Category: Software

  • Updating Packages Using Apt On Old Debian Installs

    When attempting to install a new package or update an existing package if you are presented with the error E: Release file expired, ignoring (invalid since 189d 0h 42min 32s) You will need to execute the following command as root: $ echo ‘Acquire::Check-Valid-Until “false”;’ > /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/90ignore-release-date And then perform… $ apt update or if […]

  • Apache Foundation Releases XMPP Server

    Apache Vysper   Apache Vysper aims to be a modular, full featured XMPP (Jabber) server. More details on Vysper in their documentation. There are already some larger XEPs as modules available, most notably Multi User Chat (XEP0045) and Publish/Subscribe (XEP0060) BOSH (XEP0124, XEP0206)

  • iPhone Jabber(XMPP) Clients – Missing Features

    I have begun researching a potential Jabber(XMPP) client for use on my iPhone. Being a developer and the maintainer of XMPP services at my workplace, I came up with the following feature list that I felt was needed in a potential client.

  • Arduino K107 LCD Library

    I have started work on a Arduino library for the K107 serial backpack from phanderson. There is currently 2 versions of the serial backpack available that I am aware of. The second is a barebones version from Mr. Anderson has many great tutorials available here. Check the Arduino page for updates.

  • Ubuntu CE

    If you are in need of a good laugh. Here it is. I wish I could say it was a joke, but it isn’t.