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8 Great Paint Programs for Linux

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linuxplanet.com: You need to do some simple graphics work. Maybe you need to crop some photos or take out some sensitive information in a screen capture. Maybe you want to create a simple logo for your website or create a freehand drawing.

News In The Linux Audio World

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linuxjournal.com: This week's news includes reports about a new Linux audio blog, music made by particle acceleration, how to use a laptop as a virtual music stand, synth emulation from the terminal command prompt, and watching the Linux Audio Conference on-line.

Sprucing up the Linux desktop

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mybroadband.co.za: Gnome, the desktop environment favoured by the likes of Ubuntu Linux, is getting an overhaul. For users this means a number of things, including a new way of interacting with files and a new way of launching and managing applications.

Custom wallpaper placement with anyPaper

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ghacks.net: Today we continue on with our Wallpaper theme! Now it’s time for something a bit different. One tool offers a single addition to the standard wallpaper manager that sets it apart. That tool is anyPaper. And that feature allows you to place your image anywhere on your desktop you like.

Wine 1.1.44 vs Vista Benchmarks

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wine-reviews.net: Dan Kegel has been running some DirectX and OpenGL benchmarks on Ubuntu + Wine and Windows Vista, Here is the results of Dans recent benchmark test.

Desktop Drapes for GNOME

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ghacks.net: This tool allows you to setup a group of images to be used as your desktop backgound. Desktop Drapes can cycle through those wallpapers, changing them at a user-defined period. Desktop Drapes is ideal for those who like to change their wallpaper frequently and would like to set this up to be done automatically.

Managing wallpaper in GNOME

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ghacks.net: A lot of users think focusing on wallpaper is pointless. I disagree.

Users want a Linux port of uTorrent?

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openbytes.wordpress: uTorrent probably ranks as the most popular torrent client on the web and at any given time (and on any swarm) you can almost guarantee that the majority of peers/seeders will be running one version or another of it.

Preparing To Let Go Of GTK+ 2.x For GTK+ 3.0

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phoronix.com: GTK+ 2.22 is expected to be the last stable GTK+ 2.x series release before all future development efforts are focused on GTK+ 3. GTK+ 2.22 will be released at the same time that GTK+ 3.0 makes its premiere this September with GNOME 3.0.

Fedora 13 Expands Linux Virtualization

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earthweb.com: Virtualization technology has long found a home in Red Hat's Fedora community Linux distribution. Ever since Fedora 4 emerged in 2005, virtualization technologies have continued to advance in the distro and that remains the case with the upcoming Fedora 13 release set for later this month.

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