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What should the GNOME Foundation accomplish in 2010?

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Software We've been working on the GNOME Foundation's goals for 2010. We distributed them for comment on the Foundation list. I've also created a quick survey if you want to show which goals you like.

Enna – A New and Exciting Linux Media Center

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Software Although Boxee seemed the more obvious choice, it loses the high ground if you lack a decent internet connection. Just when I was about to give up hope, I heard about Enna – an incredible open source Linux media center, developed by the GeeXboX team, and ready for its first public release.

Fencing and Tollgating the Internet

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Web This story about yet another attempt to raise a tollgate on the Internet deserves having some extra attention called to it.

65 Open Source Downloads That Could Change Your Life

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Software We found open source apps that could help you get started in a new hobby, read more, improve your mind, and become more spiritual. And for the (admittedly small) group of people whose New Year's resolution is to try open source for the first time, we assembled a small group of apps for open-source neophytes.

Personal Finances on Linux with KMyMoney

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Software Linux has several excellent personal finance applications. Today we're going to look at KMyMoney. Though specifically developed with the KDE desktop in mind, KMyMoney works with any Linux desktop.

What's new in Banshee 1.5.3?

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Software Banshee 1.5.3 will be released this coming Wednesday and will see a number of new features introduced, some of which users have longed for!

OpenShot 1.0 Is an Actually Usable Linux Video Editor

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Software It's one of the five features we desperately want in Ubuntu: a video editor that the average user can stitch together simple movies with. OpenShot 1.0 is mostly there.

Why PostgreSQL is a better enterprise database than MySQL

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Software When it comes to open source databases, MySQL gets the lion’s share of attention. This is unfortunate, because out of the two, PostgreSQL offers much more security, reliability, and data integrity than MySQL does.

auto_inst: the best kept Mandriva’s secret ?

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brunocornec.wordpress: Have you ever tried to automatically installed your Linux distribution ? Of course, if you’re a long time sysadmin, and Red Hat user, you use kickstart, or FAI if you happen to be a Debian fan. But if you’re a Mandriva user,

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.

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