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August 2010 Issue of The PCLOS Magazine

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The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the August 2010 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In this issue:

Xfce 4.6.2: Xfce Settings Manager, Part 3
Xfce 4.6.2: Customize Your Xfwm Theme
Xfce 4.6.2: Customize Thunar's Context Menus
Video Encoding: Step-By-Step
Linux IS Ready For The Desktop
OpenOffice 3.2: Calc
Clipping Objects Together To Create Cool Graphics With Inkscape
Ms_meme's Nook: Linux Time
Forum Foible: Fun With PCLinuxOS
Computer Languages A to Z: Modula2
Command Line Interface Intro: Part 11
Screenshot Showcase
Alternate OS: Haiku, Part 2
Game Zone: World Of Goo
Firefox Add-ons: Xmarks Marks The Spot
and much, much more!

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