dedoimedo.com: I have never paid much attention to digiKam until a friend at a forum I frequent suggested it as a worthy addition to the Users' recommendation section in my New cool list of Linux must have programs. Boy, digiKam is a great surprise! Follow me for a spin.
linuxjournal.com: LMMS is music creation software similar to programs such as GarageBand for OSX and FL Studio for Windows. Those programs are designed to streamline the process of making music with a computer in order to get new users into music composition as quickly and painlessly as possible.
ostatic.com/blog: Users of the KDE desktop know it has a dozens of handy tools and functions built right in, but the beauty of open source means you can tweak it to your heart's content by adding extra plugins to make your desktop do even more. Here are five KDE desktop applications that you might not have ever heard of, but are definitely worth checking out.
wobo46.wordpress: Yesterday German users from MandrivaUser.de began working on the netbook-launcher – the desktop which made the beauty of the Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
osrevolution.com: If you’re looking for an alternative to Windows Office, OpenOffice or other software suites, you might want to give IBM Lotus Symphony 1.3 a look.
shanefagan.wordpress: I have been busy the past month so I haven’t had a chance to try out the most recent builds of Gnome-Shell I looked today and I have to say its looking really slick.
smspillaz.wordpress: We are pretty close to a 0.9 Beta now in terms of functionality. Most of the plugins have been ported in some form to compiz++ although some (mostly the one’s I’ve done) are broken in some way which makes them unusable.
dedoimedo.com: KOffice is an excellent choice for the average Linux user, who wants to have a fully featured, robust and beautiful free office suite. It has everything the computer user may need and then some.
community.zdnet: I have been experimenting with making my own custom netbook desktop using the Xfce Desktop Environment. Xfce is supposed to be small and fast, which fits the bill nicely for a netbook; if I can work out a layout that looks good.