GNOME Accessibility Application Orca 2.91.5 Released

Jan 11, 2011

GNOME's Orca screen reader is providing users accessibility to their graphical desktop using assistive technology service provider interface (AT-SPI).

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Shotwell 0.8.0 Now Available

Dec 29, 2010

Yorba, developers of Shotwell, the open source photo manager for GNOME, announced that version 0.8.0 is now available.

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K16 Introduced To Focus KDE's Future

Dec 21, 2010

"Where will KDE be in five years,"asks KDE e.V. board member, Frank Karlitschek, and the K16 planning meetings aim to focus community members 'visions' for the project to answer this question.

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Ubuntu Font Now Available on Google Font Directory

Dec 21, 2010

Released today the new Ubuntu Font Family is now available to the world via the Google Font Directory.

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Doghouse: Deprecated Formats maddog learns a lesson about deprecated formats but finds a workable solution.

Nov 23, 2010

Often I talk about documents and the importance of open formats, mostly oriented toward formats like the Open Document Format (ODF) standard versus Microsoft’s OOXML specification.

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OpenGL 4.1 Spec Finalized

Jul 27, 2010

New spec focuses on enhancing 3D graphics on mobile devices.

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NVIDIA Drops Xf86-video-nv Support: No Open Source for New Cards

Mar 30, 2010

Andy Ritger, NVIDIA manager responsible for the Linux graphics cards, as announced on the X.org mailing list that the graphics chip company will no longer develop the open source 2D video drivers for its chips. He recommends using the VESA X driver instead.

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Braindump Brings Ideas to Computer

Mar 19, 2010

KDE developer Cyrille Berger now provides his Braindump whiteboard program in its first public release. The GPL software is based on KOffice technology.

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