KDE Indic Screensavers

I ported all of the Matrix screensavers with Indian language glyphs to KDE4. For details about the screensavers please read: Hacking the GLMatrix screensaver Screensavers in your language Download the binary packages: Deb package, and RPM package There are 6 screensavers in that package, for Malayalam, Hindi, Oriya , Bengali, Tamil and Gujarati. After installation, goto KDE system settings->Desktop->Screensaver and select any of this. Screenshots(click to get the image in original size): [Read More]

KDE spellchecker not working for Indian Languages

As I mentioned in my blog post on Language detection the sonnet spellchecker of KDE is not working. I read the code of the Sonnet and found that it fails to determine the word boundaries in a sentence (or string buffer) and passes the parts of the words to backend spellcheckers like aspell or hunspell. And eventually we get all words wrong. This is the logic used in Sonnet to recognize the word boundaries [Read More]