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Fencing and Tollgating the Internet

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linuxtoday.com/blog: This story about yet another attempt to raise a tollgate on the Internet deserves having some extra attention called to it.

65 Open Source Downloads That Could Change Your Life

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earthweb.com: We found open source apps that could help you get started in a new hobby, read more, improve your mind, and become more spiritual. And for the (admittedly small) group of people whose New Year's resolution is to try open source for the first time, we assembled a small group of apps for open-source neophytes.

Personal Finances on Linux with KMyMoney

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linuxplanet.com: Linux has several excellent personal finance applications. Today we're going to look at KMyMoney. Though specifically developed with the KDE desktop in mind, KMyMoney works with any Linux desktop.

What's new in Banshee 1.5.3?

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Banshee 1.5.3 will be released this coming Wednesday and will see a number of new features introduced, some of which users have longed for!

OpenShot 1.0 Is an Actually Usable Linux Video Editor

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lifehacker.com: It's one of the five features we desperately want in Ubuntu: a video editor that the average user can stitch together simple movies with. OpenShot 1.0 is mostly there.

Why PostgreSQL is a better enterprise database than MySQL

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blogs.techrepublic.com: When it comes to open source databases, MySQL gets the lion’s share of attention. This is unfortunate, because out of the two, PostgreSQL offers much more security, reliability, and data integrity than MySQL does.

auto_inst: the best kept Mandriva’s secret ?

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MDV

brunocornec.wordpress: Have you ever tried to automatically installed your Linux distribution ? Of course, if you’re a long time sysadmin, and Red Hat user, you use kickstart, or FAI if you happen to be a Debian fan. But if you’re a Mandriva user,

KDE vs. GNOME: Configuration and Admin Tools

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earthweb.com: How do the latest versions of GNOME and KDE compare with each other? To find an answer, I divided the two desktop's configuration and admin tools into five main categories. The results, while sometimes murky, give a generally clear picture of the state of the mainstream Linux desktops.

Go-oo – Better than Plain OO.o

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everyjoe.com: If you’ve been frustrated with what you can do with OpenOffice.org, then you’re probably looking for more. And that’s what Go-oo can help you with.

Open source game engines for Linux

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sutor.com: My recent post about Linux and video games has gotten quite a few hits, so while I was on a three hour flight today I thought it would useful to later put together a list of free and open source game engines that you and others could use to build said games.

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