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4 Cutting Edge Web Browsers


This article highlights interesting open source web browsers that are in a very early stage of development. They have very different target audiences. Fifth is based on the WebKitFLTK web library, and seeks to retain the best features of Opera, but add a new few features. Dooscape uses the QtWebKit as its engine, and offers an intuitive interface. The latest major release of Emacs includes a built-in web browser, eww. The final web browser featured in this article is also distinct. Breach is a modular browser written entirely in Javascript. All four web browsers are released under an open source license.

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Cpu Replacement. Help

Hello guys,

I was wondering if i can replace my current CPU for a better CPU? Do i have to tweak anything in the BIOS or anywhere else in my system. Provided that both CPU require the same Socket which is compatible with my Motherboard's socket. So do i just physically take out the old CPU and install the other one in its place, and everything will boot normally?

Thanks.

 

Openoffice 4.1.1 on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon

Hello Linux-users,

Yesterday i have install Openoffice 4.1.1 on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon instead Libreoffice. If i download it together with the Dutch language packet from the official Apache site, i can't install it on my computer. When i install it with Terminal window i can not install the Dutch language Packet (only English)
Can somebody give me a solution to install the Dutch language packet to my Openoffice.
With kind regards,
Jocavi

 

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer 0.4.2

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer 0.4.2-12

Comes with many improvements, so far many memory leaks are fixed further it runs mostly stable. Caution GNU/Linux may hang up after a short while.

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Features

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer is configurable by preferences dialog. It has autosave functionality

  • save or open Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer XML files with XPath support
  • add or remove audio engines with adjustable audio channels and pads
  • link channels with property dialog output panel, mixer, drum and matrix sequencer, soft synth and soundfont2 player
  • piano roll with basic notation editing supporting copy & paste
  • live adjustable BPM
  • LADSPA support (certain plugins may crash application)
  • live export to WAV

Updated API Reference

The API reference manual was just updated in front of release 0.4.2. Allthough the other documentation wasn't it can even help you get an understanding of how `ags` works.

Visit API reference manual.

Configuration options

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer safes its configuration in:

$(HOME)/.gsequencer/ags.conf

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer - Screenshot

 

TAMASHARE : Instant Sharing

Tamashare is the first application for instant sharing.
With Tamashare, you can save time by inviting the participants directly to a private and secure sharing room
The file appearing in the sharing room is instantly visible to all the participants
Everyone can talk with you about the document thanks to the display of the hands of users, an audio conferencing module and annotation tools.

Tamashare is a free application available soon for all devices.

You can download here : TAMASHARE DOWNLOAD FOR FREE

Or watch our teaser :

YOU TUBE CHANNEL


Enjoy

 

Let VLC be your Media Manager on Ubuntu based systems

VLC is a must-have media player if you are using Linux for your entertainment needs. When it comes to PC entertainment, it's good to have a program that handles most of your needs. VLC has multiple tools for a good video playback experience. There is something new to learn the more you use it. More importantly, it gives its all when reading removable media.

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Low-Spec Hardware? Try these Desktop Environments

I have selected my pick of desktop environments that are excellent candidates for older hardware. They typically run well on low-spec machines, even a system with a Pentium II 266MHz CPU, a processor that is now 16 years old. All of the desktops are released under freely distributable licenses. If your Linux box feels sluggish in general use, try one of the desktops featured below. It may just save you from discarding a perfectly good machine.

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Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer Version 0.4.0

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer Version 0.4.0

Advanced GTK+ Sequencer is intended to use for music composition. It features a piano roll, as well a synth, matrix editor, drum machine, soundfont2 player, mixer and an output panel. It's designed to be highly configurable, you may add effects to its effect chain, add or remove audio channels/pads. You may set up a fully functional network of engines, therefore exists a link editor for linking audio lines.

Features

  • save or open Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer XML files with XPath support
  • add or remove audio engines with adjustable audio channels and pads
  • link channels with property dialog
  • output panel, mixer, drum and matrix sequencer, soft synth and audio file player
  • piano roll with basic notation editing supporting copy & paste
  • adjustable BPM

Caveates

The timings described in thread tree assumes optimal case. Note your system may hang up when you run Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer.

It's the response of your distributer to take care that it won't interfer with other processes.

 

 

 

Anti-X & Zorin 9

Anti-X 14.2 is a pretty good distro, have been setting it my specifications.

When you install a new browser, iceweasel does not work. Then you have no access to setting up a printer. Anti-X is great for using g-parted and also unetbootin to make usb sticks and it is fairly quick. This distro is easy to install and run for a beginner or someone who is new to Linux

Zorin 9 is easy to set up and seems to run fairly smooth, that is what I'm using now. It's stable with no glitches that I can find, so I reccomend this desktop over ubuntu or other desktops I have used. That said I have been using Linux for about six months, so guess I would be what you call a "NEWBIE" to the system, but it sure beats the heck out of paying Microsoft high dollar for a system that need upgraded every couple years that has become confusing to customers.

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My Recent Linux Journey

A journey from Windows through doubt, frustration and despair to relief and a finally joy. This journey started on 31 May 2014 the day after the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon and finished on the 17 June 2014. I worked on this continually for 8 or more hours a day over this time can’t work at the moment so I had time on my side.

I was excited at the prospect of the new Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon release I had been waiting for a while I was running Petra with Cinnamon for some time with limited success just minor crashes delays and freezes was busy then so I didn't have the time to spend on it. I have been interested in Linux for some time and on another older PC some years ago ran with Mandrake and also SUSE.

My System

Mainboard Asus P6X58D Premium with 64 bit architecture

BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 1501, 10/05/2011

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz, 3068 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)

Socket LGA 1366 with water cooling

Memory 32 G DDR 3 1600MHz Comprising 4x Corsair Vengeance Ver 2.12 1.50 v sticks

Power supply Sea sonic X series Model SS 750 KM Active PFC F3

Display NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1 GB DDR5

On windows 8 this card has diver issues with propriety drivers after the 314.22 desktop driver

Hard Drives Model Seagate ST31000528AS 1TB

Mounted as sda ( Partioned for different storage options movie's Digital Photos etc) this is connected to a 3gb data port on the main drive

Model Western Digital WDC WD1002FAEX-00Y9A0 1TB

Mounted as sdb (this drive held my windows 8 operating system and was partioned to run linux behind it with Root Swap and home partions) the other factor with this drive was it is connected to a 6g Sata port on the mainboard

Model Western Digital WDC WD1002FAEX-00Y9A0 1TB

Mounted as sda ( Partioned for different storage options movie's Digital Photos etc) the other factor with this drive was it is connected to a 6g Sata port on the mainboard

All of this is wrapped up in a nice Lain li allow modular type case. I use Logitech peripherals such as

Wireless (Mouse keyboard headset) and speakers

So with a fresh download of Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon burnt to a live dvd via power iso 5.7

my journey commenced, I partitioned sdb behind the windows partition ( where mint 16 had been ) expecting to be done in no time and happy and excited to explore

the latest version, well how wrong could I be. Things did not go at all well the install was fine but as I started into the system to personalise there were continual freezes lock ups and restarts (hard reboots) I read all I could an could not find any of the same issues except for my NVIDIA driver so I tried using generic one then slowly moved up but the same things continued to happen I could not get 10 minutes use out of the system.

So I re-downloaded the ISO file and re burnt it figuring something had gone wrong in that process but again the same issues raised their heads. I was not feeling at all happy at this point. Liking mint so much I decided to try the mate version after a few more hours of reading. This time I set the partitions up on sdc and download another ISO different desktop so things just might go better for me and they did for a while but then again once I had customised to the way I wanted given just a few crashes and hard restarts along the way mint mate to became unusable.

Not being one to give up and liking the Ubuntu / Mint way of installing packages I then tried several other distros to see if I could get a working Linux system, however to my dismay that was not to be. After using every version of Ubuntu L K I then tried Open suse for sure this would work another download. The system installed but would not boot past x so it just had to be my Graphics card.

I had another one here an older ATI card so I changed that and tried Pclinuxos this came close to working but still the same issue I put my NVIDIA card back in and tried a few more distros like Bodhi no joy there the live dvd would not even work. Onto Magei 4 and through Makulu Mate but no joy by this time it was its easier to forget linux than it is to proceed. I tried one more distro Lxle I set this one up on sda the Seagate drive it configured my NVIDIA card along the way and the distro seemed to work with my system or at least it did for a while, along the way through all this I had to reconfigure my windows boot loader to get the windows system to boot so it was a learning experience. However once again the system was not good.

I remembered that my system was over-clocked so I changed the memory settings and it seemed to work a little better but not much very long lag times and still system freezes. By this Time I am really thinking it will never happen I had used acronis for years to back up windows 8 and it had served me well so I was not really afraid to do anything as as I always had a fail-safe (well I thought so). After hitting the “return the system to default” in the bios I found out my fail-safe no longer worked and I had just crashed my whole system. Despair had set in.

So a day to rebuild my windows system then not to be beaten I tried Lxle again mainly because of the way it installed I had also installed it on my latop and it was the only Distro to pick up the wifi and use it during the installation. So back to it and to my ultimate surprise it installed well and ran even better. Wow this seems great then I went to open some files stored on other drives and to my surprise I could not see either of the two western digital drives sdb sdc on the system. Thinking of what had gone right with the install and why I couldn't see the other drives I read my motherboard manual and figured out I had those two hard drives connected to the 6gb sata connectors was this why I could not see them. A few checks of the bios and a quick change to have the drives recognised as AHCI as opposed to IDE and my whole system opened up.

I have now reinstalled Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon on my Seagate drive sda and the system runs perfectly. So now joy in fact I have written this on LibreOffice Writer. After spend so much time thinking my NVIDIA card was the issue I have solved to problem and I am not sure what exactly it was. I just wanted to share my experience as sometimes it can get frustrating but if you work through the issues you will find as I have a Linux system that works on pair if not better than windows and is far more enjoyable. My laptop remains with Lxle.

 

Demo film about the new features of Univention Corporate Client 2.0

There is a new demo film about the features of the recently released desktop operating system Univention Corporate Client (UCC) 2.0 at:

http://www.univention.com/products/ucc/

 
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