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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?

Hulu Desktop for Linux Review

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itworld.com: Hulu is one of the most popular video sites on the web. You can watch all kinds of different television shows and movies right in your browser. But there's also another way to watch Hulu and that's to download the Hulu Desktop application for Linux.

Collecting and analyzing Linux kernel crashes - crash

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dedoimedo.com: Welcome to the sixth article in the long series on Kernel crash collection and analysis. It's time to start processing the collected memory cores. Today, we will do just that.

Gedit: No more text-based editor for you

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ghacks.net: am partial to the Nano text based editor. For many users that editor (or one like it) is all they need. Because of the simplicity of the tools, why slow down your work with a GUI right? But for some, those GUI-less editors are a big turn off.

Tom's Definitive Linux Software Roundup: Office Applications

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tomshardware.com: Having covered Linux installation, running Windows XP in Ubuntu, Internet applications, and a handful of open source communications titles, Adam Overa is back with a comprehensive look at office apps for Windows users considering a switch to Linux.

The Top 12 Native Linux System Monitoring Tools

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daniweb.com: System Administrators (SAs) have a tough job. To assist those weary SAs in their quest to conquer their Linux systems, I've devised this list of 12 native Linux system monitoring tools that are always at my fingertips.

Openbox Freedom Day

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indlovu.wordpress: South Africa celebrated Freedom Day, Tuesday 27th April, so I spent the day attempting to squeeze freedom out of my aging 1.8ghz PC with 1Gb Ram.

Using Midori

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omgubuntu.co.uk: At some point, nearly unnoticed, Midori 0.2.4 slipped through to repositories everywhere. I know what you're thinking, "Who cares about a 6 week old partial release? Lucid Lynx comes out in less than two days!" Well, I think Midori ought to find a home on your new install.

My Top 5 N900 Applications

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: Apps, apps, apps! They make or break an operating system (mobile or otherwise). I've had my N900 for over four months now, and I use it at least four or more hours per day. The following are my top five applications.

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