Erik Naggum died slightly more than a year ago.
I have never met the man in the flesh, and yet he is the one person who had most often and most radically re-shaped my opinions at their core, solely through the printed word – not only on the subject of computer programing, but [...]
Many graphical Java apps will hang with a blank grey screen when started under Ratpoison and other non-reparenting window managers.
The workaround for this appalling brokenness is a very simple one, yet it took me three days of frustrated search – so I ought to post it:
Spoof your window manager’s name string:
Use Java app, [...]