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With iterpipes, python is ready to replace bash for scripting. Really.

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lateral.netmanagers.com.ar: This has been a pet peeve of mine for years: programming shell scripts suck. They are ugly and error prone. The only reason why we still do it? There is no real replacement. Or at least that was the case, until today.

Ksplice - Never reboot your Linux

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dedoimedo.com: This sounds like a very interesting notion. The popular saying goes, you should never reboot your Linux, unless you have to, which is usually only when a kernel update comes. But maybe not even then?

A Unix Utility You Should Know About: lsof

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catonmat.net: In this post I will take you through the useful lsof tool. If netcat was called the Swiss Army Knife of Network Connections, then I’d call lsof the Swiss Army Knife of Unix debugging.

VLC Are Going To Release A Video Editor

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learningubuntu.com: I don't normally get excited for a new release of a video editor program on Linux. There are many already there already and they mostly don't work so well.

MySQL 6 Features Roll Into MySQL 5.5

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  • MySQL 6 Features Roll Into MySQL 5.5 Milestone
  • Sun Reductions Will Hit Open Source Efforts

Open Source Downloads: the Monster List

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earthweb.com: Open source software has benefited from an explosion of creativity in the last several years. Indeed, the first decade of the 21st century could be called “the Decade of Open Source.”

Opera 10.50 Pre-Alpha Beats Firefox, Chrome

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ghacks.net: The Opera developer’s told us recently that they would release a pre-alpha of Opera 10.50 on December 22 and that this release would all be about speed. No one but the inner circle of developers knew what they meant at that time but speculations centered around Opera’s new JavaScript engine Carakan.

10 best free applications

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mybroadband.co.za: Software can cost you a fortune but there are also hundreds of applications that are essential to have on your desktop and are free. We look at ten of the best free applications.

12 Days of Xmas

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  • 12 Days of Xmas: Day Five - ViewNior
  • 12 Days of Xmas: Day Four - Shutter

Inkscape 0.47 Totally Solid with Lots of New Tools

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blog.worldlabel.com: The free open source vector graphics editor Inkscape has released an update packing several new features, new tools, effects, and improved SVG compliance.

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