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RPM 4.6.0 released

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heise-online.co.uk: Nine months after the last release, the RPM.org developers have announced RPM 4.6.0, a new version of the RPM Package Manager, one of the main packaging formats for many Linux distributions and part of the Linux Standard Base (LSB).

Woah, What?!?!

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smspillaz.wordpress: The Phoronix headline was probably a little confusing, Compiz Fusion as a project is not being dropped, we’re here to stay, however considering that the same two leaders are in charge of both Compiz and Compiz Fusion, we have decided to merge the two projects.

Compiz 0.8.0 To Be Released In About A Week

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phoronix.com: With a new day comes new announcements from the Compiz development community. Kristian Lyngstol has today shared the release plans for Compiz 0.8.0.

GNOME can rescue Ubuntu in netbook market

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blogs.zdnet.com: Ubuntu has a problem. Its user interface is tired, and Windows 7 is coming. How would you improve the desktop Linux interface?

Vim Plugins You Should Know About, Part III: matchit.vim

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catonmat.net/blog: This is the third post in the article series “Vim Plugins You Should Know About“. This time I am going to introduce you to a plugin called “matchit.vim“.

In Open Source I trust: Top 5 projects for daily use

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snowwrites.com: There are days when I marvel at how far I’ve come since 2001 when the extent of my web experience was Front Page and basic html. In 2001 I met my boyfriend and he introduced me to the wonders of Open Source.

Having Good Functional Running Old PC's

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lamundofloss.blogspot: A lot of us have old PCs stuck in the corners of classrooms, machines we just can’t afford to replace and whose owners just can’t do without. Normally for FOSS people like me its a YEHEY think to put in Linux in those running Boxes.

Gnome's Text Editor, Gedit: A TextMate-like Editor for Linux

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blog.astrumfutura.com: The humble Gnome editor is often compared to Windows notepad app. A simple editor with minimal features that is pathetic for anything else. Not true!

Your Pretty Linux GUI Fails and Dumps You to a Console. Now What?

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linuxplanet.com: What can a Linux user do if you've been dumped to a black screen with a terminal prompt with a cursor blinking at you and you REALLY need access to troubleshooting information NOW? No GUI, no Firefox, no Opera.

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