Chrome support for ftp sites

I’ve been updating my SlackBuilds for -current and noticed something quite strange. Whenever I needed to check for new sources, if the tarball was hosted on an ftp site, Chrome would refuse to open it. I searched a bit and it seems Chrome has dropped ftp support by default.

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WPS Office v11.* dictionary

I noticed that an old post of mine about adding dictionaries to WPS Office, has been receiving some attention recently. I quickly checked the links and it seems they are dead, also the file paths listed there no longer apply for WPS Office v11. Therefore, I decided to check how to add dictionaries to version 11.

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TeamViewer won’t start

I had to use TeamViewer. It is available from SBo, so I installed it (version 15.14.5). I am using -current, but the SlackBuild just repackages the binary provided from upstream, anyway. I followed the post-install instructions but the program won’t start.
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Seahorse keyring

I did a fresh install of -current couple of months ago and looked for a way to manage passwords. I looked around and it seems that Seahorse is a good choice for Xfce. There’s Seahorse available on SBo, so I installed it. Things did not work as expected out-of-the-box… for example Chrome kept prompting me for passwords that was driving me nuts.
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bioRxiv docx template

I’ve been working on a manuscript in the last couple of months (more, actually). I am not going to discuss whether pre-prints are cool or not, however, they sometimes are necessary. For example, when writing a grant application, it definitely looks better to show the actual work in progress, rather than just stating “manuscript in preparation”, “submitted” or “under revision”.

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