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Security bug found in Imlib2

Saturday 22 November 2008 CVE, Imlib, Security Comments

Yeah, I'm the proud discover of CVE-2008-5187.

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The eggtray problem

Friday 03 October 2008 X11, GTK, Freedesktop Comments

I still don't know why but many GTK+ applications use something called eggtrayicon. As far as I know, eggtrayicon.c is a file written in 2002 by Anders Carlsson which implements the Freedesktop.org system tray procotol for GTK+ applications.

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Unexpected VARMon new release

Monday 18 August 2008 Linux Comments

This has been 4 years since I released a new upstream release of VARMon, the DAC960 administration tool.

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ATL1E support in Linux 2.6.26-1

Thursday 31 July 2008 Linux, Debian Comments

Ben Armstrong opened an ITP for the ATL1E NIC driver, which is found on some Asus EeePC laptops. So, as suggested by Maximilian Attems, I provided a clean patch for this driver, made from a cherry-pick from the linux-netdev 2.6.27 tree. It has been committed into the 2.6.26-1 Debian kernel, which will be furnished with Lenny.

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EWMH and XRandR

Thursday 27 December 2007 X11, EWMH Comments

Today I decided to add some EWMH support to awesome. It now supports a bunch of this extensions quite nicely.

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Kicking out Web spammers with DNSBL

Every project has its story. Every war has its winner, and its casualties. They were 20 millions men, fighting for their freedom.

And you'll never know their story.

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