Upgrading Fedora is pretty safe most of the times. This one time I had issues with the openssl package having a change that wasnt compatible with x2go. Since I use x2go all the time I wanted to pin the version of openssl to libssh-0.5.5-1.fc20. yum install yum-plugin-versionlock yum versionlock libssh And that was it! The problem was later resolved upstream, and then you use yum versionlock clear, to remove the lock.

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I use Emacs all the time. My most important Emacs runs in my own server, which I access remotely either through a tty terminal, or a graphical session. The terminal can either be plain ssh, or mosh. The graphical session is x2go at the moment. Since I always want an Emacs running, and I want to access the same emacs session in different ways, its convenient to start Emacs on boot.

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I’ve bought some new work equipment for 2014. A MS Surface Pro running Fedora and an Ergodox keyboard. The idea is that I more or less never want to change the keyboard, but the computer part more often. So far I’m making progress, but I’m still not as produktive with my new setup as with my old trusty Thinkpad. The Ergodox is pretty amazing. You order a set of parts and solder them together, and suddenly you have a working keybard!

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I don’t actually watch television myself, but sometimes when I’m abroad I help out with downloading programs from svt play, the swedish television play on demand service. Not that im a media snob or anything, I’m just too busy reading Manga or Warhammer novels to have time with television. SVT play is a bit funny, because aparently you cant see certain programs abroad because of some sort of license restrictions. this is especially amusing for some programs that have zero interest for other people than swedes traveling abroad.

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My artwork

art

I enjoy painting digitally using Inkscape. I have an experimental Mediagoblin installation at http://mg.verona.se/u/jave/ for the illustrations.

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Joakims notes My intent is to work with Joseph to improve tarot.el. Here are the things I’d like to do: TODO Multiple decks Initially just the standard deck and a deck consisting of only the major arcana. TODO Multiple spreads I would like more spreads, the celtic cross to begin with. TODO User shuffling after the deck To simulate shuffling of a deck the user can make a random seed by wiggling the mouse or whatever.

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Emacs currency conversion Now and then I need to convert between different currencies. curconv.el provides some Emacs functions to do this. This initial implementation is fairly simple and works like this. Get an API key from https://openexchangerates.org/ (setq curconv-api-key «my-api-key») (curconv-cache-rates), whenever you want to refresh the rates cache (curconv 5 ‘SEK ‘BTC), converts 5 Swedis Krona to Bitcoin It is meant to be possible to use different providers, but I have only implemented openexchangerates.

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INKMACS - Inkscape Emacs fusion What is Inkmacs? Inkmacs is a fusion between Inkscape and Emacs. Well, in the far future at least. But its kind of cool right now also. Inkscape is a very capable free software vector drawing tool. Emacs is the One True Editor. With Inkmacs you can use Emacs to do interesting things with Inkscape using DBUS IPC. Inkmacs lives here:https://github.com/jave/inkmacs Real world usability Currently I use Inkmacs for a very large technical poster at a Client.

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emsane

projects emacs

emsane.el – Emacs SANE frontend Commentary: Emsane is an Emancs frontend for SANE. Emsane runs scanadf with various jobs, to make it easy to scan books, magazines etc. SANE is an acronym for «scanner acces now easy», scanner support available for free operating systems, see http://www.sane-project.org/ Author: Joakim Verona, © FSF 2009, 2010, GPL Some interesting Emsane features: convenient Emacs interface to scanning handles one or several scanners use different scanner settings for different sections of a book the power of tramp lets you run scanners remotely over ssh dired your scans postprocess scans: format conversions, to djvu for instance unpaper multi-scanner mode, scan different sections of a book with different scanners to speed up scanning Quick usage:

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girtest

projects gnome

girtest This is a pretty dumb dumper for gobject introspection(GIR) data. I wrote it because I wanted to use GIR in two different projects, but each time I was baffled by the documentation. I found this weird, since I’ve used several introspection systems, and havent had any particular issues with those. So, girtest is only meant to be used to understand GIR. As such, it was written mostly by Emacs macrology on the GIR docs.

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