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Release Notes: Release Notes for siduction razor-qt 12.1

Contributed by devil on May 25, 2012 - 02:19 PM

Built and released at LinuxTag convention in Berlin on 2012-05-25 we present to you the first developement release of siduction razor-qt 12.1. Razor-Qt 0.41, as the base for this release, was checked out of git on 2012-05-26. We plan to integrate Razor-Qt into our development cycle lateron in 2012.

What is Razor-Qt?

Razor-Qt is a young, but heavily developed desktop environment, based on the qt toolkit. The underlying debian-unstable based distribution siduction is shipped with a patched vanilla kernel 3.4, accompanied by XServer 1.12. On top of that we added the Razor-Qt Desktop Environment, enriched with a good dozen of pure Qt-apps.

Razor-Qt apps in this release:

  • Qasmixer
    QasMixer is a desktop mixer application for ALSA's "Simple Mixer Interface" and offers features similar to alsamixer. It also features a system tray icon with basic mixer functionality.
  • qlipper
    qlipper is a lightweight and cross-platform clipboard history applet.
  • qmmp
    qmmp is a lightweight audio player based on Qt libraries and has a user interface similar to winamp or xmms.
  • qtfm
    qtFM is a small, lightweight file manager for Linux desktops based on pure Qt and works great with minimal desktop environments like Openbox.
  • qterminal
    qterminal is a light Qt-based multitab terminal emulator, based on the QTermWidget.
  • QupZilla
    QupZilla is a lightweight multiplatform web browser written in Qt Framework and using its web rendering core QtWebKit.
  • Qxkb
    Qxkb is a keyboard layout switcher.
  • Silicon Empire Burn
    Copy and erase optical disks. Works on CDs, DVDs and BluRays. Shows all information of your Optical Discs and Devices before the process starts queuing overlapping processes. Mount/Unmount CD/DVD Images (.iso, .nrg, .bin, .mdf and .img files). Drag and drop support. Copy all or only a part of the optical disks.
  • screengrab-qt
    is a program for taking screenshots and uploading to picture hosters.
  • juffed
    Advanced text editor with syntax highlighting for many languages (Bash, Batch, C++, C#, CMake, CSS, D, Diff, HTML, IDL, Java, JavaScript, Lua, Makefile, Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby, SQL, XML). Supports sessions, search with regexps (including multiline regexps), charsets, code folding, line markers, block selections and other features.
  • nomacs
    nomacs is an image viewer. Small, fast and able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers.
  • qutim
    qutIM is a multiprotocol (ICQ, Jabber, Mail.Ru, IRC, VKontakte) instant messenger.

Further information on siduction as the base of this release can be found in the siduction release notes.

Credits for siduction-razor-qt 12.1:

Core Team:

Alf Gaida (agaida)
Axel Beu (ab)
Dinko Sabo (vibora)
Ferdinand Thommes (devil)
Holger Wagemann (holgerw)
Markus Meyer (coruja)
Nikolas Poniros (edhunter)
Stefan Tell (cryptosteve)
Torsten Wohlfarth (towo)

Art Team:

Hendrik Lehmbruch (hendrikl)
Sven Strohmeier (se7en)

Thank you!

Also thank you very much, all the testers and all the people that gave us support in any possible way. This is also your achievement.

And now enjoy!

On behalf of the siduction team:
Ferdinand Thommes