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Using ibus-typing-booster for predictive typing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS has switched to using the IBus input framework for most (all?) languages, even those based on the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek scripts. Typing in English is not that demanding for your operating system; there is a one to one association between the key you press, and the result you see on your …

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GNOME Marketing in Greece

GNOME booth at Salonica

Something that the Greek GNOME community has been missing was a good marketing effort to promote GNOME in Greece, both at local FLOSS conferences and online on the Twitters and Facebooks. Efstathios Iosifidis came in to fill this marketing void. He is currently an active member of the Greek OpenSUSE team and helps with GNOME. …

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guadec, gsoc l10n-el, ellak-conf

guadec I am attending GUADEC this year, thanks to the sponsorship by the GNOME Foundation! I am organising the GNOME Localisation BoF, which takes place on Friday, 10th July, 2009, at 17:00. I am also having a session on the GNOME translator command line tool gnome-i18n-manage-vcs on the same day at 15:00. gsoc A few …

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Microsoft Windows tax refund, from Dell

I just got a credit note from Dell for £31, by rejecting Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 and Microsoft Works 9.0.

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Generating multilingual PDF files out of GNOME documentation

Robert describes how to generate PDF files from GNOME documentation source files. We describe here how to manually generate PDF files from translated documentation. The relevant gnome-doc-utils files for documentation generation is at http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gnome-doc-utils/tree/tools. As far as I understand from reading the makefile, there is no support yet to build PDFs out of localised documentation. …

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Git clones vs Shallow Git clones

When cloning a Git repository, there is an option to limit the amount of history your clone will have. If you set the parameter to –depth 1, you get the least amount of history, and you create a shallow clone. The git clone man page says that you cannot push your commits if you have …

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