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PainTown: Open-Source, 2D Fighting Game for Linux

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PainTown is a 2D fighting game somewhat similar with popular titles like Street Fighter (it even allows you to play with a character called Blanka), with versions available for Linux too, besides Windows and Mac. The nice thing about PainTown is that it runs natively on Linux and it's a standalone game, so you won't need any emulator like NeoGeo to play it.

Antix M8.2; comparison to Linux Mint

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relst.nl: I have an old pc, it's from 2005. I mostly use Linux mint on all my PC's at school, but on my home PC it was getting rather slow and hoggy. I knew it was time to switch.

Decibel Audio Player 1.0 - Simplistic Music Player for GNOME

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In the past I reviewed Minirok, which is a minimalist music player for KDE with a simple interface. Well, Decibel surely is its counterpart in GNOME. The version I'm going to talk about is 1.00 running in Ubuntu 9.04 with GNOME 2.26.

Xfe - Fast & Lightweight File Manager for the X Window System

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Xfe (X File Explorer) is a wonderful, fast and lightweight file manager for Linux built using the FOX toolkit with a customisable interface which can resemble the twin-panel style of Midnight Commander if needed.

Quod Libet - A Different GTK Music Player

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Quod Libet is a GTK music player written in Python with support for various audio formats, including Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP3, WAV, MP4 and WMA. Quod Libet has a different interface and a slightly different approach compared to players like Rhythmbox or Banshee, for example.

Review: Rhythmbox 0.12.0 in Ubuntu 9.04

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Rhythmbox is the default audio player coming with the GNOME desktop environment, featuring a clean, typical interface which is so common for GTK audio players. I could say that Rhythmbox has little missing features and it is rather complete.

Review: Exaile in Ubuntu 9.04 - Complete Audio Player for GNOME

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Exaile is a powerful and complete audio player for the GNOME desktop environment, which can easily compete with more popular players like Banshee or Rhythmbox.

PCManFM Review - Yet Another Lightweight GTK File Manager

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PCManFM is the default file manager in LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment. Its goal is to offer a fast execution speed, providing in the same time enough functionality for a file manager of its class.

Epiphany - GNOME Web Browser Review

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Epiphany is usually the first choice for GNOME users who want to use a web browser which is lighter than Firefox and integrates well with GNOME.

Thunar File Manager Review - Good, Lightweight Alternative to Nautilus

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Thunar is a lightweight file manager included in the Xfce desktop environment. What are the features which come with Thunar, and what makes it a viable alternative to Nautilus?

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