KDE wallpaper contest

The main wallpaper of the Plasma Workspaces changes every two major releases to maintain a fresh style. Submissions will be accepted until December 4th for this contest. Send your entry to [email protected] using “wallpaper2011” as subject line (mandatory).

Contest rules:

Minimum wallpaper size is 1920×1200 (additional resolutions and aspect ratios preferred).
The license for the chosen wallpaper(s) needs to be LGPL.
Photos are accepted.
Wallpapers must have a defining element that reflects KDE values—Elegance, Freedom, and Ease of Use.


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TeamViewer 7 beta released

TeamViewer 7 beta is now available for download and testing. what’s new in this version?

Drag & Drop Even Faster.
Enhanced Multi-Monitor Support.
Save Connection Settings per Computer.
Integrated Screenshot Feature.
AVI Converter.
Movable TeamViewer Panel.
Performance Improvement.
Optimized performance with TeamViewer Manager.
Instant Meeting.
Schedule Meetings.
Mobile Participation On The Road.
File Box.
Record Presentations.

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7-Zip file archiver

7-Zip is free open source file archiver with a high compression ratio.

Main features:

Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
Self-extracting capability for 7z format
Integration with Windows Shell
Localizations for 79 languages

Supported formats:
Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM

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OpenSUSE 12.1 released

After more than eight months of work openSUSE 12.1 is now avalable to download.what’s new in this version?

Includes KDE 4.7 GNOME shell 3.2.
Linux kernel 3.1.
integrates the Oyranos color management system.
Apper- an easier-to-use PackageKit front .
new init system.
support for Google’s Go programming language.
LLVM version 3.
standard version of GCC is 4.6.2.
And more.

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Google+ trending topics

Google the search giant rolled out a new feature in google+ called trending topic. The new trendig topics in google+ lists 10 of the hottest and most popular discussion items on the social network and clicking on a trending topic will launch a search query. Also added some new features, now google+ users search within just their own posts, their circles or the entire Google+ network.


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WebP updates – Lossless and transparency

WebP is a image format and it is build by google.WebP was proposed as an alternative to JPEG, with 25–34% better compression compared to JPEG images at equivalent SSIM index. Google announced some new features to the WebP image format. Now webP supports transparency, which JPEG does not support and lossless. Only Chrome and Opera support the format natively.


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How to install latest firefox version on ubuntu 11.10 using PPA

  • Post last modified:February 25, 2012
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To install latest firefox on ubuntu 11.10 using PPA

1.Open Terminal.To open terminal click the Dash home from unity launcher.And type terminal in the search field.And click Terminal.

2.Type the below code in terminal and hit enter.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa

Type your ubuntu password if needed and press enter.

3.Then press enter to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding the ppa.

4.Type below command and hit enter

sudo apt-get update


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New Paypal Facebook app for sending money

Paypal launched a new facebook app SEND MONEY for sending money to friends.Now facebook users send money with an ecard or without an ecard.select a card, choose a friend, log-in to your PayPal account within the app, choose the amount and click send. The card is immediately posted to the recipient’s wall and the message of the card is kept private.
Sending money is free to friends and family in the U.S. if you pay via your bank account or PayPal balance.

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Make facebook calls within skype

Skype released two new new beta version:Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows and Skype 5.4 Beta for Mac.And also launched a new feature that allows you to conduct a Facebook-to-Facebook call from within Skype. To start a Facebook-to-Facebook call from within Skype you need to do is connect your Skype and Facebook accounts. Then, select a Facebook friend and hit the video call button in Skype- your friend simply picks up the call from Facebook.


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