vendredi 19 avril 2013

Semantic Desktop: Akonadi and Nepomuk

Semantic Desktop: Akonadi and Nepomuk


Semantic Desktop: Akonadi and Nepomuk

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 10:09 PM PDT

Praised, cursed, often misunderstood, what are KDE's semantic desktop tools for anyway?

The idea of taking the myriad kinds of information stored on a computer, and trying to find the relationships between it so it's more usable, has been around for a long time. "Semantics", the dictionary tells us, "is the study of meaning". The goal of a "semantic desktop" is to take all the bits and pieces of information we as users collect over time, and make it more meaningful, and ultimately more useful.

Debian 7 "Wheezy" to be yours on 4th/5th May

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 12:45 PM PDT

Debian, the world's largest Linux distribution (in terms of repository-size) and the mother of Ubuntu, is set to release its awaited next stable version on the weekend of 4th/5th May this year.

Shame: U.S. House of Representatives passes CISPA

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 12:04 PM PDT

The US House of Representatives have passed the dangerous Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA) just few hours ago.

Google integrates Google+ comment system with Blogger

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 10:33 AM PDT

Google is now integrating it's Google + comment system with it's blogging platform Blogger.com.

Google fibre continues invasion, comes to Provo, Utah

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 07:18 AM PDT

While the US consumers are suffering under the monopoly of cable companies who don't think Americans don't need faster Internet, Google is building a super-speed network.

Kubuntu gets better artwork for 13.04

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 06:09 AM PDT

Kubuntu, the KDE flavour of Ubuntu, is getting ready for the 13.04 release. Not only is it getting latest and greatest from the KDE stable, including 4.10.2, it's also polishing the UI a bit.

MySQL competitor MariaDB gets decorated board

Posted: 18 Apr 2013 02:48 AM PDT

The MariaDB foundation has announced the appointment of a new Board of Directors and a new interim chief executive.