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Fedora 10 Update: fbterm-1.4-1.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-3036
2009-03-25 15:23:33
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Name        : fbterm
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.4
Release     : 1.fc10
URL         : http://code.google.com/p/fbterm/
Summary     : A frame buffer terminal emulator
Description :
FbTerm is a fast terminal emulator for linux with frame buffer device.
Features include:
- mostly as fast as terminal of linux kernel while accelerated scrolling
  is enabled on framebuffer device
- select font with fontconfig and draw text with freetype2, same as
  Qt/Gtk+ based GUI apps
- dynamicly create/destroy up to 10 windows initially running default
  shell
- record scrollback history for every window
- auto-detect text encoding with current locale, support double width
  scripts like  Chinese, Japanese etc
- switch between configurable additional text encodings with hot keys
  on the fly
- copy/past selected text between windows with mouse when gpm server
  is running

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Update Information:

- Upstream update:    1. improved text rendering performence     2. added
private escape sequences for 256 color mode support     3. added a option "font-
width" to adjust character cell width     4. added support for older 2.2/2.4
kernel     5. fixed a crash bug with bitmap fonts     6. fixed a configure
failure in cross-compiling environment  - Note: iminput.patch is applied.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Mar 23 2009 Ding-Yi Chen <dchen at redhat dot com> - 1.4-1
- Upstream update:
  1. improved text rendering performence 
  2. added private escape sequences for 256 color mode support 
  3. added a option "font-width" to adjust character cell width 
  4. added support for older 2.2/2.4 kernel 
  5. fixed a crash bug with bitmap fonts 
  6. fixed a configure failure in cross-compiling environment
- Note: iminput.patch is applied.
* Tue Feb 24 2009 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng lists fedoraproject org> - 1.3-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_11_Mass_Rebuild
* Tue Jan  6 2009 Ding-Yi Chen <dchen at redhat dot com> - 1.3-1
- SUID fbterm for el5, as it does not have libcap.
* Mon Jan  5 2009 Ding-Yi Chen <dchen at redhat dot com> - 1.3-0
- Upstream update:
  1. added command line arguments to change option values 
  2. added client-server based input method framework 
  3. added screen rotation support 
  4. added support for visual type DIRECTCOLOR used by ATI cards 
     (thanks for Witek's patch) 
  5. fixed a bug that user can't input some unicode characters 
  6. fixed a bug of maybe not restore original console state after 
     FbTerm exited 
  7. fixed several trivial bugs 
  8. added using filesystem capability attributes offered by kernel 
     2.6.27, instead of setting set-user-ID bit on FbTerm 
  9. decreased memory usage of every shell instance by changing size 
      of the struct saving every charater's attribute from 4 to 2 bytes
* Thu Dec 11 2008 Ding-Yi Chen <dchen at redhat dot com> - 1.2-2
- Summary simplified.
* Fri Nov 21 2008 Ding-Yi Chen <dchen at redhat dot com> - 1.2-2
- Upstream update, see 
 http://code.google.com/p/fbterm/
 for details.
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update fbterm' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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