Read xkcd: a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language
Comic Sticks brings xkcd comics to your desktop with quick comic searching, offline browsing, and intuitive keyboard shortcuts.
- Search for comics
- Cache comics for later offline viewing
- Dark mode for late night reading
- View comic metadata
- Quickly access comic explainations via the explain xkcd wiki
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1.1.3 – Jan 14, 2019
Fix for changes to xkcd API encoding.
1.1.2 – Nov 16, 2018
- Fix restoring of window state when maximized
1.1.1 – Nov 4, 2018
- Add keyboard shortcut for dark mode
- Fix saving of properties window state
1.1.0 – Oct 30, 2018
The dark mode update!
- Add dark mode that inverts the comic image to improve readability in the dark
- Add buttons to titlebar for jumping to the first comic and the newest comic
- Fix issue with encoding of comic metadata (fixes display of special characters and emojis)
- Fix memory leak when closing additional comic windows
1.0.4 – Oct 22, 2018
Update app metadata to pass appstream-util validate-relax
1.0.3 – Oct 21, 2018
Revert fuzzy searching due to regressions
1.0.2 – Oct 21, 2018
- Use fuzzy searching
- Only show alt text when hovering directly over the comic image
1.0.1 – Oct 19, 2018
Update OARS metadata.
1.0.0 – Oct 18, 2018
First stable release
- Improve startup time
- Add keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation