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Google Code-in 2013 Haiku

Fix "Devices" app so that you can copy text that is displayed. #8880

completed by: Ezo

mentors: jscipione, Gerasim Troeglazov, Siarzhuk Zharski

The goal of this task is the implementing correct solution to fix issue described in Haiku Trac as ticket #8880. This is a coding task, for this task you will need to have a Haiku build environment setup, and be able to compile Haiku to fix the problem and check if your solution works. The basic knowledge of GIT SCM is also needed.


  • Install Haiku either on real hardware or in Virtual Machine (BTW, I can assist installing VirtualBox so it is obviously recommended by me);
  • Take familiar with the problem you should fix;
  • Get the Haiku source tree build it and find solution to fix the problem;
  • After completing this task, please provide us with the git-formatted patch implementing your fix.


Haiku Images (required developer tools are included)

Ticket "Fix "Devices" app so that you can copy text that is displayed."

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Good luck!