Snoopy in Japan

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I met Snoopy on a lonely port side in Osaka
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Cristina Castagna “El Grio” (1977-2009)

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6 years today, Cristina Castagna left this word while climbing on Broad Peak.

La neve ti sia lieve.

 

“Quos dei amant iuvenes moriuntur”

Good morning Philae

Philae lander from rosetta mission just woken up today

@Philae2014: https://twitter.com/Philae2014/status/610047412036595712?s=09
We are so proud!

Official ESA announcement about Philae
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Locking Lubutu using a keyboard shortcut

Lubuntu is a promising lightweight flavor of Ubuntu that delivers a fresh and Lubuntu logosmooth experience even on old or ‘light’ hardware.

It still has some rough edges however (not many, this is the one I’ve discovered). Out of the box, the usual shortcut Ctrl+Alt+L doesn’t work (bug 1286686).

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Encryption on Asus Fonepad FE170CG, or how to transform your phablet in something slow as a dog

I recently fixed a problem on an Asus Fonepad FE170CG. This tablet (or technically, more a phablet, since you can also make phone calls with it) is sold in Italy at the bargain price of 99€ and is quite popular in circles where people need a cheap appliance that can stand as access point, and make the occasional phone call.

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Asus  fonepad (courtesy asus.com)

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