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Gaze at the stars with Stellarium

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dedoimedo.com: We have had lots of programs featured here on Dedoimedo, but we never really focused on educational software. Until today. I'm going to present Stellarium, a beautiful, pleasant, addictive open-source planetarium software.

Adobe patches 12 Flash bugs

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computerworld.com: Adobe on Thursday patched 12 vulnerabilities in Flash Player, including three it inherited from faulty Microsoft development code and one that hackers have been exploiting for at least a week. The vulnerabilities affect the Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Flash Player.

Take Fancy Screenshots With Shutter

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ostatic.com/blog: While the native screenshot applications found in most Linux distributions are fine for quick screengrabs, you need something heftier if you plan to highlight, annotate, resize or otherwise tinker with images.

A new player in Linux music production

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linuxmusicproduction.com: I recently discovered a fairly new project that has an interesting take on Linux music production: the Open Octave Project. The goal of Open Octave is to provide an environment for audio and MIDI production specifically for orchestral music and film scoring.

why you should keep multiple gcc versions around (a case study in stupidity)

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psykil.livejournal: configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables

Oops. Every Gentoo user has seen this at some point.

3 Dockbar like applications for Linux / Mac OS X / Windows

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osrevolution.com: In the past, the dock bar has been just an appearance enhancer in operating systems. In truth, the dock bar can provide you more if you want it to.

I got your latest GNOME right here!

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ogmaciel.com: Just wanted to re-enforce what Zhang said earlier today about the bleeding edge GNOME Developer’s Kit, now with extra sauce! What is it? It is a continuous build of GNOME packages all bundled up into a distribution.

Pidgin vs Empathy

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everyjoe.com: Maybe it’s been more than a month since I started using Empathy on a regular basis. It’s a fairly reliable messenger client for Yahoo, MSN and Google. I still have problems with using it though. Maybe it’s because I’ve been used to Pidgin that much. So yeah, here it goes:

GNOME 2.27.5 Released, Marks Feature Freeze

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phoronix.com: Vincent Untz has announced the release of GNOME 2.27.5. This unstable release of GNOME in the road to GNOME 2.28.0 also marks the entering of the feature freeze for this bi-annual update to GNOME.

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