A system to reject phone calls from my laptop

This post is about a system we devised and set up at home for me to be able to reject all the annoying phone calls I receive during the day from my laptop, without having to go pick up the phone. If you are also working from home like I do (yes, this is another cool option we have at Igalia!) you might find this hack useful. 😀

Demo:

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[Updated] Enable the new (faster) Unity 7 Low Graphics mode from unity-control-center

The following change is under review. It might look different when we release it!

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The process to backport a compiz bug fix on Trusty (current LTS release: Xenial).

Recently, I had to follow the SRU process to add a Compiz bug fix on Trusty for the 1st time. It’s useful to have the detailed steps somewhere so.. here’s what I did:

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Libgliar: a library that lies to the OpenGL programs about the OpenGL context information

libgliar — a library that lies to the OpenGL programs about the OpenGL context info (for Linux only). Code: bzr branch lp:libgliar

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