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Choosing Your Window Manager and Desktop Environment

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maximumpc.com: The Linux graphical user interface (GUI) system may be very different from what you are used to if you are coming from a Windows or Mac OS X background. This guide will help you to choose a window manager/desktop environment by introducing you to several of them and addressing their strengths and weaknesses.

Chrome for Linux may shake up Firefox

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mybroadband.co.za: Linux users can now get an early taste of Google's Chrome browser through the Chromium project. Although not an official Chrome release Chromium is an open source project on which the official Chrome browser is based.

The First Linux Botnet

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eweek.com: It never made sense that you could make a botnet out of Linux desktop users, but the people who built psyb0t knew its users don't pay attention to it.

Plugins Bring Vanilla Gedit a Spicy Kick

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ostatic.com/blog: Many people are surprised to find that with all the writing I do, hardly any is done with a traditional word processing application. I find it's quicker and easier to use a text editor.

Testing 3.0 - A Sneak Peek at 64 Studio 3.0 and Ardour3

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linuxjournal.com: This week, I present two Studio Dave mainstays, the 64 Studio media-optimized Linux distribution and the Ardour digital audio workstation, both of which are in the late stages of development toward milestone releases. I invite my readers to take a look at what's coming our way in 64 Studio 3.0 and Ardour3.

New IM Client For Linux: Synapse

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webupd8.blogspot: Synapse is a new Instant Messenger for Linux users, currently in alfa version. It only supports protocols like Jabber, Google Talk, XMPP and Twitter.

10 Best Image Viewers for Linux

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techcityinc.com: Image viewers are used to display or handle stored graphical images in different graphics file formats. Following are some of most widely used Image viewers for Linux you can consider using. They are all unique in their own way.

5 Open-source Programs that Give You a Better Outlook on Life

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“By the way, can you recommend an open source programme to match Microsoft Outlook?” The request came this morning on my Facebook wall from an old friend named Brian. And since it was recently Brian’s birthday, and he was named Citizen of the Year on Australia Day, I thought he deserved a decent answer.

10 Twitter Clients For Linux

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linuxhaxor.net: If you already do use twitter and only use it via web you should be glad to know that there are a number of desktop clients available for us Linux users which makes using twitter a lot easier.

GNOME 2.26: Fast & Stable, But Light On The New Features

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itnewstoday.com: GNOME is a very stable and fast desktop environment that’s easy to love. Not to disappoint, GNOME 2.26 is here right on schedule and was released last week. However, a lack of exciting new features prevents it from becoming an all-star.

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