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Gnumeric 1.10 Release Brings Better Tools

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ostatic.com: It's been just over two years since the last stable release, but the Gnumeric team is still going strong. The project has a new stable series 1.10.x. This release removes the 65,536 row restriction on spreadsheets and includes many new functions, better OpenDocument Format (ODF) support, new statistical analysis tools, and a new utility for searching spreadsheet files.

Top 5 Best Linux Firewalls

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thegeekstuff.com: As part of the contest we conducted recently, we got 160+ comments from the geeky readers who choose their favorite firewall.

This is the route to hell

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colin.guthr: So I would like to take a few minutes to talk about audio routing in PulseAudio. This is a oft misunderstood topic and it does sometimes seem like black magic and/or broken but, as always, it's pretty simple when you look at it properly.

Exaile: The best Amarok since Amarok 1.4

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briancarper.net: Like a sad dumb dog who still hopefully visits the grave of his dear, departed master, every once in a while I try Amarok 2 again. Unfortunately, there has been no improvement in usability since the last dozen times I checked. But have you seen Exaile lately?

Linux Applications:

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  • Linux Applications: Part 3 - Web Browsers
  • Linux applications: Part 2 - Music Players
  • Linux applications: Part 1 - Productivity

PHP and Perl crashing the enterprise party

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news.cnet.com: The enterprise has long favored Java and .Net, but PHP and other dynamic programming languages have left their infancies and are rapidly closing the gap on their more stodgy competitors.

Amarok 2.3 - First Look Video

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amarok.kde.org: Amarok user and enthusiast Abhishek has made a great video, showing off some features of the upcoming Amarok 2.3.

Cross platform doesn’t exists

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expobrain.net: When you write code in Python you can be almost sure your code will run on different operating systems. I say almost sure, not completely sure, because some of the libraries and packages you are using can have different behaviors on different systems.

Linux super-duper admin tools: OProfile

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dedoimedo.com: A few weeks ago, we've learned about strace, a simple yet powerful system debugging tool that allows you to trace the system calls during the execution of a process, allowing you to solve many problems quickly and efficiently. It's time to step up the geeky fun a notch and learn about OProfile.

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