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With the GNOME Circle , the GNOME Foundation promotes the development of useful applications and tools for the everyday life of a GNOME user. In a series of articles we now present various useful applications from the GNOME Circle project. 1. Apostrophes Apostrophe is a simple Markdown editor that has no distracting elements and takes up the entire screen in full screen mode. The editor supports the Hemingway mode (no correction option for written text) and the focus…

Open-Shot is a non-linear video editor from the open source area, which is also aimed at beginners and users who are less familiar with the subject. OpenShot 2.6.0 has just been released after more than a year of development. The wait seems to have been worth it, as the new version promises interesting improvements. First computer vision and AI effects According to the the latest version includes announcement by developer Jonathan Thomas, new computer vision…

Although the highlights are mostly found under the hood, there are new features at Kdenlive 21.08 update as well. The NLE (Non-Linear Editor) with version 21.08 is the first (as far as I know) to introduce SpeedRamping (of course, this function is also possible on other editors, but only indirectly). The speed within a clip can now be controlled with keyframes in order to slow down and speed up movements. See video. Image source: Kdenlive.org Effects can now be…

Already have among us to LibreOffice 7.2 Community , the latest free version of the office suite that has emerged as one of the prides of it, not just because of being a very good alternative to the ubiquitous Microsoft Office, but free software also by the quality of your code . LibreOffice Community is the free edition of the office suite for personal use. Version 7.2 focuses on improving the handling of files, interoperability with Microsoft document formats, handling of font…

Customization is one of the most essential aspects of the KDE Plasma DNA, encompassing not only the large number of configuration possibilities that it offers by default but also accessories that allow you to implement even more profound transformations. One of the most popular accessories is the Latte Dock, which has appeared version 0.10 recently. As its name suggests, Latte Dock is responsible for making available a dock that may resemble that of macOS. However,…

OpenSSH, the admin’s Swiss Army Knife for daily remote access. The project provides individual tools that are easy to use and are considered very secure, so they can be classified in the categoryKeep It Simple and Secure . But that doesn’t mean that everyday life is always comfortable with it. Who does not know, the coveted server is behind a JumpHost or you first have to go through a VPN tunnel. Or both. Now the…

A variety of good screencast applications are available for Linux, such as VokoscreenNG . However, only a few of these allow the tty to be included . This can be particularly useful on systems on which no graphical user interface is available. asciinema closes this gap and, once installed, offers an easy way to create a screencast of the command line. Be it for documentation purposes or for the creation of training documents, the possible…

Classic operating systems are enjoying great popularity again these days, including older versions of Mac OS, especially version 9. At that time, the manufacturer’s computers were based on the PowerPC (PPC) architecture. With the help of the emulator SheepShaver, retro charm is also reappearing under Linux. However, the installation is not quite trivial, which is why it is described in detail below. We are assuming a current Debian GNU / Linux operating system as the…

As already announced by Muse Group, the new owners of the open source audio recorder and editor Audacity, the now released Audacity 3.0.3 has network capabilities and uses them to send bug reports and check the availability of updates. Revised provisions Both functions were part of the presented at the beginning of July new data protection regulations , which have been in a for several days after renewed fierce criticism from the community due to…