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Fluxbox 1.3 has arrived!

YAY my favourite Window Manager has a way overdue update 🙂

  • Added support for bidirectional text, #2801836.
  • Allow to override ‘Focus New Windows’ via .fluxbox/apps
  • New actions:
    • ActivateTab
    • ArrangeWindowsVertical
  • New ‘MoveN’ and ‘ClickN’ action support for keys file
  • New focus model ‘StrictMouseFocus’. This will affect focus when
    closing, moving, lowering windows, changing desktops, etc, whereas the
    ‘MouseFocus’ model will only change focus when you move the mouse.
  • New “background: unset” property for use in overlays.
  • Allowing relative paths for background images in style files.
  • Allowing matching screen number in ClientPattern.
  • Removed rootcommand from init, as fbsetbg is run automatically nowadays.
  • Removed line style resources from init file.

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HTC misses out on Qualcomm dual core

This is a real damn shame, as I really love my HTC Desire

A funny thing happened on the way to Mobile World Congress 2011: 2010′s best mobile phone manufacturer got caught taking a siesta right before Barcelona. All the other major mobile manufacturers duly announced dual core devices arriving within a few months. HTC, winner of MWC 2011′s Best Device Manufacturer award, showcased… the Salsa and the Chacha? Minor updates to last year’s phones? What the heck happened? This isn’t what we would expect from the ninth strongest mobile brand, period, in the entire world.

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