Articles tagged with #english




Encore RTL8139D not working, solved

Today I bought two Encore ENL832-TX-RENT ethernet cards with the RTL8139D chipset in it. I now that this cheap cards tend to work out-of-the-box... but that wasn't my case: [root\@luna:/home/lisandro# ifconfig eth1 up 192.168.1.5]{style="font-family:courier new;"} [eth1: ERROR while getting interface flags …



Debian's NEW queue: a proposal

In a previous post, I ranted about Debian's NEW queue. In that post I said I din't had an idea on how to fix it. Now I do. Please consider this something like a "non-official Debian draft RFC". [The queue's restrictions:]{style="font-weight: bold;"} Debian can not guarantee that packages …



Debian's shame

Got your attention? Good. First of all, the disclaimers: I am [not]{style="font-weight: bold;"} a Debian Developer (DD), just a simple contributor. I may not be accurate in the following, and maybe I will create a flame out of this. Sometimes the land needs to be put on fire …



A Qt based Smith chart

When Gustavo González and I started writing QAntenna, one of the ideas we had is to write a Smith chart in order to be able to plot the frequency sweep of the antennas. We looked for similar libre software programs and we found linsmith (wich happened to be maintained for …