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Open source media Centre Boxee adds Movie Library

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h-online.com: According to Boxee VP of Marketing Andrew Kippen, the latest public beta adds "the foundations of a new Movie Library to complement the TV Show Library"

58 Open Source Replacements for Small Business Software

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earthweb.com: Many small business owners have never heard of open source software. That's unfortunate because in many ways small businesses are ideal environments for open source applications.

MPEG LA extends fee free use of H.264

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h-online.com: MPEG LA, the organisation responsible for administering the H.264 patent pool, has announced that the patent holders will now continue waving licensing fees (royalties) for use of the codec in free web streaming services, extending the previous royalty free cut off point to the end of life of the licence.

Apple's Enhanced OpenGL Stack Versus Linux

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phoronix.com: In this article we are looking at the OpenGL performance of Mac OS X 10.6, 10.6.2, 10.6.3, 10.6.4, and 10.6.4 with this graphics update installed.

2 Task Manager Apps You Can Live Without

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linuxinsider.com: Both gToDo and Tasque task manager apps feature to-the-point, simple interfaces for helping you keep track of your busy to-do lists.

Fork me? Fork you!

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toolbox.com/blogs: Bork, fork, bork, fork, bork, fork! Sounds like the Swedish Chef on a rampage Smile Seriously though, the only rampaging I can see right now are the reactions of both the proprietary companies and open source advocates.

10 Compelling Reasons to Switch to Opera from Firefox

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walyou.com/blog: When it comes to innovation, Opera leads on many fronts (which we will be discussing today) but it hasn’t seen the success it deserves. It is a remarkable browser, which is still not too familiar to regular Internet users, but it should be praised.

Marten Mickos defends honor of Ubuntu's Koala food

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theregister.co.uk: Marten Mickos – the former MySQL chief executive who now heads build-you-own-cloud outfit Eucalyptus Systems – has defended the Eucalyptus platform against recent criticism of both its "open core" model and its ability to scale beyond a relatively small number of servers.

Top 20 Apps for GNOME Fans

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earthweb.com: With so much focus on how one desktop environment compares with another, it's easy to lose focus on what really matters here – the applications we use each and every day.

Inkscape 0.48 lined up and released

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h-online.com: The open source scalable vector editor Inkscape has been updated to version 0.48 in a release designed to incorporate Google Summer of Code (GSoC) improvements and other developments over the last nine months.

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