Archives for May, 2008


Why I love icecream: $ (time make) 2>&1 | grep real real 21m52.649s $ make clean > /dev/null $ PATH=/usr/lib/icecc/bin:$PATH $ (time make) 2>&1 | grep real real 8m15.954s Note that about 4 minutes are spent linking the program, not compiling. And then, while waiting, you can watch the hypnotic icemon showing where your source […]

Beta version of Flash 10

Today Adobe released a beta version of Flash 10, from the realease notes: “Ubuntu OS Support — Flash Player 10 now supports Ubuntu, one of the most popular flavors of Linux.” “Ubuntu OS”? Previous versions of Flash already work on Ubuntu How can you say that you support a .deb-based distro if you only release […]

Plugin support for WebKit GTK / Qt

A picture is worth a thousand words: Flash plugin in the WebKit GTK demo application Flash plugin in the WebKit Qt demo application Since a few hours ago both WebKit GTK and Qt support plugins! Thanks to everyone who worked on this, in particular to Rodney Dawes (who wrote the original patch in the past […]