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Are Linux distros downplaying the Gnome 3.0 preview?

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linuxnewstoday.org: Lately, there has been some obervers in the Linux community that have been wondering if some Linux distributions might be sort of downplaying the Gnome 3.0 Stealth Preview.

Bazaar 2.0.0: interview with Martin Pool

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blog.launchpad.net: The Bazaar project released their version 2.0.0 this week. I spoke to Martin Pool, the project’s lead, about the release and Bazaar generally.

Simple gui backup tool backerupper

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ghacks.net: In my last article I covered the backup GUI Flyback (”Quick and easy backups with Flyback“.) There are far better GUI tools for easy desktop backup. One of those tools is Backerupper.

10 Reasons Why Chrome Should be Your Browser

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ubuntugeek.com: An official version of Google Chrome has been available to try out for several months. Below are 10 reasons why i think it should be your default browser.

Interview: PulseAudio creator Lennart Poettering

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cio.com.au: Lennart Poettering checks in from this year's Linux Plumbers Conference to detail the latest PulseAudio developments.

Bangarang – A KDE media player

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bangarangkde.wordpress: Over last few months I started work on a media player and, inspired by Aaron’s recent blog on continuous communication, it seemed appropriate to share my dabblings so far.

Rock The wbar Dock

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ubuntumini.com: wbar is a quick launch bar similar to the OSX dock. It's a lightweight and fast piece of useful eyecandy written in c++ using imlib2. While it isn't as full featured as Gnome-Do or Avant Window Manager, wbar's low overhead, speed, and efficient dependencies make it an ideal for netbooks.

Beautify the Terminal

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gauravlive.com: The linux terminal can get boring at times owing to lack of colors & a rigid black background. Hardcore Linux enthusiasts won’t think about the appearance of the terminal but normal users will surely get bored of the monochrome terminal sooner or later. Surprisingly beautifying the terminal is pretty simple.

KGet gets some love :)

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kdedevelopers.org: I want to talk but about a great coding team doing a great job with a very promising application. That application is.. imagine.. you already know since it was in the title.. It's KGet.

K3b 2.0 Alpha 2: Review and Screenshots

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kabatology.com: K3b, the popular open source full-featured CD, DVD, Blu-Ray burning and ripping application gathers momentum and heads towards version 2.0 after a year or so of no-growth. The last stable release, version 1.05 was out in late May 27, 2008. The good news is K3b 2.0 has been ported KDE 4 thanks to two developers from the Mandriva project.

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