About Francesco Serafin

I am a PhD student at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Trento. My two greatest loves: Computer Science and Water (take three with my Lenovo!:D). As a result, the aim of my life is to make both passions coexist. My gpg public key available at https://pgp.mit.edu

GEOtop 2.1 (Triest) & Docker

Hi there! BIG BIG NEWS!!! GEOtop 2.1 (Triest) & Docker!!! GEOtop 2.1 has just been released as a Docker container!!! Now you can easily run GEOtop on your machine (Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, DOESN’T MATTER!) and cloud platforms (AWS, GOOGLE). Please, consider to visit the official Docker Hub repo Continue reading GEOtop 2.1 (Triest) & Docker

Removing extension from filename in bash

This is a very short post, but things must be learned and writing down them is the better way. The title Removing extension from filename in bash is just a pretext. However for who need a very quick solution: At line 4 you will find the solution at your problem. Continue reading Removing extension from filename in bash

Teamviewer installation on Archlinux

I think that Teamviewer is a great tool if you are far from a computer which you don’t have ssh access (my very first choice) to. Here I’m going to show a couple of bash command you have to type after a Teamviewer installation on Archlinux. Well, first of all Continue reading Teamviewer installation on Archlinux

No Windows 7 updates after installation from scratch

In the last month I had to deal with Windows 7 installation from scratch. Well, nothing so difficult, every step went off pretty easily. Until I got to the update part…after waiting for hours, No Windows 7 updates after installation from scratch! Too strange, Windows 7 installation from scratch without Continue reading No Windows 7 updates after installation from scratch

AMD-Action:authenticate:SP error while trying to download macOS Sierra

AMD-Action:authenticate:SP error while trying to download macOS Sierra

I know, this is a Free-Software blog…but, I mean, troubles with computers are stuff of this blog as well. So, this is what I’m talking about today: AMD-Action:authenticate:SP error while trying to download macOS Sierra. mac OS Sierra is the new Apple Operating System. I don’t really want to dig Continue reading AMD-Action:authenticate:SP error while trying to download macOS Sierra

Ugly font rendering in Netbeans 8.1 under Arch Linux

I had ugly font rendering in Netbeans 8.1 under ArchLinux. I waited a lot, because I was thinking about a trouble due to something wrong in the release. But It was not. Well, I had not alternatives but fix the bug: Netbeans is necessary, beacuse I’m working on a Netbeans Continue reading Ugly font rendering in Netbeans 8.1 under Arch Linux