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Moovida Melancholy

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cristalinux.blogspot: Before developers decided to make a (questionable in my opinion) turn for the 2.x series, Moovida was both an original and powerful media center sporting a somewhat unique UI, great Look & Feel design and a user friendly interface.

Free Software Enable Blind to Use Computers

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sciencedaily.com: For many blind people, computers are inaccessible. It can cost upwards of $1000 to purchase "screen reader" software, but two blind computer programmers have solved this problem.

Gnome Shell: From Mockups To Reality

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webupd8.org: Do you remember the above mockup? It was presented this year at GUADEC along with some other mockups we posted HERE. Well, Florian Müllner is making that a reality - here is a real screenshot of his work: view here

PLEAC: Code Cookbooks in (Almost) Any Language

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sourceforge.net/blog: When trying to pick up a new programming language, it’s usually helpful to have an apples-to-apples comparison. “I know how something is done in X, but how is it done in Y?”

openSUSE & systemd

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lizards.opensuse.org: Systemd is a replacement for SystemV init and in heavy development since the first announcement on April 30th by Lennart Poettering. Thanks to Kay Sievers’ work, we have packages for openSUSE curent Factory stream as well. I gave them a try.

MyUI

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oneandoneis2.org: The world is full of GUIs. Windows Aero. Mac OS X. KDE. Gnome. They're all shiny, 3D, all-singing, all-dancing. I hate them. All of them. They all suck. And I finally realized WHY.

A Linux Program To Overclock Your AMD CPUs

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phoronix.com: Besides Linux drivers for gaming peripherals (like mice and other things) being an area where Linux tends to struggle compared to the level of support and functionality offered under Windows, enthusiast-oriented programs for being able to overclock your CPU and RAM is another area where Linux really provides no suitable alternatives.

Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

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maketecheasier.com: You know all the web browsers, right? At least, all the REAL browsers. There’s Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, and of course Internet Explorer. It’s not likely any more little guys could join a game with players like that, right?

My Search for the Best Audio Editing Software

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thelinuxexperiment.com: Lately, I’ve been doing some audio recording. In addition to a couple of podcasts that I work on, I occasionally like to record my own musical compositions.

In Appreciation Of Pidgin

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techiemoe.com: There was a time when instant messaging was dominated by two clients: AIM and ICQ. They both over the years developed feature creep, or feature bloat, becoming lumbering behemoths full of abilities well beyond the scope of Instant Messaging and in my opinion beyond the scope of sanity and usefulness.

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Software: Grafana, Heaptrack, Vim

  • Grafana – An Open Source Software for Analytics and Monitoring
    Grafana is an open source, feature rich, powerful, elegant and highly-extensible analytics and monitoring software that runs on Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is a de facto software for data analytics, being used at Stack Overflow, eBay, PayPal, Uber and Digital Ocean – just to mention but a few. It supports 30+ open source as well as commercial databases/data sources including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Graphite, Elasticsearch, OpenTSDB, Prometheus and InfluxDB. It allows you to dig deeply into large volumes of real-time, operational data; visualize, query, set alerts and get insights from your metrics from differen
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    The philosophy behind Vim takes a while to sink in: While other editors focus on writing as the central part of working with text, Vim thinks it's editing.

     

    You see, most of the time I don't spend writing new text; instead, I edit existing text.

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