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A new free antivirus for Unix/Linux platform

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ubuntugeek.com: Today I’d like to introduce to you all a brand new antivirus for Unix/Linux platform from a famous company, BitDefender.

Mercurial vs Git

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rg03.wordpress: There are many blog posts and articles all over the Internet providing comparissons between Git and Mercurial. Most of them only briefly describe the main differences and then try to decide which one is better. However, I didn’t find many articles explaining the differences in detail.

Telerik ports .NET controls to Linux

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sdtimes.com: Telerik has partnered with Novell to certify that its RadControls ASP.NET AJAX component suite supports the open-source Mono runtime environment, permitting developers to build .NET applications in a Linux environment.

Also: Using MoMA to Port from Windows .NET to Mono on Linux

GNOME begins to play catch up with KDE

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itwire.com: The GNOME project has released what it calls a roadmap towards version 3.0. After following a policy that mandated minor changes in its six-monthly releases, GNOME has decided that it would be a mistake to release 3.0 without a "user-visible change."

State of GNOME?

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stormyscorner.com: The GNOME desktop is alive and well. Despite rumors that everyone and everything is moving to the browser, the desktop is here to stay.

Ubuntu: Intuit QuickBooks is a problem

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doctormo.wordpress: I’ve just come back from a friend of a friend’s house, you know, when you’ve set up one person’s computer with Ubuntu. But as soon as you see QuickBooks Pro you put the breaks on all that optimism. It’s a death nail in prospective converts to Ubuntu.

tty-clock: 6.9 on the Geek-o-meter

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kmandla.wordpress: This is a little something that everyone should have, if they even consider life at the terminal. And for a terminal system, it’s pretty cool.

First Look at SUSE Studio

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linuxhaxor.net: SUSE studio is a web front-end to customize and build your own personal distribution in as many ways you could possibly think off.

Back up Your Gnome Desktop and Settings

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yatsite.blogspot: Yourgnome allow users to backup all things relative to Gnome on your Linux Machine. Packs everything into a tar.gz into your Home folder.

Linux System Administration Made Easy with Webmin

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makeuseof.com: Linux System administration is no walk in the park. Making things a little easier is “Webmin”. While you would still need some knowledge about a Linux system and what you want to achieve, Webmin provides an easier interface.

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