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Gnome 3.0 -- Please get rid of the file hierarchy

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ibeentoubuntu.com: Lots of people love Gnome Do. Why is that? It gives them power at their fingertips. More importantly, it takes the filesystem out of the picture.

5 Useful Desktop Managers for Linux

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techcityinc.com: Today I’m going to write about some of the most useful alternative desktop managers you should consider using on your operating system. To start off I have

An overview of FLOSS email clients

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nuxified.org: Everybody uses email as one of its primary communication means; Free Software desktop users are no exception. In this regard, email clients play a central role in the way we work and generally live in the Internet. I would like to discuss the present state of Free & Open Source email clients.

X.Org 7.5 Released. Wait, Nope!

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phoronix.com: Today X.Org 7.5 with X Server 1.7 is scheduled to be released, per the release schedule that Daniel Stone proposed last year. While the 7.5 release is not yet uploaded to the X.org web-site, the latest X.Org 7.5 release schedule says today's the date.

Compiz & Beryl

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7 Free Mind Mapping Softwares

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cooltuxapps.com: With mind mapping software, you can take notes, capture ideas, project planning and so on. Here are 7 free mind mapping softwares.

Music Notation Software for Linux: a Progress Report, Part 1

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linuxjournal.com: The following article presents a status report on the development of five of the most active notation software projects for Linux. Most of them are works in progress, but all are well along on their development track and in varying states of usability.

25 Tutorials To Get You Started With Inkscape

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linuxhaxor.net: Inkscape is a great open source alternative for commercial vector editor like Illustrator the same way Gimp is an alternative for Photoshop and Blender is for Maya. I have come across some amazing tutorials that have helped me greatly. I hope these tutorials will help you.

To PulseAudio or Not To PulseAudio . . .

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tycheent.wordpress: The Developers and MOTUs for Ubuntu have seen fit to add PulseAudio to the audio stack. And I do mean add it to the stack. It sits on top of Alsa and attempts to manage the way people use their audio. And yes, it sits on top of Alsa, not replaces it.

25 highly anticipated open-source releases coming this year

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computerworld.com: There are plenty of remarkable open-source applications on the way this year. Quite a few projects are quietly (or not so quietly) working on major releases or significant upgrades that they aim to make available sometime during 2009. I've rounded up 25 of the most notable here.

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