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Gnome 3 Will Be Amazing

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  • Gnome 3 Will Be Amazing
  • What's new in Gnome Shell 2.29.0 (w/ screenshots)
  • GNOME Shell 2.29.0 with new notification system
  • GNOME 2.29.91 Beta Available

Kate Puts Other Text Editors to Shame

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linuxinsider.com: Kate is a multi-document editor that grew from a rewritten version of the KWrite editing widget of the KDE desktop. It's runnable on both Gnome and KDE desktops. Kate's feature set goes above and beyond.

Codeweavers Crossover Games Rules

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wine-reviews.net: After being a computer game fiend for almost all of my childhood up until early college, since moving exclusively to using a Macbook, I have been absent from the gaming world for quite some time. I eventually stumbled on the wonder that is Crossover.

Nine Linux projects in 90 minutes

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tuxradar.com: Previously we gave you 7 Cool Linux Projects that anyone could do, but if you still have a few hours to kill and you've already watched the latest Maru videos on YouTube, we have the perfect follow-up article for you: read on to discover just how versatile Linux is by trying nine easy projects that should take no longer than the kettle does to boil - learn how to run your own wiki, encrypt files, blog from home, create your own network wormhole and more!

Better Linux Package Management with Checkinstall

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maketecheasier.com: If you use Linux in any depth, you’re eventually have to install a program from source code. Normally the process is pretty quick and painless, but it still has some drawbacks. To help resolve this, we’ve got checkinstall.

LXDE: Smaller, Faster than KDE or GNOME

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earthweb.com: Three years ago, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) was a faltering project. However, since then, accounts of LXDE's death have proved greatly exaggerated, and the project is once again flourishing.

3 Linux Console File Managers You Should Try

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webupd8.org: GNU Midnight Commander (MC), Vifm and Last File Manager (Lfm) are 3 visual file manager applications for the Linux console. All of these 3 applications will remind you of Norton Commander, but each has something special.

50 Open Source Tools: Desktop Downloads

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earthweb.com: The universe of open source tools is large and rapidly expanding. If your desktop doesn't look and perform exactly like you want it to, you really have no excuse.

Screenshots Gtk Applications for Mono

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ubuntulandforever.blogspot: Mono is a software platform designed to allow developers to easily create cross platform applications.

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