techradar.com: Free Linux music packages Ardour, Hydrogen and Jack will help you fall in love with a whole new world of creative possibilities
zdnet.com/blog: The Samba team isn’t expecting to release Samba 4 until the first half of 2011 (optimistically) but work on support for Microsoft’s SMB2 — and older SMB/CIFS — has moved ahead quite nicely.
linuxjournal.com: Compiz is a compositing window manager that enables users to enjoy clever desktop effects and transparency. Compiz is included in many distributions' default installs and in many others' repositories. The release of Compiz 0.9.0 is the first major release since being completely rewritten in C++.
ghacks.net: Today we take another look at the Xfce desktop environment. In this piece of the puzzle we are going to take a look at Xfce’s “control panel”, the Xfce 4 Settings Manager.
ghacks.net: I am going to start by showing how to install and start using Xfce 4. I have already introduced this lightweight window manager way back in my article “Get to know Linux: Xfce 4“. That article only skimmed the surface.
fosswire.com: For some reason, text editors are something that us Unix geeks get very passionate about. Whether it’s an argument over which editor is better, or just professing our love for our favourite keyboard shortcuts, it’s an emotive issue.
jeffhoogland.blogspot: Gnome is the most popular Linux desktop environment and one of it's key features that makes it so wonderful is the "gnome panel". For those unfamiliar the "gnome panel" is the bar that is typically located at the bottom (and top sometimes) of the screen where your menu, task-bar, and icon tray are located.
pcworld.com (IDG): With the impending release of version 9.0 of the open-source Postgres database, due in mid-August, the developers behind the project are hoping that the new features will attract more interest from enterprises.
linuxplanet.com: Firefox is a great open source web browser for Linux and other OSes, but have you checked out Opera?
ghacks.net: How many browsers does an operating system really need? If you are looking from the outside in at the Linux operating system you would think it needed plenty. Rekonq will be the new default browser for Kubuntu 10.10. We will take a look.