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Linux dictionary tools

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ghacks.net: The dictionary is a tool that any writer or student should have on their computer. And Linux users are not immune from this need.

FAIL: Arch Linux switch python executable to Python 3

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juliank.wordpress: Arch Linux’s decision to diverge from the rest of the world that uses python for Python 2.X and python3 for Python 3.X is stupid.

PiTiVi 0.13.5 Video Editor Review

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gauravlive.com: PiTiVi has hogged a lot of limelight recently due to its inclusion in popular linux distros. PiTiVi is targeted towards home user who are not seriously in hardcore video editing but only for getting their vacation videos in neat shape maybe with a custom soundtrack.

Nouveau Now Supports Page-Flippin

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  • Nouveau Now Supports Page-Flipping, Sync-To-VBlank
  • There May Still Be Hope For R600g Supporting XvMC, VDPAU
  • AMD Catalyst 10.10 For Linux Officially Released

Taco Bell Programming

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teddziuba.com: Every item on the menu at Taco Bell is just a different configuration of roughly eight ingredients. The more I write code and design systems, the more I understand that many times, you can achieve the desired functionality simply with clever reconfigurations of the basic Unix tool set.

Logic game ‘Brukkon’ second item on sale in the ubuntu software centre

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Challenging puzzle game ‘Brukkon‘ has become the second item to go on sale in the Ubuntu Software Centre.

A look at Ubuntu Tweak 0.57

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cristalinux.blogspot: For those who don't know, Ubuntu Tweak is a simple yet powerful application to (ahem, you guessed it) tweak Ubuntu. The project is a very active one, constantly getting updates and new features.

The secret plan behind the “3.0 (quilt)” Debian source package format

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raphaelhertzog.com: While I have spent countless hours working on the new source format known as “3.0 (quilt)”, I’ve just realized that I have never blogged about its features and the reasons that lead me to work on it. Let’s fix this.

Inside Opera 11: extensions and benchmarks

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theregister.co.uk: Opera issued a feature-incomplete alpha version of its desktop browser today. The two aspects introduced in 11.00 are the revised JavaScript engine and Extensions. More features will follow - sometimes these are introduced late in the release cycle.

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL

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eweek.com: To properly evaluate the strengths of PostgreSQL and MySQL, the two leading open-source databases, one must look at the history and pedigree of each, and their feature functionality and performance. By comparing and contrasting PostgreSQL and MySQL here, Knowledge Center contributor Jim Mlodgenski guides you to a more informed decision about which open-source database is right for your enterprise deployment.

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