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Reviewed: KOffice 2.0

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tuxradar.com: Free software is often developed with the mantra 'release early, release often'. This is a great idea, because new tools can be tested, trialled and critiqued as they're developed, rather than waiting for some arbitrary point of readiness. Which brings us to KOffice 2.0.

Kaspersky releases beta of Linux antivirus

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computerworlduk.com: IT security firm Kaspersky Lab has released the beta version of its antivirus software for Linux file systems.

View the stars in Linux with Stellarium

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ghacks.net: If you are learning about the stars in school, an amateur sky watcher, or a meteorologist in the making you need to know your stars. To really see the stars you can visit a real planetarium, you can break out your serious telescope, or you can install and fire up a desktop application like Stellarium.

SASSA cuts costs and improves service delivery in rural areas with Novell and Userful Multiplier

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Low-cost, energy-efficient Userful Multiplier desktops running on Novell’s SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop have transformed the way SASSA officials capture and process social grant applications in rural South Africa.

Meiga: One of The Best Linux File Sharing Programs

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makeuseof.com: Sharing files on a network generally requires some amount of configuration, know-how and time. Things get even geekier when you have different machines running different operating systems.

Approaching the final Opera 10.0 release

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kyleabaker.com: We are quickly approaching the final release of Opera 10.0, so we have been working on fixing bugs and stabilizing the program.

Crossover Linux? No thanks!

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linuxsysconfig.com: As you all know Crossover Linux 8.0 was announced a few days ago. New and “exciting” features such as IE7 and Outlook 2007 support are presented as “major development” by the company’s CEO. Sorry, but I have to strongly disagree.

Top 10 Linux Backup and Recovery software

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taragana.com: Its imperative to have a comprehensive backup and recovery solution that would enable the recovery of Linux servers, helping you to get back to business and minimize the downtime.

Enter ext4, the filesystem of the future

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itwire.com: The ext4 filesystem has been around for a while as experimental code in GNU/Linux distributions. Recently one distribution decided to make it the default for an install.

Taking screenshots in Linux

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ghacks.net: So you’ve been reading about Linux on ghacks for a few months now and you’ve noticed plenty of screenshots or images of applications in action. Now it’s time you found out just how those images are taken.

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