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Fighting this bitch of a pandemic, together

Do you think the only thing you can do to help with this virus outbreak is stay at home to stop the spread? OK, that might not be as small a contribution as one might think in some places (I’m looking at you, Corona-Parties in Freiburg), but I’m sure a few of us can do […]

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