SimPy

Social bookmarking systems are spreading these days. The most popular one seems to be delicious .. People store their bookmarks, each bookmark has a set of keywords helping fast research.

Few days ago i found another one, Simpy. Don’t confuse with a software of the same hosted on SF. Simpy …

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iAggregator, your favorite news by mail

Time to release ? iAggregator is an original and lightweight news aggregator, using your mail reader as GUI. Hey man, mutt rox.

Funny iAggregator features are:

  • supports all RSS formats through Mark Pilgrim modules (the parser has been rewrote using DOM instead of sgmllib)
  • possibility to define the frequency of feeds …

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freedesktop Xati test

Few days since last post ;)

Just compiled a CVS HEAD snapshot of fdo, and using the xserver-inst shell script compiled it in a snap. It’s been few months since my first test and I see the difference.

After a little issue on xserver compilation (disable mesa drivers in xserver …

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Another one to try out

From Waimea website:

Waimea is a highly customizable window manager for the X Window system
conforming to the latest EWMH specification. Waimea supports multiple
virtual desktops and by using the cairo graphics library for all
rendering, waimea provides a modern vector-based style engine that
takes advantage of display hardware acceleration …

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New WM challenger for my favorite Golem

Kahakai WindowManager gained my flavours. Even if it is dead right now (just as like Golem ? :) it is really fun for Python agnostics as I. You configure it in Python, you script it in Python:

  • eye candy stuff like smooth transitions
  • applications specific actions (user_config.py)
  • whatever you can imagine …

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