FxMovieManager, an application written to help users manage movie files and video clips, has just reached version 6.2.
FxMovieManager 6.2 includes a twin-panel file manager, a playlist, and a simple frontend to Mplayer. Both the file manager and the playlist can display thumbnails of movie files.
Highlights of FxMovieManager 6.2:
• The code of the internal player has been updated to use version 1.1 of the FFmpeg library;
Serious Sam 3: BFE is a very serious first-person shooter, as the name suggests. It’s developed by Croteam and it’s one of the launch titles for Steam on Linux.
The Croteam studio has been hard at work and it is trying its best to make Serious Sam 3: BFE one of the best shooters for Linux.
We are proud to announce the return of Firefox Flicks, Mozilla’s global video competition that invites Firefox fans and filmmakers to create short videos, or “Flicks,” that help tell the Firefox story. Last year was a huge success and we … Continue reading
Porteus, a portable Linux operating system which can be installed on a USB device, CDROM, SD card or hard drive, and based on the Linux Live Scripts, has just reached version 2.0 RC2.
Porteus 2.0 RC2 has been released for the 32-bit and 64-bit architectures and it’s the first distribution in the series based on Slackware 14.0.
Highlights of Porteus 2.0 RC2:
• Linux kernel has been updated to version 3.7.5;
I-Nex is an application that gathers information for hardware components available on your system and displays it using an user interface similar to the popular Windows tool CPU-Z.I-Nex can display information for the following components: CPU, GPU, Motherboard, Sound, Hard disks, RAM, Network and USB as well as some system info like the hostname, Linux [...]
Sublime Text is probably among the best text/code editors available for Linux, and it’s cross-platform so it works on Windows and Mac OS X too. Sublime Text 2 stable was released about 7 months ago and since then, its developer has been working on a new version: Sublime Text 3. Even though Sublime Text is [...]
Mesa 9.1 was branched yesterday, ahead of the official release next month, which effectively puts an end to new feature development on this next release. For those that haven’t been keeping up with Mesa’s Git activity over the past half-year, here’s a …
Slax, a modern, portable, small and fast Linux operating system with a modular approach and outstanding design, is now at version 7.0.5.
Slax 7.0.5 has been dubbed Green Horn and it arrived fairly quickly after the previous version, bringing a few needed changes and a personalized Software Center.
Highlights of Slax 7.0.5:
• KDE SC has been updated to version 4.9.5;
The annual Free Open-Source Developers’ European Meeting (FOSDEM) is coming up this weekend in Brussels, Belgium. This is one of the best Linux and open-source events in the world…
SOFA or Statistics Open For All, a user-friendly open-source statistics analysis and reporting tool, is now at version 1.3.2.
Highlights of SOFA 1.3.2:
• The application can now backup SOFA data, reports, and variable and project details, via an extension plug-in;
After going through some development releases in the past few months, XBMC 12.0 “Frodo” was officially released this morning. XBMC 12.0 packs in a heck of a lot of features for this open-source cross-platform multimedia software…
Don’t ask, don’t get. That’s why we rang up Canonical and requested an early build of Ubuntu for the Galaxy Nexus. (Politely declined.) Next, we asked if maybe the company could speed up development of its dual OS solution for Android, since we’re really looking forward to it. (Funny looks.) Finally, we wondered if there [...]
Ceph, the open source distributed file system that is playing an increasingly important role in the world of Big Data despite its young age, took another step into the cloud with the announcement of the general availability of the DreamObjects cloud storage system from DreamHost. The update follows a beta version of the service that [...]
Aaron Seigo wrote this morning about some of what’s happening next for KDE’s Plasma Active, which reveals some interesting future endeavours…
Kdenlive, an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, which supports DV, AVCHD and HDV editing, is now at version 0.9.4.
Highlights of Kdenlive 0.9.4:
• The DVD Wizard was mostly rewritten, now allowing 16:9 menus. It now also autodetects the format of your videos and proposes a trandcoding if it is necessary;
A new beta of the Serious Sam 3 game has been released for Linux via Steam…
Kexi, a visual database creator that can be used for designing database applications, inserting and editing data, performing queries, and processing data, is now at version 2.5.5.
Kexi 2.5.5 is considered to be an Open Source competitor for powerful applications such as Microsoft Access, FileMaker and Oracle Forms.
According to the developers, Kexi is designed to work well, not only on KDE but also on GNOME and other environments.
Highlights of Kexi 2.5….
LFTP, a sophisticated file transfer program with command line interface that supports FTP, HTTP, FISH, SFTP, HTTPS and FTPS protocols, has reached version 4.4.1.
Every operation made with LFTP is reliable, which means that, if any non-fatal error occurs, the operation is retried automatically.
Highlights of LFTP 4.4.1:
• The XDG directories are used if ~/.lftp (or $LFTP_HOME) does not exist;
I. Module Installation and Configuration a. Enhance your PrestaShop store with Modules You’ve probably noticed that the instant you install PrestaShop, it comes fully equipped with a variety of modules. These modules deliver added functionality to your PrestaShop store such … Read more
In 1996, two Stanford University students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, created a unique search engine called “BackRub” that ran on the school’s server. After one year, BackRub’s bandwidth outgrew the university’s needs. Its creators rebranded BackRub into Google, a respelled reference to “googol.” It is a mathematical term for the number represented by the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros.