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AWN vs Cairo Dock vs Docky

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hackourlives.com: Mac style docks or launchers have become very popular among *nix users with the increase in popularity of Macs. And unlike Snow Leopard users there are quite a few free options for Linux.

New Releases Of GNOME Shell, Mutter

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phoronix.com: Owen Taylor has announced a new development release of GNOME Shell in the run-up to GNOME 3.0, which is coming now in just a few short months.

Linux game-time refined with latest Wine

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theregister.co.uk: Wine 2.1 includes a new set of icons, a number of fixes for video rendering – improving Windows gaming – and better font anti-aliasing and handling of desktop link files.

Lightworks Switches the Lights On

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stream0.org: Apparently I missed the announcement back in April this year that EditShare is to release an Open Source version of their award winning non-linear video editor, Lightworks. As I missed the previous announcement, I thought it would be a good idea to follow up and find out what's actually available.

Become a typeface pro with Fontmatrix

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worldlabel.com: Casual computer users often give little thought to fonts, but once you starting working on design — from your web site to your stationary needs, you soon begin to appreciate the positive effects a good typeface can have on branding and marketing. The trouble comes when you start to collect more fonts on your system than you can keep track of.

Make the most of your tablet with My Paint

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ghacks.net: If you use Linux, have a tablet (or a pen/tablet addon), and want a graphics tool designed specifically for that device, you need to take a look at My Paint.

Nautilus Elementary Simplifies File Browsing

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makeuseof.com: Nautilus, the default file manager in Gnome-based Linux operating systems such as Ubuntu and Fedora, isn’t exactly pretty to look at. In fact at times it’s downright confusing. This is why a group of coders have taken Nautilus’ lack of an overhaul into their own hands. The project, called Nautilus Elementary.

Performing Image Magic with ImageMagick

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maketecheasier.com: It can be used from the command line for quick needs or built into a more complex software suite. This guide will cover some of the most “magical” features of ImageMagick and provide examples of how to use it to solve everyday tasks.

ownCloud 1.0 is here

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blog.karlitschek.de: ownCloud is a central place where you can store your files and documents. You don´t have to upload your personal data to central closed services like Google Docs, Dropbox or Ubuntu One. All the data is under your own control.

Top 10 Cursors For X Window System

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linuxnov.com: Cool Cursors collection for X 11 window system, including animated cursors for different installed applications, some of those cursors will look really good for dark themes, and bright themes.

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