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The Linux UI future; more complex than ever

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h-online.com: With Linux being used as the foundation for numerous smartphone and mobile internet devices, it is tempting to suggest that this movement is going to open the doorway to desktop Linux. Tempting, but not accurate.

Debian may include Mono in default install

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itwire.com: The Debian GNU/Linux distribution may include Mono in its default install, with the project leader Steve McIntyre telling iTWire today that "there's a chance that it might do, but it's under discussion at the moment."

Opera Unite

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  • Freedom

  • Opera Unite
  • Opera Unite claiming to 'reinvent the web'
  • Opera Unite Will Turn PCs Into Servers for Content
  • Taking the Web into our own hands, one computer at a time
  • Opera demonstrates 'Web 5.0'
  • Opera Wants To Unite Web, Critics Argue For Boycott
  • Opera adds media, file sharing services to browser
  • With Unite, Opera 10 becomes both a browser and a content server

Using sidux with Midori

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usalug-org.blogspot: Midori seems like it has the potential to evolve into one really fast, handy browser, especially if you want to create a light, fast desktop or window manager based system.

Xorg, a stumbling stone?

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bushweed.blogspot: Xorg is a stumbling stone in the advancement of desktop linux. Xorg is bigger, slower and more complicated than the graphical servers of other operating systems.

Gnome - The Curtain Is About To Go Up

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linuxlock.blogspot: I see it every day...I feel it. The low rumble of an impending change that will alter the way people use their computers from now on. That change is Linux, and that change is going to be facilitated by Ubuntu.

GnoMenu: Eye Candy Applications Menu for your Gnome Desktop

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kabatology.com: Wallpaper switchers, new themes, GDMs and GnoMenu all have one purpose – they bring fresh and new looks to our Gnome Desktops.

Upbeat about Updates

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linuxjournal.com: More noteworthy items from the Linux audio world, including news about some long-awaited releases.

Mac4Lin Gives Linux Desktops the Complete Mac Look

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lifehacker.com: Mac4Lin, a package of skins, wallpapers, icons, and interface refinements that brings a completist Mac look to Linux with an automated installation, has reached the 1.0 stage with an impressive array of features.

Testing Google Chrome Alpha in Linux

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makeuseof.com: For those Linux users who have been waiting hard and long for the release of Google Chrome for Linux, there are both a good and bad news for you.

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