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KOffice on version 2.0, extensions, and being like Firefox

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computerworld.com.au: The idea of an application that supports third-party extensions and add-ons users can download and install in one click may be more applicable to Web browsers than office suites, but the developers at the open source KOffice project have developed such an architecture where all components are modular.

Pimp up your Terminal with Guake and Yakuake

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dedoimedo.com: If you're wondering whether Guake and Yakuake are Polynesian happy mushrooms, you're a bit off mark. These are Linux command line terminals, modified to behave like the console in the popular First Person Shooter (FPS) Quake. Hence, the funny names.

Hands on: Google Chromium browser alpha for Linux

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arstechnica.com: The open source Chromium project, which serves as the basis for Google's Chrome web browser, has reached alpha status on the Linux platform. Ars takes a look at the Linux port's progress and functionality.

Living With GNOME's NetworkManager

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enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: Pain-free networking is the promise that the NetworkManager project makes. This week we will introduce NetworkManager and its features (and drawbacks).

8 Great Linux Apps Worth Bragging About, part 2

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linuxplanet.com: Last week we took a look at four great Linux/FOSS applications that are as good as any of their competitors, FOSS or proprietary. Today I'll wrap up with four more.

Specto: Get Instant Notifications In Your Linux Machine

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makeuseof.com: If you want to monitor a blog for new article update, a great way is to subscribe to its RSS feed and get notified instantly when it updates its content. What if you want to monitor more than just a blog?

Striking the Right Gnote

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earthweb.com: You might imagine that an application for desktop notes would be too commonplace to generate controversy. Yet when Hubert Figuiere created Gnote, a port of the GNOME application Tomboy to C++, controversy erupted immediately.

KOffice 2.0.0 tagged for release

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computerworld.com.au: After nearly two years in the making, the KOffice project will release version 2.0.0 of if its cross-platform office suite of the same name this week, adding features like scripting support and a new shape library.

Gnome Elections: meet the candidates

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stefanoforenza.com: Gnome Foundation elections are getting near, and the candidacies have already been submitted to the mailing list. Here’s an overview of the candidates, along with the copy paste of their candidacy mail.

Flock 2.5 Delivers the Promise of Social Media on the Web

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linux-mag.com: As you spend more-and-more of your time on the Internet and connecting with others, Flock can help to streamline repetitive social activities.

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