Beast version 0.15.0 is released.
#Beast is an LGPLv2+ music synthesizer and composer (#DAW), for #Linux.
This release supports Jack as PCM driver and the experimental Ebeast frontened got many style updates, play position pointers and supports the Space key.
Firefox becomes unresponsive for several seconds, burning CPU. Yesterday I decided to watch FF in gdb and saw that it's accessing thousands of font files , each causing a "SIGSYS, Bad system call".
Can anyone guess why FF gets SIGSYS, failing to access a world-readable file? Bug report: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1566053
Beast version 0.14.0 is released.
The full release announcement is out now:
Except for two things that aren't obvious:
a) You need to figure to create the default ticket structures, as described here (github closed issue search is your friend): https://github.com/docker-library/redmine/issues/111#issuecomment-379728491
b) To reduce fragmentation, btrfs users might want to re-create /usr/src/redmine/sqlite/redmine.db to add chattr +C
Tentative NEWS for the upcoming Beast release:
Summer definitely has arrived in Hamburg, has been a hot day here.
I inflated the wading pool for the kids, which was well received. After all we had 30°C, sweating hot!
Then I read "India heatwave temperatures pass 50 Celsius", that really puts things in perspective...
Jetzt wo der Gründungsverein gegründet ist, wird es höchste Zeit, sich als Interessent für die Hacker eG registrieren zu lassen, damit man einmal als "Alter Genosse" oder "Alte Gründerin" in die Geschichte eingehen kann.
Infovideo und Registrierungsanweisung hier: https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3chaoswest-37-hacker-eg-genossenschaft-fr-chaosnahes-wirtschaften
Just came back from #HM19 (industrial production fair in Hannover).
It's incredible how many products have to carry "#blockchain" in the title or description these days, it's infected almost everything that deals with sensor or log data.
One presenter literally said "we also put 'blockchain' into the sensors software because the client WANTED it."
OTOH, it's nice to see that fabrication companies increasingly base their software stacks on #OpenSource and have learned to contribute back.
The #Beast source code is currently being rewritten in various places (CI, IPC, Build system, etc)
During the process, the various pieces of Beast documentation were converted to Markdown, structured and merged into a single cohesive document. Formulas can now facilitate #Latex (and #Mathjax) and syntax highlighting was introduced. It is rendered to #HTML and #PDF and the #CSS was adjusted to closely match the Latex based PDF looks.
DSP + UI developer on the Beast DAW, Free Software author + advocate, contributor to ALSA/GNOME/procps/LibreOffice/etc.
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