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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 […]

Fglrx on Debian Stretch (testing)

Problems with fglrx and an ATI/AMD graphics card on Debian Stretch? Go here: http://kubuntu.org/. Download the ISO and install Kubuntu. Seriously, not worth the pain of trying to get fglrx to work with Debian Testing, unfortunately 🙁 Share

Installing Skype on Debian Testing

I just went through the classical painful process of dist-upgrading my Debian Testing on the laptop. The main reason to do so is that I wanted to install Skype, which I hadn’t installed before on this machine, and it wasn’t playing ball with the dependencies. So I went ahead, dist-upgraded and almost all the dependencies […]

It’s been a while

Wow, July 2014 was the last entry. What’s happened since then? Well, I defended my PhD thesis in January 2015, in Valencia. Its title is A Silicon Strip Detector for the Phase II High Luminosity Upgrade of the ATLAS Detector at the Large Hadron Collider, which is a very long name for something as simple […]