Display issues with GTK applications

After one the last package updates my GTK-based applications (especially firefox) started exhibiting display issues. Like checkboxes being present (mouse cursor is changing its shape when hovering over them) but not visible.

It turned out this was and issue with an update of the GTK package.

The fix itself is …

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Digikam segfaulting

Since few days digikam was segfaulting right after displaying the startup splash screen !

Found the hint to solve the issue : remove gstreamer0.10-good gstreamer0.10-good-plugins

Sideffects : none so far. According to KaOS website version 0.10is not really longer needed.

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Kdeconnect- how to make people NOT use your app

I wrote some time ago about kdeconnect and linconnect.

Kdeconnect was not working for me, empty screen, no error message.

Today I got an update of kdeconnect installed on my PC so I googled once more "kdeconnect empty screen" and found one post (sorry forgot to bookmark it) : the statement …

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Android notifications on desktop

Came across two tools that intend to bring the notifications from an android smartphone to the PC's desktop. This way, no notifications get missed. They are no replacement for e.g airdroid which brings the display of the smartphone onto the desktop and allows file transfers.

One is kdeconnect. I …

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Basket

I recently had a closer look at Microsoft OneNote 2010. Already took a look at it some time (years) ago, didn't convince me. 2010 release seems to be much more the way I expect it to be. Storage of data is still proprietary format of course, but at least it's …

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