Re: Report on Ralf's Woody Debs
Just in case anyone else running Sarge has ugly TT fonts, reverting to
Woody's libfreetype6 package fixes the problem.
On Monday 13 January 2003 17:11, you wrote:
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> On Montag, 13. Januar 2003 22:28, Christopher Martin wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Currently I'm running Ralf's 3.1RC6 Woody debs on a Sarge system.
> > On the whole, they work really well - major thanks to everyone
> > involved for the great work done so far. However, I've collected
> > a list of bugs/requests/questions which I thought I'd post:
> > 1. Truetype fonts look quite bad (really 'dirty' looking - like
> > the bytecode interpreter isn't on) in 3.1RC6, compared to Mozilla
> > which looks great. Truetype under 3.0.5a looked fine - just like
> > Mozilla still does. Currently I have libfreetype6 2.1.2-9
> > installed. Anti-aliasing works.
> Works here.
> > 2. The K3b package. I had to manually install libvorbisenc, and
> > then manually create links for libvorbisfile.so.0 and
> > libvorbisenc.so.0 but eventually I figured it out. Am I correct
> > in thinking that these problems occur only because I'm running
> > Sarge and not straight Woody?
> Known problem due to the differences woody <-> sarge/sid with
> vorbis. Use those symlinks.
> Remember, k3b is made directly out of the CVS sources whenever I
> see something done :-) so you could report problems to the author
> (Sebastian Trueg) so he can fix them easier.
> > 3. The oKle package - it's great of you to provide all these
> > convenient debs! I do have a problem with it, however. When I
> > compile oKle myself from source, I simply have to type 'okle' to
> > start it up. With your new debian package, however, there is no
> > 'okle' executable. There is something called okle_gui, but
> > executing it results in the following error:
> > Please do not call the ogle_gui binary directly!
> > Instead copy it to /usr/lib/ogle/ogle_gui and then run ogle.
> > I suppose that I could follow these instructions and get things
> > going, but I shouldn't have to. I'm not sure why things aren't
> > set up (like they are when compiling from source) so that you
> > just have to run 'okle' and it works. No conflict with ogle-gui
> > either.
> I just built the package as-is, no look at testing. That's what
> you're up for
> :-) I'll have a look when I have time to do so.
> > 4. Package requests - could you create debs for kbiff
> > (http://www.granroth.org/kbiff/) and a handy little utility for
> > tweaking xvideo output, written by the Ogle guys, xvattr
> > (http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/groups/dvd/downloads.shtml)? Those
> > are the only two KDE programs I use that aren't packaged... which
> > is pretty amazing :)
> I want to add the first one anyway, the second - haven't seen it
> but I'll have a look.
> > 5. Does anyone know if it is possible to revert to the old 3.0
> > layout for KDM? The new way KDM is arranged looks pretty bad, at
> > least to me.
> Change the code, recompile. The listview on the left is the default
> now which is better than the former iconview when you have many
> > Otherwise, everything I've tried works as it should. Many thanks.
> > Sincerely,
> > Christopher Martin
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