my experience with testing flight 5, your experiences? and why
the delay is essential
sam at robots.org.uk
Mon Mar 13 13:58:00 GMT 2006
Sander van Loon wrote:
> Resolution not detected correctly, screen resolution dialog messed up
> I have an Eizo F730 CRT monitor and a GeForce 7800GT. When Dapper
> started up, I noticed it had set my monitor to the highest possible res,
> 1920 x 1440, while the recommended reso for my monitor is 1280 x 1024.
> In the resolution dialog, resolutions are listed double.
I don't see how it is possible for your monitor to convey to the X
server the fact that the recommended resolution is 1280x1024.
> So I manually mounted my Windows partition as described in the Ubuntu
> documentation. I copied over some stuff from my WXP partition to my own
> home dir. Then it turned out that Ubuntu decided to revoke my write
> permission when it copied those files. So I had to change the
> permissions on all those files again. This is especially annoying if you
> copy over a lot of files (say a backup of my photos collection in
> F-Spot, that's 180 MB), because there is no way in Nautilus to give
> write permission to all files in subdirectories as well.
The file permissions are probably copied along with the files
themselves. There were some posts on <http://planet.gnome.org/> recently
about a new file permissions interface for Nautilus; until they are
released in a new version of Nautilus, there is chmod --recursive.
> The official Bittorrent client provided by the Ubuntu repo is version is
> 3.4.2, that's a very old version. The most recent version is 4.4. My
> guess is that Ubuntu still has 3.4.2 because gnome-btdownload depends on
> that specific version, true?
Debian (and derivatives) can not move to version 4 or higher because of
> However, there are Bittorrent trackers
> which ban old versions of Bittorrent, if I'm correct. So this can make
> Bittorrent 3.4.2 useless.
Only for warez kiddies.
> gnome-btdownload is dead , didn't have updates
> for months and it's no longer developed. So my suggestion is that Ubuntu
> adopts the latest version of the official Bittorrent client, 4.4. That
> doesn't integrate in GNOME as well as gnome-btdownload though, but it's
> better than this old version. Unfortunate that GNOME doesn't have a
> decent Bittorrent client, like KDE has KTorrrent.
Not possible until the Bittorrent copyright holder(s) fix their license.
> Rendering errors in Epiphany
> Epiphany renders slightly different than Firefox on Windows XP.
> Especially with Flash enabled, the fonts are messed up. On my previous
> Ubuntu install, Epiphany used to render these pages identical to Firefox
> on Windows.
Maybe this is related to the (not so) recent changes to fontconfig that
made European font rendering look slightly worse in order to make Asian
font rendering actually usable.
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