Tag Archives: Apple

Weird utf-8 bug in QuickLook: it’s the EA

A while ago, I noticed a weird bug affecting the way QuickLook on Leopard showed characters with french accents, while being careful to save in UTF-8 from TextMate: TM’s on left, QL on the right. Unix deities seemed to confirm … Continue reading

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Firefox bug 406730 has been fixed

As the title says. Now we can have correct background window appearance on Mac OS X, which was the number one reason to prefer Safari over Firefox 3 according to DF. I can’t wait for the next nightly build and … Continue reading

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X11 2.1 for Leopard is out

At least as a preview release, in a nice easy-to-install package. You can get it from Jeremy Huddleston account on freedesktop.org: X11-2.1.0.pkg. Here is the (kind of hard-to-read) changelog since the bug-ridden 2.0 release included with Leopard. If you’d prefer to follow what’s going … Continue reading

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Change menu shortcuts on a french mac os

Using a french system, I was unable to change the shortcuts for “switch to next/previous tab” in Terminal using the pref pane. In french, the items are called “Sélectionner l’onglet suivant/précédent”). The default shortcuts are “command-{” and “command-}”, which are really, really … Continue reading

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Updated X11 on Leopard

If you’re using X11 a lot on a mac, and you’ve upgraded to Leopard, you might have run into several issues. Some of the niceties include: yellow cursor bug on Intel multi-monitor support is broken (you can’t drag an X11 … Continue reading

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Leopard debriefing

Well, that’s it. Leopard’s now been installed. Of course, I had to be bitten at least on one machine by the now-famous blue screen problem. I don’t even remember when or why I had APE installed, but I went on … Continue reading

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