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rekonq 0.7.0 now in updates-testing

Just a short heads up to let you all know that rekonq 0.7.0 is now in updates-testing for F14, F15, F16 and devel. rekonq 0.7.0 – General Cleanup – OpenSearch support (XML & JSON parsers) – Better cache management (WebKit Page Cache feature support) – Enhanced Private Browsing mode (needs KDE SC 4.6) – New […]

Android 2.2.1 for Archos 7 Home Tablet v2

The user “birdiebnl” on the ArchosFans.com forums has found a way to put Android 2.2.1 on your Archos 7 Home Tablet v2. I haven’t personally tried it yet but I wanted to share it nonetheless. 🙂 Some of the features in this ROM include: A working version of Android 2.2.1. Sensors seem to work. The […]

Archos 7 Home Tablet v2 (8GB)

About two weeks ago I decided that I would like to own a tablet PC (with Android). So after a view days of in-depth research and giving things a good thought, the Archos 7 Home Tablet v2 (8GB) caught my eye. Having a tight budget (I don’t want to spend that much on something that […]

Finally new nVidia drivers (173.14.27) for legacy (GeForce 5xxx) cards!

Proprietary drivers only though. But at least they are compatible with xorg 1.8 and that means shiny desktop effects within Fedora 13 again for me. I must admit that the nouveau driver has come a long way recently although I never got the desktop effects to run as smoothly as they do with the proprietary […]

rekonq 0.5.0 in updates-testing

Right, it has been a while since my last post. I don’t have anything else but the excuse that the real life™ caught up on me. 🙂 Anyway, a new version of rekonq has been released upstream and has now hit updates-testing for F-12 and F-13 (and let’s not forget rawhide). My last post was […]

rekonq 0.3.0 in updates-testing

Just a quick heads-up that rekonq 0.3.0 has been pushed to updates-testing for F-10, F-11 and F-12 today. What’s new: – Final UI (just some elements missing) – new icon – multi windows support – KDE proxy setting support – “new tab home page” (tech preview) – Initial handbook added – tab previews – save […]

rekonq 0.2

Last weekend Orcan Ogetbil finished the review on rekonq (thanks again!). rekonq is a new web browser designed for KDE. It’s small, light-weight, built with Qt and based on WebKit. Here’s a screenshot: Currently it’s queued for -testing for F-10 [1] and F-11 [2] and can be installed from rawhide right away. Just a simple […]

KDE 4.3.1

Thanks to the Fedora KDE SIG, KDE 4.3.1 is now located in updates. That means that you can use your favorite package manager to update to the latest version of KDE. This version of KDE brings us many improvements in the kdepim section, many Kmail bugs have been fixed. To see what’s new in KDE […]

Fedora and KDE

If you would like to see more of KDE in Fedora then give Kevin Kofler a vote at the FESCo Elections. Do you want the KDE SIG to be represented in FESCo? Do you want KDE to get treated as a first-class citizen in Fedora? Do you want to stop the misleading abuse of the […]

Missing grub splash screen / background

Does your grub either look like this: or this Than you should change your grub.conf a bit to make it properly work. This happens when hiddenmenu is enabled and when a timeout has been set. A known workaround is adding “verbose=0” to your grub.conf. Below you’ll find my grub.conf: # grub.conf generated by anaconda # […]