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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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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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Keyboard Layout Editor GSOC project

I got accepted for a GSOC project with the X.Org Foundation. My mentor is Sergey Udaltsov and I look forward working with him. The project is about creating a Keyboard Layout Editor, that can be used to edit XKB files with a nice GUI. I will be blogging about these from here (fdo category at …

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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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GUADEC Day #1

I am writing this in the morning of the second day (posted at the end of the second day). Just had breakfast and there is a bit of time before making it to the conference venue. Yesterday Sunday, was the first of the two days of warm-up for the GUADEC conference. At 11am the registration …

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Re: 11 Things You Haven’t Seen Yet in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Άρθρο του John Reese για τις βελτιώσεις του Ubuntu. Από τα πιο σημαντικά: 1. Θα δουλεύει το 3D όπως είναι διαθέσιμο από τη διανομή Fedora Core 6. Δηλαδή θα είναι μια επιλογή στις Προτιμήσεις με το όνομα Desktop Effects. Ελπίζω να το μεταφράσαμε 🙂 Αν έχετε κάρτα γραφικών Intel, τότε το 3D desktop θα δουλεύει …

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