KDE text editor Kate is turning 20! GIMP 2.99.2 introduces support for GTK3 and Wayland, DELL adds a Kernel level kill-switch for webcams, and Davinci Resolve 17 (beta) comes to Linux.
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05:05 KDE editor Kate turns 20
08:28 GIMP 2.99.2 supports GTK3
11:58 Dell adds kernel-level camera kill switch
14:28 Running Windows apps with winapps
17:08 DaVinci Resolve 17 beta released
21:53 DaVinci Resolve 17 Linux install guide
24:13 Improve command line typing skills with mltype
27:50 Easy way to suspend Chrome tabs
29:44 LXQt 0.16.0 adds new themes
32:24 Shilling & shameless self promotion
34:49 RISC OS 5.28
36:54 Argon One M.2 Expansion
- I have been using Kate for years, and it has been one of my goto editors.
- Well, Kate and gedit as well.
- Kate is among the first things I install in KDE systems.
- I can’t be arsed to type kwrite when I can just type kate.
- Bit fancy for my taste.
- Always liked the ability to open a terminal.
- GIMP 2.99.2 marks the first step towards GIMP 3 based on GTK3 user interface toolkit.
- GIMP 2.99.2 unstable build is ready for testing, and is the first towards the long-anticipated GIMP 3 release due sometime in 2021.
- It is a huge release based on GTK3 rather than GTK2 UI toolkit, which the current stable build uses.
- Native support for Wayland.
- And because of GTK3, GIMP can now support HiDPI displays natively, which follows your system wide HiDPI scale settings.
- There is multiple layer selection support, as well as the ability to interact with and apply changes to the multiple layer selection.
- New GIMP extensions, in the .gex format, make it easier for artists, developers and users to install custom brushes, splash screens, patterns, dynamics and plugins.
- Hotplugging input devices is a big one!
- Welcome to the brave new world.
- Dell is introducing a kernel-level kill switch for A/V.
- It even has hotkeys.
- There is no timeline for now since the things are under development.
- This will only be for new Dells shipping in 2021.
- Something something tape.
- RDP into a VM with MSOffice running and the mimetypes and integration with GNOME will be taken care of.
- That… That seems excessive.
- Being able to use Microsoft Outlook easily in Linux is huge, especially for the standalone app, which enterprise often relies on, and for those businesses not using Office 365.
- I kinda want the DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor and they are throwing it in free.
- The $3K DAW controller got a solid laugh out of me.
- Still waiting on support for control surfaces on Linux.
- The $500 replacement keycaps were a good jok… wait.
- Open plugin SDK toolkit for encoder developers.
- New HDR color wheel and grading tools.
- The effects, titles and transitions created in the Fusion page can now be used in the edit and cut pages.
Installing Resolve 17 on Debian & Ubuntu
- As is tradition here is the new version of Davinci install guide for Ubuntu and Debian.
- This will guide you through setting up makeresolvedeb, installing nvidia drivers, and creating the package.
- I look forward to the unrelated youtube comment and questions.
- Typing trainer targeted at programmers
- Typing of the Dead this is not
- What I need is a VT with google docs level autocorrect.
- There is a pretrained model for Rust so the kids will love it.
- This should help in those rare situations when you are unable to copy pasta from Stack Overflow.
- Machete don’t pip.
- It’s actually sad that we need a tool like this, but I am happy there is one!
- Whitelist specific urls or domains that you do not want to suspend.
- Configurable behaviour when browsing offline or on battery power.
- A Power keys section is added to the config dialog for customizing the actions of power, suspend and hibernation keys.
- Detects tabs playing audio and can prevent them from suspending.
- Don’t use tabs as bookmarks?
- Just six months after the LXQt 0.15 release, the lightweight QT desktop environment LXQt 0.16 has been released, with lots of improvements and bug fixes.
- Three new themes, Clearlooks, Kvantum and Leech.
- PulseAudio Volume Control bug fixes.
- Improvements to LibFM-Qt/PCManFM-Qt file managers.
- LXImage Qt now supports resizing images, as well as supporting more image types.
Slice of Pi
- I am so happy I can continue to geek out with RISC OS and run the vintage ARM based Acorn software on my Pi!
- And it’s still being updated.
- And there have been updates and improvements to !Paint, which, when it came out, was way ahead of its time.
- If you bought the first Argon case and would like the M.2 over USB expansion bit at the bottom, now you can!
- I got all excited and BAM! USB3.