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Archive Posts for July 2009

Images look funny in Firefox 3.5?
7/29/2009 at 8:55 p.m. (5 years, 1 month ago)

There is a nasty bug in qcms component of Firefox 3.5 (Shiretoko). This manifested itself on my desktop computer running Ubuntu 9.04 with fglrx 8.63.2. Images appear corrupted using the fglrx ATI binary driver (proprietary). After quite a bit of digging I found this:

This will hopefully be fixed in 3.5.2. Please create a bugzilla account and vote on this issue if it is affecting you. In the meantime, this will get you going again. Enter about:config into the browser bar.

gfx.color_management.mode => 2

Tags: Ubuntu, Linux, Firefox, fglrx
Using Django's CheckboxSelectMultiple widget
7/28/2009 at 8:06 a.m. (5 years, 1 month ago)

In case you've hit a roadblock with this like I did, the answer lies here, courtesy of Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood:

Tags: Python, Django