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Michael Catanzaro 09/08/2017

On Firefox Sync

Epiphany 3.26 is, unfortunately, not going to be packed with cool new features like 3.24 was. We’ve just been too busy working on improving WebKit this cycle. But there is one cool new thing: Firefox Sync support. You can sync bookmarks, history,...

Michael Catanzaro 06/08/2017

Endgame for WebKit Woes

In my original blog post On WebKit Security Updates, I identified three separate problems affecting WebKit users on Linux: Distributions were not providing updates for WebKitGTK+. This was the main focus of that post. Distributions were shipping a...

Michael Catanzaro 06/08/2017

Modifying hidden settings in Epiphany 3.24

We’re just one short month away from releasing Epiphany 3.26, but this is not a post about that. Turns out there is some confusion about how to edit hidden settings in Epiphany 3.24. Many users previously relied on the dconf-editor tool to tweak...

Eleni Maria Stea 03/08/2017

Debugging graphics code using replacement shaders (Linux, Mesa)

Sometimes, when working with the mesa drivers, modifying or replacing a shader might be extremely useful for debugging. Mesa allows users to replace their shaders at runtime without having to change the original code by providing these environment...

Gyuyoung Kim 03/08/2017

How to make your code on downstream ?

Nowadays most of my projects have been using opensource or worked based on opensource. If we just needs to use it, I think it would be a good situation for you. However we usually will have some projects to keep … Continue reading →

Gyuyoung Kim 01/08/2017

Hello world!

Welcome to Igalia Blogs. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

Iago Toral 30/07/2017

Working with lights and shadows – Part II: The shadow map

In the previous post we talked about the Phong lighting model as a means to represent light in a scene. Once we have light, we can think about implementing shadows, which are the parts of the scene that are not … Continue reading →

Philippe Normand 30/07/2017

The GNOME-Shell Gajim extension maintenance

Back in January 2011 I wrote a GNOME-Shell extension allowing Gajim users to carry on with their chats using the Empathy infrastructure and UI present in the Shell. For some time the extension was also part of the official gnome-shell-extensions module...

Eleni Maria Stea 28/07/2017

Creating cube map images from HDR panoramas on GNU/Linux.

As part of my work for Igalia I had to do some environment mapping. I was able to find plenty of high quality .hdr images online but I couldn’t find any (OSS) tool to convert them to cubemap images. Then, Nuclear ( John Tsiombikas) gave me the...

Alejandro Piñeiro 14/07/2017

Bringing VK_KHR_16bit_storage to Intel GPUs

Just yesterday, Vulkan 1.0.54 was released. Among other things, it includes the specification for a new extension, VK_KHR_16bit_storage. And just yesterday, we sent to mesa-dev the implementation of this extension for Intel gen8+ GPUs, that is the outcome...