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October 2005 of TUX, Issue 07

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The October issue of TUX is now available for download. In this issue:

*From the Publisher: Patents and Innovation
*From the Editor: Who Let the GNOME Dogs Out?
*Letters to the Editor
*Q&A with Mango Parfait
*Home Plate: Digital Exhibitionism, Part II: gThumb
*Suited Up: KDE Everywhere You Go: Platform-Independent Personal Information Management
*TUX Explains: Inkscape: the Elements of Design, Part I
*TUX Explains: GnuCash
*TUX Explains: I've Got Peace Like an iRiver
*TUX Explains: Playing Windows Games on Linux with Cedega
*TUX Explains: Windows Gaming on Linux: Deus

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