KDE is happy to announce that it has been accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2014. This will allow students from around the world to work with mentors on KDE software projects. Successful students will receive stipends from …
The folks behind the Numix Project, popular for its GTK and icon themes, have announced that they are working with Nitrux S.A. on a new Linux distribution.GNOME as a base”We are basing our shell on Gnome-Shell and we will use Gnome apps. Our shell will be made from extension for Gnome-Shell. That means we are […]
The GNOME Foundation congratulates Allan Day on being included in the shortlist of candidates being considered for the individual category of the UK Open Source Awards for his “positive impact on Open Source software in the UK.” Allan won the prestig…
For years, KDE software has included a semantic (relationship-based) searching infrastructure. KDE’s Semantic Search was built around concepts previously developed in a European Union-funded research project NEPOMUK which explored the use of relationsh…
Pure Apparel is an Australian clothing brand that specializes in unique and original designs. They only produce 10 – 30 and even as low as 1 – 5 of every item they sell. They pride themselves on trying to “avoid … Read more
Conveniently cast spells and switch spell books and prayers with the wicked pouch – available for Loyalty Points or RuneCoins at Solomon’s General Store!
Hot off the beta servers comes the all-new Revolution combat mode, ability queuing and a bunch of much-requested combat tweaks.
In this week’s KDE Commit-Digest:
This week saw finally saw the official release of version 3.0 of FlightGear.
Highlights in this release include integration of the FGCom voice communications client within the simulator, improved terrain rendering, faster scenery loading, and improved usability. This release also coincides with the release of FlightGear World Scenery 2.0 – massively improved scenery data covering the entirety of the planet and incorporating OpenStreetMap roads and detailed terrain information from a variety of sources.
Also interesting is the “Bombable” add-on, which adds combat mechanics:
This post was retrieved from freegamer.blogspot.com.
It’s long been the case that the world of Linux distributions offers at least one compelling choice for virtually every taste and purpose, but — much like those dissatisfied with the weather in New England — users who don’t see a distro they like need only wait a few minutes. You win a few, you lose a few — but the overall pool of choices remains rich and diverse.
GNOME is pleased to announce that it is hosting a fundraising campaign for Pitivi. Their fundraising page launched today, with a video explaining the campaign (which was made with Pitivi). As they say in their announcement:
the first beta release of the GNOME 3.11 development cycle is here!
- UI Freeze: No UI changes should be made without prior consul…
Revolution’s coming next week, and Mod Dean’s here to take it through its paces in our latest Behind the Scenes video.
GNOME.Asia Summit 2014 invites proposals for presentations at the conference. GNOME.Asia Summit is Asia’s GNOME user and developer conference, spreading the knowledge of GNOME across Asia. The conference will be held in BeiHang University, Beijing, China on May 24 -25, 2014. The conference follows the release of GNOME 3.12, helping to bring new desktop paradigms that facilitate user interaction in the computing world. It will be a great place to celebrate and explore the many new features and enhancements to the GNOME 3.12 release and to help make GNOME as successful as possible. We welcome proposals by newcomers and experienced speakers alike.
Possible topics include, but not limited to:
How to Promote/Contribute to GNOME in Asia
Adapting GNOME to new types of devices
Localization and Internationalization
Other topics could include any topic related to Free and Open Source Software not listed above.
Lightning talks! A five minute presentation to demonstrate your work or promote an interesting topic. These talks will be grouped together in a single session.
A standard session at GNOME.Asia 2014 will be scheduled as 45 mins (35 mins talk + 10 mins Q&A). Please take into consideration any time you will need for preparation. The session could be a technical talk, panel discussion, or BOF.
If you’d like to share your knowledge and experience at GNOME.Asia 2014, please fill in the form at before March 3th, 2014. Please provide a short abstract about your proposal (under 150 words). Include your name, biographical information, a photo suitable for the web, a title, and a description of your presentation . The reviewing team will evaluate the entries based on the submitted abstracts and available time in the schedule. You will be contacted before March 16th, 2014 on whether your submission has been accepted or not.
All interested contributors are highly encouraged to send in their talks. Please help us to spread the invitation to other potential participants. Even you do not plan to be a speaker, please consider joining GNOME.Asia 2014. This is going to be a great event!
Are you planning to hire a professional to build your online store? If you’re not a developer and have limited technical knowledge, it can be difficult to hire the right person for your project. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’re … Read more
The Wine development release 1.7.13 is now available.
More Task Scheduler support.
Your fortnightly summary of RuneScape community news and events, featuring our 24 hour charity gaming marathon, a great Players’ Gallery entry, and more!
YouTube uses Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) for delivering videos and along with that, it serves the audio and video in two separate streams for some resolutions/formats. For instance, resolutions like 1080p and 480p are available only with separate audio and video streams.youtube-dl, a popular command line tool for downloading videos from YouTube and […]
Our stay in Japan has been amazing so far and we’ve been learning so much. This time we got to meet with an online merchant based in Japan: Atelier Shinji. We had the pleasure of joining them in their workshop … Read more