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    4th September 2008

    These are the addresses for those who would like to travel lightly, meet new people, get new friends, hang out with interesting people, or just find a shelter for a night in the foreign country.

    I’m now registered in both systems (and getting “verified” in CS), and so far I stayed with three people (at two places) found via HC and CS. Both experiences were highly positive. Actually, my world outlook changed quite a bit after my first stay: I heard from someone that

    it’s better to trust wrong person once, than always distrust all the people

    But building trust, despite being central to HC ans CS, is only one – basic – component. Cultural exchange and knowledge sharing are also important, though so far I was unable to comprehend these components sufficiently to write on them.

    At the website, it appears to be popular to put some test/quiz results into profiles. These are the tests:
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    Debian-Med Project

    3rd September 2008

    There’s a Debian-Med project, aiming to

    develop Debian into an operating system that is particularly well fit for the requirements for medical practice and research

    Debian-Med has several web sites/pages: one at (descriptive), and the actual project’s website at There’s also debian-med wiki (for developers).

    As of nowadays, Debian-Med has released a number of Debian packages, which are grouped into respective Debian Med Tasks. The Biology-dev task, for example, contains MCL and libsbml packages (among many others).

    Check this project out – you might find that the software you need is already available as Debian package.

    This post was stimulated by Steffen’s comment.


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