Jeroen Reijn

on Tech, Open Source and software development

Updating Ubuntu to 7.10

A couple of days ago I tried to update Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty) to 7.10 (Gutsy). I was excepting another flawless upgrade after my experience with upgrading Ubuntu before from 6.06 to 7.04. Unfortunately this was not the case. During the installation I had a couple of errors and almost at the end my installation even crashed. As a complete novice on this level, what were going to be the consequences?

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Hippo in the US of A

I could not have been more lucky. During the Cocoon GT I found out I had to take another business trip to New York a couple of days later. It was going to be my first visit to the US and I was really looking forward to it.

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Cocoon GT 2007 Day 2+3

Wow the past weeks have flown by. I made a start with this post on the plane back from Rome to Amsterdam, but I could not find the time to finish it. So here goes:

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Cocoon GT 2007 Day 1

The first day of the Cocoon GetTogether 2007 Hackathon has just ended and I have to say the it’s great to be in Rome. We’ve been really lucky with the beautiful weather here. It’s about 26 degrees Celsius, lots of sunshine and a perfect blue sky and it appears to stay that way for the next couple of days. The past 1,5 day have been great. Italy is such a wonderful country.

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Hippos on a plane

Hippo is an international company, so working overseas is one of the fun parts of our jobs. This Tuesday for instance I went to the UK together with Wouter for a meeting at a customer. I always love traveling (except if there are any delays of course).

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