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The not-so-unchanging desktop

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  • The not-so-unchanging desktop
  • KDE Ships September Updates to 4.11
  • Ten years of working on Krita
  • A Few Notes from LibreOffice Conference 2013
  • MariaDB Foundation achivements 2012-12 - 2013-09
  • Nitro: A Capable To-Do app for Mac & Linux You’ve Never Heard Of

How Desktop Grid brought back SystemSettings

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  • How Desktop Grid brought back SystemSettings
  • GNOME 3.10 Gets an Overhaul: Top 10 New Features
  • Mozilla working on a second-screen solution for Firefox
  • New: Clones Array tool for Krita
  • Conky – An Extremely Customizable And Lightweight System Monitoring Tool
  • Cheatsheets for Command-Line Tools
  • Why Not ‘Click to Play’ Flash?
  • GNOME "Flashback" Released, GNOME Panel 3.8
  • GNOME Gets A Log Viewer For Systemd's Journal
  • How to Install Viber in Linux (Ubuntu)
  • concalc: A much simpler calculator
  • LibreOffice Marketing Workshop Milano 2013 – an overview

10 reasons why you should try Krusader

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techrepublic.com: Find out 10 reasons why you should try Krusader, a twin-pane file manager that might be faster than Dolphin on older computers or just a better match for your computing habits.

Enlightenment E18 Updated Against Wayland

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  • Enlightenment E18 Updated Against Wayland Changes
  • More Exciting Developments in KDE this Week
  • GNOME Settings Daemon 3.8.5 Fixes Trash Issues
  • Gnome Network Tools – GUI For Common Network Utilities
  • Krita Demonstrated at IDF Keynote

Best KDE distro of 2013

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netrunner-mag.com: Normally, at the end of the year, I tend to run my best annual distro roundups, choosing the finest among five operating systems or flavors thereof that showed the greatest promise in terms of stability, usability, elegance, support, and other curious items in the outgoing twelve-month period. But I have never dedicated much thought to selecting the best implementation of any one particular desktop environment, regardless of the system underneath.

My favourite is KDE. Why? I'm not sure

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linuxblog.darkduck: I'm not sure I have a favourite distribution. But, my favourite desktop environment is KDE.

Plasma Media Center 1.1 and digiKam 3.3

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linuxbsdos.com: Plasma Media Center 1.1 was released today August 20, while digiKam 3.3 was released on August 6. Plasma Media Center is a promising media center application for the K Desktop environment, while digiKam is a popular KDE photo management application, with some editing capabilities.

KDE 4.11 Brings Better Performance & New Stuff

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ostatic.com: Jos Poortvliet today announced the release of KDE Plasma 4.11 on dot.kde.org. He wrote this release is dedicated to Atul 'toolz' Chitnis, KDE contributor who passed away June 3. The rest of the announcement outlined all the wonderful improvements this release.

A Kmail Rundown

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beginlinux.com: Does KMail – the default Email client shipping with KDE – come up to the mark? Despite the ubiquity of web-based email and email apps, Desktop email clients still have their uses.

KDE Konnect: control your KDE devices from your phone

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muktware.com: Today we are surrounded by ‘smart’ devices all around us - smartphones, tablets, TVs, PCs and many more. These devices naturally don’t interact with each other. Some members of the KDE community have been working towards better device interaction.

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Open spec SBC dual boots Android and Ubuntu on hexa-core RK3399

T-Firefly is Kickstartering the first hacker SBC with Rockchip’s Cortex-A72/-A53 RK3399. The Firefly-RK3399 has up to 4GB DDR3, M.2, and USB 3.0 Type-C. T-Firefly, which offers Linux- and Android-ready open source boards like the Firefly-RK3288 and sandwich-style Firefly-RK3288 Reload, both of which are based on the quad-core, Cortex-A17 Rockchip RK3288, has advanced to a more powerful Rockchip SoC for its new open spec Firefly-RK3399. The hexa-core Rockchip RK3399 features two server-class Cortex-A72 cores clocked to up to 2.0GHz, as well as four Cortex-A53 at up to 1.42GHz. This appears to be the first RK3399 SBC and the first SBC to include Cortex-A72 cores. Read more

Leftovers: Software

  • Manuskript is a Promising Open-Source Scrivener Alternative
    Whether you plan to work on a book, a screenplay, or better structure your dissertation, you’ll probably see apps like Scrivener recommended. If you’re running Windows, macOS or even Android then you’re spoilt for choice, with various competing proprietary apps at varying price points readily available. On Linux the choices are somewhat limited.
  • Tor 0.2.9 Is Just Around the Corner As 0.2.8.10 Fixes Memory Leak in OpenSSL 1.1
    The past weekend brought us new stable and development builds of the Tor anonymity network project, versioned 0.2.8.10, as the most advanced version out there, and 0.2.9.6 RC (Release Candidate).
  • Pitivi 0.98 Linux Video Editor Adds Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts
    Version 0.98 of the GNOME-aligned GStreamer-powered Pitivi non-linear video editor was tagged today as the newest development milestone. The main feature addition of Pitivi 0.98 is now supporting customizable keyboard supports! Aside from finally supporting customizable keyboard shortcuts for this open-source video editor, a lot of warnings were fixed from GTK 3.22, and there has been a lot of other bug fixing. Bugs around Pitivi's timeline were primarily targeted by this release.
  • Phoronix Test Suite 6.8-Tana Officially Released
    Phoronix Test Suite 6.8.0 is now available as the latest version of our open-source, fully-automated, reproducible benchmarking software for Linux, BSD, Solaris, macOS, Windows, and other operating systems. Phoronix Test Suite 6.8 is the latest stable release now of our GPL-licensed benchmarking software updated on its regular quarterly release cadence. Phoronix Test Suite 6.8 development focused on a number of low-level improvements to particularly benefit Phoromatic and the Phodevi (Phoronix Device Interface) software/hardware library abstraction layer.
  • iPerf As Another Network Benchmark Is Now Available Via The Phoronix Test Suite
  • Chromium-Based Vivaldi 1.6 Browser Enters Development, Brings Tab Stack Renaming
    Vivaldi's Ruarí Ødegaard informs us about the availability of a new snapshot for the cross-platform, Chromium-based Vivaldi web browser, which promises to let users name tab stacks. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.6.682.3 marks the beginning of the development of Vivaldi 1.6, the next major version of the popular web browser, and it looks like it has been rebased on Chromium 55.0.2883.64. Besides fixing a bunch of regressions, the new development release implements an option under Settings -> Tabs -> Tab Features -> Tab stacking -> Allow Tab Stack Renaming, which lets you rename or name tab stacks.

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