Tag: widget

Layout editor keyboard

This is a screenshot of the keyboard for the layout editor. The keyboard is a widget which is composed of individual widgets of each key. I did not use glade-3 for the keyboard at this time. Although it is possible to create custom widgets in Python and install them in Glade, the current distributed packages …

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Keyboard layout editor UI concept

(click for bigger image) At the top we select the keyboard layout file, the variant, and set the corresponding verbose name. The keyboard layout editor shows a standard keyboard, where each keyboard key can show up to four levels. When you select a key, the bottor-left window shows the characters that have been set (here …

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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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ert-archives.gr: “Linux/Unix operating systems are not supported”

ERT (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation) is the national radio/television organisation of Greece. ERT recently made available online part of its audio and video archive, at the website http://www.ert-archives.gr/ When browsing the website from Linux, you were blocked with a message that Linux/Unix operating systems are not supported. This message was appearing due to User-Agent filtering. Even …

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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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Δικτυακός τόπος el.open-tran.eu (μεταφραστική μνήμη ελεύθερου λογισμικού)

Στο δικτυακό τόπο http://el.open-tran.eu/ μπορεί κάποιος να κάνει αναζήτηση για το πως έχουν μεταφραστεί τυπικοί αγγλικοί όροι στα ελληνικά, στα έργα Mozilla, KDE και GNOME. Δοκιμάστε με test. Στο αποτέλεσμα θα δούμε τις μεταφράσεις μηνυμάτων που στα αγγλικά κάνουν αναφορά στη λέξη test. Στο KDE βλέπουμε ότι είναι συχνό να υπάρχει μήνυμα της μορφής “Test …

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