Tag: cairo

Rendering bug in Firefox, threat level: annoyance

There is this rendering bug in Firefox that currently can be classified as an annoyance. It was discovered during a discussion at the Ubuntu-GR mailing list and reported in June 2008, and at that time it would cause Firefox to crash. Therefore, it was deemed as a security issue, and the bug report was not …

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Keyboard layout editor UI concept

(click for bigger image) At the top we select the keyboard layout file, the variant, and set the corresponding verbose name. The keyboard layout editor shows a standard keyboard, where each keyboard key can show up to four levels. When you select a key, the bottor-left window shows the characters that have been set (here …

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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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Free Alaa!

Alaa is a young prominent Egyptian blogger that was arrested and jailed among 47 activists on 7th May 2006 during a peaceful demonstration in Cairo. His personal website and blog, shared with his wife Manal, is http://www.manalaa.net/ has the latest news about his condition. There is a petition by Hands Across the Mideast Support Alliance …

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GNOME Journal Φεβρουαρίου

Μόλις έγινε διαθέσιμο το GNOME Journal Φεβρουαρίου! Περιλαμβάνει άρθρα για GStreamer 0.10 (υποσύστημα πολυμέσων), Μάρκετινγκ του GNOME, δεύτερο μέρος για προγραμματισμό σε Cairo και GTK+, SharpConstruct και συνέντευξη με τον Jeff Waugh. Simossimos.info

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gtkperf, εσάς πόσο γρήγορος είναι ο υπολογιστής σας;

Το gtkperf είναι μια εφαρμογή που μετρά τις αποδόσεις των εφαρμογών που βασίζονται GTK+ Τα παρακάτω αποτελέσματα είναι από το φορητό μου υπολογιστή (πάναργος, κάρτα γραφικών Intel Extreme κάτι), με χρήση της έκδοσης 2.7.0beta της βιβλιοθήκης gtk+, με ενσωμάτωση glitz/cairo. GtkPerf 0.30 – Starting testing: Mon Jun 27 20:31:16 2005 GtkEntry – time: 0,09 GtkComboBox …

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