I am using the xmpp protocol on Xubuntu. From my understanding, gtk+ does not include a gif writer and therefore passes the buddy icon as a png.
The protocol supports it as we have other people on the network using gif buddy icons successfully using modified pidgin files. Unfortunately, they are modified Windows files and not linux.
I'd like to dig in and get this working in linux without asking them...anyone have any ideas?submitted by WhiskeyMeteorite
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I've been told he does not. Is it true?
I have some minor patches I want to submit , how do I go about it? Most of the information I have searched looks pretty dated (before project was not on github) such as send patches / send diff (which IMHO does not work as good as pull request on github)
What should I do?submitted by clean_d0ggy
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Hello, people. I know there are a lot of threads about this but I am so confused. I'm a total noob when it comes to hardware. I need to buy a graphic card for my PC and I don't know which one to choose. I don't care about playing games, I'm a programmer, I use KDE. I want to avoid the hell of installing drivers. I want the card to be supported at least on Debian based systems. I've heard before that Nvidia is the best choice but now I read that Intel cards have much better support. So, can you recommend me some low budget graphic cards which work without a problem and with easy installation of drivers?
So, basically, all I want is to connect two displays (2xDVI or 1xDVI & 1xVGA) and to have ok performance with KDE on any Debian based distro (not just Ubuntu based)
Thankssubmitted by hdpjp
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For example, could the extensive repository sytems in Linux be possible with only proprietry licenses? Yes there are app stores, but not with the the same functionality and integration you see in .deb or .rpm package management.
Would the massively parallel linux supercomputers be viable outside of the GPL?
What technologies do you think are only possible or viable as a direct result of GPL?submitted by CarpeColei
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Ubuntu has been spotted aboard the International Space Station and it seems that it was used to control a rover back on Earth.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst has published a photo that he took on board the ISS (International Space Station), bragging with the fact that he controlled a rover back on Earth and with his brand new “Rover driving licence.”
Alexander Gerst is an ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut and he is currently onboard the ISS. He's also a geophysicist and volcanologist, and now he seems to be a certified Rover driver. The image that he published on Twitter and Google+ got a lot of people interested, including Linux users...
"Code is the next resume." These words by Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation tell profoundly about how our technology industry, and the many businesses that depend on it, are transforming. The unprecedented success of open source development methodology in the recent past raises some fundamental questions about the way the businesses are designed, the structure of the teams, and the nature of work in itself.