Improving JPEG Image Encoding

Editor’s Note: Andreas Gal, Mozilla CTO, posted on his blog about Mozilla and the recent release of mozjpeg 2.0 and Facebook’s support for the JPEG encoder. This is reposted below: Images are a big proportion of the data that browsers … Continue reading

FBMessenger: Stand-Alone Facebook Messenger For Linux

FBMessenger is a stand-alone Facebook Messenger app for Linux, very similar to the official Messenger for Windows.This isn’t an official Facebook application but it has been created by a Facebook developer and comes with the following features:chat with your Facebook friends (obviously) in a separate window with tabs for each conversation;notifications and friend requests;friend updates;desktop [...]

Install Friends App (Gwibber Rewritten In QML) In Ubuntu 13.04 Or 12.10

Gwibber, the microblogging client available by default in Ubuntu, has been rewritten in QML recently and is now called Friends App. Also, Gwibber Service (the backend) and the Gwibber Unity Lens have been replaced with “Friends Service” and Unity Friends Lens and the new packages have landed in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail for a while, but [...]

Fix Facebook Not Working With Gwibber In Ubuntu 12.10 Or 12.04

Facebook doesn’t currently work with Gwibber (the Facebook feeds aren’t updated – bug HERE) and this bug affects Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04 and probably older Ubuntu versions as well.There is, however, a work-around which I can confirm it works for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and 12.04 Precise Pangolin – so here’s how to apply it and [...]

Use Facebook From The Command Line With fbcmd

fbcmd is a cross-platform tool that lets you use Facebook from the command line. It supports posting a status, uploading photos, creating albums, listing profile information for friends, display events or your stream, share links and lots more.This little utility can be useful for those who want to quickly post a status on Facebook, upload [...]