Fedora 10 Update: fbterm-1.3-1.fc10

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Wed Jan 21 21:30:49 UTC 2009

Fedora Update Notification
2009-01-07 06:44:58

Name        : fbterm
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.3
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
- 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

Update Information:

- SUID fbterm for el5, as it does not have libcap.    This update is for EPEL 5
user, not mandatory for Fedora user.

* 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 
 for details.

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/.

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