Archive for June, 2012

Skype 4.0 Now Available For Linux

Posted: June 15, 2012 in Apps
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Jumping Straight from 2.2 all the way to 4.0, Skype Stable 4.0 Version is available For Linux .

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Most of you probably Know about Feedly but those who don’t you should check it out now .

Feedly, originally developed as a Firefox extension , has gained quite an audience for their aesthetically pleasing way of interacting with traditional feeds. The app features close integration with social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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Lone survivor is a great psychological horror / Thriller Indie Game and the best part is – its available for linux too. In the game you are Stuck in a decaying apartment block full of monsters with your own hallucinatory nightmares.  This is more ‘survival and horror’ than it is ‘survival horror’ – you awake each day get tired and must sleep, slowly wiping out the useful resources available to you, the likely danger zones, and the shortcuts between and around each.

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VAVDA Isn’t some magical video acceleration API that make video playback work great for open-source drivers. It is somewhat Limited to use with chromium HTML5 video support .

The command-line Code for enabling this video acceleration API is –enable-vaapi.

Intel’s open-source driver has supported the Video Acceleration API for a while and when it comes to Sandy Bridge and now Ivy Bridge CPUs the support is quite good and is well capable of offloading most HD content to the graphics processor, various other open-source  drivers are present that can play HD content out-of-the-box. With the latest Chrome/Chromium web-browser, VAVDA/VA-API can now be used to enhance HTML5 video or their Pepper Flash implementation.