Category: Open Source

Big news soon; let’s see if this hype-thing works

Yes, really great stuff coming up… For a hint click to read more of the post…

Another step for Audio/Video chat on the Linux Desktop

Audio/Video chat is the “next” big thing and a lot of people use Skype already to get that functionality on Linux without much hazzle (certainly a few use Ekiga aswell). Just recently the popular instant messenger Pidgin joined the ranks with their 2.6 release which introduced A/V chat for Jabber (XMPP) users. However, finally it…
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Change page orientation to landscape for a single page in OpenOffice

I recently have been asked this: It’s actually quite simple.

It’s coming… Apples 3.0 on Linux!

A glimpse at the fruits of the last weeks: Nautilus/GVFS: …

Anyone beats me lower?

During my move last week I accidentally discovered the only true evidence for the nerds and fanboys out there: Can anyone beat me on that and present older crap? (Only real boxes, manuals, cds/floppys allowed!) Update 20.08.09: Nikias Bassen sent me in this beautifully designed piece of pure geekness. A shot of his Debian GNU/Linux…
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Put Evolution into the tray/notification area using evolution-statusicon 1.0.0

Played around with some unmaintainable Evolution plugin called evolution-statusicon I wrote once. Since upgrading to the latest openSUSE 11.1 release I felt it was missing badly on my desktop. It had to be compiled within the Evolution source due to non-public header usage (e-shell stuff) which led to some problems packaging it or even distributing…
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NVIDIA’s VDPAU doc hints at ATI and Intel

Ah, feels good to be back finally. Enjoyed being ripped off and scammed in NYC over NYE and work has caught me up again. In other news, you might have heard about NVIDIA’s VDPAU (Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix) which literally offloads Video decoding and processing to the graphics processor on Unix systems.…
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iTunes sync with Linux on unjailbroken 2.0+ iPhones/iPods?

Hey, it appears as those superbrain folks on the libiphone mailing list are onto something regarding the new hashing algorithm used in Apple’s 2.0+ firmware.


I know it’s a bit late but still interesting to point out: