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Media Center with Raspberry Pi

I know there are already tons of media center uses of raspberry pi, so is different with this one? I wanted to replace the old mini CD player by something I could easily hack. Thus my requirements were:

  • a media center able to read audio CDs and DVDs (I know ...

LibreOffice GSoC 2015 wrap-up

This year, I'll manage to write a wrap up post on the Google Summer of Code at LibreOffice. On the 12 students initially selected, 10 hacked on cool things for our favorite office suite.

The completed projects are:

  • Haskell UNO Language Binding from Jorge Mendes

LibreOffice's Universal Network ...


Easy sandboxed apps

These days, I wanted to build some SUSE documentation, but daps drags quite a few dependencies. Thus I decided to use that occasion to move it to a sandbox. The idea is very similar to what was detailled in my post on containers for GUI apps, but will be made ...


Libvirt container for GUI apps

I recently tried to get the openFATE client working in a container. I know it may sound stupid, but I didn't want to pollute my Gnome machine with KDE libraries (end of troll) and wanted to use this to seriously play with application containers. My constraints were:

  • minimize the ...


Hackweek 11

Last week was hackweek 11 at SUSE. I chose to work on starting an Android client application for libvirt. I know there is already something like this on the Google play, but it's closed source and seems unmaintained... and anyway it helped me dive in Android NDK and native ...


LibreOffice can now reach CMIS servers through HTTPS

LibreOffice CMIS server connection feature suffered a severe disease since the begining: it was not able to connect to servers using HTTPS. First a workaround was added for invalid certificates, but the problem also existed for valid ones as described by fdo#72277.

After several months of inactivity, I finally ...


Migrating an LXC container to libvirt lxc

I am now working on libvirt and the tools gravitating around it for almost a year and still haven't blogged about anything related to it. As a first post on virtualization, I'll tell you how to migrate your LXC container to use the libvirt goodness.

In order to ...


CMIS changes merged in master

I just rebased the feature/cmis branch hosting Cuong's great work and some other interesting improvements of the existing CMIS feature. Concretely, this means that with master builds you can now:

  • Connect to Google Drive through the CMIS feature. The UI for the connection may still need to be ...

libcmis 0.4.0 released

After quite a long time alternating intensive hacking and inactivity, libcmis 0.4.0 is finally out and brings quite a number of great new features. The hightlight of this release is of course the introduction of the Google Drive protocol as a CMIS binding by Cao Cuong Ngo for ...