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Filesystem monitoring in the Linux kernel

At Lanedo we’ve been working on file system monitoring in many contexts, like Gvfs/GIO development or Tracker, and usually we get asked about which are the available interfaces in the Linux kernel… The history behind filesystem monitoring interfaces in Linux

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Cross-Compiling DirectFB for an Embedded Device

At Lanedo, we quite often deal with embedded hardware and need to compile packages for it. Most of the time, this is not done on the embedded hardware itself but on our more powerful desktop machines. And most of the

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Tobin – Statistics from Webserver Logs

During recent weeks, I’ve started to create a new tool “Tobin” to generate website statistics for a number of sites I’m administrating or helping with. I’ve used programs like Webalizer, Visitors, Google Analytics and others for a long time, but

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General Open Source Consultancy

Hard to find a good partner in the Open Source Software world? Open Source is a rich and vivid world which interacts closely with proprietary software. Nearly every product on the market those days contains at least some part of

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The hidden pearls of Tracker (#2)

It is a very little advertized fact that Tracker can handle RSS feeds. Tracker handles RSS feeds through the mfo ontology, which defines the information structures to store feeds and all information associated to its syndicated data. This piece of

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How your company can become a LibreOffice contributor

Some members of the free software community are keen to complain about companies which are using free software without giving anything back. But, at Lanedo, we often witness the opposite: companies that are really happy with free software and, when facing

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Open Source in Business

These days most businesses are using Open Source in one way or another, awareness of this fact varies a lot however. At Lanedo we’ve been helping large and small companies to adapt Open Source projects for their needs, interface with

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