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Four tools I don’t use

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kmandla.wordpress: I have no idea if these things work. None whatsoever. They might do what they claim and then again, they might spiral wildly out of control and create more problems than they’re worth.

Ubuntu Poor Choice - Battle of Movie Editors

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everydaylht.com: Yet again, with Lucid Lynx, Ubuntu has shunned a much better technology for no good reason other than what appears to be NIH syndrome. Now PiTiVi has been around for a long time, but has progressed very little.

Gwibber and Zeitgeist – Another Case of Implicit Relating

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reflaction.info: Today, a user who wants to get back to what s/he was doing while perceiving or doing something else is given a hard time. Why? Well, because this user is not supplied with a direct link to the information X, which was used while Y happened, upon provision of that Y.

Growth Market in Theora FUD

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drdobbs.com: In my last post, I mentioned one of the big problems for the Theora video codec: an active whisper campaign regarding its potential for patent infringement.

Kobby: KDE collaborative text editor

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ghacks.net: The KDE equivalent of Gobby is, to no surprise, Kobby. Kobby is a tool that allows users to to collaborate on text files either with another Kobby instance or even an instance of Gobby.

Leafpad: Yet another Linux text editor

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ghacks.net: In my most recent series of articles I have been highlighting different Linux text editors. Today I will illustrate yet another GUI Linux editor, this time around – Leafpad.

25 Reasons Why Perl Keeps Rising in the Enterprise

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eweek.com: Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. Perl was originally developed in 1987 as a general-purpose Unix scripting language to make report processing easier.

Stupid Television Executives

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linuxjournal.com: The guys who run Hulu, on the other hand, are smart. You'll see why in a bit.

Hello Kate, goodbye vi

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ghacks.net: In my last article I introduced you to Gedit (see “Gedit: No more text-based editor for you!“) and, as promised, this time around we will examine the KDE equivalent…Kate.

Linux File Managers Roundup

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maketecheasier.com: Whatever your desktop environment of choice, it likely came with its own file manager. Some have one pane, some have two panes, some work in Gnome, others in KDE, and they all have different options. If the default doesn’t work for you, how do you find the best replacement?

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