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4 Little-Known KDE Apps You'll Really Like

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Software Users of the KDE desktop know it has a dozens of handy tools and functions built right in, but the beauty of open source means you can tweak it to your heart's content by adding extra plugins to make your desktop do even more. Here are five KDE desktop applications that you might not have ever heard of, but are definitely worth checking out.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 316

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Report: The status of Intel video drivers for Linux

  • Tips and tricks: Running Fedora "Rawhide"
  • News: Ubuntu updates netbook remix interface, Novell assigns dedicated openSUSE team, FreeBSD sprints towards next release, LWN analyses recent CentOS troubles, updates on Foresight Linux and GoboLinux
  • Released last week: Parted Magic 4.4, Linux From Scratch 6.5
  • Upcoming releases: Fedora 12 Alpha, Mandriva Linux 2010 Beta
  • New additions: Dragora GNU/Linux, Firefly Linux
  • New distributions: PenaOS
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

The greatest open source software of all time

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OSS InfoWorld's Open Source Hall of Fame recognizes the 36 most useful and important free open source software projects in history (and today)

Happy sweet 16 Debian - where now?

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Linux The Debian Linux distribution celebrates its 16th anniversary this week (official birthday is: August 16, 1993). It sure has been an interesting ride.

Red Hat Names 2009 Red Hat Certified Engineers of the Year

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Linux (PR): Red Hat, Inc. today announced the five regional winners of its annual Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) of the Year contest.

PCLinuxOS LXDE (PCLXDE) 2009 Review

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PCLOS Fortunately, the PCLOS community has come out with a new flavor based on the LXDE desktop, so I can stop worrying about a forced KDE 4 upgrade. I opted for the LXDE install. I’d never tried it, much less heard of it, but the screenshots looked nice enough.

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • A Beginner’s Guide To Migrating from GNOME to KDE in Ubuntu

  • Installing ‘Murrine’ GTK2 Engine on OpenSuSE
  • What is this Linux thingy and why should I care?
  • Writing UDEV rules to get a SCSI scanner working on Ubuntu
  • Opera on GNU/Linux - Moving an Account Reveals a Problem
  • Edit your GNOME menus
  • Choosing the Right Open Source Technology
  • Getting started with developing on the Palm Pre
  • Install Hundreds of Free Fonts In Ubuntu via Repositories
  • Speed Up Auto-hide On Gnome Panels
  • Dell Switches to Ubuntu Netbook Remix, Looks Into Smartbooks
  • SYSSTAT : comprising tools that offers advanced system performance monitoring
  • Amarok 2: Universal Mass Storage Device Support Here
  • Hard Disk Sentinel Linux Review
  • Samba: Allow Domain Controllers Create Machine Trust Accounts On-the-Fly
  • GNU Toolchain Update, August 2009
  • The Computer Action Show - Season 1 Episode 1

The beauty, the function: Ubuntu netbook launcher on Mandriva

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wobo46.wordpress: Yesterday German users from began working on the netbook-launcher – the desktop which made the beauty of the Ubuntu Netbook Remix.

Recycling Lives and Computers

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Ubuntu Nowadays, if you can’t log on you may feel a little left out. Just ask Barbara Sheppard and her daughter, Christina. They know how difficult life can be without a computer. Now, Barbara and her daughter have access to e-mail and the internet at home, and it’s all because of All Walks Of Life, Inc. and it’s IT program, “The Goon Squad”.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #155

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #155 for the week August 9th - August 15th, 2009 is available.

IBM Lotus Symphony 1.3 Review - The office alternative

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Software If you’re looking for an alternative to Windows Office, OpenOffice or other software suites, you might want to give IBM Lotus Symphony 1.3 a look.

OpenSource World

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OSS (zonker): LinuxWorld Expo was one of the first shows that I went to when I started working in the Linux industry. That was way back in the day when it was crazy talk to think that Linux would go anywhere and we were all (it seemed) 29 years old and full of optimism and enthusiasm.

Do Open Source Software Licenses Have a Purpose?

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OSS Today I'm pondering if the current open source model is still valid or if it's outdated. Do we need licensing for open source software? Do we need the GPL, LGPL, APL and all the other licenses that, grace us? If your software is free and open source, why bother with a license at all?

Is open source the way to go?

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OSS IN a recent study comparing open-source usage across 75 countries worldwide, Singapore ranked 16th. To understand the importance of open-source software for Singapore, BizIT spoke to a group of industry experts.

Gaming in Linux

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Gaming One of the reasons people have a hard time making the jump to Linux is the fact that they have a hard time leaving the games they play in Windows. In this article, I’m going to describe some methods of getting around this hurdle.

GIMP 2.7.0 Development Release

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GIMP The release of GIMP 2.7.0 is a first step towards GIMP 2.8, the next stable release. Please note that this is an unstable development snapshot.

T-Mobile MyTouch 3G First Impressions Overall, I’m quite pleased with it. With all the pros and cons I’ve laid out, though, it is still fun and easy to use. If American Linux users are looking for a good smartphone that works with Linux, definitely consider the MyTouch 3G.

5 things Windows users don't know about Ubuntu users

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sinaisix.blogspot: The users of Ubuntu are the owners of the OS. Everyone can participate in the development of the OS irrespective of their technical skills. They determine what goes into the development of the OS and have a lot of say in the kind of functions that the OS comes out with.

Hilal Computers strengthens unique partnership with Red Hat

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Linux (PR): Bahrain-based Hilal Computers has strengthened its partnership with Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, with an agreement signed recently at the company's headquarters.

Debian and Ubuntu: Can’t we just get along?

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Linux Let’s face it. Ubuntu is based on Debian – each new release of Ubuntu draws packages in from Debian’s Unstable branch, polishes those packages and with the wave of a few thousand magic wands, a new Ubuntu version is born.

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