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Introducing OpenShot

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linuxjournal.com: As promised, I've continued to research and test desktop video editors for Linux. This week we'll look at OpenShot, a GTK-based project.

Benchmark Your System With PTS Desktop Live

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makeuseof.com: Everybody likes benchmarks. One way to address these inconveniences is to use PTS Desktop Live, a live CD built on Ubuntu containing the test suite which removes any operating system or software requirements for the target machine.

Doing "Notmuch" to fix Email

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Will Google really outfox Firefox?

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techradar.com: Google Chrome is a nifty little browser, but to date it's hardly had the impact of Mozilla's Firefox. That's partly because it's still Windows-only, but we suspect it's largely because you can't use extensions. Both of those things are about to change.

Samsung Sponsors The Development Of Enlightenment

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phoronix.com: Back in June Enlightenment E16 reached version 1.0.0 and then a few weeks later there was an E17 development snapshot released, but there hasn't been a whole lot of news out of the Enlightenment camp over the past year. Fortunately though it now has the backing of a major electronics manufacturer.

Kismet – vital Linux wifi security tool

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linux.bihlman.com: Kismet is a network detector, packet sniffer, and intrusion detection system for 802.11 wireless LANs. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring mode, and can sniff 802.11a, 802.11b and 802.11g traffic.

Amarok Refreshed: Better, Stronger, Faster!

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ostatic.com: Even though it's a point release, the latest Amarok comes with some major new features and all the benefits of the 2.2.0 release. Dubbed "Weightless," the 2.2.1 release is full of bug fixes and polishing as well as improvements.

Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta For Linux

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phoronix.com: Last night Adobe pushed out their first beta release for Adobe Flash Player 10.1. Alongside the Windows and Mac OS X beta releases was a 32-bit Linux build.

What’s GNU in Virtualization

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linux-mag.com: Taking a new operating system for a spin is easier than ever before with virtualization software but when that software is free, it’s even better.

Ubuntu Karmic is the venue for Gnome V KDE

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Ubuntu

openbytes.wordpress: Ladies and gentlemen! In the blue corner weighing in at 9.10 is KDE and in the red corner also weighing in at 9.10 is Gnome..”For the thousands in attendance and the millions watching around the world..lets get ready to rrrrrrrumble!”

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