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GSoC, rEFIt, Eurovision & Britain's Got Talent


Yes, I'm doing GSoC as well =)

I'll be working on improving usb-creator: doing command line frontend, Mac OS X fronend, merge usb-creator with Wubi, and hopefully allowing to customise usb sticks.

I've already fix a couple of bugs in usb-creator, debranded the package and the debian ITP discussion are ongoing. Hopefully we will hit the debian archive soon ;-) and I did swirled branding for debian as well.

Right now, i'm working on command line interface. A few options work and I can create bootable usb-stick from command-line but it's currently in ugly but works state with debug output =)


ATTENTION mactel users there is a new release of rEFIt 0.14 download =) if you're ubuntu was getting identified as "legacy" system recently in the rEFIt menu please try that.

Don't forget to click customise during installation and include ext and ReiserFS tools. Also if you are using my wonderful humanity icon theme for rEFIt, you will need to reinstall it. Download here.


Congratulations Germany ;-) i've voted twice for Lena. BBC commentary was hilarious, but UK will not win this until they allow artists to come up with their own songs, e.g. I'd love to see KT Tunstall or the Script as Eurovision entries for GB.

Britain's Got Talent

The guy that swallowed Amanda's ring and locked it to the lock in his stomach and got it back out should have gone through to the finals.

ps. flash embedded videos of Eurovision winner & Britain's Got Talent after the brake

pss. didn't deliver £30 of my shopping. =((( had to call 4 times, and in the end yell over the phone to get a refund.


  1. Your rEFIt link is broken.

    Also, when is grub going to be as sexy as rEFIt?

  2. I think UK will win EuroVision before grub becomes sexy ;-)

  3. Yeah, Sainsbury's online stitched us over a couple of times as well, and their customer services was pretty poor.

    We're sticking to Ocado, a bit more expensive, but but much more reliable.


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