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Convert your legacy font to Unicode

There exist quite a few legacy fonts, from the time that 8-bit-style encodings was the norm. Nowdays, most (if not all) spoken and ancient scripts have been added to the Unicode standard. Therefore, if you have a legacy font, you can convert to Unicode using a guide by William J Poser. The guide uses Linear …

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Multimedia support in Ubuntu Linux 6.10

This is a follow-up to the article Multimedia support in Ubuntu Linux 6.06 on how to add extended multimedia support to the Ubuntu Linux distribution. The new version of Ubuntu Linux, 7.04, has a new functionality to help add multimedia support in a seamless way; when you try to play a media file that requires …

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Video playback problems (black) after installing Beryl (or Compiz)

Note: Here we describe a workaround. The proper solution is to fix the graphics drivers and the X.Org X server. Such work is taking place, and for several cases you do not need this workaround. Especially with newer versions of Linux. You just installed your 3D Linux desktop and you are really enthusiastic about it. …

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Ανακοινώθηκε η έκδοση 2.16 του GNOME

Ανακοινώθηκε η νέα έκδοση του γραφικού περιβάλλοντος GNOME 2.16! Η μετάφραση των σημειώσεων έκδοσης (release notes) στα ελληνικά δεν έχει ολοκληρωθεί, οπότε μπορείτε να δείτε και τις εκδοχές σε άλλες γλώσσες. Για την ενημέρωση των ελληνικών μεταφράσεων από την έκδοση 2.14 του GNOME στην τωρινή, βοήθησαν οι Κώστας Παπαδήμας Νίκος Χαρωνιτάκης Στάθης Καμπέρης Δημήτρης Γλέζος …

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Multimedia support in Ubuntu Linux 6.06

With Ubuntu Linux 6.06, it is much clear how to install those codecs in order to get broad multimedia file support. In Ubuntu, the multimedia infrastructure is handled by GStreamer; you install GStreamer plugins and any application that uses GStreamer can immediately benefit from the new codec support. A typical installation of Ubuntu will bring …

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