Another week has flown by, making it time for another round-up of pertinent Linux app releases that didn’t manage to wangle a full post’s worth of waffle on this site. This week’s crop of curios includes updates to the world’s most popular open-source video player, the world’s most popular open-source audio editor, and the world’s […]
Nikolai Kondrashov rebooted the DIGImend project that brings support for Genius, Huion, Yiynova, and other non-Wacom graphic tablets to Linux users.
After 9 years of working on DIGImend for free and 1 year of hiatus, Nikolai is now relying on both corporate support and recurring donations via Patreon to fund his work on the project.
Don’t underestimate his statement that with $1300 per month (pre-tax) he would dedicate mere two hours to the project code each weekend (or buy tablets to hack on). Judging by live hacking sessions he broadcasts on YouTube, two hours get a lot of work done.
Earlier this year he already added support for Ugee’s M540 and EX07 tablets, and several days ago support for Ugee 2150 tablet landed. In a thread on Google+ (yes, it’s still a thing) he admitted he would also be interested to work on advanced configuration for such tablets in GNOME.
Open source programs are sparking innovation at organizations of all types, and if your program is up and running, you may have arrived at the point where maximizing the impact of your development is essential to continued success.
Raspberry Pi users now have one more browser to choose from besides Chromium, Firefox, and Midori, with the newly-announced availability of an experimental version of power-user-focused Vivaldi.
The Blink-based browser from former Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner is expanding beyond Windows, macOS, and Linux PCs to a range of ARM-based developer boards, including the Raspberry Pi, CubieBoard, Asus Tinker Board, and more.