Announcing the first beta of Bangarang 2.0 (a media player). Below is a short list of the new features since 1.0:
New Info View sidebar that provides helpful information currently selected items:
- Recently played, highest rated and frequently played
- Info Fetching support for artists, movies, actors, directors, etc.
- Integrated metadata editing.
Part of the big hype over the release of KDE 4 was its new and improved eye candy, mostly due to the Plasma workspace. Those who liked the changes, loved the new KDE from the beginning. Those who did not are still complaining about it. But like any good desktop environment, you are by no means stuck with the default look. In fact, KDE offers more easily customizable features than any other. What follows are 7 ways to get the desktop look you dreamed about when you were a child.
Thursday, December 09 2010 @ 07:03 AM CST Contributed by: Linegod
SFTP, the Secure File Transfer Protocol, is a misleading name. It gives you the impression that it might be something like a secure version of FTP, perhaps something like FTPS but modeled over SSH instead of SSL. But it isnít!
The KDE community today announces the start of the Calligra Suite project, a continuation of the KOffice project. The new name reflects the wider value of the KOffice technology platform beyond just desktop office applications. With a new name for the Suite and new names for the productivity applications, the Calligra community welcomes a new stage in the development of free productivity and creativity applications for desktop and mobile devices.
Wednesday, December 01 2010 @ 12:58 AM CST Contributed by: Linegod
Based on the run rates of the current quarter, Red Hat will likely reach $1 billion in annual revenue in 2011. Only a handful of companies, probably less than 20 software firms, have ever hit this milestone. Red Hat will be the first open source-focused company to break the billion dollar barrier.