Older blog entries for clubfan (starting at number 4)

After my system was just much to stable and old-fashioned the last week, I updated from Ubuntu Breezy to Dapper and successfully broke some things like dvb-t.

Anyway, I feel much more up-to-date now and I found some new issues with gtk-2.9.1 in anjuta. This version seems to be more strict in some cases which caused at least two new crashers. But to be fair I have to say that these were not GTK+ faults but bugs in anjuta which somehow worked with older versions.

Tommorow is the last day before X-mas in university. I think I will have to learn a lot in the short holidays :-|

I just tried a whole night to get GnuCash and HBCI work in Ubuntu. It's really a mess. Ubuntu does not provide gnucash-hbci for some weird reason so you have to recompile gnucash from source.

Well, after 8 hours I got aqhbci working currectly after I found out that there was a wrong IP on my card. This was definitly not aqhbci's fault but it had been of course easier if they had better error messages.

I managed to get the HBCI-Wizard in Gnucash working but I still cannot make any transaction because of some strange things in aqbanking but I try to investigate this further. Maybe I will write a wiki-page once it's finished in the ubuntu-wiki.

Night has been a bit short due to one of the legendary Alex Partys but it was fun anyway.

In the material science lecture is discovered one again that is was a good idea not to study computer science because mechatronics seems to be much more fun.

After encouraging the poeple on the ML to use Anjuta 2.0 they suddenly reported some usuability issues but I could fix most of them could very easy.

Finally, I fixed one of the most annoying bugs in Anjuta (#309688).

I think this was the best I did the whole day. OK, I solved a quite annoying exercise and I begin to hate Java because it's slow, it's stupid (you cannot use ! on integers because it claims these are not boolean...) and because it does no have pointers (but NULL-pointer exceptions ;-).

So starting a blog here now not even knowing any reason why:

University is great. You don't want to miss any lecture to solve your consciences but in the end you just talk to your neighbour why she is solving Sudoku puzzles. Now I know something about Sudoku but nothing about complicated Matrix operations.

The more productive part of the day was hacking on Anjuta to fix some more bugs. BTW: The new gnome-bugzilla looks really impressive, I wait for fix automaticly feature...

Having said this it would be great if some developer would help us because our current CVS version is really promising but we still have a huge number of small bugs. Anyone?

So it's just like any other day, press tells me that free software will be baned in France and Linus tells me I should not use GNOME while Bill Gates tells me I should not use Linux because it's insecure. Others tell me not to use a Computer at all, they may have a point!

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