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Linux Desktop Environment Innovation Nonexistent

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Software As a current GNOME user and former KDE user, I'd like to know when we can expect some new innovations from either of these desktop environments?

The importance of awesome

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Software Im going to plug a bunch of projects and stuff I like in this post so I hope you guys like it.

KOffice - Portability in Action

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ingwa2.blogspot: I have on several occasions been asked "why do you work on KOffice when already exists and does everything people need?". Well, there are several reasons.

Firefox, Opera downloads surge after IE security scare

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Moz/FF Internet browsers Firefox and Opera have experienced a massive surge in downloads since the security flaw in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) was exposed.

Also: IE is so secure we just had to build an OS out of it

Oracle wins unconditional EU approval for Sun buy

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  • Oracle wins unconditional EU approval for Sun buy
  • Mergers: Commission clears Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems (PR)
  • Oracle power couple take Manhattan by billboard

A Look At Ubuntu Lucid Plymouth Themes

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Software I've finally got Plymouth up and running on Ubuntu Lucid. Well, up and partially running - I only get to see the new Plymouth at shutdown, but considering I have an Nvidia graphics card and only installed Ubuntu Lucid in VirtualBox so far, I'll take what I can get.

10 Blockbusters Made with the Help of Linux

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Movies Linux is not only the ideal operating system for small screen devices like netbooks, but also a pretty good choice for the big screen. Several of the top blockbusters of all time were created with the help of Linux software or render farms running Linux.

Ubuntu Tweak 0.5 – Making life easier in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu today i want to tell you about an application for Ubuntu, it’s an application that i would recommend to every Ubuntu user, newbie or pro because it makes life in Ubuntu a lot easier. It’s called Ubuntu tweak.

Fun with Boxee for Linux (Beta)

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Software Back in 2008, I looked at Boxee on the Apple TV. I thought this was a good time to take a look at Linux.

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