Profiling made fun

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One of the loudest complaint directed to KSpread is its inability to cope with large file. Worse, if you try to open large Microsoft Excel file with it, it just hangs there for minutes. Often it also consumes all your memory without mercy. The solution which I introduced for the KOffice 1.5 was to create… Read more »

Vertical limit

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Someone please fix the ATI driver graphical installer. Yes, it can be solved using command-line option, but still a dropdown list would do the job better than a gazillion radio buttons.

Try KOffice 1.5 with MCNLive Leuven

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(Thanks to Anonymous, who gave a notice on my previous post). Do you want to give KOffice 1.5 a try but don’t fancy installing anything? Then use MCNLive, a Mandrive-based Live CD (can also be used as Live USB). The Leuven edition, released three weeks ago, has all KOffice 1.5 applications.

Try KOffice 1.5 with SLAX

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SLAX version 5.1.4, which was just released days ago, now has the latest and fresh KOffice 1.5. For those who do not know yet, SLAX is a Slackware-based Live CD. So download and try it if you want to see KOffice 1.5 in action without the need to install anything. Note that due to space… Read more »

FLSH GRDN

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After launching Ming, which is Linux-based, expect Motorola to unveil FLSH and GRDN in the near future. These are again such funny names, just like previous Motorola RAZR (my favourite!), ROKR, and SLVR. But FLSH GRDN is just simply old fashion. My take: why not sponsoring the potential most-discussed movies? Then an interesting set of… Read more »

Accelarated OpenGL-based transition effects for KPresenter

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I don’t think only Krita may get some OpenGL love. So I started to hack together a couple of transition effects for KPresenter, based on OpenGL: Later on when I’m finished I’ll prepare a patch set for KOffice 1.5, of course if there is demand for it. Otherwise, just wait for 1.6 or 2.0 then…. Read more »