Claws Mail rilascia la nuova release 3.6.1 disponibile anche per Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

claws_mail.png Claws Mail, (formerly known as Sylpheed-Claws), is a GTK+-based e-mail client and news client for Linux. It started in April 2001 as the development version of Sylpheed, where new features could be tested and debugged, but evolved enough to now be a completely separate program. It forked from Sylpheed in August 2005. The software is intended to be light-weight and it has a similar interface to that of Sylpheed's.

Scritto da ubuntulandpage, il 13-12-2008
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New release for AMB Plugins

amb_plugin.png Amb or AMB may refer to * Advanced Memory Buffer, used in Fully Buffered DIMM memory * Amb (princely state), a South Asian region * Amb, a small town situated in Himachal Pradesh (a province of India) * Ambassador * Active magnetic bearing * Axe Murder Boyz, a two-man rap group Otis & Bonez Dubb * Ate my balls, a relatively early example of an Internet meme * AMB Property Corporation, from its ticker symbol * Ambergate railway station, from its National Rail code * Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, one of the armed sections of the Palestinian Fatah movement * Autolux Message Board; see Autolux * one of two airports with this IATA airport code: o Ambilobe Airport, Madagascar o RAAF Amberley, Queensland, Australia * Amb special form, a nondeterministic programming construct using continuationsamb plugin, alsa, Advanced Linux Sound Architecture, multimedia, ubuntu, linux, intrepid ibex, jaunty jackalope, hardy heron, Apple Lossless Audio Codec

The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides audio and MIDI functionality to the Linux operating system

alsa.png Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards. Some of the goals of the ALSA project at its inception were automatic configuration of sound-card hardware, and graceful handling of multiple sound devices in a system, goals which it has largely met[citation needed]. A couple of different frameworks, such as JACK, use ALSA to allow performing low-latency professional-grade[citation needed] audio editing and mixing.

Scritto da ubuntulandpage, il 12-12-2008
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ALAC Decoder, Apple Lossless Audio Codec files

alac_decoder.png Located here is a basic decoder for Apple Lossless Audio Codec files (ALAC). ALAC is a proprietary lossless audio compression scheme. Apple never released any documents on the format. What I provide here is a C implementation of a decoder, written from reverse engineering the file format. It turns out that most of the algorithms in the codec are fairly well known. ALAC uses an adaptive FIR prediction algorithm and stores the error values using a modified rice or golumb algorithm. Further details are in alac.c.

What is The Insidious Big Brother Database?

bbdb.jpg The Insidious Big Brother Database (BBDB) is a contact management utility created by Jamie Zawinski for use with Emacs. For many years it was maintained by Waider. Since February 2007 BBDB is maintained by Robert Widhopf-Fenk. It is tightly integrated with several mail and news readers (see below), allowing it to create database entries directly from mail and news messages. As is usual with applications for Emacs, this record creation can be configured in many ways, ranging from a boolean create/don't create setting to creation based on the result of a user-supplied function. Database records can be used to store many types of information, from name and address to URLs and X-Face images. This information can be displayed when a message from an entity named in a database record is recieved. In addition, messages from database members can be tagged in the Gnus Summary Buffer, and Gnus scoring can be configured based on the contents of database records. Supercite citations can even be preset through the use of records in the BBDB.

Scritto da ubuntulandnireblog, il 10-12-2008
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BB-tools are a number of simple X-Window programs to display the status of different resources

BB-tools are a number of simple X-Window programs to display the status of different resources. The style and part of the code is copied from Blackbox a small and extremely fast X11-Windowmanager. Although the programs are written to be used with Blackbox, they should work in any other X11-Windowmanager.

Biff piccola utility da attivare dopo l'installazione di Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

biff.jpg Biff è un piccolo programma che invia un messaggio quando arriva un'email. Di default il servizio viene disattivato. Per attivarlo bisogna lanciare: 'update-inetd --enable biff dopo l'installazione del pacchetto Scheda completa del programma e istruzioni per il download

Come cambiare sfondo in automatico in Ubuntu

wallpapoz.png Stanco del solito sfondo? Ecco qualche programma per cambiare lo sfondo della tua Ubuntu in automatico. I tre programmi che andrò a descrivere sono: Drapes, Wallpapoz e Wallpaper Changer Screenlet. Tutti e 3 svolgono molto bene il loro compito senza pesare eccessivamente sulle prestazione del sistema.

Orca è una applicazione libera, open source, flessibile ed estensibile per persone con deficienza visuale

orca2-sm.jpg Orca è una applicazione libera, open source, flessibile ed estensibile per persone con deficienza visuale. Usando varie combinazioni di sintesi vocale, braille e ingrandimento, Orca offre accesso ad applicazioni e toolkit che supportano il AT-SPI (es. GNOME Desktop). Lo sviluppo di Orca è portato avanti da Accessibility Program Office of Sun Microsystems, Inc. con le contribuzioni della comunità. Il nome Orca, il quale è un altro termine per una balena assassina, è l'equivalenza per la applicazione di tecnologia assistiva in Windows chiamata Jaws il quale è il nome di uno squalo di una fiction.

Transmission, client BitTorrent di default per Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

transmission-logo-new.png Transmission, client Bittorrent semplice e leggero, molto apprezzato dagli utenti Mac, è stato incluso in Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex di default. A partire dalla versione 8.04 LTS Ubuntu ha scelto Transmission come client BitTorrent preinstallato al posto di Gnome BitTorrent Downloader, una scelta che si è rivelata ottima. Questo client ha l'obiettivo di consumare poche risorse e di mantenere un'interfaccia grafica semplice ed intuitiva anche se a scapito di alcune funzionalità.







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