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GNOME 2.26.1 Released

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gnome.org: This is the first update to GNOME 2.26. It contains the usual mixture of bug fixes, translations updates and documentation improvements that are the hallmark of stable GNOME releases.

4 IM Clients for Ubuntu

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tuxarena.blogspot: This article is an overview of 4 most popular IM clients available on Linux, and particularly in the upcoming release of Ubuntu, Jaunty Jackalope.

10 (more) Awesome Themes For Ubuntu

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clububuntu.com: Since I have started to use Ubuntu I came across many cool themes so I decided to make a list of them. Here are my best looking themes in no particular order:

SMILE - Powerful Slideshow Maker In Linux

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aldeby.org/blog: SMILE is a slideshow building program by Stephane Gibault, author of manDVD, and is the successor to manslide.

Back In Time Does Full Linux Backups in One Click

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lifehacker.com: Back In Time, a Linux backup app inspired by Macs' Time Machine and offering the same kind of no-worry, space-saving snapshot protection, is worth adding to your must-install list. Why?

10 Best Audio Editors for Linux

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techcityinc.com: I’ve compiled a list of some of the most useful Audio applications you can download totally free of charge for Linux.

New Open Source Linux Viewer

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nwn.blogs.com: This eye-catching, remarkably vivid demo video shows off a Linux SL viewer built by renowned coder Opensource Obscure, using the "render-pipeline" from Linden Lab's code branch. It was so impressive, I got in touch with Obscure, for more details.

Intel wants to co-develop the GCC

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h-online.com: Three Intel employees are to contribute to the development of the GNU Compiler Collection. It wouldn't be the first open source project to be supported by the giants.

5 BitTorrent Clients for Linux

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tuxarena.blogspot: Today I will continue the series of GUI applications reviews with 5 clients for the BitTorrent protocol.

Browser wars 2009: Firefox, Chrome, & Internet Explorer

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Moz/FF

blogs.computerworld: Over the last weeks, I've been working a lot with all three of the major Web browsers, and I've come to some conclusions.

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