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Master Dolphin in KDE 4

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maketecheasier.com: Dolphin is KDE 4’s default file manager, and is a departure from KDE 3, which relied on Konqueror for file management. Unlike Konqueror, which functions as a web browser and many other things, Dolphin is specifically used for file management.

First impressions of GRUB2

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stargazer.at: If a known computer magazine writes about the new grub2 version, it cannot be that bad at all, isn’t it? True, Grub2 is still unfinished, but it should be already quite useable. So why not giving it a try?

Linux Software for iTunes

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cyberciti.biz: I cannot install Apple iTunes software to manage music for my Apple iPod. How do I manage iPod under Ubuntu Linux? What's the best way to manage my iPod without Apple iTunes software?

few shorts:

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  • Manage Collections with Tellico
  • Anjal - Slick Evolution Interface For Netbooks
  • leafpad: a graphical text editor that starts really fast

Collection of themes for Gnome & Ubuntu - Octobre

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unixmen.com: Here is a nice collection of themes for Gnome and ubuntu, some themes were updated and somes you will see them for the first time.

Vim: edit with vim

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aplawrence.com: For people who hate vi, vim does not offer much relief. They might end up hating vim as well and sing paeans for emacs.

7 cool VLC features worth knowing

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sinaisix.blogspot: For most people, VLC is the favorite media player because it plays everything they throw at it without hiccups. No hunting for codec. But VLC can do a lot of other things as well.

Eyes on the Skies

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barrons.com: AS THE DAYS GROW SHORTER AND THE NIGHT skies clearer (if also colder), gazing at the heavens through a telescope or binoculars can again be a delight. But it's much more fun if you know what you are looking at -- and the best thing for that is a good computer astronomy program.

Does it come with includes or?

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blog.flameeyes.eu: Shared objects are, generally, a good thing because they allow different programs to share the same code in memory; this is why we consider shared libraries better than the static archives. Unfortunately, simply using, boilerplate, a shared object is a bad thing: you need to know what you’re doing.

Teaching Kids Programming with Free Programming Languages

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junauza.com: Teaching young students or even your own kids to learn or be interested in programming can be really daunting. However, there are free programming languages that are designed to teach children the basic concepts and elements required in traditional programming that you can use to get the job done quite easily.

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