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Three console audio mixers

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kmandla.wordpress: I mentioned byobu the other day, and a few days before I mentioned a slew of audio players for the console. Here’s a mis-mash of those ideas, with three audio mixers running inside the Ubuntu version of byobu.

Bangarang: The new KDE media player

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linuxcrunch.com: Most KDE4 users know the default KDE media player Dragon player. It is simple and easy. In this post I will introduce you a new media player for KDE4 which intends to be simple in stylish way, more integration with KDE4 technologies like phonon and Nepomuk, and has more features than Dragon player. It is Banarang.

Six office alternatives

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mybroadband.co.za: In June Microsoft will release a final version of its Office 2010 productivity suite. Naturally many users will upgrade, at substantial cost, to the latest version of the popular Office suite, but for those not so eager to hand over their money to Microsoft there are still many great alternatives. And they are free.

Monty's 'Save MySQL' gets 15,000 backers

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theregister.co.uk: A petition to stop Oracle taking over MySQL has garnered support from more than 15,000 people, after Michael ‘Monty’ Widenius launched his last gasp web campaign in December.

LemonPOS: Linux Point of Sale

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ghacks.net: I work with Quickbooks Point of Sale which is considered, by most, to be the de facto standard of Point of Sale systems. But for those clients that don’t have the budget to afford such a system, I have to turn to other choices. Those who need a simpler inventory/POS system, and want this system to run on the Linux operating system, what is the best option? One choice is LemonPOS.

Task managers for the console

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kmandla.wordpress: I’ve already pointed out a few note-taking, organizer-type applications — hnb is my favorite, probably followed by vimwiki; but that’s certainly not the end of the list. You’ll need a list, just to keep track of all the programs you can use to make lists.

SpamAssassin's new year hangover

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h-online.com: A rule in SpamAssassin is scoring email sent in 2010 as "grossly in the future" increasing the chances of false positives. A fix has been pushed into the update channel.

Make Your Own Sheet Music with LilyPond

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makeuseof.com: LilyPond is a very special application. You see, LilyPond doesn’t have a GUI – Graphical User Interface. In other words, it’s completely text-based. Please stop screaming, and allow me to explain.

Organize and listen to your music with Aqualung

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ghacks.net: I’ve used a lot of music players over the years. Pretty much they all take the same tact on organizing your music – you have a library and you have playlists. Pretty cut and dry. But today I came across a music player, Aqualung, that went about things a bit differently.

Install essentials in Fedora using EasyLife

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linux.gauravlive.com: Everytime one installs a new operating system there are some tasks needed to be performed before one can start using the system. There are many task which one should do after a fresh install like disabling unwanted services, customizing settings etc but here we would talk about the most important task – Installing essentials.

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