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Free software enthusiast, big on tea, fresh fruit and nuts.

Publishing re-usable actions

GitHub Actions provide one of the easiest ways to add CI to a git repository with minimal effort. Drop a YAML file in the right place and you’re good to go. How do you create one, though? It’s easier than you might think! ...

September 2, 2022 · 5 min · Cris Dywan

Rolling back to the last good version

Do you love to install the latest and greatest? Try out new and interesting things? Except it might break for some reason. If only you had a time machine… ...

August 30, 2022 · 3 min · Cris Dywan

Re-inventing the wheel

openQA test distributions can become quite big. Usually test modules and helper functions live side-by-side. What if you could easily split things up into multiple repositories? ...

August 4, 2022 · 3 min · Cris Dywan

The world crab is moving along

The world crab is no longer just a learning project but shaping up to be quite functional! ...

July 1, 2022 · 2 min · Cris Dywan

The bare minimum to keep dot files in git

What do you do to backup files in your home? How do you share them and keep track changes? Version control to the rescue! ...

April 27, 2022 · 2 min · Cris Dywan

How to do 4k on Linux in 22

High resolution displays are great. Not just to count pixels but because you get real good font rendering and graphics without aliasing. Sadly it’s still something requires a bit of tinkering. ...

April 19, 2022 · 3 min · Cris Dywan

Running standandalone tests with isotovideo

Did you know? isotovideo is the tool at the heart of openQA. You can actually use it without the whole scheduler, and it’s easier than you think! ...

March 16, 2022 · 4 min · Cris Dywan

Inclusive language - English vs Spanish

They? Them? elle? le? Why is gender neutral Spanish so difficult and how do you make it work? ...

March 13, 2022 · 2 min · Cris Dywan

Inclusive language - English vs French

They? Them? iel? ellui? Why is gender neutral French so difficult and how do you make it work? ...

March 8, 2022 · 2 min · Cris Dywan

Inclusive language - English vs German

They? Them? xier? dier? Why is gender neutral German so difficult and how do you make it work? ...

March 8, 2022 · 2 min · Cris Dywan