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Can you read Coptic?

Coptic is the most recent phase of ancient Egyptian. It is the direct descendant of the ancient language written in Egyptian hieroglyphic, hieratic, and demotic scripts. The Coptic alphabet is a slightly modified form of the Greek alphabet, with some letters (which vary from dialect to dialect) deriving from demotic. As a living language of …

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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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Παρωχημένα πράγματα

παρωχημένος -η -ο [paroiménos] E3 : που ανήκει στο παρελθόν: O ιστορικός μελετά παρωχημένες εποχές. || (γραμμ.) Παρωχημένη λέξη / έκφραση. Παρωχημένη σημασία / χρήση μιας λέξης, που υπήρχε παλαιότερα. || (γραμμ.) ~ χρόνος, συντελεσμένος. [λόγ. < αρχ. παρῳχημένος (γραμμ.: ελνστ. σημ.)] Πηγή: http://www.komvos.edu.gr/dictionaries/dictonline/DictOnLineTri.htm Υπάρχει συζήτηση στη λίστα i18ngr για το αν είναι κατάλληλη η …

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Ubuntu 6.06 (LTS) in Greek

Ubuntu 6.06 (LTS) in Greek Προέρχεται από τον simosx. This is Ubuntu 6.06 (LTS), Desktop edition. You can use the installation CD as a LiveCD, and you can initiate the installation once you boot up. Really cool way to make sure that it works before installing. Here I chose the Greek language while booting the …

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Fedora in Greek #2

Fedora in Greek #2 Προέρχεται από τον simosx. Fedora Core 5 (Greek) when configured to use the DejaVu fonts as the main fonts. The DejaVu fonts are available from Fedora Extras (use the Package Manager to install). You then need to edit /etc/fonts/fonts.conf by replacing “Bitstream Vera” with “DejaVu”. This is 10pt, which is closer …

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Fedora in Greek #1

Fedora in Greek #1 Προέρχεται από τον simosx. Fedora Core 5 (Greek) when configured to use the DejaVu fonts as the main fonts. The DejaVu fonts are available from Fedora Extras (use the Package Manager to install). You need to edit /etc/fonts/fonts.conf by replacing “Bitstream Vera” with “DejaVu”. I am using font size 8pt which …

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