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Why your desktop still matters

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linux-magazine.com: I was surprised by the passion generated by my blog entry last week about Ubuntu's decision to replace GNOME with its own Unity desktop. Apparently, contrary to the pundits and usability experts, users have strong feelings about their interfaces of choice.

Kraft - A Useful Tool for Invoices etc.

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about.com: If you are doing contracting or have a small business, you want to have some inexpensive tools to help you do your paperwork, such as offers and invoices, in an efficient and professional manner.

Gnash Supporters Offer Cash for Open-Source Flash Player

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thevarguy.com: In a perfect world, open-source development would always be done for free. And in an even more perfect world, Adobe would not have a monopoly on a technology as ubiquitous as Flash. But because utopia, alas, remains elusive, supporters of the Gnash project recently announced a contest -

Blender – A Powerful Free Cross-Platform 3D Content Creation Suite

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makeuseof.com: As anyone who has ever dabbled in 3D modeling will tell you – it sure ain’t easy. Becoming proficient in any powerful software suite takes time, patience, trial and error – and yet more patience. That’s where Blender comes in.

5 Linux Network Monitoring Tools

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linuxplanet.com: Monitoring traffic on your network is only as important as the data and or computers you want to protect. Understanding how to do basic network troubleshooting will save you both in wasted time and money.

New Linux software targeted at schools

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techworld.com: A Canadian company called Userful claims that it has open source alternative for education establishments faced by the high cost of Windows Multipoint servers: Userful MultiSeat Linux 2011.

Red Hat not worried about Ubuntu Unity for Linux

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blog.internetnews.com: While some in the open source community have had a negative viewpoint on Ubuntu's move away from GNOME Shell, a key Red Hat staffer doesn't have a problem with it.

7 Best User-Made Screenlets For Linux

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maketecheasier.com: If you’ve never tried desktop screenlets, you’re missing out. We’ve previously discussed how to set up your screenlets, but we’ve never put together a showcase of the best ones. Today we’ve gathered seven of the best.

MyPaint hits 0.9 and is looking good

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ostatic.com: MyPaint is an easy to use paint program. It supports several popular image formats, comes with a load of brushes, and is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. After 5 years of development, version 0.9.0 was released on November 2 with some nice new features.

GNOME 3′s new theme lands & Mutter gets ace

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omgubuntu.co.uk: A new default GTK and Metacity* theme for Gnome 3 landed in the Gnome Shell git a few days back. Called Adwaita it looks very similar to the design mock-ups displayed at GUADEC earlier this year.

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