Archives for July, 2007

File transfers and Empathy/2


With the old dialog you had a window for each file transfer but this could be a problem if you are transferring more than a couple of files at the same time. So this week I rewrote the file transfer dialogs and submitted the patch to add file transfer to Empathy (see bug #462172). The […]

Weapons of mass destruction


Every person going through the corridor where I was sitting yesterday seemed scared by the two strange things in the power sockets, be quiet! They are not weapons of mass destruction, just the best power adapters we found in Vercelli. And, in spite of them, we didn’t break any power socket unlike everybody else here […]

Internet access for everyone at Etap hotel


If you are at the Etap hotel and you get “Error: The maximum number of subscribers has been reached” just find someone with Internet access that can route you and make him type this as root: echo 1 >> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j MASQUERADE Then you should type (as root): route del […]

File transfers and Empathy


This week I worked on adding file transfer support to Empathy for the Telekinesis project. Empathy with my patches (the code is not yet in SVN trunk) can exchange files using every connection manager that supports file transfer, that is just telepathy-salut (aka bonjour, aka XEP-0174, aka link-local messaging) for now . libempathy, the non-GUI […]