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Make Your Own Sheet Music with LilyPond

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makeuseof.com: LilyPond is a very special application. You see, LilyPond doesn’t have a GUI – Graphical User Interface. In other words, it’s completely text-based. Please stop screaming, and allow me to explain.

Organize and listen to your music with Aqualung

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ghacks.net: I’ve used a lot of music players over the years. Pretty much they all take the same tact on organizing your music – you have a library and you have playlists. Pretty cut and dry. But today I came across a music player, Aqualung, that went about things a bit differently.

Install essentials in Fedora using EasyLife

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linux.gauravlive.com: Everytime one installs a new operating system there are some tasks needed to be performed before one can start using the system. There are many task which one should do after a fresh install like disabling unwanted services, customizing settings etc but here we would talk about the most important task – Installing essentials.

Songbird 1.5 gets Video Playback Feature

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Songbrid has gained video playback capabilities in the beta for forthcoming 1.5.0 release "Led Zepplin".

Also: Opera 10.5 Released for Linux, Is Faster Than Chrome!

And now for 2010

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: MySQL gets a name change: LarrySQL. OpenSUSE changes reptiles: The GEICO gecko. Linux Mint goes upscale: Linux Merlot.

Some GNOME Activity Journal (Zeitgeist) Screenshots

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geekyogre.com: So after some cleanup we decided to upload these pics before new years starts. Development is going very fast thanks to the Zeitgeist Framework 0.3 series.

Ubuntu Tweak Gets New Website, New Release

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  • Ubuntu Tweak Gets New User-based Website, New Release
  • Ubuntu Tweak 0.5: An Early Look

A Look Back At Docky in 2009

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omgubuntu.co.uk: As with a few other of my favourite Linux applications, Docky has an incredibly insightful and focused team who hare a passion for making Docky awesome – as proven by its breathtakingly fast development speed! So, to Docky – my favourite application of 2009!

GNOME needs to get its act together

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itwire.com: As the year ends, it is fair to say there have been many free and open source software organisations that have made rapid strides, not merely in 2009 but right through the noughties. But one organisation badly needs to get its act together.

Learning is Childsplay

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linuxjournal.com: After I finished my recent articles on Teaching with Tux and Learning with Gcompris, I received a couple of suggestions from readers that I take a look at Childsplay. I spent some time looking at Childsplay and if you have small children, I think you should too.

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