Katapult - a general purpose launcher for KDE

Launcher applications such as LaunchBar and Launchy over on other platforms are becoming increasingly popular.

The idea is quite simple - the application springs into action when you hit a keystroke, and then you start typing an application's name. As you type, the list of applications filters, so you can type just a few characters and then press Enter to launch an app.

This is exactly how Katapult works. Press ...

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Video screen capture in Linux with recordMyDesktop

Peter gives you a brief taster of how to use screen capture program recordMyDesktop, and its graphical cousin gtk-recordMyDesktop, to make videos from what is happening on your screen.

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PC-BSD 1.5 - the FOSSwire review

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When it comes to free software desktop solutions, Linux tends to get most of the coverage. Now Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE etc. are all well and good, but it's all too easy to forget that there are other operating systems out there too that can do th e job.

BSD-based operating systems have been around for a very long time, but traditionally, the big BSD distros like FreeBSD focus on ...

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