kmandla.wordpress: Feed readers, news readers and e-mail clients all represent a hazy gray area for me, since many of them do two or even three of those things at the same time. So for fun, I have a lump of applications here that might do one of those things, two of them, or maybe all at once.
linuxinsider.com: A Linux desktop screen need not look drab. Linux distro users can get just as much function-rich eye candy through Screenlets, miniature applications that reside on the desktop and provide constant information.
ghacks.net: The Linux operating system has gone through a number of “default” chat applications. From the earlier text-based chats like zicq, to the later Gaim, then to Pidgen (still in use), and now (and, hopefully, finally) GNOME has settled on Empathy.
earthweb.com: "I will do everything that is possible to keep MySQL alive," says Michael (Monty) Widenius, the main developer of the well-known open source database. "I just hope it's enough."
blogs.techrepublic.com: There are many days when I show my age with Linux. In some instances, I just refuse to embrace some of the more modern applications. I thought it would be fun to list 10 of these old-school Linux tools and then see what other people refuse to let go of (regardless of platform).
stormyscorner.com: We've been working on the GNOME Foundation's goals for 2010. We distributed them for comment on the Foundation list. I've also created a quick survey if you want to show which goals you like.
makeuseof.com: Although Boxee seemed the more obvious choice, it loses the high ground if you lack a decent internet connection. Just when I was about to give up hope, I heard about Enna – an incredible open source Linux media center, developed by the GeeXboX team, and ready for its first public release.
linuxtoday.com/blog: This story about yet another attempt to raise a tollgate on the Internet deserves having some extra attention called to it.
earthweb.com: We found open source apps that could help you get started in a new hobby, read more, improve your mind, and become more spiritual. And for the (admittedly small) group of people whose New Year's resolution is to try open source for the first time, we assembled a small group of apps for open-source neophytes.
linuxplanet.com: Linux has several excellent personal finance applications. Today we're going to look at KMyMoney. Though specifically developed with the KDE desktop in mind, KMyMoney works with any Linux desktop.