Archive for the tag "gtk"
Someone asked me to build a package for Netsurf. I had never heard of Netsurf before. It turns out that Netsurf is a cross-platform web browser which also runs on Linux. Its rendering engine is written from scratch, therefore the browser does not share code with any of the big browsers. Netsurf is actively developed […]
Yesterday, I read about the newest release of Handbrake, the powerful video transcoder. I have handbrake in my Slackware repository, so I decided to dissect the source tarball for the 0.10.0 release and see what was needed to compile it into a package. Boo hoo. Handbrake 0.10.0 switched from a GTK+2 to a GTK+3 graphical […]
As you may know I am using KDE for my daily work. However, I use XFCE from time to time – for example when I have to run a remote X session over XDMCP and want to keep a fluid feel to the desktop. When I was working in XFCE yesterday I wanted to use […]
Several GTK-based applications are suddenly showing white icons with a red cross inside. Now what! The update of the “shared-mime-info” package to version 0.70 in slackware-current seems to have changed the mime database format. Slackware will automatically update the system-wide mime info database on every boot. It runs the command update-mime-database /usr/share/mime However, there is […]