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pascal d'Hermilly Copenhagen, Denmark

Webcam & Monitoring 70 comments

Score 72.2%
Jan 23 2009
Is there a reason that Webkam defaults to png format, instead of jpeg?
Png is great for screenshots and other sorts of computergraphics where image-corruption is easily noticable.
Jpeg on the other hand, is great for real-life pictures and sucky for screenshots etc.
Just took a picture in each format.
The png was 5.0 MB and the Jpeg was 0,16 MB. There is no visible difference.

Just wondering.
Great prog! - Jan 30 2009
It works really well :-) - Jan 26 2009
yes. That worked.
Is it not possible to use solid and phonon instead of gstreamer directly?

I don't seem to be able to save pictures. nothing is written to disk and no notification.

I like the new fullscreen mode:-) - Jan 22 2009
I really like what you have done with the 0.3 release :-)
I have two comments though:
1) You need to smile more. (especially when you take marketing pictures ;-)
2 Not sure the startup page is necessary, since it people will want to use the webcam when opening Webkam. However I think it's a good idea to have a tips section.

I like the overall design of thee GUI :-)

Unfortunatly I have a problem with running the app :-(
Just installed the ubuntu package:
pascal@pascal-eee:~$ webkam
./webcam_video_stream.rb:123:in `add': Gst::Element expected (TypeError)
from ./webcam_video_stream.rb:123:in `create_bin'
from ./webcam_video_stream.rb:32:in `create_webcam_bin'
from ./webcam_video_stream.rb:83:in `create_pipeline'
from ./webcam_video_stream.rb:17:in `initialize'
from ./webcam_video_stream.rb:204:in `new'
from ./webcam_video_stream.rb:204:in `instance'
from ./settings.rb:66:in `webcam'
from ./webcam_video_stream.rb:199:in `instance'
from ./main_window.rb:32:in `showEvent'
from ./webkam_app.rb:40:in `method_missing'
from ./webkam_app.rb:40:in `run'
from main.rb:3
QObject: Do not delete object, 'unnamed', during its event handler! - Jan 22 2009
In Ubuntu there is a package called webcam (oh how I hate generic names). It seems to do what you want.
$ apt-cache show webcam
Package: webcam
Priority: extra
Section: universe/net
Installed-Size: 116
Maintainer: Ubuntu MOTU Developers <>
Original-Maintainer: Krzysztof Burghardt <>
Architecture: i386
Source: xawtv
Version: 3.95.dfsg.1-8ubuntu2
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4), libjpeg62, xawtv-plugins (= 3.95.dfsg.1-8ubuntu2)
Recommends: ftp, ssh
Filename: pool/universe/x/xawtv/webcam_3.95.dfsg.1-8ubuntu2_i386.deb
Size: 38602
MD5sum: 2a2dae52db6ee0d1c8419553120248c4
SHA1: 73eac57e49a28c205630637694ad73c1d6c07d41
SHA256: b848a93fa1aa95416e2c868b4beac429db7b6148d110ff4bd1d35433e87fad52
Description: image grabber and uploader
This package provides an utility that captures images from a
video4linux device such as bttv, annotates them and uploads them to a
webserver in an endless loop using FTP or SSH.
Origin: Ubuntu - Jan 17 2009
Great software!
My biggest request is larger saved pictures. I have a 1.3 MP webcam. But even on a netbook 320z240 seem kinda small :-)
I noticed the kontrols looked a lot like the ones from kopete. Are you/they utilizing Solid or any of the pillars of KDE4? - Jan 17 2009
however the hardy package provided works fine on my intrepid. - Jan 17 2009
Red Planet

Wallpaper Other 7 comments

Score 53.3%
Mar 14 2008
Is there a higher resolution available? - Oct 07 2008

Plasma 4 Extensions 42 comments

Score 50.0%
Jun 05 2008
Install the build-essential package. That will install the tool you are missing; gcc or g++ - May 12 2008
Kubuntu Tilted Checkerboard Wallpaper

Wallpapers Kubuntu 4 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 02 2008
transparent checkerboard would be nice :-)

What are you doing it in? inkscape? - Jan 03 2008
It's cool.
How about instead of the checkerboard to make it transparent. Then the users background color(s) will be where the checkerboard is and you can choose color for your self.

Also, it would be awesome if it came it came in a more scalable or larger size.
My laptop display is 1680x1050 - Jan 02 2008
Dolphin for Kubuntu Edgy

System Software 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Dec 24 2006
works for me, and I appreciate it :-) - May 02 2007

Karamba & Superkaramba 32 comments

Score 50.0%
Nov 06 2007
If my browser is not already running the widget will freeze and not function again before the browser is closed.

also it's not possible to search for words containing certain danish letters like æg or småkage.

You could think about giving the widget some sort of complimentary colored border so that it's totally visible on all backgrounds.

Beside all that stuff, this is a great widget that has a bright future ahead of itself. - Feb 26 2007
Cybertron Theme (modified)

Karamba & Superkaramba 8 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 26 2007
yeah. But I don't have opengl or any hardware acceleration on, so my processor has to do all the animation. Maybe if this was enabled it would be different.. - Jan 15 2007
This widget makes Xorg take 20% of my 2400+ Sempron processor.

Other than that. This is one of the few superkaramba themes that I really like. Please optimize it :-) - Jan 15 2007

Wallpaper Other 1 comment

Score 50.0%
Jan 13 2007
While I understand that you want hits on your page, it is a pain to always go through a lot of websites to get a wallpaper. I still haven't figured out how to get the rose in 1600x1200.

Please just upload it to and link to your homepage in the description - Dec 05 2006
Kima - kicker monitoring applet

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 360 comments

by kenws
Score 50.0%
Aug 20 2007
same problem here:
checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X libraries. Please check your installation and add the correct paths! - Dec 05 2006

Kbfx Startmenu 4 comments

by arkan
Score 50.0%
Nov 30 2006
I love the whole experience of your desktop. You have inspired me, and I will install directly - Nov 30 2006
Nu_amaroK mookup

Various Stuff 14 comments

Score 50.0%
Nov 25 2006
I love the look of it!
I must comment on the lack of functionality though. I think at least there should be library/playlist-selector. This might be made with tabs or something like that, you will have to decice that since you are the artist, and I will comment again :-)

Very good work! - Nov 25 2006
me body too: size change

Wallpaper Other 20 comments

Score 50.0%
Sep 04 2006
Come on, finally somebody makes a danm good joke and a good remark with the whole "me and my body" business.
I agree with you about the the pictures of naked internet-celeberties that seems end up on this site all the time.. But I think this is some of the more humorous posts :-)
I mean... a penguin on his dick! :-) - Oct 24 2006
Puez Odle mountains group (Italy)

Mountains 3 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 04 2006
thanks ! - Oct 05 2006
Do you have it in a higher resolution? - Oct 04 2006
4 all linux desktops (no micro$oft)

Wallpaper Other 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 28 2006

R U sure Elisha agrees? - Sep 24 2006
I and my body

People 292 comments

Score 56.0%
Dec 27 2006
Hi Xivona

I really like the third preview picture (with the grass), but my display is 1600x1200 so 1024x768 is too small. Is it possible to get in 1600x1200 ? - Sep 19 2006
Amarok Screen Saver

Desktop Concepts 26 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 16 2007
lol, not exactly MTV material. But still nice to see/hear.

I was expecting a bit more Rock, some more revolutionizing tunes. It's quite funny that it is out there though. :D - Sep 13 2006
I like the screensaver.. maybe if made small it could even be packaged with Amarok.

"I wanna free your software", Cool!
I imagine that it would be rock or maybe punk rock. It would totally rock if somebody (preferably RMS, but I don't know if he sings ;-) ) made a song like this :D - Sep 13 2006
Truva linux - angelia

Wallpaper Other 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Sep 13 2006
Did you actually take this picture yourself? Or were you granted the copyrights of the original artist?

I highly doubt that this should be released under the GPL, or that ot is even legal that you manipulate it.

Please correct me if this is not the case. Otherwise, don't post more of this kind.
And certainly not the GPL. - Sep 12 2006

Wallpaper Other 1 comment

by ralli
Score 50.0%
Aug 21 2006
The focus should have been on the mountain instead of the forest.... nice pic though :-) - Aug 21 2006

Wallpaper Other 3 comments

by nems
Score 50.0%
Jul 25 2006
ho ho, very witty. - Jul 26 2006
I like it a lot :-)

Is it possible to get this in a higher resolution? (1600x1200 or above)

-Fyzix - Jul 25 2006
KDE-Seasons: wallpaper pack

Wallpapers KDE Plasma 5 comments

Score 50.0%
May 19 2006
I've gotten a new display since I was here the last time. Is it possible to get it in 1600x1200? I like the bloom thing :-)

I know, I keep making demands ;-) - May 19 2006
hey, I thought it was actually all 4 seasons in one. (only looked in the preview.)
Possible to do one with all 4 seasons in one for me? I like the symbolic :-) - Feb 21 2006
glass backgrounds for lwp

Karamba & Superkaramba 3 comments

Score 50.0%
May 17 2006
I'm a dumbass. Forget my post! - May 09 2006
and too little focus on the weather. - May 09 2006
Mountain Falls

Mountains 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Nov 23 2001
Can you do 1600x1200? - May 04 2006

Mountains 2 comments

Score 50.0%
May 05 2005
Actually its not a copyright. He's only stating that he is the author so people know how to mail if they want more of his pics, or who to spam if they hate it... ;-) - May 04 2006
Tibet, Mount View

Wallpaper Other 8 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 15 2005

1600x1200 would be awesome(preferably with no compression). This pic is so cool.
di050117 (at) diku (dot) dk

-fyzix - May 04 2006

Amarok Themes 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 04 2007
I second that - May 04 2006

Wallpaper Other 4 comments

Score 50.0%
May 05 2006
I think its cool that you've included "key words" or application names into the pic. But to be honest... The pic itself is not a masterpiece... Try again :-) - May 04 2006
gimp splash

KDE 3.x Splash Screens 4 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 28 2006
:-) - Mar 31 2006
Should probably be a gnu instead of a penguin...
gimp = Gnu Image Manipulation Program - Mar 28 2006

Wallpaper Other 4 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 27 2006
I have a mexican friend that says yayaya all the time. Almost every line she writes.(no, not code)
What is it an expression for? - Mar 28 2006
boo karamba theme

Karamba & Superkaramba 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 25 2006
This is so cool!
To bad it makes xorg take 25% of my CPU power to have one going.
Great idea though.

Would be cool if it could be free flowing without the mouse and with the icons underneath. - Mar 25 2006

Karamba & Superkaramba 7 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 25 2006
no gui? :-(

I know, not very linux like. But I like GUI and eye-candy :-)

hurray for KDE! - Mar 24 2006

Great theme. But I'm wondering, is there a way to select which directory I want it to load pictures from?

It seems to load a lot of pictures that I dont want on my desktop ;-) - Mar 23 2006
Twins - KDE and Gnome

Wallpapers KDE Plasma 7 comments

by tichy
Score 50.0%
Mar 22 2006
Great idea. but resolution is also 600x400 when I press download :-( - Mar 22 2006
Boo.xcf (gimpimage file)

Wallpaper Other 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 20 2006
What about just making the boo as a super karamba theme?
Then I expect they actually will be able to move around.

disclaimer: I've never coded a superkaramba theme - Mar 21 2006
Revaline's Launch Menu

Kbfx Startmenu 9 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 13 2006
You might want to change the license to proprietary - Mar 13 2006

Wallpaper Other 18 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 02 2006
I follow you on this point.
There is definitly a rights problem on
It's problem when a product like a distro is labeled on somebodies face without consent. - Mar 02 2006
Ekaaty Kbfx and kicker

Kbfx Startmenu 9 comments

by admrl
Score 50.0%
Mar 02 2006
The orange color is a bit to much for me, but I love the blue button. - Mar 02 2006

Webcam & Monitoring
by bwadolowski1

Score 72.2%
Jan 30 2009
Bitcoin Rate

Plasma 4 Extensions
by joelthelion

Score 75.5%
9   Mar 02 2011
Score 82.8%
9   Jan 04 2011