Category: GNOME

GNOME 3.16 and NVIDIA binary driver ‘BadMatch’ crash with totem, gnome-maps, cheese and others

Update 03.07.15: The crash issue has been fixed in clutter >= 1.22.4 and clutter-gtk >= 1.6.2. I’ve planned to update my openSUSE Linux desktop running GNOME 3.14 to the recently released GNOME 3.16. Fortunately Dominique Leuenberger (DimStar) and his team already packaged GNOME 3.16 for the openSUSE Factory distribution when it was released so it was easy…
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GTK+ 3 support for nautilus-ideviceinfo

I had a brief slip of time and finally updated the nautilus-ideviceinfo project to work with the latest GNOME desktop by porting it to GTK+ 3.

Color management with colord and gnome-color-manager on openSUSE 12.1 with NVIDIA binary driver

After wondering why my displays didn’t show up in the GNOME3 settings dialog I started to investigate…

View PSD (Photoshop) files on Linux Desktop with GNOME using gdk-pixbuf-psd

If you are often handling PSD files on your system, you might have issues to preview those on your Linux Desktop system. For the GNOME Desktop, the file-manager does not display thumbnails of the images nor do those preview with the eog image-viewer.

Latest on GNOME, Totem AirPlay, libimobiledevice 1.2.0, iOS 4.3, gdk-pixbuf-psd, Cherokee on iOS and openSUSE repositories

A typical plague of the internetz has hit this blog. It had no posts for a long time. -silence- I am sorry for this, but even if it might surprise some people, sometimes there are more important things in life than keeping your blog updated. Anyways here a quick overview of things that changed or matter…
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Passcode Security Flaw Update: it’s a bug in the iPhone OS, not a hack of Ubuntu/Linux

News spread yesterday after Bernd Marienfeldt discovered a security issue with passcode enabled iPhone devices still being accessible using a stock Ubuntu 10.04 system and now reaching major sites on the Internet. Since those reports appear to point out that  Ubuntu/Linux is “teh evil”, I’ll try to explain why this is totally false information and…
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Released evolution-statusicon 1.0.4. Show/hide Evolution from the notification area.

If you are like me and you are annoyed by the Evolution bugging you in your ALT+TAB cycle as you have it running almost all the time you will probably like this one. Back last year I wrote a simple plugin for Evolution. The plugin provides a small notification area icon to show/hide/quit Evolution’s windows and comes handy if…
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Native iPhone/iPod Touch support arrives on the Linux Desktop

Last Sunday, after being in development since August 2007, Matt Colyer released version 1.0.0 of the libimobiledevice library (formerly known as libiphone). libimobiledevice is a free open source software library that talks the protocols to support iPhone ® and iPod Touch ® devices natively on Linux. Unlike other projects, it does not depend on using…
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Big news soon; let’s see if this hype-thing works

Yes, really great stuff coming up… For a hint click to read more of the post…