Short notes from the first two days preceding the Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) in Beijing.
Taskwarrior is a great utility that helps you manage your tasks.
I plan to take some workshops dealing with the robot operating system (ROS) and rpm packaging for Fedora.
Updating and testing
So, the Fedora Desktop SIG have been discussing how Gnome 3.12 should be made available to Fedora users. Generally, Fedora discourages major updates to packages. The ideal scenario would be if Fedora 21 and Gnome 3.12 released close to each other, but it isn't going …
I've been meaning to package up NEURON for Fedora for a while now. From the NEURON website:
*What is NEURON?*
- is a flexible and powerful simulator of neurons and networks
- has important advantages over general-purpose simulators
- helps users focus on important biological issues rather than purely computational concerns
- has …
Being a research student is really tough. I mean tough. The most difficult part is keeping up the self discipline, day after day, week after week. As a research student, you make your own schedule, you even make your own syllabus pretty much. I handle the syllabus part just fine …
It's been just about a year since I started my research career as a masters student here at the University of Technology, Sydney. I'm working on bio-mimetic navigation for this course, focussed around computational modelling of head direction cells. This post is a traditional "Hello world!" post and documents my …
I went ahead and updated to Fedora 20 using the Alpha RC3. One reason is to help test it, provide karma etc., the other is that I simply couldn't wait to use the new shiny packages!