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KDE vs. GNOME: Configuration and Admin Tools

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Software How do the latest versions of GNOME and KDE compare with each other? To find an answer, I divided the two desktop's configuration and admin tools into five main categories. The results, while sometimes murky, give a generally clear picture of the state of the mainstream Linux desktops.

Go-oo – Better than Plain OO.o

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OOo If you’ve been frustrated with what you can do with, then you’re probably looking for more. And that’s what Go-oo can help you with.

Open source game engines for Linux

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Software My recent post about Linux and video games has gotten quite a few hits, so while I was on a three hour flight today I thought it would useful to later put together a list of free and open source game engines that you and others could use to build said games.

gwenview: user friendly

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aseigo.blogspot: Carla Schroder wrote an editorial piece this week on Linux Today (a website I enjoy and frequent daily via their RSS feeds) entitled Editor's Note: What is User-friendly, Really?. I like tools that fit my hand when I use them.

What is User-friendly, Really?

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Software User interfaces are the last great Linux problem. What really makes Linux user-friendly-- is it limited options and loads of eye candy? What about functionality, and depths of riches to explore?

Sun CEO Issues Memo in Wake of Oracle Acquisition Greenlight

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OSS After the European Commission approved Oracle’s $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun, it only took a few hours for an internal memo to go out from Jonathan Schwartz, Sun’s CEO, announcing that he is resigning. discussing the impact that change in control will have on Sun.

Also: Sun and Oracle's impact on open source acquisitions

The WordPress Foundation Is Live

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Software WordPress founder and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg has just announced that his nonprofit, charitable foundation is officially an open shop. The WordPress Foundation is an organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the very mission of WordPress itself.

Say CHEESE in Ubuntu

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Software Want to have some fun using a web-cam on Ubuntu? I suggest you get your hands on the Cheese application. One thing is for sure, your Facebook profile shots will never be the same.

Linux Desktop Environment Innovation Nonexistent

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Software As a current GNOME user and former KDE user, I'd like to know when we can expect some new innovations from either of these desktop environments?

The importance of awesome

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Software Im going to plug a bunch of projects and stuff I like in this post so I hope you guys like it.

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