Snippets – 19th March, 2014

Bringing you the latest yesterday’s last week’s month’s YEAR’s news TODAY! Thanks to a previous engagement being cancelled, an unexpectedly free day means I can – finally – root through my archive of possible news and put together a snippets-post of things that really ought to have been reported on before now on RISCOSitory.

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Transient 2.06 released

Daily directories for saving safely. Fred Graute, current maintainer of StrongED, released a new version of Transient towards the end of last year, a utility that provides a temporary directory on the hard drive, creating a new subdirectory each day in order to help organise files. The application puts an icon on the left side of the icon bar that can be used much like a RAM disk, to which you can drag and save files, such as downloads from a web browser. Unlike the RAM disk, however, the files…

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