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GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: Cannot determine user of subject
GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: Cannot determine user of subject
DATE: 2015/03/15::
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Solución Raspbian - GDBus.Error: org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed
Solución Raspbian - GDBus.Error: org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed
DATE: 2015/03/22::
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LibreOffice Build Demo (tty recording for apt/deb based systems)
LibreOffice Build Demo (tty recording for apt/deb based systems)
DATE: 2012/12/03::
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weston-feature-updates
weston-feature-updates
DATE: 2013/03/24::
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The Luminosity of Free Software - Episode 17
The Luminosity of Free Software - Episode 17
DATE: 2014/02/28::
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Douglas Bagnall: Multimedia programming using Gstreamer and of course Python
Douglas Bagnall: Multimedia programming using Gstreamer and of course Python
DATE: 2014/09/15::
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Ozone-Wayland on Tizen Common
Ozone-Wayland on Tizen Common
DATE: 2014/03/25::
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The Luminosity of Free Software, Episode 6
The Luminosity of Free Software, Episode 6
DATE: 2013/03/07::
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Error org.freedesktop.NetworkManagerSettings.InvalidConnection.wmv
Error org.freedesktop.NetworkManagerSettings.InvalidConnection.wmv
DATE: 2012/01/09::
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Free Desktop & 22" Monitor, Gaming PC RAID Upgrade, 3D Printer, Update
Free Desktop & 22" Monitor, Gaming PC RAID Upgrade, 3D Printer, Update
DATE: 2014/07/22::
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xmonad (Haskell) on Code Deconstructed - Episode 3
xmonad (Haskell) on Code Deconstructed - Episode 3
DATE: 2013/01/21::
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Free Desktop Calendar Widget On Windows 7
Free Desktop Calendar Widget On Windows 7
DATE: 2012/07/18::
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ASUS UX301LA Screen Flickering
ASUS UX301LA Screen Flickering
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Windows XP - Free Desktop Effects
Windows XP - Free Desktop Effects
DATE: 2008/06/18::
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Free Desktop Clock - Replace the standard Windows tray clock - Download Video Previews
Free Desktop Clock - Replace the standard Windows tray clock - Download Video Previews
DATE: 2013/10/03::
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EZEKIEL Audio Book, Holy Bible, KJV Audio, Complete
EZEKIEL Audio Book, Holy Bible, KJV Audio, Complete
DATE: 2013/03/08::
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Speed art #9 - 1 Year Special! Free Desktop BG! :D
Speed art #9 - 1 Year Special! Free Desktop BG! :D
DATE: 2012/06/22::
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ISAIAH Audio Book, Holy Bible, KJV Audio, Complete
ISAIAH Audio Book, Holy Bible, KJV Audio, Complete
DATE: 2013/03/09::
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Ubuntu Unity - the future of the free desktop?
Ubuntu Unity - the future of the free desktop?
DATE: 2010/10/28::
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Gentoo in Review - EFI Free Desktop?
Gentoo in Review - EFI Free Desktop?
DATE: 2014/01/15::
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Free Desktop Screen Recording Software using MSI Afterburner and Blender
Free Desktop Screen Recording Software using MSI Afterburner and Blender
DATE: 2012/08/19::
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LibreOffice 3.5 (Mac) FAIL
LibreOffice 3.5 (Mac) FAIL
DATE: 2012/03/15::
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Free Desktop Gadgets -Yahoo Widgets,Google Desktop,Klipfolio
Free Desktop Gadgets -Yahoo Widgets,Google Desktop,Klipfolio
DATE: 2008/02/27::
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UDS 2013-03: Migrate from ConsoleKit to logind
UDS 2013-03: Migrate from ConsoleKit to logind
DATE: 2013/03/12::
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Free Desktop Computers, Laptops, Monitor, and More
Free Desktop Computers, Laptops, Monitor, and More
DATE: 2011/09/22::
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Free! Desktop Mascots // Shimeji Moeeee!!!
Free! Desktop Mascots // Shimeji Moeeee!!!
DATE: 2014/01/03::
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Demonstration using Scribus (Open Source [free] Desktop Publishing)
Demonstration using Scribus (Open Source [free] Desktop Publishing)
DATE: 2006/09/29::
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Free Desktop Support Training | Unleashing the Enormous Power of Desktop Support KPIs
Free Desktop Support Training | Unleashing the Enormous Power of Desktop Support KPIs
DATE: 2014/04/15::
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LibreOffice repository activity
LibreOffice repository activity
DATE: 2012/10/17::
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SSH X11 Forwarding - Run GUI Apps Remotely - Linux CLI
SSH X11 Forwarding - Run GUI Apps Remotely - Linux CLI
DATE: 2014/03/15::
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Vane ✖ Intro V1 (Free desktop wallpaper in desc)
Vane ✖ Intro V1 (Free desktop wallpaper in desc)
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Great sites for FREE Desktop Backgrounds
Great sites for FREE Desktop Backgrounds
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Bug 60710 - for developers, not users
Bug 60710 - for developers, not users
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Jumpy touch bug with xinerama
Jumpy touch bug with xinerama
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Best free desktop recorder Camstudio [HD]
Best free desktop recorder Camstudio [HD]
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Giovedì 11 Novembre 2010 - Lezione 17
Giovedì 11 Novembre 2010 - Lezione 17
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FREE DESKTOP COMPUTER 100% REAL GET IT NOW!!!
FREE DESKTOP COMPUTER 100% REAL GET IT NOW!!!
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Libreoffice bug 50613
Libreoffice bug 50613
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Scribus Free Desktop Publisher - How to Download and Install
Scribus Free Desktop Publisher - How to Download and Install
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Free Desktop Backgrounds - Download These Wallpapers
Free Desktop Backgrounds - Download These Wallpapers
DATE: 2014/01/03::
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Free desktop language translator
Free desktop language translator
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Bug 60710 on 14 Feb 2013 - for developers, not users
Bug 60710 on 14 Feb 2013 - for developers, not users
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Free DeskTop Publishing System - Just Learn to Operate
Free DeskTop Publishing System - Just Learn to Operate
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20131015 2008 34
20131015 2008 34
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Free Desktop Screen Recording Software using MSI Afterburner and Blender
Free Desktop Screen Recording Software using MSI Afterburner and Blender
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The Best Free Desktop News Ticker
The Best Free Desktop News Ticker
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RoosterTeeth Speed Arts: Gavin Free Desktop Wallpaper
RoosterTeeth Speed Arts: Gavin Free Desktop Wallpaper
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Free Desktop Wallpaper | by FipsGFX
Free Desktop Wallpaper | by FipsGFX
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XFCE Tiling - Aero Snap Style - Linux XFCE
XFCE Tiling - Aero Snap Style - Linux XFCE
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FREE DESKTOP BACKGROUNDS!
FREE DESKTOP BACKGROUNDS!
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freedesktop.org (fd.o) is a project to work on interoperability and shared base technology for free software desktop environments for the X Window System (X11) on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. It was founded by Havoc Pennington from Red Hat in March 2000.

There are many development frameworks for X, and this is unlikely to change. The organisation seeks to ensure that differences in development frameworks are not user-visible.

Widely used open-source X desktop projects—such as GNOME, KDE, and Xfce—are collaborating with the freedesktop.org project. In 2006, the project released Portland 1.0 (xdg-utils), a set of common interfaces for desktop environments.[2]

freedesktop.org was formerly known as the X Desktop Group, and the abbreviation "XDG", remains common in their work.

Hosted projects[edit]

freedesktop.org provides hosting for a number of relevant projects.[3][4] These include:

Windowing system and graphics[edit]

Software related to windowing systems and graphics in general

Other[edit]

  • D-Bus, a message bus akin to DCOP (KDE 3) and Bonobo (GNOME 2)
  • Elektra, a library for reading and writing configuration
  • fontconfig is a library for font discovery, name substitution, etc.
  • fprint, a library for the consumer fingerprint reader devices
  • GStreamer is a cross-platform multimedia framework.
  • GTK-Qt engine, a GTK+ 2 engine which uses Qt to draw the graphical control elements, providing the same look and feel of KDE applications to GTK+2 applications.
  • HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) is a consistent cross-operating system layer; it has been deprecated and replaced by udev.
  • kmscon, userspace virtual console to replace Linux console, uses KMS driver and supports Unicode
  • luit, a tool used by terminal emulators
  • libinput,[6] a library to handle input devices in Wayland compositors and to provide a generic X.Org input driver. It provides device detection, device handling, input device event processing and abstraction so minimize the amount of custom input code compositors need to provide the common set of functionality that users expect
  • PulseAudio is a sound server frontend meant to provide software mixing, network audio, and per application volume control.
  • systemd is a comprehensive init framework to start and manage services and sessions meant to replace older init models.
  • Xft, anti-aliased fonts using the FreeType library, rather than the old X core fonts.

Also, Avahi (a free Zeroconf implementation) started as a fd.o project but has now moved elsewhere.

Stated aims[edit]

The project aims to catch interoperability issues much earlier in the process. It is not for legislating formal standards.

  1. Collect existing specifications, standards and documents related to X desktop interoperability and make them available in a central location;
  2. Promote the development of new specifications and standards to be shared among multiple X desktops;
  3. Integrate desktop-specific standards into broader standards efforts, such as Linux Standard Base and the ICCCM;
  4. Work on the implementation of these standards in specific X desktops;
  5. Serve as a neutral forum for sharing ideas about X desktop technology;
  6. Implement technologies that further X desktop interoperability and free X desktops in general;
  7. Promote X desktops and X desktop standards to application authors, both commercial and volunteer;
  8. Communicate with the developers of free operating system kernels, the X Window System itself, free OS distributions, and so on to address desktop-related problems;
  9. Provide source repositories (git),[7] and CVS[8] web hosting, Bugzilla, mailing lists, and other resources to free software projects that work toward the above goals.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Freedesktop.org Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ Portland points desktop Linux at $10 billion market, DesktopLinux.com, 11 October 2006
  3. ^ "FreedesktopProjects". freedesktop.org. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  4. ^ "Software". freedesktop.org. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  5. ^ http://www.pixman.org/
  6. ^ "[ANNOUNCE] libinput 0.4.0". freedesktop.org. 2014-06-24. 
  7. ^ "freedesktop.org git". Gitweb.freedesktop.org. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  8. ^ "ViewVC Repository Listing". Webcvs.freedesktop.org. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
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