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Reviewed: KOffice 2.2

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tuxradar.com: Over the last 12 years KOffice has grown in scope and ambition pushing out both good and bad iterations and occasionally suffering from hyperbolic claims that it had no chance in hell of satisfying.

Terminator for GNOME lets users split terminal windows

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arstechnica.com: Although a command line isn't a necessity anymore in modern desktop Linux distributions, there are many situations where it's still the most efficient way to perform and automate tasks. One good solution is an alternative terminal application for GNOME called Terminator.

Is Oracle trying to kill VirtualBox?

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  • Is Oracle trying to kill VirtualBox?
  • If Oracle Bought Every Open Source Company...

Prettier Fonts Coming Your Way

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linuxjournal.com: There was a time when Linux was notorious for having what was called "fugly" fonts. Things improved a bit over the years, but thanks to expiring patents things are about to get even better.

The 75 "Funnest" Open Source Downloads

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earthweb.com: It's summer. And frankly, that means no one's all that excited about working. Oh goodness no. In honor of the season of laziness, we've put together a list of some of the most fun open source downloads you can find.

OpenSSO, Neglected by Oracle, Gets Second Life

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pcworld.com: A Norwegian startup is assuming responsibility for maintaining an open source Web authentication technology originally developed by Sun Microsystems, and seemingly neglected by Oracle, which purchased Sun in January.

OpenGL 4.1 Specification Released

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extremetech.com: The Khronos Group announced today the release of the OpenGL 4.1 specification, which has been defined by Khronos' OpenGL Architecture Review Board (ARB).

When and how to add proprietary software to your desktop Linux

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itworld.com: Some people hate the idea of adding proprietary software to their desktop Linux. For these people, there are Linux distributions such as gNewSense that use only free software. For the rest of us, who use distributions such as Fedora, openSUSE and Ubuntu, there are times we either want to, or feel forced to, add proprietary programs.

Whatever happened to Perl?

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infoworld.com: Once one of the pillars of the Internet, is Perl now fading away -- or will Perl 6 will spark a renaissance for the programming language?

Desktop in the Shell

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jeff.ecchi.ca: I once wrote a nice rant about the inadequacy of the desktop metaphor. In the light of the upcoming GNOME 3, the more document-centric Shell and the browser-mode nautilus (instead of spatial mode), I wanted to remix my thoughts a bit.

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