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Released evolution-statusicon 1.0.4. Show/hide Evolution from the notification area.

If you are like me and you are annoyed by the Evolution bugging you in your ALT+TAB cycle as you have it running almost all the time you will probably like this one. Back last year I wrote a simple plugin for Evolution. The plugin provides a small notification area icon to show/hide/quit Evolution’s windows and comes handy if…
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Linux, the iPad, iPhone OS 4.0 and libimobiledevice support

Even if you are not tech-savy, you should have noticed by now that Apple released it’s new product, the iPad, to the masses. This new device can simply be compared to an iPod Touch with a huge display. That’s it. Now Apple had a keynote event yesterday and among other stuff presented the features of the…
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Native iPhone/iPod Touch support arrives on the Linux Desktop

Last Sunday, after being in development since August 2007, Matt Colyer released version 1.0.0 of the libimobiledevice library (formerly known as libiphone). libimobiledevice is a free open source software library that talks the protocols to support iPhone ® and iPod Touch ® devices natively on Linux. Unlike other projects, it does not depend on using…
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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…

Microsoft finally joins the browser wars with IE9

As read on the IE developers blog today, it appears the encouraged engineers have finally started to look out of their basement windows.

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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