Liberation fonts in Jaunty

Is it just me, or do liberation fonts included in Jaunty look a lot better than the used to under full hinting? A little digging shows that the fonts are still being worked on. The package version is up to Changelog doesn’t say much, except the occasional “fix bluriness for X” entries. In any […]

Fixing Firefox slowness on Ubuntu

Yes, yes, we all know that Firefox under wine beats Linux Firefox for javascript performance. That’s not what I’m talking about though. I’m talking about the UI performance. Things like switching tabs and scrolling. To me, the Linux version of Firefox in Intrepid or Jaunty was always inexplicably more sluggish compared to the Windows version. […]

Half yearly fvwm fun

Got the FVWM itch this time. If you’re gonna use Linux on your desktop, then it’s lame to try to use one of the “canned” environments. I mean, you’re giving up all that application compatibility and workingness by going to Linux, so you might as well try to get the most flexibility and programmability you […]