Developers Blog

News of the week – 23

on Jun 09, 2013

New StreamBox release The StreamBox release 20130609-1801 is available on our servers. StreamBoxes can be easily upgraded by visiting http://streambox.local/releases. This new release comes with a lot of improvements like : the new darkice release which fixes AAC/AAC+ encoders, ShoutCast…

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News of the week – 20

on May 19, 2013

Listeners and Munin After live updates, csv exports, the Tryphon Console provides a new mode to follow our stream(s) listeners count. Indeed if you have a Munin instance on our infrastructure (who doesn’t ??), you can add a new plugin…

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News of the week – 19

on May 12, 2013

New interface to manage network The Network section of the Boxes web interfaces has been refactored. It displays more information (like current IP address or mac address). It makes possible to manage several network interfaces (when required). This multi-interface support…

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News of the week – 18

on May 05, 2013

New download/upgrade management We’re finalizing the new engine which manages Boxes download and ugrade. This engine is already present in the latest PlayBox release. We’re integrating it on the Boxes web interfaces (PigeControl, StreamControl, …). This new engine improves several…

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News of the week – 17

on Apr 28, 2013

Debian & Ubuntu for Rivendell 2.5.0-1 Rivendell 2.5.0 is available for few weeks. After a release candidate, the Debian & Ubuntu packages 2.5.0-1 are now available in Tryphon Debian repository. The new Debian & Ubuntu packages Rivendell wiki page (available…

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News of the week – 16

on Apr 21, 2013

This week was devoted to some improvements on Tryphon Console and our infrastructure. Console Stream improvements Streams hosted on can be monitored via the Tryphon Console. Stream live usage The Tryphon Console has been improved. You can now follow…

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News of the week – 15

on Apr 14, 2013

Rivendell 2.5.0 The Rivendell Debian/Ubuntu 2.5.0 packages are available for download and test (and only for test !). Read this wiki page for all instructions to install preview packages. New builds for StreamBox, StageBox, LinkBox As planned, the new darkice…

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News of the week – 14

on Apr 06, 2013

A Tryphon week is full of “small” news, let’s try to make a week post : Darkice We submitted two patchs to the Darkice project. The first fixes a problem with AAC/AAC+ encoders and the other, a header problem with…

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Rivendell 2.4.0-1 Release-Candidate Debian/Ubuntu packages

on Mar 29, 2013

The Rivendell Debian/Ubuntu 2.4.0 packages are available for download and test (and only for test !). Test the package Read this wiki page for all instructions to install preview packages. Support for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal We’re now providing Rivendell packages…

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Darkice SVN version for debian

on Nov 11, 2012

Several major changes are not yet released in Darkice project. As several of our Boxes (like StreamBox) use this software, we’ve built a debian package to provide the latest subversion version. The darkice-1.2+svn506-1 squeeze, wheezy and sid packages are now…

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Rivendell 2.2.0-1 Release-Candidate Debian/Ubuntu packages

on Oct 14, 2012

The Rivendell Debian/Ubuntu 2.2.0 packages are available for download and test (and only for test !). Test the package Read this wiki page for all instructions to install preview packages. Packages changes For more details, see the complete changelog. Support…

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Qt3 “backport” for Debian Wheezy & Sid

on Oct 12, 2012

The Debian team has finalized the Qt3 removal from the next stable release. It’s a good idea because this version is unmaintained for a long time. But it’s a problem for us because Rivendell 2.x still uses this deprecated Qt…

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Rivendell Import 0.0.2

on Oct 08, 2012

During RivendellBoxes deployments during the summer, several limitations of the current Rivendell dropboxes implementation create problems for our users. The approach “by file” is certainly the good one. But each radio has its own rules. Current DropBoxes are simple but…

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Rivendell 2.1.4 Release-Candidate Debian/Ubuntu packages

on May 25, 2012

The Rivendell Debian/Ubuntu 2.1.4 packages are available for download and test (and only for test !). Lucid and sid are not available for moment because of problems on our build platform. We’re working on it. Source packages are available on…

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Update of Rivendell 2 beta packages

on Nov 01, 2011

First Rivendell 2 debian/ubuntu packages were released last week to be tested. Update : Rivendell 2.1.0 has been released yesterday, packages have been updated. These new releases (2.0.2-2 and 2.1.0-1) provide several improvements in packaging : Changes Packages remove their…

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Rivendell 2, beta Debian/Ubuntu packages

on Oct 18, 2011

Rivendell 2 has been released in May. Few months have been necessary to refactor the debian packages. Here is a first “beta” release. The packages need to be tested on various platforms before a real release. Your feedback is welcome…

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Arduino Uno as a connected event trigger

on Feb 28, 2011

In the beginning, there was a need One of our customer asked us for a hardware solution to create events in the pigebox without having to access the web form. He said the members of the radio are not always…

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Dev support at SysAdmin Paris

on Feb 18, 2011

On 10/11 february, the second SysAdmin Paris days were organized in the nice IRCAM site near the Centre Pompidou. During the two days, the talks were very interesting : Postgresql 9, MongoDB, large storage solutions, … The talks were broadcasted…

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Sudo authentication with libpam-ssh-agent

on Sep 28, 2010

With virtualization environments, a simple infrastructure contains easily 15/20 hosts. Administrators often have to perform operations across several hosts. One of the consequences : a (good) administrator has to input his passwords to “unlock” sudo several dozen times per day….

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Qemu and vde switch

on Sep 11, 2010

By using QEMU or KVM virtual machines (to test Tryphon Boxes for example), you have to configure a network access. Even if tap/tun and NAT/bridge configurations have no secret for you, configuring a tap0 device on each qemu boot or…

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on Aug 20, 2010

The Tryphon debian repository has been migrated on a new server : a larger storage, a newer debarchiver version (with bzip support), a more powerful apache server. For many years, this repository provides debian and ubuntu packages for several domains…

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Agile Puppet at Séminaire SysAdmin 2010

on Aug 15, 2010

The first edition of SysAdmin Séminaire was organized on August 2 in the buildings of the Ecole des Mines de Paris. Here are the slides of our presentation “Agile Puppet”. If Puppet changes sysadmin operations into source files, we need…

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Test StreamBox livecd

on Jun 03, 2010

We’re releasing the first demo livecd for the Tryphon StreamBox. This 200MB iso image contains the StreamBox boot image. You can burn and boot it or use a virtual machine. Don’t espect a nice desktop, the StreamBox is a small…

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PuppetCamp Europe 2010 – Embedded Puppet

on May 28, 2010

Here are the slides for our presentation “Embedded Puppet” yesterday at PuppetCamp Europe 2010. We’re using Puppet to build embedded systems provided in Tryphon Boxes (run puppet in a chroot environment, create readable build scripts, share code between projects). Puppet…

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Tryphon Boxes at PuppetCamp Europe

on May 24, 2010

The PuppetCamp team has selected our speaking “Embedded Puppet” for PuppetCamp Europe (next thursday and friday in Ghent). We’re very proud to present how Puppet helps us to make Tryphon Boxes. We’ll present the two Puppet roles in our boxes…

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Large download with open-uri

on May 09, 2010

By creating release upgrade of Tryphon Boxes (especially for StreamBox), we discovered that OpenURI downloads the given url in a temporary file (or memory for small files). Certainly a nice idea in most of cases, but when you’re a Tryphon…

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