Posts for September, 2009

Cursor Shape In XFCE Terminal

I prefer ibeam cursors to the block ones, I find them less obtrusive. However, I could not find an option to modify the cursor shape in the XFCE terminal preferences; until I looked under the hood. In ~/.config/Terminal/terminalrc the value of MiscCursorShape is set to TERMINAL_CURSOR_SHAPE_BLOCK by default. [Continue]

Microsoft’s CodePlex Foundation

Microsoft has established CodePlex foundation – a non-profit foundation to promote open source. Unlike the previous open source attempts, this time Microsoft has explicitly talked about collaboration with other open source foundations and communities. I see this as first step by Microsoft to acknowledge good Windows open source work happening outside Microsoft. [Continue]



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