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Firefox 3 statistics, and the Greek language

Firefox 3 was released on the 17th June, 2008 and up to now, an impressive 22 million copies have been downloaded. kkovash had a peek at the stats and produced a nice post with diagram for the downloads of the localised versions of Firefox 3 (that is, excluding en-US). Downloads at [Release+3] days (20th June …

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What to see in OpenOffice.org 3.1 Writer;

At the User Experience mailing list at OpenOffice.org there is a thread to discuss & plan what new things should make it to OpenOffice.org 3.1. Here is the first email, From: Christian Jansen Date: Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 8:35 AM Hi, OpenOffice.org 3.1 planning will start soon, thus I’d like to collect some ideas …

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Converting between XKB and XML

I completed the stage that takes keyboard layout files from XKB (X.Org) and converts them to XML documents, based on a keyboard layout Relax NG schema. Then, these XML documents can also be converted back to keyboard layout files. Here is an imaginary example of a keyboard layout file. // Keyboard layout for the Zzurope …

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Parsing XKB files with antlr

antlr (well, antlr3) is an amazing tool that replaces lex/flex, yacc/bison. One would use antlr3 if they want to deal with Domain-Specific Languages (DSL), an example of which are the text configuration files. In our case, we use antlr3 to parse some of the XKB configuration files, those found in /etc/X11/xkb/symbols/??. Our aim is to …

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thersa.org.uk, infected.

The screenshot shows the thersa.org.uk website has been infected, and users that visit it end up running in their browsers malicious JavaScript code. The code loads Javascript files from the .cn and the .la domains. There is a reference in one of the files to a cookie named killav (Kill Antivirus?) that may disable some …

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Εγκατάσταση του Ubuntu 8.04

Ολοκλήρωσα πριν λίγο την εγκατάσταση του Ubuntu 8.04 (έκδοση 64bit). Περιγράφω παρακάτω τις επιλογές που έκανα και τα τυχόν προβλήματα που αντιμετώπισα. Αν και είχα Ubuntu 7.10, επέλεξα να κάνω εγκατάσταση από την αρχή, διότι έχω κάνει τόσες αλλαγές στο σύστημα που είναι πολύ πιθανό η αναβάθμιση να μη λειτουργήσει. Ωστόσο, ο πιο σημαντικός λόγος …

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