R and Java 10

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Update 27th of March 2018 at 17.28 UTC+3: After talk a little bit on the R mail lists [1][2], it’s seems that it’s a know issue and they are on the way to fix this. Till them we have to stick to Java 9.0.4 to work with R.

How I updated the R formula in Homebrew

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As I just explained in my last post, the last version of R —3.4.4 “Someone to Lean on”— was rolled out las Thursday and this time I was the one that updated the Homebrew’s formula to reflect the new version. I just decided to give it a try and update for first time a Homebrew’s formula since no one had updated it yet on Thursday afternoon and th...

Updating to R 3.4.4 “Someone to Lean On”

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Just today yesterday Last Thursday —took me more that I expected to have a moment to write finish this post— R was updated to 3.4.4 and this new released is called “Someone to Lean On”, which is —as all the rest are— a reference to Peanuts comic. These are the released notes:

QGIS on macOS with Homebrew

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Update Monday, 26th of March: Almost the next day or the following day I published this post KyngChaos just published the QGIS 3 release for macOS. You can download here.


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Some months ago my wife brought to my attention Jekyll, which is a blog aware static-site __generator, or in other words it’s a piece of software that allows you to beautiful generate static websites. At that moment, I didn’t play too much attention to it, and just look for some comparisons between it and WordPress and I came to the conclusion t...

Delete all the snapshots from the local time machine

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Sometimes you need to delete all the snapshots that the macOS time machine do locally just because you want to get rid of something of because you need to reclaim that space. Before one could use sudo tmutil disablelocal to delete everything and then sudo tmutil enablelocal to enable the local snapshots again —since they are useful. However, tha...

Sunsets in the land of the magic light

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Yesterday I was wandering with my car… warming it up, when I notice one of the most incredible sunsets I’ve ever seen in ages, between the trees in the south side of the road. I tried to think quickly where I could get a better look of the Sun and I finally came out with the perfect place where I can get a really nice view, fast and without eve ...

Convert your Pi in an AirPlay receiver

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I recently needed to convert my Raspberry Pi 3 into a AirPlay receiver because I didn’t have any of my AirPort Express at hand and I wanted to play just music —not the entire collection of sounds my computer produce— on one of my old Hi-Fi Self Stereo System. So I searched on the internet and saw that it was totally possible to do it and I try i...