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5 Best Open Source Graphics Programs

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But if you're not in the graphics business, you can save some cash and provide your staff with all the graphics tools they can eat by choosing open source software instead. Let's look at the best of the lot.

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Wine Will Migrate Away from SourceForge

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If you're reading the news lately, you might know that the SourceForge project hosting website has been accused of hijacking open-source software that have been abandoned by their maintainers or did not have some activity for an extended period of time.

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Tickr Is An Open-Source RSS News Ticker for Linux Desktops

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Alright, so the app we’re highlighting today isn’t quite the binary version of an old newspaper seller — but it is a great way to have the latest news brought to you, on your desktop.

Tick is a GTK-based news ticker for the Linux desktop that scrolls the latest headlines and article titles from your favourite RSS feeds in horizontal strip that you can place anywhere on your desktop.

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Leftovers: Software

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Leftovers: Software

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Leftovers: Software

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  • Cinnamon 2.6 Officially Released [Video, Screenshots]

    Cinnamon 2.6 was released yesterday, bringing important changes like improved multi-monitor (with multi-panel) support, redesigned and reorganized system settings, a plugin manager for Nemo as well as various other changes which should bring improved responsiveness, load times and CPU usage.

  • Audacious 3.6.2 Brings A Few Interesting Changes

    Audacious is an open-source music player, having the features of a modern music player, including support for audio effects, equalizer, lyrics and plugins, visualization, support for Winamp skins and support for playlists organized in tabs.

  • Shutter vs Hotshots. Which Linux screenshot tool is better?

    Not too long ago I did a short post on the Linux screenshot tool Shutter. While I still find Shutter to be a fantastic screenshot tool, I recently found myself wanting for some additional features. This led me to discover some nice alternative screenshot tools for Linux, namely Hotshots and Kaption. While I found Kaption to be rather nice and easy, I find it lacks the functionality and is a bit too dated (last updated in 2011) to be a realistic replacement for Shutter (It is still worth checking out though, you can find out how to install it here).

  • Cinnamon 2.6 is ready, will be released with Linux Mint 17.2: Linux Wrap

    Clement Lefebvre has taken to the Linux Mint Segfault blog to announce the release of Cinnamon 2.6 (but you won’t get it if you don’t move to the next Linux Mint release.) The biggest part of the release has to be the optimisations made to the system to increase boot times for some users and that reduce the CPU usage by up to a staggering 40%.

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RHEL 7.2 has an updated kernel target

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