Record a screen, window or selection with Kazam

Kazam is a very simple screen recorder for KDE but just because it is simple doesn’t mean it isn’t really good at it’s job. Kazam provides a well designed and easy to use interface for capturing screen‐casts and screenshots. It can record desktop video and multiple audio streams simultaneously with control over audio levels and …

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Use Amarok to play and manage music

Amarok was for many years the standard when it came to music players both on KDE and Linux in general. Truth be told I haven’t used it for many years as I have preferred Clementine but after installing Kubuntu 18.04 again I thought I would give it a go again and it is really quite …

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Synchronise or backup your desktop with Syncthing

Syncthing

Syncthing is one of those programs that really makes open source software stand out. It gives you the ability to synchronise your computer with another computer without having to have a server to negotiate the connection. Eg; You change a file on you computer and the file will update on the other. To install Syncthing …

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Learning Java on KDE neon or Kubuntu

Java

Probably the best way to learn the basics of Java on KDE neon or Kubuntu is to complete the University of Helsinki’s MOOC’s entitled, Object-Oriented programming with Java, part I Object-Oriented programming with Java, part II Both courses are free and you can progress from a student with no prior knowledge of programming to being …

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