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

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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Calf 0.90.2

Dienstag, den 16. April 2019

+ EQ30: Elliptic filters
+ Minor additions
+ Various fixes

tragtor 0.9.3: New Language Russian!

Montag, den 19. November 2018

* New language: Russian! - Thanks a lot to Confignix! https://github.com/confignix

Calf 0.90.1 Released!

Sonntag, den 8. Juli 2018

Just a minor bugfix version.



Jack-Keyboard: New Website

Samstag, den 23. Juni 2018

The website of jack-keyboard got an overhaul:


Jack-Keyboard: New Version 2.7.2

Donnerstag, den 21. Juni 2018

Lately I added some significant changes to jack-keyboard which made it into the svn on the original SourceForge repository. A new version was already built and released.


My List of changes is:

  • New keyboard widget design utilizing Cairo
  • Display pressed keys
  • Display velocity
  • New controller „modulation“
  • New controller „pitch bend“
  • New panic button
  • New layout
  • New dark GTK style
  • New icon

Calf Studio Gear: Release 0.90.0 Is Here!

Samstag, den 4. November 2017

Finally – after two and a half years there’s a new release of Calf Studio Gear – this time we dared to make a huge leap in versioning, after 0.0.60 from May 2015 here is 0.90.0:

+ New plug-ins: Multiband Enhancer, Multi Spread, Vinyl
+ Calfjackhost: important values controlable from rack
+ Calfjackhost: custom names for rack devices
+ EQ8/EQ12: Q for high and low pass
+ EQ30: linked mode
+ VintageDelay/Pulsator: new timing settings
+ Vocoder: Upper and lower tilt, higher Q, band related Q
+ All plugins: input/output meters and knobs
+ Themeing capabilities
+ New Designs: Default, Flat Default, 0.0.19, Hybreed, Lost Wages, Midnight, Orange, Wood
+ Knobs with ticks for better orientation
+ Scales attached to level meters
+ Bash completion for effect names
+ More readme and documentation
+ Lots of fixes and minor improvements

Download the source package

Calf Studio Gear @ GitHub

Calf Stdio Gear Website

Calf Studio Gear: New Theme „Calf Flat Default“

Donnerstag, den 2. November 2017

For those of you hating skeuomorphism to the core: here’s your choice for using Calf Studio Gear without the sting in your eyes – the new theme „Calf Flat Default“ based on the color scheme of the current Calf Default theme. Only non-flat elements are the LEDs cause it would mean a major rewrite of the code. So I just removed the glassy effect and left the underlying gradient in place.

Calf Studio Gear: Video Showing Features of Calf Vinyl

Freitag, den 27. Oktober 2017

Calf Studio Gear: New Plug-In „Vinyl“

Dienstag, den 24. Oktober 2017

Calf - VinylA new plug-in in town! Calf Vinyl offers six sound generators (Motor, Static, Noise, Rumble, Crackle, Crinkle) with individual pitch and gain, droning (controlled by rpm) and heavy filtering up to ancient gramophone sounds. Available in the git repository now!

xplanetFX 2.6.13 – Minor Bugfix

Sonntag, den 7. Mai 2017
Version 2.6.13:
* Fix bug with eventually broken clouds image

Thanks to vagrale13 for reporting the issue!