[linux-elitists] Galeon is getting good

kmself@ix.netcom.com kmself@ix.netcom.com
Wed Oct 4 17:56:27 PDT 2000

On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 04:49:11PM -0600, Jonathan Corbet (corbet-elite@lwn.net) wrote:
> I recall there was talk here recently about dealing with web pages that
> employ microscopic fonts.  Such pages have always been a pet peeve of mine
> (getting old, you see), so I just had to exclaim with joy when Galeon 0.7.6
> popped up with a "zoom" blank on the button bar.  My days of squinting at
> web pages are done.  Why couldn't it have always been this way?
> Galeon has reached that critical mass point.  The functionality works, and
> people can start scratching itches in a big way.  I'm most pleased.  I've
> not removed netscape off my system quite yet, but that day is approaching.

Thanks.  I just ditched Mozilla from my dock.

Questions on Galeon:

  - What resources are available?  Is there an X resources list?

  - How do you disable animated gifs?
    Hmmm...Running Vasile's 'gat' on /usr/lib/mozilla/components/libnsgif.so
    seems to do the trick.  (Binary edit of NETSCAPE2.0 with 'no anim gif').

  - Bugs.  It does crash (several times at Google).  Popups tend to
    occur when editing a text box.  But it's fast and light.

Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>     http://www.netcom.com/~kmself
 Evangelist, Opensales, Inc.                    http://www.opensales.org
  What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?      There is no K5 cabal
   http://gestalt-system.sourceforge.net/        http://www.kuro5hin.org
GPG fingerprint: F932 8B25 5FDD 2528 D595 DC61 3847 889F 55F2 B9B0
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 232 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://allium.zgp.org/pipermail/linux-elitists/attachments/20001004/e555a9b6/attachment.pgp 

More information about the linux-elitists mailing list