Archive for October, 2010

Python 2 and Unicode

I’ve been meaning to write this up for a while, so let’s see how we go. One of the problems I have with Python 2 currently is that Unicode support is a bit of a hit and miss game. The problem is that Unicode was a bolt on extra in Python 2.x – in the […]

Posted on October 28, 2010 at 9:31 pm by Carlos Corbacho · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Python

Using a non-US keyboard with X server 1.9

In the brave new world of X server 1.9 (this is with Robby Workman’s latest Xorg packages, but it’s only a matter of time before Slackware picks them up), HAL is dead to X and we now have /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d However, I still want a UK keyboard layout, and these days, I want my Caps Lock […]

Posted on October 10, 2010 at 9:42 pm by Carlos Corbacho · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Linux