Monthly Archives: September 2009

cartographers are expressly forbidden from joyriding during work hours

Flying to the UK tonight for three weeks. Will be staying on the outskirts of London.

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key maintenance

For those who care about things like GPG keys, I generated a new GPG key today. My old key wasn't compromised, but it's been around for a long time and is full of lots of old subkeys and my old … Continue reading

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quick and dirty icon theme viewer

So very often I find myself trying to find the name of an icon in the icon theme, and I end up having to search through my icon theme with a combination of find and eog. Usually I miss the … Continue reading

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GTK+ client-side-windows and threading

Some people (including me) had noticed that recent Empathy's video calling was breaking with recent GTK+ builds. Some people (not including me) were smart enough to work out the bug was related to client-side-windows. In CSW-enabled GTK+, calls to GDK_WINDOW_XID() … Continue reading

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