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

Archiv der Kategorie ‘xplanetFX‘

xplanetFX 2.6.8 – 2.6.9: Some Fixes

Mittwoch, den 11. Mai 2016
Version 2.6.9:
* Attempt to fix autostart on KDE5

Version 2.6.8:
* New URLs for NASA Blue Marble images

xplanetFX 2.6.7: New language Polish

Freitag, den 1. Januar 2016
Version 2.6.7:
* New language: Polish by Dariusz - thanks a lot man!
* UI slightly bigger

xplanetFX 2.6.6: Clouds Working Again!

Freitag, den 29. Mai 2015

After weeks of problems with clouds from the CORAL network I implemented another option to fetch clouds images from today.

Version 2.6.6:
* Implement free download from xplanetclouds.com after trying CORAL
  CDN first

xplanetFX 2.6.5: Disable Clouds Download

Dienstag, den 17. März 2015
Version 2.6.5:
* CLOUDSRETRIES and CLOUDSWAIT as configurable values
* CLOUDSRETRIES=0 disables download of clouds at all

xplanetFX 2.6.3: Get Rid Of Perl

Donnerstag, den 5. März 2015
Version 2.6.4:
* Inform about clouds image verification in the log
* Strip update-templates function (since it is completely outdated)

Version 2.6.3:
* Get rid of Perl script for verification of clouds image using native
  ImageMagick functions instead (maintainers: note the dependencies)

xplanetFX 2.6.2: Option To Use Proxy Server For Downloads

Dienstag, den 17. Februar 2015
Version 2.6.2:
* Add option to use a proxy for all downloads
  (clouds, NASA blue marble, themes etc.)

PLEASE NOTE: This feature is completely untested and just implemented!

Mein-Neues-Blog DEB Repository

Samstag, den 7. Februar 2015

Most of the software I provide is available as DEB packages in my personal repository. There’s no third party involved, it’s running exclusively on boomshop.net powered by a self-hacked Pike server. All DEB packages are signed with my GPG key.

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xplanetFX 2.6.1: Bugfix for NASA Blue Marble

Dienstag, den 27. Januar 2015
version 2.6.1:
* Fix: NASA Blue Marble maps were overridden by template or default maps

xplanetFX 2.6.0: High Resolution Support

Montag, den 19. Januar 2015
Version 2.6.0:
* High Resolution capabilities for retina like displays
* New default maps in 8192x4096 pixels (creates up to 2600px wide earth)
* New moon maps in 4096x2048 pixels (creates up to 1400px wide moon)
* NBMC: use high resolution size
* Templates don't need to provide configs or maps differing from default
* Updated all templates with default configs and maps (to make use of
  high definition textures re-install all templates via template daemon
  on tools tab)
* Installing an already installed theme again removes old stuff first
* UI uses xplanetFX's install service instead of own tar commands
* Default theme / config without moon orbit
* Avoid resizing clouds image to make higher resolutions possible
* Multiple clouds server adresses (looping if unavailable)
* Fix: ENVIRONMENT setting not saved in config

Imagemagick still broken in (X)Ubuntu 14.04

Montag, den 22. Dezember 2014

Just FYI – if you wonder where all the clouds have gone in your xplanetFX wallpaper – it’s a buggy imagemagick which is still part of (X)Ubuntu 14.04. The only remedy is to compile imagemagick from source.