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Nov 17 2008

How to install the 64-bit Adobe Flash Player 10 for Linux in Ubuntu Linux?

Update 2 May 2010: There is a repository for Flash 64bit at https://launchpad.net/~sevenmachines/+archive/flash Though I have not tried this, I suggest to give it a try. I tried this and it works like a charm. Uninstall flashplugin-nonfree, add the new PPA repository with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sevenmachines/flash and then install flashplugin64-installer. Update 10 Nov 2010: The …

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Mar 15 2008

How to easily modify a program in Ubuntu (updated)?

Some time ago we talked about how to modify easily a program in Ubuntu. We gave as an example the modification of gucharmap; we got the deb source package, made the change, compiled, created new .deb files and installed them. We go the same (well, similar) route here, by modifying the gtk+ library (!!!). The …

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Feb 29 2008

FOSDEM ’08, summary and comments

I attended FOSDEM ’08 which took place on the 23rd and 24th of February in Brussels. Compared to other events, FOSDEM is a big event with over 4000 (?) participants and over 200 lectures (from lightning talks to keynotes). It occupied three buildings at a local university. Many sessions were taking place at the same …

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Nov 04 2007

StixFonts, finally available (beta)!

The STIX Fonts project (website) has been developing for over 10 years a font suitable to be used in academic publications. It boasts support from Elsevier, IEEE and other academic publishers or associations. A few days ago, they published a beta version of the font in an effort to get public feedback. The beta period …

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Aug 08 2007

Cannot write Greek Polytonic in Linux

For up to date instructions for Greek and Greek Polytonic see How to type Greek, Greek Polytonic in Linux. The following text is kept for historical purposes. Greek and Greek Polytonic now works in Linux, using the default Greek layout. General Update: If you have Ubuntu 8.10, Fedora 10 or a similarly new distribution, then …

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Jul 02 2006

Re: gtk1.x και Ελληνικά

Ο Νίκος Νύκταρης έγραψε: Μιας και από φαίνεται δεν μου κάθεται μια νέα έκδοση του knoppel είπα να ασχοληθώ με μερικά bugs που κάποια στιγμή είχα συναντήσει. Παρακάτω είναι ένα από αυτά και αφορά τις εφαρμογές gtk1.x και τα Ελληνικά , θα ήθελα τη γνώμη σας πριν κάνω κανένα bugreport που είναι άχρηστο ή λάθος. …

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Jun 09 2006

How to easily modify a program in your Ubuntu?

Suppose we want to change the functionality of an Ubuntu application but we do not want to go into all the trouble of finding the source code, installing in /usr/local/, breaking dependencies with original versions and so on. Let’s change Character Map (gucharmap), and specifically change the default font size from 20pt to 14pt, so …

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May 27 2006

Διανομή Linux για μικρά συστήματα

Puppy OS screenshot Προέρχεται από τον simosx. Υπάρχουν μια σειρά από διανομές Linux που δεν έχουν μεγάλες απαιτήσεις σε χώρο στο σκληρό δίσκο ή επιδόσεις από τον επεξεργαστή. Ακόμα, είναι εύκολο να γίνει η εγκατάστασή τους σε USB stick/CDROM/Προσομοιωτή/ZIP Disk/Σκληρό δίσκο/κτλ με αποτέλεσμα να είναι αρκετά φορητά. Τέτοιες διανομές είναι Feather Linux, που συνδυάζει όλα …

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