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Gwenview the best image viewer

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linuxcrunch.com: KDE4 users know Gwenview the default image viewer for KDE, but may not know that Gwenview is one of the best image viewers ever existed.

KDE TimeVault Progress Update

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blog.chatonka.com: TimeVault is alive! Ok, so maybe it was never really dead. But I’ve found some time to work it and after reworking most of the internals I’ve finally gotten it to back up again.

NVIDIA's Response To Recent Nouveau Work

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phoronix.com: Last week after many DRM improvements went into the Linux 2.6.33 kernel Linus Torvalds got a bit upset and wanted Nouveau merged into the mainline kernel. This essentially spells the end of the xf86-video-nv driver, which was never good and should have died off long ago.

Review: Moovida Media Center

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raiden.net: Moovida, formerly called Elisa, is a cross-platform (Windows and Linux) media suite sponsored by Fluendo. The test installation used version 1.0.9. The program has promise, notably in its elegant design. But it faltered in some areas of performance, and could use some polishing.

Watch out Microsoft: GNOME is poised to have a killer 2010

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networkworld.com: The GNOME Foundation has been slowly and quietly growing in marketing sophistication, arming itself to do battle with proprietary desktop leaders Microsoft and Apple. For instance, yesterday the foundation announced that it was raising its 2010 advisory board membership fees to $20,000 apiece for large companies and $10,000 for small ones.

Opera 10 thoughts

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linuxuser.co.uk: In the earlier days of open source desktop development, a discussion broke out amongst some developers about the fact that the GNU/Linux version of Netscape was crashing a lot. This was from people who had long ago realised that Internet Explorer was not an option due to Microsoft’s lack of interest in W3C compliance. It was thought that some other browser should be produced.

Why Use GNote When There’s Tomboy?

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everyjoe.com: GNote is interesting is an interesting application because it is a sticky notes application which allows wiki-like syntax, linking, and so on. And it looks very much like Tomboy, as it’s a re-write of that application.

APT2 progress report

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juliank.wordpress: While nothing else happened in the public repository, the internal branch has seen a lot of new code; including SQLite 3 caches; Acquire text progress handling; and capt; the command-line advanced package tool. Most of the code will need to be reworked before it will be published, but I hope to have this completed until Christmas.

Personal Financial Management Software for Linux - Continued

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: During the past week I was able to look at a few more candidates in the Personal Financial Management area, and to gain some experience with the one that I have decided to use for now.

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