Archive for the 'apps' Category

Adobe Reader 7 Screenshot

January 8th, 2005

A screenshot of the still in beta Adobe Reader 7 has turned up.

Click the screenie for a larger size pic of this apparently GTK2 based pdf reader. What’s with that Yahoo icon? I know the new Reader for Windows comes bundled with a Yahoo toolbar. Is Yahoo really building a toolbar of Linux? If […]

New apps aka App news

January 7th, 2005

Gambas goes 1.0! What is it? It’s a Visual Basic like RAD tool for Linux, chiefly geared towards creating database driven GUI applications. (via OSNews)

Adobe is running a limited public beta testing program for Adobe Reader 7.0 - yeah, they are no longer using the Acrobat monicker.

Opera too is in beta testing […]

the DE wars

January 4th, 2005

A favorite topic in flame wars is the choice of desktop environment on Linux. This article on OSNews reviewing SimplyMepis, ends up giving a comparison between Gnome and KDE. The author gets it right in two places where Gnome is concerned, it does need a better CD burning tool one which is as good as […]

Kommander Tutorial

December 28th, 2004 has a tutorial (part 1, part 2) on Kommander, the KDE scripting GUI engine being developed by the Quanta guys. The idea is to enable the creation of dialog based GUIs for simple tasks that can be accomplished using a scripting language. Bash is the default scripting engine but Python, Ruby, etc are supported […]