linuxjournal.com: The long-awaited upgrade to KOffice has arrived. It looks good and provides a great base for its future evolution.
pcmech.com: Opera is one of those browsers that has a very dedicated community, but pales in usage compared to Firefox and Internet Explorer.
ghacks.net: I read a lot of news. One of the many ways I read news is via RSS feeds. Most RSS readers are graphical applications. But did you know there is a console-based RSS reader? There is and it’s called Snownews.
sprayfly.com: I have never been a big fan of the default Brown/Orange GNOME themes that ship as standard with each new Ubuntu distribution. It turns out that there is a brilliant project called Gnome-Colours that has set itself the task of dealing with this problem.
majewsky.wordpress: So I’ve been coding some Python lately, because this is the language of choice for the “Computational Physics” course I’m attending. As the name says, it is more about physical and numerical problems than about programming, and the instructors chose Python as it’s easy to get into.
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arstechnica.com: Sun released VirtualBox 3 this week, the latest version of its open source x86 virtualization software. The new version introduces support for 3D graphics and SMP.
repasik.com: There are many web browsers for Linux, but everyone has different needs, some prefer customizable browsers with all the wizz and bang of plugins and themes, while others prefer lighter browsers that don’t have so many features and add-ons.
linuxloop.com: One of the most problematic new user challenges in Linux is the problem of codecs and DVD playback. These are major challenges, since they cannot be legally included with existing Linux distributinos without paying a per-user license fee.
ghacks.net: I have used so many email clients over the years. For the last few years my go-to email client has been Thunderbird. Lately, however, I have really been taken in by Claws Mail.