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Re: Bug#560178: ITP: unicode-screensaver -- screensaver displaying unicode characters


Am Mittwoch, den 09.12.2009, 19:37 +0100 schrieb Andreas Tille:
> On Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 02:48:00PM +0100, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> >  It works with xscreensaver or gnome-screensaver.
> Did you found any trick how it works with xscreensaver? For myself the
> greatest showstopper for a perfect screensaver (at least for showing off
> to my non-Linux colleagues) is bug #237296.  How does
> unicode-screensaver work around this bug?

I use fontconfig and freetype to render the characters. xscreensaver
shuns extra dependencies like this, that’s why my hack will not enter
the official distribution.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
Debian Developer
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