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Sizing up Opera 10 Final: Can it Compete?

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  • Sizing up Opera 10 Final: Can it Compete with Chrome and Firefox?
  • Dump Firefox For the New Opera?
  • Opera browser (finally) gets an auto-updater

CrossOver Games 8.0, Now With Zombie-Plague Protection

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ostatic.com/blog: It's been a while since CodeWeavers updated CrossOver Games and today's release of version 8.0 is a doozy.

10 Linux file managers worth checking out

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blogs.techrepublic.com: If you’ve never given your file manager much thought, maybe it’s time to look at the wide range of features offered by Linux file management tools.

Opera 10 – Finally a browser that is NOT sluggish

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* Opera 10 – Finally a browser for linux that is NOT sluggish
* Opera 10 - A First Look At This Fabulous Web Browser
* Fun and games with Opera 10 widgets

Open Source Karaoke Game Hits the Right Notes

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ostatic.com/blog: Though Performous is a really fun open source karaoke game, I'll spare you the sound bite of me singing along with my favorite tune (trust me, you don't want to hear). Instead, you'll want to go download this cool cross-platform app and spend the day crooning into your hairbrush and pretending you're Elvis.

Simple, Fast, and Geeky Console-based Audio Players for Linux

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junauza.com: To those of you who are new to Linux, you may not know that you can use the shell terminal to do some fun stuff like play games, watch Star Wars, and even browse the web. You can even blast your favorite music with it.

The Best Image Viewers For Linux

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d0od.blogspot: Below are a selection of Image Viewers that provide more features than the default application and how they compare against it.

How to be anonymous online with Incognito

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tuxradar.com: At first glance Incognito may seem suited only for the extremely paranoid, because of the totality of tools it offers to hide your online presence. This 430MB-ish live CD has many faithful users, but I can't quote any on its usefulness since their identities couldn't be confirmed. Yes, Incognito is that good.

Ultimate Download Management guide for Linux

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penguininside.blogspot: When I got started with Linux, The one thing I couldn’t find was good download managers. but today we have plenty of them, in fact what we have on Linux is simply better than Adware/Shareware download managers on Windows. In this guide, I’m going to tell you the various ways for good and reliable download management on Linux.

The File Menu

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fosswire.com: The File menu has been around since the dawn of user interfaces. But do you know what? It has overstayed its welcome. The File menu has been abused in far too many applications.

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