Tag: CopperSpice

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RedDiamond AppImage

 seasoned_geek  September 17, 2022  0 Comments on RedDiamond AppImage

It has been a while since I posted about RedDiamond, the editor with EDT keypad navigation, but there is finally an AppImage of it. Granted the New World Order wants Flatpaks of everything, but this is one small step. Those…

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How to Fork a Mercurial Project on SourceForge

 seasoned_geek  May 30, 2022

Forking a Mercurial project on SourceForge isn’t as straight forward as one might think. If you jump straight to fork without first creating a project, you are going to end up with a personal tool. A personal tool is fine…

VERSION, SOVERSION, and Tiny x86 Minds

 seasoned_geek  August 4, 2021

The tiny x86 mindset keeps making the same mistakes over and over again. Lately they’ve done it with SOVERSION. It wouldn’t be so bad if their decisions didn’t jack up the world for at least a decade. These stupid decisions…

CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 19

 seasoned_geek  July 13, 2021

My first real computer job was midnight computer operator for Airfone Inc. There I learned respect for automated update procedures and bare metal backups. I’m not talking about that hokey Microsoft stuff that reboots your computer in the middle of…

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The CUTE Journey

 seasoned_geek  June 15, 2021

Every now and then you will find yourself needing to install a really old Ubuntu version. I stumbled into this with CUTE and Scintilla. You see, the RedDiamond project really needs to jump ship from QPlainTextEdit. The syntax highlighting available…