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Απαντ.: “Γιατί υστερούμε στην ανάπτυξη OpenSource λογισμικού;”

Ο Δημήτρης ρωτάει στο ιστολόγιό του γιατί υστερούμε στην ανάπτυξη του ελεύθερου λογισμικού. Δηλαδή γιατί δεν συνεισφέρουν περισσότερα άτομα στον προγραμματισμό σε έργα ελεύθερου λογισμικού. Πιστεύω ότι είναι αρκετοί λόγοι, ένας από τους οποίους είναι η αδυναμία που έχουμε στη δημιουργία κοινοτήτων χρηστών. Η Kathy Sierra περιγράφει τη διαδικασία δημιουργίας μιας κοινότητας ελεύθερου λογισμικού (π.χ. …

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Convert your legacy font to Unicode

There exist quite a few legacy fonts, from the time that 8-bit-style encodings was the norm. Nowdays, most (if not all) spoken and ancient scripts have been added to the Unicode standard. Therefore, if you have a legacy font, you can convert to Unicode using a guide by William J Poser. The guide uses Linear …

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Multimedia support in Ubuntu Linux 6.10

This is a follow-up to the article Multimedia support in Ubuntu Linux 6.06 on how to add extended multimedia support to the Ubuntu Linux distribution. The new version of Ubuntu Linux, 7.04, has a new functionality to help add multimedia support in a seamless way; when you try to play a media file that requires …

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Techteam.gr does not work from abroad?

Quite strangely I try to connect to http://www.techteam.gr/ from abroad (UK) and I cannot. The result I get is similar to blocking someone using a firewall. However, when connecting from inside Greece, it simply works. Techteam.gr, why does this happen? Update (Jun 07): Apparently there is still some blocking at some times during the day. …

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Open Font License (OFL) 1.1 Released

Dear OFL friends and reviewers, We’re pleased to finally announce the completion of the SIL Open Font License version 1.1. This free and open license has been updated to improve clarity, remove potential ambiguities, and make it easier to use for both authors and users. Visit the OFL web site for more information: http://scripts.sil.org/ofl A …

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Video playback problems (black) after installing Beryl (or Compiz)

Note: Here we describe a workaround. The proper solution is to fix the graphics drivers and the X.Org X server. Such work is taking place, and for several cases you do not need this workaround. Especially with newer versions of Linux. You just installed your 3D Linux desktop and you are really enthusiastic about it. …

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