Normally, you can’t use a camera without a hot shoe with an external flash unit. But a relatively simple Photon-based device can solve this problem. Many external flash units (including older ones) can be triggered by shorting (i.e., closing the circuit) between its two terminals. If you happen to have a flash with a PC Sync terminal, it most likely can be triggered by shorting the connector’s pins.
The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 5.5.0. This is a major release with new features, enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use and upgrading from previous versions is strongly advised.
Back in 1995, University of California students, Peter Mattis and Kimball Spencer, were members of the eXperimental Computing Facility, a Berkeley campus organization of undergraduate students enthusiastic about computers and programming. In June of that year, the two hinted at their intentions to write a free graphical image manipulation program as a means of giving back to the free software community.
The developers of the popular NetworkManager software, which is used in numerous GNU/Linux operating systems as the default network connection manager solution, have announced a new stable release, NetworkManager 1.0.8.
RAR is a powerful archive manager that can be used to reduce the size of files and to decompress RAR, ZIP, and other formats. A new major upgrade has been released, bring the version number up to 5.30.
One truly massive Git -- GitLab Enterprise Edition
Open-source GitLab is being used for collaboration across over 100,000 organisations to help large distributed teams of developers to work together and control features that allow users to build apps with both accountability and enterprise-grade support.
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