Archiwum z Listopad 2012

How to Login into Ubuntu 12.10 Using USB Flash Drive

czwartek, 29 Listopad 2012

Ubuntu Portal: This tutorial will learn a method how to login into Ubuntu 12.10 using USB flash drive.

FocusWriter Rich in Features, Poor in Some Important Ones

środa, 28 Listopad 2012

FocusWriter uses an intriguing concept that makes you wonder why other word-processing tools do not offer the same hide-away tools panels to eliminate distractions. It offers a set of writing tools with the ease and speed of unencumbered text editors. Focuswriter is a full-screen writing program. It has no option…

FocusWriter FocusWriter uses an intriguing concept that makes you wonder why other word-processing tools do not offer the same hide-away tools panels to eliminate distractions. It offers a set of writing tools with the ease and speed of unencumbered text editors. Focuswriter is a full-screen writing program. It has no option to resize or minimize. Its user interface lacks the traditional windows-control icons to minimize, maximize or close the window. This may require some personal workflow adjustments if you multitask or use numerous virtual workspaces on the Linux desktop.

Read more at LinuxInsider

Office 2013 Heads for the Cloud but Fails to Soar

środa, 28 Listopad 2012

The last few versions of Microsoft Office have divided users, and Office 2013 – due to reach General Availability in the first quarter of next year but available now as a limited free trial – will likely be no different.

Latest upgrade: many improvements … but … yawn…

Review  The last few versions of Microsoft Office have divided users, and Office 2013 – due to reach General Availability in the first quarter of next year but available now as a limited free trial – will likely be no different, even though it largely follows a familiar course.

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First Update for Visual Studio 2012

wtorek, 27 Listopad 2012

Developers will be pleased to receive the first update for Visual Studio 2012, which offers bug fixes as well as various new features. Further updates are due to follow at short, regular intervals.

Developers will be pleased to receive the first update for Visual Studio 2012, which offers bug fixes as well as various new features. Further updates are due to follow at short, regular intervals.

Read more at The H

Netflix Open Sources Hystrix Resilience Library

wtorek, 27 Listopad 2012

Netflix’s latest open source release is a Java library for distributed applications which helps increase the resilience of the connections between the components of that application. It also makes fallback behaviour more predictable.

Netflix’s latest open source release is a Java library for distributed applications which helps increase the resilience of the connections between the components of that application. It also makes fallback behaviour more predictable.

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Second Beta of GNOME 3.8 Brings Global Search Configuration

wtorek, 27 Listopad 2012

The developers of the open source GNOME desktop have released GNOME 3.7.2, the second beta for GNOME 3.8 which drops fallback mode and introduces a new menu to configure search providers.

The developers of the open source GNOME desktop have released GNOME 3.7.2, the second beta for GNOME 3.8 which drops fallback mode and introduces a new menu to configure search providers.

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KDE 4.10 Brings Better, Smarter Dolphin

wtorek, 27 Listopad 2012

With KDE 4.10 shaping up it’s time to have a look at what’s cooking in this file manager.

KDE rocks

With KDE 4.10 shaping up it’s time to have a look at what’s cooking in this file manager.

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Install Android MTP Support In KDE

wtorek, 27 Listopad 2012

A KDE developer, Àlex Fiestas, recently infromed me that he has added support for MTP devices to Dolphin. He used Philipp Schmidt’s MTP kioslave.

KDE install

A KDE developer, Àlex Fiestas, recently infromed me that he has added support for MTP devices to Dolphin. He used Philipp Schmidt’s MTP kioslave.

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Netflix Android App Updated with Tweaks to the Player UI, 4.2 Compatibility

wtorek, 27 Listopad 2012

Netflix just refreshed the front end of its Android app a few weeks ago, and is now tweaking the look and functions of the player itself again after previously making changes back in April. 

Netflix Android app updated with tweaks to the player UI, 42 compatibility

Netflix just refreshed the front end of its Android app a few weeks ago, and is now tweaking the look and functions of the player itself again after previously making changes back in April. As seen above, version 2.1 brings a look that’s closer to the one we’ve seen on iOS since the spring, with large red buttons, a bigger volume slider, 10 second skip back and stills that change in the background as the user moves the scrub bar. The changelog also notes added support for Android 4.2 plus other unspecified playback and stability bug fixes, grab the newest edition at the source link to try it out for yourself.

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Read more at Engadget Mobile

Mozilla Puts 64-bit Firefox for Windows On Hold

poniedziałek, 26 Listopad 2012

The Firefox developers have decided to stop development of the experimental 64-bit Windows version of the open source browser. There will be no more nightly builds and testers are encouraged to switch to the 32-bit version.

The Firefox developers have decided to stop development of the experimental 64-bit Windows version of the open source browser. There will be no more nightly builds and testers are encouraged to switch to the 32-bit version.

Read more at The H