Category Archives: Red Hat

Eclipse SWT drops GTK support of versions less than 2.10

Hey guys, I have some very exciting news on the GTK-SWT front. Finally, SWT drops support for GTK versions older than 2.10, which means that we will have cleaner code. I have started cleaning SWT from old GTK code, if … Continue reading

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SWT: Datetime Widget on top of Spinner [ Progress Report]

What is the problem with DateTime widget ? Datetime is an SWT widget that shows DATE/TIME/CALENDAR, so overall very useful widget! In current version of SWT  it looks like this: So as you might have guessed DateTime  is a Composite … Continue reading

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Eclipse Platform: Eclipse runs and is usable on GTK+ 3 [STATUS REPORT 20 NOVEMBER]

If you are passionate about SWT as development tool, you will be very excited to know that SWT runs on GTK+ 3 and it is usable! You have probably seen post, couple of weeks ago, that Eclipse starts successfully.  Today … Continue reading

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Eclipse SWT builds against GTK+ 3 (Status Report 30 October 2012). First look at ControlExample on GTK+ 3

As I have promised before, I’ll be making status reports on migration of SWT to GTK+ 3 more often from now. Couple of weeks passed, since I’v posted that we are moving with a good speed towards the goal of … Continue reading

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Eclipse SWT migration to GTK + 3.0 status report: August 2012 – October 2012

Finally, I have decided to give a brief update on where are we standing with migration of SWT from GTK+ 2.0 to GTK+ 3.0.  The reason why I didn’t do  “status report”  earlier is pretty simple – huge amount of … Continue reading

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How to reset root password in Linux (RHEL,FEDORA) ? What to do if you forgot root password ?

Today I want to give you some very useful tips on what to do if you have forgotten your root password. ATTENTION: This trick will only work if didn’t  setup GRUB password yet.    (if you did – sucks to be … Continue reading

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SWT: GTK_INCLUDE_INFERIORS worst enemy (Sash Widget)

Good day my fellow Developers and Engineers,  In my previous post I’ve written about INCLUDE_INFERIORS in Tracker Widget.  Today I’ve started working on  Sash Widget’s drawBand() method, and guess what I have found there ? ….”Exactly, my old “friend” OS.GTK_INCLUDE_INFERIORS.” … Continue reading

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