bibliography metadata

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