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Bangarang - A KDE Media Player That Has Every Potential To Became a KDE Default

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techdrivein.com: Now, the default Dragon Media Player of KDE have a serious competition in Bangarang. Dragon player is simple yet totally functional. On the other hand Bangarang is new, it's good and it is rapidly improving.

Autoten – Install utilities & proprietary codecs under Fedora

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gauravlive.com: Autoten is a nifty application which makes installing proprietary codecs & other proprietary stuff a piece of cake on your Fedora system.

Lesser known Evolution features

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ghacks.net: So, in this article I am going to reveal some of the little secrets you may not have discovered with Evolution yet. Hopefully, after reading this, you will come away using one or two of these.

NVIDIA Updates Two Of Their Old Legacy Drivers

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phoronix.com: NVIDIA has finally got around to issuing an update to two of their legacy drivers that allows those with old GeForce hardware to run it with newer Linux distributions using X.Org Server 1.8.

FreeType 2.4 now free from patent restrictions

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h-online.com: The FreeType development team has released version 2.4 of the rendering library for TrueType and PostScript fonts. FreeType is used in almost all Linux and open source Unix systems.

Top 10 open source alternatives

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itpro.co.uk: We run down the 10 best open source alternatives to the business software we use every day.

A Perfect Image Juggler: Geeqie

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linux-magazine.com: digiKam is undoubtedly a powerful application for processing and managing your photos, but there are situations when you need something lighter. For example, I use my netbook when I'm on the move to off load photos from my camera and quickly go through them. For this, I use Geeqie.

Clementine 0.4 Rocks! I Love Open Source

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techdrivein.com: Most of you probably haven't heard about Clementine before. But every linux music enthusiast must be aware of Amarok 1.4, which for many like me, was the best open source music player for Linux. But everything changed.

Alternative desktops: Fvwm

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ghacks.net: This time around, in our Alternative desktops series, we’re going seriously old-school Linux with Fvwm. Although using Fvwm will make you feel like you’ve gone back in time, it still has it’s place in today’s world.

Portable Linux Apps - Fun Fav Apps from any Linux w/ USB

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Ever wanted to run your favourite Linux applications from a USB sticks on ANY major Linux distribution with the need to install anything? Then prepare to say hello to Portable Linux Applications.

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