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Upgrading pacman config files

So when upgrading software packages sometimes you need to merge changes.  My recipe in archlinux is as follows: Look for *.pacnew files. Retrieve the original version (from /var/cache/pacman) from the old source package. Use a 3 way merge tool between … Continue reading

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libmspack

libmspack. Recently I found this Open Source project.  Apparently it recently gained support to unpack Exchange Offline Address Book files.  What I don’t know is after you unpack it, how would you use such a file.  Intriguing but apparently falls … Continue reading

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atratus project

The other day I came across this project. Looks an interesting idea.  It is a project that lets you run unmodified Linux binaries on Windows.  It is more similar to WINE than to for example coLinux. While I conceptually I … Continue reading

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