Ubuntu To Use Its Own Display Server Called Mir, Unity To Be Ported To Qt/QML

According to a recent announcement, Ubuntu will use its own Display Server called Mir, replacing X window server. The reason for this is that “none of the existing solutions would allow us to implement our vision without taking major compromises which would come at the cost of user experience and quality”. Mir, a display server [...]

`Photo` Is A Fancy Image Viewer Written In Qt [Ubuntu PPA]

Photo is a fast, fancy and highly configurable image viewer written in Qt.Besides supporting most popular image formats like gif, jpeg, png, bmp, tiff, xpm and so on, Photo can also perform some basic image manipulation like rotating, flipping or zooming, display exif information and comes with a beautiful interface. When opening an image, you [...]

Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment `Razor Qt` Reaches Version 0.5.0

Razor Qt is a lightweight desktop environment – think of it as LXDE, but using Qt. It doesn’t come with its own window manager and its developers recommend using it with Openbox, but it should work with any window manager like Kwin, Metacity, etc.Razor Qt 0.5.0 has been released yesterday, bringing lots of new features [...]