freesoftwaremagazine.com: “The Analysis & Resynthesis Sound Spectrograph” (“ARSS”, now version 0.2.3) combined with an image editor of your choice (I also chose Gimp) turns out to be a very interesting way to make original sound effects — by painting the sound spectrum.
omgubuntu.co.uk: We seem to be having a browser week here at OMG! towers. With all that in mind I couldn’t help but stoke the ever-tender embers of one question that continues to be a red-hot topic: “What is the fastest browser on Linux?”
arstechnica.com: The company behind the BitTorrent technology has opened the source code of its uTorrent Transport Protocol (uTP). A production-ready implementation of the protocol code in C++ is now available from GitHub under the MIT license.
The first Beta version of the new 9.0 release boasts over 200 new functions and improvements.
debian.org: The versions 1.15.6 and 1.15.7 of dpkg introduced several important changes. Let's skim over them:
sourceforge.net/blog: Cone harks back to the era when users read e-mail in a non-graphical application, without using menus, mouse, or buttons. Longtime Pine users will feel right at home with Cone; many keyboard commands are the same. However, Cone is not a Pine clone.
ghacks.net: For those who are less than fortunate and have severe vision problems, using a computer can be a task that is nearly impossible without either the help of others or some form of assisted technology. One of those technologies is Orca.
martin-graesslin.com/blog: All windows have KWin decorations and they should not have them. Yakuake has a kind of own CSD – you see the controls at the bottom. The window manager may reparent the window and the window has no control over it.
infoworld.com: Think open source doesn’t innovate? Here are seven projects exploring exciting new directions in computing -- for free
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