Flash and Moonlight News

May 15, 2008

New releases of the two competing Web technologies, Flash and Silverlight, have just become available. While version 10 of the new Flash Player runs on three platforms, the Silverlight implementation, Moonlight, is designed exclusively for Linux systems.

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Album Shaper Managing photo collections with Album Shaper

Apr 30, 2008

Digicams almost completely replaced legacy cameras, and now Album Shaper offers a replacement for photo albums.

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X.org: Flicker-Free Boot by Migrating Mode Settings

Apr 21, 2008

The X.org developers are working on moving a less prominent component from userspace to kernel space: mode setting controls.

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VIA Promotes Driver Development

Apr 09, 2008

Chip manufacturer VIA has announced a strategic Open Source initiative for Linux driver development.

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Driver Patch Reduces ATI Graphics Power Consumption

Apr 07, 2008

ATI graphics cards have become more and more interesting for Linux developers ever since the manufacture released the sources. The latest drive has released power management functions that have previously been neglected on Linux.

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Initial Qt 4.4 Release Candidate

Apr 04, 2008

The new version includes Webkit and Phonon as part of the cross-platform library for graphical user interfaces. Trolltech has asked developers to test the RC.

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Trolltech Releases Qt 4.4 Beta

Feb 28, 2008

Trolltech has just announced the first Qt 4.4 Beta on its website and made a download available. Among other features, the new version integrates Qt WebKit and multimedia framework that is based on Phonon.

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New Qt Version 4.3.4 under GPLv3

Feb 25, 2008

Trolltech is releasing version 4.3.4 of its GUI library under the version 3 of the GPL. Apart from this the makers of Qt have simply fixed bugs in the release.

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