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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.

Desktop Wallpaper Changer Wally

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ghacks.net: Most desktop wallpaper changers have one thing in common: They can cycle through a list of local wallpapers to display them alternately as background images on the computer system. Only a few wallpaper programs support the Internet.

Compiz master testers needed

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smspillaz.wordpress: So we have about 95% of all the bugs fixed for a release and now we need YOUR help to identify the remaining bugs in git master before making the new development branch *official*.

Is MySQL Doomed to Extinction?

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  • Is MySQL Doomed to Extinction?
  • Ex-Sun exec Padir turns focus to startup's open-source software

Neformal: A simple, casual audio player

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sourceforge.net/blog: Sometimes you want an application with a ton of options, and sometimes you just want to simplify. Many audio players, for instance, come with equalizers and visualizations, but if all you want is just to play the music, all you need is Neformal.

5 Things You Didn’t Know VLC Could Do

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maketecheasier.com: There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this, you’re familiar with VLC. VLC can do a lot more than basic video playback, including things like video encoding, DVD ripping, volume normalization and more.

Linux Media Players Suck – Part 1: Rhythmbox

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thelinuxexperiment.com: The state of media players on Linux is a sad one indeed. If you’re a platform enthusiast, you may want to cover your ears and scream “la-la-la-la” while reading this article, because it will likely offend your sensibilities. This article will concentrate on lambasting Rhythmbox.

The Scribes experience: It’s all about productivity

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ghacks.net: When a text editor’s catch phrase is “Scribes: It’s about the experience, not features.” you have to wonder what you are in for.

Interview with Cory Fields of XBMC

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linuxjournal.com: I recently had the honor of spending time with Cory Fields, the Public / Business Relations Manger for XBMC.

Chrome VS Midori

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Both in response to my recent review of Midori and some argument... ehm, discussion, in yesterdays Ubuntuesday OMG! Podcast, I have taken on the task of running Midori and Google Chrome through a few tests to see which one performs better and faster.

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