Dekko 0.5 Beta (Email Client For Ubuntu Touch) Has Been Released
As you may know, Canonical has started working at Dekko, its own email client for Ubuntu Touch, using the lightweight Trojita email client as code-base.
Running FreeBSD on the server: a sysadmin speaks
For years now, Linux has been all the rage. But in recent times, there have been murmurings among some veterans — long-time users — after the introduction of systemd, the init system that seems to overstep its boundaries.
More tools for creating QR Codes in Linux
In my previous post I showed how to install CuterCode and Qreator, two simple GUI applications for producing QR Codes. I have now found a couple of other GUI applications, Portable QR-Code Generator and QtQR, both of which offer more features than the aforementioned two, such as allowing you to specify the amount of error correction to be incorporated into the QR Code. And now to the two applications …
After 15 years, application developers are still using ActiveState's Komodo IDE.
Tools to build websites and applications change over time, but one tool that has stood the test of time is ActiveState's Komodo IDE (integrated developer environment). This week ActiveState released Komodo 9, continuing the legacy of the IDE that began its life 15 years ago.
The Debian Installer team had the pleasure of announcing on March 27 that the second Release Candidate (RC) version of the Debian 8.0 "Jessie" installer is now available for download and testing. The RC2 version of the installer brings a great number of improvements and fixes.
Android 4.4 field handheld features 3-inch thermal printer
Two Technologies’s LTE-ready “N5Print” handheld runs Android on a Snapdragon 800 and has a built-in printer plus Smart Card, magstripe, and barcode support.
Early smartphones were modeled in part on field-service handhelds, which in turn have increasingly imitated smartphones. This has been especially true in recent years as the product category has migrated from Windows Mobile and CE (and to a lesser extent plain Linux) to Android. In the past, handhelds, which are often available in commercial, as well as similar, but more robust military models, have trailed the current smartphone technology by several years. Yet, we’re seeing and more Android handhelds that rival high end smartphones, such as Arbor’s quad-core, 5.5-inch Gladius 5.
For anyone who has been paying any attention of PyKDE5 over the last year or so, it is no secret that development and maintenance has been at a standstill. I've been very busy with a family and small children, and that eats time like you wouldn't believe. (Unit number 2 is almost 6 months now, healthy and happy I can report.) But another important factor is that my interests have shifted towards web related technologies over the last few years.
qt-kde-620x350Here’s the latest and greatest of KDE’s software collection (Frameworks, Plasma, Applications). SInce my last ‘ktown’ release, all of KDE’s sources have been renewed, and today I am making public a package set for KDE 5 aka Plasma 5 with version 5_15.03: my March ’15 release.
OpenELEC 5.0.7 released
The OpenELEC team is proud to announce OpenELEC 5.0.7.
OpenELEC-5.0 is the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2.