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Out of memory issue with Vivado Installer

It shouldn’t be a common issue that one wants to install a development suite such as Vivado in a system with not a lot of memory. But it so happens that I tried it on my laptop with 8 GB physical RAM and only 2 GB swap space. The error that the installer shows is […]

VidyoDesktop autostart on login under Linux

Your VidyoDesktop client on Linux always starts when you login no matter your settings? I mean, you unset “Start VidyoDesktop on login” and it’s ignoring you? Solution: rm ~/.config/autostart/VidyoDesktop.desktop sudo rm /etc/xdg/autostart/VidyoDesktop.desktop Why the option doesn’t work is beyond me, but this does. Share

The ATLAS ITk strip detector. Status of R&D

My latest contribution to a conference is available for free access until March 31st, 2017: The ATLAS ITk strip detector. Status of R&D. Even though the conference was now a year ago, the article is still up to date. Enjoy 🙂 Share

Reading spree: What If?

Wow, almost another year of hardly even looking at the blog. So what am I up to? Working quite a bit on the ATLAS Phase II Upgrade in Freiburg, with a new life in Germany and getting a little bit in better shape. And also reading, quite a few books. Although work and the new […]