This blog is hosted on a professional hosting service (Linux-based, of course 😉 ) offered by Netsons, an Italian hosting provider which operates in Italy and Europe. I would like to thank them for the highly professional and extremely fast service they offer. Recently my account had a minor glitch […]
DudaLibre.com is trying to establish if the Linux desktop users are more than 1% of the total desktop users. If you are a Linux desktop user, you can report it there, specifying your distribution.
A friend, and openSUSE board member, Bryen, also known as suseROCKs on the openSUSE network, has been robbed of his 17” laptop, an Amazon Kindle, 1 TB external hard drive, and his camera and lenses while traveling in Spain. These tools are very important to him, since he is almost […]
The Blender foundation, which develops the well known Blender software for modeling, animation, and 3D graphics, announced the availability of Sintel, a new movie realized with their software. Definitely worth a look (it is also on YouTube). If you enjoy the movie, you might want to consider buying the DVD, […]
Typesetting equations in a website is not always an easy task, and it would be wonderful to have the power of LaTeX available. Well, if you use WordPress to manage your blog, that’s possible, and all it takes is installing the wp-latex plugin. WordPress offers a public LaTeX server, where […]
Good news for Iowa! Forbes named Des Moines (Iowa) the best city where to raise a family in USA, thanks to good schools, affordable housing, safety, short time required to go from home to work, and community.
NIST announced the release of an updated version of their handbook of mathematical functions. Resources are available online at the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions. You will need a Math-ML enabled browser like Firefox to properly see the page.
BleachBit makes it very easy to clean your disk, remove automatically created backup files, and protect your privacy. It is available for both Windows® and Linux®. If you use openSUSE, you can find it on the openSUSE buildservice.
It has been a while since I changed look to my blog, so I’m trying some new theme. Also, the Works and CV pages have been updated, and a page on CFD, with some details on my work is coming. 🙂
OpenOffice.org is the reference office suite for the open source community, and its adoption has been increasing (see here and here, for example) thanks to its complete implementation of the standard ISO OpenDocument format and the good compatibility with commercial formats. OpenOffice.org offers the possibility of extending the functionality of […]