Posts with tag Freedesktop

Logitech Unifying devices support in UPower

Friday 16 November 2012 Logitech, UPower, Freedesktop Comments

A few months ago, I wrote about my reverse engineering attempt to Logitech Unifying devices. Back then, I concluded my post with big hopes on the future after receiving a document with some part of the specification of the HID++ 2.0 from Logitech.

A couple of weeks ago, some of my summer work has been merged to UPower, adding battery support for some Logitech devices.

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xpyb 1.3 released

Thursday 22 March 2012 Python, XCB, xpyb, Freedesktop, X11 Comments

It took a while to get it out, but finally, 3 years after the latest release (1.2), the version of 1.3 of xpyb (the XCB Python bindngs) is out.

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Desktop notification support for Emacs

Wednesday 09 June 2010 Freedesktop, Emacs Comments

This last weeks, I've worked on implementing the Desktop Notification Specification into Emacs.

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Making startup-notification XCB native

I'm trying to work on XCB this week. And today I've started to accomplish the second step of a long term goal: making an X11 only library using XCB as its primary interface instead of Xlib.

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OpenOffice is better as a pager than as a text processor

Wednesday 11 February 2009 Freedesktop, awesome Comments

Since several month, awesome users have reported a bug with OpenOffice.org. When using OOo and clicking on a menu, or using the mouse wheel to read a document, the currently selected tag (desktop) will change automagically to another one.

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startup-notification ported to XCB

Thursday 29 January 2009 Freedesktop, startup-notification, XCB Comments

Since Tuesday, I've begun to work on XCB portage of the startup-notification library.

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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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